Spring MNEA Representative Assembly

April 21-22, 2018

The Missouri NEA Spring Representative Assembly will be held on April 21-22, 2018 at Tan Tar A Resort , Osage Beach, MO. Local association delegates, Board of Directors, leaders, members and staff come to the R.A. to focus on budget, bylaws and resolutions.

On Saturday, April 21, a luncheon will be held to recognize the Horace Mann Award winners. In the evening, MNEA will be celebrating its 45th Anniversary with mingling at 6 p.m. and dinner at 6:30 p.m. Pre-registration required to attend the luncheon or dinner. Please see details below. 

Special Guest Speaker: 
NEA President Lily Eskelsen Garcia (biography

Workshops (Friday, April 20)

Missouri NEA will offer two workshops 6-8 p.m. Friday evening, prior to the spring Representative Assembly -- Social Justice in Education and Interest Based Bargaining 101

Workshop registration is free, but pre-registration is required. There will be no dinner service at either session. Each workshop is limited to 30 registrants.

Pre-RA Meetings   

Delegates should attend a pre-RA meeting in their region or attend the Pre-RA meeting at Tan Tar A on Friday, April 20. More dates and locations may be posted later. Check back frequently or contact Jeanna Machon (jeanna.machon@mnea.org) for details. 

  • April 9 (5:30 p.m. light supper, meeting at 6:00 p.m.) - Kansas City MNEA Regional Office, 4224 South Hocker, Suite 200, Independence, MO 
  • April 12 (6:00 p.m.) - St. Louis MNEA Regional Office, 955 Gardenview Office Parkway, St. Louis, MO
  • April 20 (8:00 p.m.) - Tan Tar A Resort, Osage Beach, MO

MNEA 45th Anniversary Dinner/Luncheon Reservations (deadline April 10)

On Saturday, April 21 at 12 noon a luncheon will be held to recognize the Horace Mann Award winners. You may also choose to attend the MNEA 45th Anniversary Dinner at 6 p.m. NEA President Lily Eskelsen García will be the special guest speaker.  You may purchase tickets online with a credit card or a check made payable and mailed to Missouri NEA. 

Luncheon tickets are $25 each plate. Choose from the following entrees: 
  1. Orange Sherry Chicken
  2. Pork Loin with Apple Stuffing
  3. Pacific Whitefish
  4. Vegetarian/Vegan/Special Diet

MNEA 45th Anniversary Dinner tickets are $40 each plate.  Choose from the following entrees: 
  1. Crab-stuffed Tilapia
  2. Grilled New York Steak
  3. Rosemary and Black Pepper Crusted Pork Loin
  4. Vegetarian/Vegan/Special Diet

Register online now >>

Hotel Reservations (deadline March 22)

Tan Tar A Resort
494 Tan Tar A Drive
State Route KK
Osage Beach, MO 65065
Reservations: 1-800-826-8272

MNEA has secured a block of rooms at Tan Tar A Resort. Room reservations must be made by March 22 to receive the MNEA room rate. Call the hotel directly to make room reservations at 800-826-8272 and ask for the Missouri National Education Associate rate or make reservations online. Rates range from $105 per night to $201 per night depending on if you choose to book a more modest hotel room or two-bedroom suite.

In order to guarantee availability and rates, make your reservation by March 22. After that date, rooms may no longer be available online.

Reserve your room online >>

Delegate Resources

Delegates, find a downloadable resource packet which contains pre-RA meeting dates, registration times, RA agenda, proposed bylaws changes, proposed budget and other information. The R.A. packet will be posted in the MNEA Members Only Section by March 21, 2018.  

Delegates should attend a pre-RA meeting in their region or attend the Pre-RA meeting at the Tan Tar A Friday, April 20.

A limited number of RA packets will be available at all Pre-RA meetings as well as at the Representative Assembly. We will run enough copies of the budget for all of the delegates. 

Log in MNEA Members Only to download the RA Packet. Click Member Services, Leader Resource Center, Manuals & Reference materials for local leaders.


Annual MNEA-Retired Meeting

Friday, April 20, 2018
Mark your calendar for the MNEA-Retired Annual Meeting, which will be held at Tan Tar A Friday, April 20. 

Register online now >>

Print and mail in a paper form >>


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Read to Achieve Contest 

If your school is within the KCTV5 viewing area (greater Kansas City), teachers at your school are eligible for a chance to win $1,000. The Read to Achieve contest is co-sponsored by Missouri NEA and Kansas NEA.

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