This awards program is co-sponsored by the Horace Mann Educators Corporation. The winners of the Horace Mann Friend of Education Awards in the categories of Teacher and Education Support Personnel will be the Missouri nominees for the NEA Foundation Awards for Teaching Excellence and the NEA-ESP of the year Award.
Nomination Process: Nominations must be submitted to the Missouri NEA president using the provided form. The MNEA Board of Directors determines award winners. Awards, which are presented at the Spring MNEA Representative Assembly, may not be given in all categories every year.