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Teacher Words Matter contest winners honored at Mizzou Arena

Eleven win $500 for sharing stories of how an educator made a difference.  Missouri NEA chooses 11 winners from the hundreds of stories that were submitted. The winners submitted heartwarming, inspirational essays about how teachers, counselors and education support people positively influenced them while they were students. The winners were treated to a reception, dinner and tickets at the high school state basketball finals at Mizzou Arena in Columbia, Friday, March 17, where MNEA President Charl...

Kansas City area educators win KNEA/MNEA Read to Achieve KCTV5 contest

Three win $1,000 award.  The Read to Achieve contest was co-sponsored by Kansas NEA, Missouri NEA and KCTV5. Educators within the KCTV5 viewing area in Kansas City were eligible for a chance to win $1,000 and a visit from KCTV's Alexis Del Cid. This spring three deserving Missouri NEA members received a visit from Missouri NEA President Charles E. Smith with a check for $1,000. To see photos from each of the classroom awards presentations, click on the links below.  Shannon Smith , Park Hill K...

Volunteer to serve on one of MNEA's Committees

Missouri NEA has eight standing committees--each with specific functions to help develop and/or carry out Missouri NEA's programs. Except otherwise noted, committee members, committee chairs and board liaisons are appointed by the MNEA president with the advice and consent of the Board of Directors. Most MNEA committees meet three or four times during the school year.  For information about  MNEA committees, meetings or to receive a copy of the Committee Handbook, c ontact the Governance Admin...