MNEA News

We've all been there, that uncomfortable moment when you must decide whether to engage in a conversation about equity and belonging or let the moment pass. Such conversations can quickly trigger...
STATE OF THE STATE ADDRESS Governor Mike Parson delivered the State of the State Address to a joint session of the House and Senate in the House Chamber on January 19. The State of the State address...
By Otto Fajen, MNEA legislative director Trustees present: Jason Steliga, Chair; Dr. Kyle Collins; Sharon Kissinger; Beth Knes, Vice-Chair; Dr. Melinda Moss, and Dr. D. Eric Park BUDGET AND AUDIT...
By Otto Fajen, MNEA legislative director HONESTY IN EDUCATION The House Elementary and Secondary Education Committee met on January 11 and heard bills reflecting issues about school boards and...
Learn something new. De-stress. Live life to the fullest, now and through retirement. Get out of debt. Save more money. Horace Mann, a long-time Missouri NEA corporate supporter and co-sponsor of the...
MNEA Legislative Director Otto Fajen summarizes floor debate and the latest information on the action in the Missouri legislature relating to MNEA's Resolutions and other bills of particular interest...
Workers’ compensation protections are some of the most important laws for helping people who are injured or have contracted an occupational illness at work. If an injury or illness is covered by...
For one low annual fee of $225 (valued at $2,900), Missouri NEA members may take one course each term (fall, spring, and summer) to complete up to three graduate courses in 12 months. Or you may take...
The 2022 Missouri legislative session began Jan. 5. Are you ready for the action? Sign up to attend Capitol Action Days Capitol Action Days are part of MNEA’s comprehensive Government Relations plan...
The Missouri State Board of Education met Dec. 7, 2021. MNEA Vice Pres. Rebeka McIntosh and MNEA Teaching & Learning Director Ann Jarrett attend the meetings. At the last meeting, the SBOE discussed...
In the Loop, MNEA’s award-winning electronic newsletter is sent monthly during the school year keeping members “in the loop” about upcoming conferences and events, news, member benefits, and other...
The Missouri Advisory Council of Certification for Educators met Dec. 6, 2021. MNEA Vice Pres. Rebeka McIntosh and MNEA Teaching & Learning Director Ann Jarrett attend the meetings. At the last...
VIRTUAL March 8-9, 2022 (Competitions) March 9, 2022 (Keynote and Sessions) Competitions may begin at 8 a.m. each day. Deadline to Register: Jan. 25 Fee: $15 per person (student or advisor) All...
Did you receive the winter issue of Something Better magazine? The publication is published quarterly, and all members of Missouri NEA receive a printed copy. If you have not received your copy, give...
Yesterday Missouri Attorney General Eric Schmitt announced his office is instructing school districts and local public health departments to stop enforcing COVID-19 mitigation orders such as mandatory...
Thanks to the Biden Tax Plan, educators will be able to deduct up to $250 on classroom and COVID-19 protective items for the 2021 tax year. And, YES, if you are married and both of you are educators...
Missouri NEA's mobile app will help keep you posted about News and events happening in our state. Download the app below or search for "Missouri NEA" in the Apple App Store or Android's Google Play...
In the Loop, MNEA’s award-winning electronic newsletter is sent monthly during the school year keeping members “in the loop” about upcoming conferences and events, news, member benefits, and other...
On Nov. 16, 2022, school resource officers and dispatches in Springfield, MO voted to unionize. The union victory was carried by 86 percent of the vote. They will unite with the 32,000-member-strong...
By Otto Fajen, MNEA legislative director Trustees present: Jason Steliga, Chair; Dr. Kyle Collins; Sharon Kissinger; Beth Knes, Vice-Chair; Dr. Melinda Moss, and Dr. D. Eric Park SYSTEM OPERATIONS The...