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Gilbert Balderrama Minority Scholarship Fund honors beloved MNEA UniServ Director

MNEA UniServ Director Gilbert Balderrama lived a life of service. Balderrama died April 30, 2016. The Gilbert Balderrama Minority Scholarship has been set up in his memory. To make a tax deductible contribution to the scholarship fund, please complete the online form to set up a one-time or recurring contribution by credit card or mail a check made to “The MNEA Charitable Fund” with memo line notation of “The Gilbert Balderrama Minority Scholarship” to the following address: Missouri NEA ATTN: Charitabl...

Raymore-Peculiar NEA member receives California Casualty Award for Teaching Excellence

From California Casualty P.O. Box 39700, Colorado Springs, CO 80949-9700 For further information:  Rebecca Stumpf (636) 220-7332 rstumpf@calcas.com   FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Sept. 20, 2017 Patrick Hemmingsen to be recognized by California Casualty and the NEA Foundation at 2018 Washington DC Awards Gala Kansas City, MO – Patrick Hemmingsen, science instructor at Raymore-Peculiar High School in Peculiar, Missouri, is one of 38 public educators who is receiving the prestigious California Casualty ...

Kansas City Teacher Receives $2,500 Academic Award

From California Casualty P.O. Box 39700, Colorado Springs, CO 80949-9700 For further information:  Mark Goldberg (719) 532-8436 mgoldberg@calcas.com FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Sept. 1, 2017   Kansas City, MO – Lexi Childs is starting the new school year with $2,500 to help purchase supplies and fund special learning projects at her school. The kindergarten teacher at Prairie Point Elementary School is the recipient of the latest $2,500 Academic Award from California Casualty . “What a wonderful ble...

Nominate a teacher for the KCTV5 Read to Achieve contest

12 recipients will receive $1,000 and a visit from KCTV's news anchor Gina Bullard  If your school falls within the KCTV5 viewing area in the greater Kansas City area, teachers at your school are eligible for a chance to win $1,000 and a visit from KCTV's news anchor Gina Bullard. The Read to Achieve contest is co-sponsored by Missouri NEA and Kansas NEA. Twelve lucky teaches will win during the 2017-2018 school year. There are two ways to enter. You can nominate a teacher by completing the form on...