Workshops & Conferences

Missouri NEA has a complete program for professional and personal growth. Contact MNEA Teaching & Learning at (800) 392-0236 for more information about the following:

  • Professional Development Committee Training
  • Missouri Model Teacher Evaluation System
  • Mentoring New Teachers
  • Special-Education Law
  • Working Effectively with Paraprofessionals
"I Can Do It" Classroom Management Program All teachers with a Missouri Initial Professional Certificate (IPC) must participate in a beginning teacher assistance program (BTAP) 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...
Teachers report obtaining National Board Certification is one of the most rewarding experiences in their careers. It is a journey filled with self-exploration and examining practices that leads to more success as an educator. Many Missouri school districts recognize National Board Certification with stipends or movement on the salary schedule. NBC Stipends by Missouri School Districts NBC...
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 defensiveness and even aggression, which is not helpful and something none of us wants. Educators possess the skills for meaningful conversations; however, talking about equity and belonging can open a...
As an educational support professional, you are a key player on the education team that prepares Missouri’s children for the future. Without you, kids wouldn’t get extra help and attention, the bell wouldn’t ring, the buses wouldn’t run, the budgets wouldn’t get finalized, the phones wouldn’t get answered, nutritious meals wouldn’t be served and classrooms wouldn’t be safe and clean. Without you...
March 15, 2023 Students who do not compete are encouraged to participate in the sessions. In addition to competitions, the program offers: Keynote speaker Table talks with professional educators in a variety of professional roles and topics Information on educator preparation programs in Missouri All competitions closed to spectators The agenda will be scheduled based on the competition entries...
Degrees Not Debt The latest NEA Member Benefits research shows students are graduating with greater and greater debt. This workshop provides extensive information about the Public Service Loan Forgiveness program, including a walk-thru website demo of the new Savi Student Loan Navigator program. Going to college shouldn't mean going into crippling debt. The NEA supports making higher education...
Ready? Set? Retire! PSRS/PEERS, Reliant Financial Retirement Planning Workshop Presenters: Jerry Adzima, B& B Financial and Jason Haldiman, Reliant Financial Are you getting close to retirement? Don't take the leap into retirement without proper planning. Need some help planning for your future after working in public schools? Register for this workshop to learn from PSRS/PEERS how your pension...
Are you ready to be a leader in your local association? Attend MNEA trainings, apply to be on a committee, or become a delegate to the MNEA or NEA Representative Assembly. Taking part in the Association is the best way to make contact with other locals across the state. See All Events