At the Capitol

MNEA members are represented at our nation's Capitol by the National Education Association. Missouri NEA Government Relations keeps you posted about the politics and legislation affecting Missouri public schools, students, education support professionals, and teachers at the state level. 

To review MNEA’s position on issues, check out MNEA's Legislative Priorities and Resolutions.  

MNEA Legislative Director Otto Fajen (otto.fajen@mnea.org) is a constant presence at the Capitol during Legislative Session as the bills are announced and the votes are tallied. MNEA keeps you informed of the action via the Legislative Update and Legislative Action Center.

MNEA Political Director Elizabeth Zerr (elizabeth.zerr@mnea.org) leads the MNEA Educator Advocates Program and MNEA-PAC Council, which is a non-partisan governing body within MNEA that evaluates and recommends candidates based on their agenda for public education.

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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 on February 21 with members visiting...
By Otto Fajen, MNEA Legislative Director LEGISLATIVE WEEK SHORTENED FOR SUPER BOWL CELEBRATION The House and Senate concluded floor session for the week on February 13 to allow interested legislators...
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 began on February 7th with members from...
By Otto Fajen, MNEA Legislative Director CAPITOL ACTION DAYS BEGIN! Capitol Action Days are part of the Association's plan to promote positive policy for public education. MNEA's Capitol Action Days...
By Otto Fajen, MNEA legislative director SENATE LEADERSHIP PUNISHES FREEDOM CAUCUS MEMBERS Senate Pro Tem Caleb Rowden removed several members of the self-identified Freedom Caucus from their...