MNEA News & Events

Online graduate courses through Drake University for as low as $155

Professional Learning Academy Online Course  through Drake University Improve your practice and advance your career with online courses developed by teachers for teachers. For these courses, 1 CEU=15 professional development hours for maintaining Missouri licensure. Courses taken for graduate credit are eligible for acceptance as elective credits in graduate degree programs with prior approval of your advisor. Graduate credit issued by Drake University in Des Moines, Iowa. More classes are offered ...

Attend MNEA Legislative Forums

Only you can paint the picture of Missouri schools for your lawmaker. Legislative Forums are free events, open to the public. Invite your friends, colleagues and family to attend with you. Missouri legislators will discuss such topics as school funding, the future of public education and student safety. Legislative Forums provide a chance for you to begin building a relationship with the people who represent you at the Missouri capitol. Help them understand the challenges you face in your classrooms, sc...

Want a visit from the Cat in the Hat?

Apply for the Cat Tracks Tour by Jan. 2.  Since 1999, MNEA has been celebrating NEA's Read Across America and the birthday of Dr. Seuss (March 2) with the Cat Tracks Tour. The Cat in the Hat is seeking places to visit Feb. 25-March 1, 2019. MNEA Pres. Charles E. Smith and MNEA Vice Pres. Brent Fullington will join their famous friend and Dr. Seuss character as they tour the state speaking about the importance of reading.  Deadline for submitting applications is Jan. 2, 2019. Apply Now >...

PSRS/PEERS Board of Trustees Report (November 2018)

https://www.mnea.org/Uploads/Public/Documents/Publications/PSRS/PSRS_10292018.pdf

November is American Indian Heritage Month. Do you have your MNEA diversity poster hanging in your school?

#CelebrateDiversity #StrongerTogether MNEA and its members believe diversity makes us stronger. No matter the color of our skin, religious affiliation or socio-economic background, we all have something to contribute. Pick up an MNEA diversity poster at an MNEA regional office to display in your classroom or workplace. The two-sided poster will bring a smile to your face. It highlights American Indian Heritage Month (November), African American History Month (February), Asian Pacific American Heritage M...

Lee's Summit NEA member wins $1,000 in Read to Achieve Contest

Congratulations to the latest Missouri NEA/KCTV 5 Read to Achieve winner Alyson Fortney, a third-grade teacher and Lee's Summit NEA member. Thank you, Alyson for your dedication to preparing lifetime readers.  Find photos of yesterday's presentation at  https://flic.kr/s/aHsmm3wtdL Read to Achieve Contest  Nominate a teacher in the greater Kansas City area for the Read to Achieve contest. They could be the next to win $1,000.  Contest Entry Form >>