MNEA News & Events

NEA Salary Rankings & Estimates 2018-2019: Compared to national average of $60,477, MO ranks 43rd at $49,304

Even with the slight increase, teachers in the Show-Me state drop two points on the national ranking. May 8, 2019 NEA’s annual publication, Rankings and Estimates, which details the financial expenditures, revenue, enrollment numbers, and average teacher salaries for public schools in each state was released this week. You can download the full report from the NEA website at www.mnea.org/research .   Enrollment and Attendance The report shows that U.S. public-school student enrollment and attendanc...

Missouri NEA R.A. delegates elect state officers

During the Missouri NEA Representative Assembly April 27-28, local association delegates cast their ballots to elect new officers of the state association.   MNEA Pres. Charles E. Smith and Vice Pres. Brent Fullington have each served the maximum of two three-year terms. Prior to being elected as the leader of the association, Smith, a teacher on leave from Center School District, served as MNEA vice president for six years after serving seven years as an NEA Director. Fullington, a teacher on leav...

NEWS RELEASE: Columbia Teachers File Lawsuit Over School District’s Bad Faith Negotiations

From the Missouri National Education Association 1810 E. Elm St., Jefferson City, MO 65101 For further information:  Mark Jones (573) 508-8528 mark.jones@mnea.org FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE April 23, 2019 Columbia Public Schools demonstrated bad faith by demanding contract provisions in violation of court order.   Columbia, Missouri – Today the Columbia Missouri National Education Association (CMNEA), the exclusive bargaining representative for Columbia public school teachers, filed a lawsuit in Bo...

Congratulations, Kathleen Beard, Hickman Mills NEA member and winner of the Read to Achieve Award

Beard wins $1,000 in KCTV5, MNEA contest. Kathleen Beard, a teacher in Hickman Mills School District wins the Read to Achieve Award, which is co-sponsored by Kansas NEA, Missouri NEA and KCTV5. Missouri NEA President Charles E. Smith and KCTV5 anchor Gina Bullard presented Beard with a check for $1,000 April 12 at Santa Fe Elementary School.  Find photos of the award presentation on the MNEA Flickr site >> Read more on the KCTV5 website >>