• National Teacher Day
    Tuesday, May 3
    National Teacher Appreciation Week is celebrated May 2-6. Use social media to thank a teacher. Share a Facebook post or tweet about a teacher you want to thank and why. Be sure to add the hashtags #MNEAThanksTeachers and/or #ThankATeacher to your message.  Find Out More >

  • Payroll Authorization The Missouri Legislature has passed a bill requiring you to confirm your desire to use payroll deduction annually to pay for your local, state and national dues and any other related membership activities you have chosen to pay by payroll deduction.

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  • MNEA SALT prepares leaders This summer, Missouri NEA will offer four regional trainings for experienced leaders. MNEA regional office staff will host the various Summer Association Leadership Trainings with the focus of each varying according to local affiliates needs. Find Out More >

  • 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 >

  • Join MNEA
    Five Months Free
    Join Missouri NEA now as a first-time active member*, and you will receive early enrollment benefits FREE between April 1 and Aug. 31. As an early enrollee, you will have reduced dues and you do not begin paying until September. Join the organization working for you.    Find Out More >

  • MNEA Wins Victory Advocacy pays off for early childhood educators and alternative school teachers once excluded from participating in the federal Teacher Loan Forgiveness program. When MNEA learned that an antiquated policy was discriminating against some school employees... Find Out More >

Professional Development

Missouri NEA has a complete program for professional and personal growth. Download brochure >>
Contact MNEA Teaching & Learning at (800) 392-0236. We are ready to assist you in understanding and applying information in the following areas:

  • Professional Development Committee Training
  • Missouri Model Teacher Evaluation System
  • Mentoring New Teachers
  • Special-Education Law
  • Working Effectively with Paraprofessionals
  • National Board Certification
  • School Finance
  • Bullying and Sexual Harassment
  • Interest-Based Bargaining
  • Successful Parent/Teacher Conferences  

MNEA Conferences & Workshops

Online Learning & Graduate Programs

MNEA Online Training 
Missouri NEA's online training series offers a number of free or low cost live online webinars. This service is exclusive to MNEA members. 

NEA Works4Me
NEA's library of classroom tips searchable by topic. Subscribers receive a weekly electronic newsletter with two practical classroom tips. 

Free Reading Across the Curriculum online course 

NEA Academy
This program features online classes, and some of the classes are free to members. Explore the site for graduate-credit options or to gain knowledge in area of interest. 



MNEA Professional Development Opportunities

Especially for Beginning Teachers

  • Beginning Teacher Assistance Program – “I Can Do It”
  • Tuition Grant
  • Beginning Teacher Listserv
  • "Start Smart" A Beginning Teacher Handbook – A handbook of resources and information targeted to beginning teachers and their experiences. To get a copy of the MNEA Start Smart, contact your regional MNEA office or log in MNEA Members Only to download a pdf version.
  • Missouri Mentoring Program – Participate in a field-tested program that gets at the heart of an effective mentor/beginning-teacher relationship. This program provides a comprehensive look at the role of mentors in supporting new teachers.

Contact Ann Jarrett at (800) 392-0236 for more information on any of the programs listed.

 

Other Resources

  1. National Board Certification Seminar 
  2. NBC Facts and Background 
  3. ListServ

 

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HOPE Fund 

MNEA Charitable Fund 

Through its Humanitarian Outreach Project for Education Fund, Missouri NEA assists students and schools.

The HOPE fund aids students who have been affected by a natural disaster, hardship or other special circumstance with school-related expenses such as the purchase of school supplies or clothing.

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