MNEA News

Notes from June 14, 2022 meeting of the Missouri State Board of Education, Missouri Department of Elementary and Secondary Education. Update on Teacher Recruitment and Retention Blue Ribbon Commission...
By Otto Fajen, MNEA legislative director Trustees present: Jason Steliga, Chair; Dr. Kyle Collins; Sharon Kissinger; Dr. Melinda Moss; Dr. D. Eric Park Trustees absent: Beth Knes, Vice-Chair...
MNEA is pleased to partner with AAA for their Group Membership Program. With AAA, you receive the following: 24-hour roadside assistance. Free shopping discounts. Free identity theft protection. A...
Notes from May 17, 2022 meeting of the Missouri State Board of Education, Missouri Department of Elementary and Secondary Education. 2023 Budget Report Kari Monsees, Deputy Commissioner, and Pam...
By Otto Fajen, MNEA Legislative Director REGULAR SESSION ENDS! The 2022 Regular Session of the General Assembly ended on May 13. The House convened on the final day of session and approved a number of...
Two MNEA members were surprised by California Casualty in April with BIG checks of $1,000 each. Giuseppe Bommarito, Hazelwood NEA, and Cailin Collins, Jefferson City NEA were awarded the California...
By Otto Fajen, MNEA legislative director CAPITOL ACTION DAYS Capitol Action Days concluded for the 2022 session on May 4, when MNEA-R members and members from Governance District 6 came the Capitol...
By Otto Fajen, MNEA legislative director Trustees present: Jason Steliga, Chair; Dr. Kyle Collins; Beth Knes, Vice-Chair; Sharon Kissinger; Dr. Melinda Moss; Dr. D. Eric Park The Board met on April 11...
by Otto Fajen, MNEA legislative director BUDGET BILLS IN CONFERENCE The House and Senate agreed to meet in conference to resolve differences in next year's budget bills. Both chambers must complete...
The average national teacher salary is lower today than ten years ago, contributing to the national educator shortage. On Tuesday, April 26, the National Education Association unveiled findings from...
"Fulfilling Dr. King's Dream: Reading to Lead and Transform" was the theme for the 2022 Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Essay-Poster Contest sponsored by the Missouri NEA Human Rights Committee, JoWanda...
The NEA Foundation has three grant opportunities open to NEA members that you and/or your fellow educators might be interested in. Applications to apply for Student Success, Learning & Leadership, and...
National Teacher Appreciation Wed., May 2-6, 2022) Great teachers make great public schools. On National Teacher Day, Tues., May 3, 2022, thousands of communities take time to honor their local...
Enter for a chance to win! Teachers make a difference in the lives of their students and the communities they serve every single day, and Teacher Appreciation Week is just one chance to celebrate all...
NATIONAL NURSE WEEK MAY 6-12, 2022 Take time to show your appreciation to the dedicated nurses in your schools on Wednesday, May 11. If you think school nursing is all about flu shots, Band-Aids, and...
by Otto Fajen, MNEA legislative director CAPITOL ACTION DAYS Capitol Action Days continued April 20, when MNEA members from Governance Districts 7 & 10 came to the Capitol. Capitol Action Days take...
Missouri NEA is truly the members’ organization. MNEA is a true grassroots organization governed by its members. Holding membership at the local, state, and national levels, MNEA members have...
Update on St. Louis Public Schools In April 2019, the Board approved the termination of the Transitional School District of St. Louis and returned district governance to the elected board of education...
CAPITOL ACTION DAYS Capitol Action Days continued April 13, when MNEA-R members came to the Capitol. Capitol Action Days take place on most Wednesdays during session, beginning in February. Members...