MNEA News

Sign up for Missouri NEA's NEW Beginning Teacher Assistance Program—Ecosystems for Empowerment for Early Career Educators. Fall Semester Registration Deadline: Aug. 2, 2024 Member Fee: $75 Non-Member...
After surviving a long school year, reward yourself by doing something that’s good for you and your financial well-being – like making sure your insurance and retirement plans are still on track. Long...
Beginning of a New Era Dr. Thomas Prater of Springfield and Dr. Tawni Farrarini of St. Charles took their oath of office at the State Board of Education June 2024 meeting. They are interim positions...
By Otto Fajen, MNEA Legislative Director Trustees present: Jason Steliga (Chair), Chuck Bryant, Allie Gassman, Beth Knes (Vice-Chair), Dr. D. Eric Park, Katie Webb BUDGET AND AUDIT COMMITTEE MEETING...
Jim Seibert MNEA Executive Director 1979-1984 Former Missouri NEA Executive Director Jim Seibert passed away on May 6, 2024. A lifelong educator and NEA leader, Jim Seibert served as MNEA Executive...
Join long-time corporate supporter, Horace Mann for their “Nearing or Living in Retirement” webinar! Here’s what to expect: ✅ Learn: They’ll decipher confusing jargon and turn it into actionable steps...
2024 REGULAR SESSION WRAP-UP SESSION ENDS ON FINAL DAY The 2024 Regular Session of the General Assembly ended on May 17. The House convened on the final day of session and approved eleven Senate bills...
Application Due Date: July 31, 2024 Submit Online | Printable Flyer/Application As an MNEA Committee member, you'll have the opportunity to: Contribute your expertise and ideas: Share your knowledge...
By Otto Fajen, MNEA Legislative Director Trustees present: Jason Steliga (Chair), Chuck Bryant, Allie Gassman, Beth Knes (Vice-Chair), Dr. D. Eric Park, Katie Webb The Board met on April 14 to review...
MNEA President 1977-1978 Former MNEA President Clarence Siebert passed away on May 17, 2024. A life-long educator, Clarence Siebert served as MNEA President from 1977-1978. During his presidency, MNEA...
By Samantha Hayes, MNEA Professional Practice Director Changing Landscape of the State Board of Education The seats of Donald Claycomb (Linn, Missouri) and Peter Herschend (Branson, Missouri) were...
GOVERNOR SIGNS VOUCHER/CHARTER EXPANSION BILL INTO LAW Governor Parson signed SS#2/SCS/SB 727 (Andrew Koenig) into law on May 7. The Association opposed the bill and appreciates the many Association...
National Nurses Week May 6-12, 2024 On Wednesday, May 8, 2024 , take time to show your appreciation to the dedicated nurses in your schools. If you think school nursing is all about flu shots, Band...
By Otto Fajen, MNEA Legislative Director CAPITOL ACTION DAYS Capitol Action Days are part of the Association's plan to promote positive policy for public education. MNEA's Capitol Action Days...
May 6-10, 2024 National Teacher Day (Tues., May 7, 2024) Great teachers make great public schools. On National Teacher Day, Tues., May 7, 2024, thousands of communities take time to honor their local...
By Otto Fajen, MNEA Legislative Director BUDGET The Senate Appropriations Committee completed proposed revisions to the House versions of the state budget bills for the next fiscal year on April 24...
July 8-10, 2024 Missouri NEA Headquarters 1810 E Elm Street, Jefferson City, MO Member Fee : $55 per day or $165 for all sessions Non-Member Fee: $135 per day or $405 for all sessions Fees include...
Delegates elect the NEA Director, pass the MNEA Budget, and amend the MNEA Resolutions, Constitution, and Bylaws. President Phil Murray welcomed delegates and leaders to the MNEA Representative...
CAPITOL ACTION DAYS Capitol Action Days are part of the Association's plan to promote positive policy for public education. MNEA's Capitol Action Days continued April 17 when members from Governance...
SENATE VOUCHER/CHARTER EXPANSION BILL The House Fiscal Review Committee approved SS#2/SCS/SB 727 (Andrew Koenig) on April 11. The bill is now on the House calendar and likely to be taken up for debate...