• MNEA Works for You Missouri NEA membership means benefits that help you provide the best possible education for the students in your school. Backed by the resources of the more than 3 million-member NEA, MNEA members enjoy a wide range of benefits that no other organization can match. Find Out More >

  • Apply for Cat Tracks Tour MNEA president and vice president are looking for "place to go" during the MNEA Cat Tracks Tour, which celebrates NEA's Read Across America. Apply for a stop on the Cat Tracks Tour by completing an online application by Jan. 5. Find Out More >

  • Law Day Essay Contest Contest asks students, grades 4-12, the importance of Miranda Rights. Help your students polish their writing skills with the Missouri NEA/Missouri Bar Law Day Essay Contest for a chance to win up to $300. Entries due Jan. 15. Find Out More >

  • Read to Achieve Contest If your school is within the KCTV5 viewing area (greater Kansas City), teachers at your school are eligible for a chance to win $1,000 and a visit from news anchor Alexis Del Cid. The Read to Achieve contest is co-sponsored by Missouri NEA and Kansas NEA. Find Out More >

MNEA Student Program

Join Student-MNEA

  • Student member brochure
  • Online membership form
  • Printable membership application 
  • Student dues rebate 

    People to Know

    MNEA Student Office
    Phone (888) 968-4820
    Fax (314) 432-4016

    Stephanie Price
    Student Organizing Director 

    Grace Garland 
    Administrative Assistant

    Matthew Matheney
    MNEA-Student Chair

    Student Leaders

    Student-MNEA sites​
    • MNEA-Students Facebook
    Truman State University


    Top ten reasons to join the MNEA Student Program 

    10)  Legal Protection you can count on. $4 million in damages and additional payment for legal fees for most civil and some criminal lawsuits arising out of job-related incidents and a free one-hour consultation with an attorney for personal legal matters. 

    9) Email listservs and Facebook fan page allow you to communicate with your peers, get answers from experienced teachers and receive Works4Me, a weekly email with practical classroom tips.

    8) Great opportunity to become a leader in your local, state & national associations.

    Learn from the best at the MNEA Student Academy. 

    6) Publications to assist you as you begin your career in education — Start Smart, a beginning teacher handbook; Salary Benchmarks & Rankings, a comparison of school district salaries in Missouri; Something Better, MNEA's award-winning magazine; Show Me Education, published by students for students; NEA Today and Tomorrow’s Teachers.

    5) Big savings to more than 300,000 locations throughout the nation, state and community.

    4) $20 rebate for every year you were an MNEA-Student member when you join MNEA after graduation.

    3) Learn and grow with peers from across the state.

    2) A voice at the Capitol representing children and public schools.

    1) Jumpstart your teaching career.

    To join the MNEA Student Program, contact your campus MNEA chapter or join online.

    Support Our Students

    Missouri NEA is offering the chance for MNEA members to sponsor a future teacher and potential union member to help aspiring educators begin their careers with the benefits of MNEA membership. If you are interested in SOS program, contact MNEA Organizing Director Stephanie Price at Stephanie.Price@mnea.org.

    Financial and career resources

    Useful information 

    • U.S. Department of Education - www.college.gov - a new Web site that aims to motivate students with inspirational stories and information about planning, preparing and paying for college. 
    • EEOC's Youth@Work Web site - The program is designed for youth by youth to teach you about your real world rights and responsibilities as an employee.
    • TEACHnow.org - Award-winning director Davis Guggenheim's documentary, TEACH, chronicles four young teachers as they survive their first-year of teaching in America's toughest schools. Watch online




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