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Missouri National Education Association Pres. Charles E. Smith's statement on today's Board of Education Meeting

From the Missouri National Education Association 1810 E. Elm St., Jefferson City, MO 65101 For further information:  Mark Jones (660) 537-1375 mark.jones@mnea.org FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Nov. 21, 2017 (Jefferson City - MO) Today the State Board of Education voted to retain Dr. Margie Vandeven as Commissioner of Education. Missouri National Education Association Pres. Charles E. Smith issued the following statement:  “The State Board of Education’s vote to retain Dr. Margie Vandeven should end th...

Gilbert Balderrama Minority Scholarship applications due Feb. 15

  2018 Application Download scholarship application now >> Gilbert Balderrama served 14 years as a special education classroom instructor in Texas and New Mexico until 1993. In 1994, he enrolled in the NEA Intern Program for Women and Minorities and Missouri NEA hired him to be the UniServe Director for the Southeast Unit. He moved to the St. Louis area and continued his employment with Missouri NEA until his death. Balderram continued to support and give back to the NEA Intern program by not...

Apply for a stop on the 2018 MNEA Cat Tracks Tour

MNEA's Cat Tracks tour celebrates NEA's Read Across America  Feb. 27-March 3 .  The Missouri NEA highlight for each year's Read Across America celebration is the Cat Tracks Tour. President Charles E. Smith and Vice President Brent Fullington will each make "Cat Tracks" in different parts of the state with their special guest, the Cat in the Hat. The tour is during the week of Mar. 2, which is the birthday of Dr. Seuss. This year is runs from Feb. 27 through  March 3 .  Apply for a st...

Have you joined NEA edCommunities yet?

Get connected at MyNEA360.org   NEA's edCommunities is an online social sharing-style resource for everyone who works in the education community. That's right. You do not need to be a member of NEA/Missouri NEA to join. Log in to connect with other educators, administrators, support professionals. Join a group or start your own public or private group. Post questions and get answers from experienced colleagues from across the state and nation.  Join Today >> Download and share this ...

Missouri National Education Association Statement on Governor Greitens’ efforts to remove the Missouri Commissioner of Education

From the Missouri National Education Association 1810 E. Elm St., Jefferson City, MO 65101 For further information:  Mark Jones (660) 537-1375 mark.jones@mnea.org FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Nov. 13, 2017 The Missouri National Education Association issued the following statement:  “As educators, we are deeply committed to the success of every student. Governor Greitens’ choice to play politics with our schools in an effort to remove a caring and qualified public servant is disruptive and harmful. Ou...

Apply for school sports grant

California Casualty Thomas R. Brown Athletics Grant provides money for school sports teams in Missouri The race for a 2018 Thomas R. Brown Athletics Grant from California Casualty is now on. Public high schools and middle schools in Missouri that are in need of financial help for their sports programs are urged to apply at www.calcasathleticsgrant.com . Applications must be received by January 15, 2018 for consideration for the 2017-2018 academic year. Qualifying teams can score up to $3,000. The grant ...

Missouri 2017 TOY Beth Davey and her 'Scary Skeletons'

Missouri 2017 Teacher of the Year Beth Davey, Ritenour NEA member and an elementary music teacher, makes a practice of combining learning and movement. Hope this Halloween activity with her class of scary skeletons brings a smile.  Happy Halloween! 

New look for Something Better Online

Blog-style online magazine makes reading and sharing easy    Missouri NEA's Something Better online version of the magazine has a new look. Check out the blog-style layout. The articles are easier to read on a mobile device, and there are readily accessible social sharing options at the top of every article. You can choose to share the article through email, Facebook, LinkedIn, Twitter or Pinterest. Printing an article now includes the images from that article, not just the content. No worries...

Download the Missouri NEA mobile app

New look, new functions.  Missouri NEA's mobile app has a new look. Download the app below or search for "Missouri NEA" in the Apple App Store or Android's Google Play Store.  With the MNEA mobile app, you will enjoy the following:  Schedule appointments with field staff  Add MNEA events to your calendar Read the MNEA newsfeed for education news and classroom tips Follow MNEA social media (Facebook, YouTube, Flickr and Twitter) Look up and contact your elected legislators and officia...