MNEA News & Events

Protect yourself and your school

FIVE STEPS TO HANDWASHING Washing your hands is easy, and it’s one of the most effective ways to prevent the spread of germs. Wet  your hands with clean, running water (warm or cold), turn off the tap, and apply soap. Lather  your hands by rubbing them together with the soap. Lather the backs of your hands, between your fingers, and under your nails. Scrub  your hands for at least 20 seconds. Need a timer? Hum the “Happy Birthday” song from beginning to end twice. Rinse  your hands w...

NEWS RELEASE:
Survey Reveals Missouri Educators Concerned for Safety of Students and Co-Workers as COVID-19 Cases Increase

  From the Missouri National Education Association 1810 E. Elm St., Jefferson City, MO 65101 For further information:  Mark Jones (573) 508-8528 mark.jones@mnea.org FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE July 30, 2020   JEFFERSON CITY  – Today, the Missouri National Education Association released results from a survey of  24,270  Missouri educators. In the survey, educators expressed strong concerns about keeping students safe, a lack of specificity in local district plans, stress at home, ...

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Don't just join an organization, get involved in a movement! Together, we can promote, advance and protect public education and advocate for the rights and interests of students and educators. #MNEAunites   #MNEAinspires   #MNEAleads If you join Missouri NEA now as a first-time* active member, you can receive these early enrollment benefits FREE.  $4 million Educators Employment Liability Insurance Consultation with an MNEA UniServ Director when you need employment-related advic...

NEWS RELEASE:
Educators Respond to Gov. Parson, 'Get Over It' Statement

Missouri National Education Association Pres. Phil Murray released the following statement regarding Gov. Mike Parson’s recent statement that Missouri school children will be infected with COVID-19, and when they do, “they’re gonna get over it.” From the Missouri National Education Association 1810 E. Elm St., Jefferson City, MO 65101 For further information:  Mark Jones (573) 508-8528 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE July 21, 2020   JEFFERSON CITY  - “Gov. Parson’s statement demonstrates a callous ...

Returning to school amid COVID-19: Action plans for Missouri school districts

Typically, back-to-school is a time filled with excitement and anticipation for teachers, administrators, students and parents. This year, Missouri school districts are busy making plans for what instruction will look like in fall 2020. When school buildings and campuses reopen, students’ and educators’ health and safety must be a top priority. As you consider your school district's plans for reopening, be sure to review the Missouri NEA Standards for Safe Students . The Missouri Department of Elementar...

Virtual Training: Safely Returning to In-Person Instruction - Rights and Considerations for Educators

Rights and Considerations for Educators Join us for an informative webinar about returning to in-person instruction with MNEA’s Associate General Counsel Vincenzo Iuppa. In this webinar, we will discuss: Recommendations from the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and other health experts; Educator rights and accommodations; and What educators and MNEA local affiliates can do to ensure safe, healthy schools and campuses. Register for one of the following dates: 2 p.m. Thurs., July 23 S...