MNEA News & Events

Missouri NEA receives national human, civil rights award

NEA honors its Missouri affiliate with the Rosena J. Willis Memorial Award at the NEA Convention in July in Houston, TX. Missouri NEA leaders have established values that center in democracy, professionalism, partnerships, collective action and advocacy, fairness, a just society, equity, dignity and respect for all. MNEA’s work toward living those values and to its mission “to serve as the united voice to promote, advance and protect public education and to advocate for the rights and interests of stude...

NEWS RELEASE: MU graduate workers win right to collectively bargain

NEWS RELEASE From the Missouri National Education Association 1810 E. Elm St., Jefferson City, MO 65101 For further information:  Loretta Haggard Schuchat Cook & Werner Phone: (314) 621-2626 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE July 30, 2019 Columbia, MO – Today, in a landmark decision, the Missouri Court of Appeals held that graduate student workers have a constitutional right to engage in collective bargaining with their employer, the University of Missouri-Columbia. The Court found that such graduate ...

NEWS RELEASE: Columbia Teachers Win Injunction Against Anti-Union Law

Preliminary Injunction Requires Columbia Public Schools to Continue Recognition of Union and Return to Bargaining Table FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE June 28, 2019 From the Missouri National Education Association For further information:  Mark Jones Phone:  (573) 508-8528 Email:  mark.jones@mnea.org   Columbia, Missouri – – Today, the Boone County Circuit Court ruled in favor of teachers represented by the Columbia National Education Association by issuing a preliminary injunction that requi...

NEWS RELEASE: NEA to honor 12 human and civil rights champions at annual ceremony

Missouri National Education Association is among recipients. FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE June 25, 2019 For further information:  Miguel A. Gonzalez, NEA Communications Ph:  202-822-7823, mgonzalez@nea.org Debra Beckman, Missouri NEA Communications Ph:  573-634-3202, debra.beckman@mnea.org Missouri National Education Association 1810 E. Elm St., Jefferson City, MO 65101   WASHINGTON — In schools and communities across America they push to bend the arc of the moral universe. They get knocked...

NEA Code of Ethics: Take the Pledge

The NEA believes that the education profession consists of one education workforce including both teachers and support professionals, serving the needs of all students. The educator, believing in the worth and dignity of each human being, recognizes the supreme importance of the pursuit of truth, devotion to excellence, and the nurture of the democratic principles. Essential to these goals is the protection of freedom to learn and to teach and the guarantee of equal educational opportunity for all. The ...