Deadline to register for MNEA Beginning Teacher Assistance Program (St. Charles County)


St. Charles

Mon., Feb. 28, 2022 | 8:30 a.m. - 3:30 p.m.

Register by Feb. 15.

All teachers with a Missouri Initial Professional Certificate (IPC) must participate in a beginning teacher assistance program before upgrading their certificate. “I Can Do It” is designed for teachers in their first two years and any teacher who wants to improve their classroom management skills. Teachers with several years of experience also find these sessions helpful. Missouri NEA partners with Maryville University to offer a meaningful program that meets the beginning teacher assistance program certification requirement.

Contact MNEA Teaching & Learning at (573) 644-9623 or email Laurie Bernskoetter at for more information.

The “I Can Do It” Beginning Teacher Assistance Program has an interactive format. You are required to complete all asynchronous tasks, trainings, and all synchronous sessions during a one-month period to receive your Beginning Teacher Assistance Program certificate.

Presenters: Kathy Steinhoff, winner of the 2011 NEA Award for Teaching Excellence, and/or Ann Jarrett, MNEA teaching and learning director.

Topics covered: Classroom management, professional communication, certification requirements, professional responsibilities, student engagement and relationships, motivation, creating acceptance, polishing your techniques, classroom environment, professional growth plans, and challenging behaviors. 


MNEA members: $50
Non-members: $75

Fee can be paid by credit card at the time of registration or by school district purchase order. All fees are non-refundable. Fee includes lunch for in-person sessions. In-person sessions are limited to 35 participants. 

Fee includes Beginning Teacher Assistance Program certificate and access to all asynchronous and synchronous virtual sessions.

Beginning Teacher Assistance Program 

In-Person: St. Charles

Mon., Feb. 28, 2022 | 8:30 a.m. - 3:30 p.m. 

Deadline to Register: Feb. 15
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