Four MNEA members named 2023 Missouri Teacher of the Year Finalists

The Missouri Department of Elementary and Secondary Education announced the finalists for the 2023 Missouri Teacher of the Year award on Sept. 1. Missouri NEA is proud to represent four of the seven finalists, now part of an elite group of educators. 

Dr. Allison Fleetwood, Nixa NEA member
Cotreena Jones, Ferguson-Florissant NEA member
Christina Melly, Ritenour NEA President & MNEA Resolutions Committee Chair
Katie Meyers, Kirkwood NEA member

Other finalists: Kristina Kohl, Matthew Pierce Matheney V, Lindsey Watson

Congratulations to all the finalists! They will be honored at an event on Oct. 17, when the 2023 Teacher of the Year will be awarded.

Read more on the DESE website.