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MSTA Action – Jan. 23

Downloadable pdf: 2015 Action – Jan. 23, 2015 AT A GLANCE State of the State addresses education Amendment 3, teacher pay, student achievement and student transfers mentioned in the address.   MSTA response to the State of the State MSTA encourages lawmakers to work with us to support teachers and promote local control.   Nixon proposes […]

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We Are Building Lifelong Readers!

Editor’s Note: This is a guest post from MSTA member Mandy Beerman a 5th Grade Teacher at Bueker Middle School about the shelfie contest in the Winter School & Community.  In response to MSTA’s “shelfie” contest, I Facebook posted a picture of our HOT READS shelf. The shelf, along with several other “tools”, are used in our classrooms […]

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MSTA Action – Jan. 16

PDF version: Jan. 16, 2015 AT A GLANCE Retirement bills filed Bills have been filed to reinstate the 2.55 multiplier for retired teachers with 31 or more years of service.   Senate committees established David Pearce will continue as chair of the Education Committee and Kurt Schaefer will head the Senate Appropriations Committee.     Work […]

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Media Awards

Each year MSTA recognizes outstanding media coverage and the communication efforts of CTAs, schools and MSTA members.  To be considered, please complete the following forms: Communication Award Entry Form Media Awards Entry Form Materials must be from April 1, 2014 through March 31, 2015 to be eligible. Entry forms must be completed and postmarked by […]

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2015 School Board Appreciation Week

School Board Appreciation Week takes place Jan. 25-31. Take this opportunity to recognize outstanding school board members from your district. The Missouri School Boards’ Association website says, “Missourians benefit every day from the dedicated energies and countless hours devoted by a group of more than 3,600 men and women from communities across the state. These public […]

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Southwest Region Awards

SWRTA will present up to two awards for Educator of the Year: one to an Elementary (Pre-K thru 6th grade) and one to a  Secondary (7th thru 12th grade).  Elementary and Secondary Educator of the Year recipients will receive a plaque, $500 and $250 to the educator’s CTA.   You must mark the division you are […]

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Northeast Region Capitol Day

Save the Date for the Northeast Region Capitol DayTuesday, February 24, 2015 Meet at Rotunda 3rd floor at 9:00 am for registration. 9:15 am briefing by Mike Wood and Governmental Relations Staff 9:30-11 am observe the floor, talk with your legislator (make appointments ahead of time) and deliver gifts. 11:00 am meet back at 3rd floor Rotunda to […]

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2015 Capitol Visits

MSTA Regions are supporting the MSTA Governmental Relations program by sponsoring legislative events. If you have ever thought about attending, now would be a great time to do so. Make plans to discuss with lawmakers the importance of the job that you do for students everyday. Legislators want to hear from their constituents, and with […]

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