MNEA News & Events

Gilbert Balderrama Minority Scholarship applications due Jan. 30

  2020 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 UniServ Director for the Southeast Unit. He moved to the St. Louis area and continued his employment with Missouri NEA until his death. Balderrama continued to support and give back to the NEA Intern program by not...

Oct. 31 is the deadline to make hotel reservations for Fall Representative Assembly

To make your hotel reservations for the Fall Representative Assembly, Nov. 15, at the University Plaza in Springfield, MO, go to  https://bookings.ihotelier.com/University-Plaza-Hotel-and-Convention-Center/bookings.jsp?hotelID=17728&groupID=1237549  for the link to make your reservations online. The MNEA rate is $99 per night plus tax, with free overnight parking for guests. The deadline for room reservations is Oct. 21. After that date, rooms may not be available. The rate will ...

MNEA standing with GM workers

Just before midnight Sun., Sept. 15, 2019, the United Auto Workers (UAW) began a nationwide strike over contract negotiations with General Motors. The strike impacts 4,300 UAW families in Missouri and over 50,000 union families nationwide. Missouri NEA stands with our fellow union members in the UAW as they work to strike a fair bargain that recognizes their contribution to GM's record profits.  We have been in direct contact with the UAW Local 2250 president at the Wentzville assembly facility and...