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Free Law School Forum for educators

  Want to attend a free forum where you can talk with law professors and enhance your general legal knowledge you can take back to your students? Well you are in luck! The Missouri Bar is having a Law Forum for Educators in Columbia from June 22 and 23. This is a great opportunity for […]

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Capitol visits CANCELLED

                      MSTA capitol visits for Southeast, Southwest, Jefferson County and Central Region, scheduled for March 3 are cancelled. The Legislature is expected to be out of session in order to allow legislators to attend the funeral of State Auditor Tom Schweich. As of now, we […]

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MSTA Action – Feb. 27, 2015

Downloadable pdf. – MSTA Action – Feb. 27, 2015 AT A GLANCE Teacher retirement bill moves through committee The House Pensions Committee approved HB478 (P. Fitzwater) which would make permanent a 2.55 percent factor for teachers who work 31 or more years.    Senate Education Committee approves formula bill SB424 would delay the implementation of a […]

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Epson Launches ‘BrightLink Projector Teacher Contest’

Editor’s Note: This is a guest post from The Epson BrightLink Projector Teacher Contest which ends on April 15. Do you want to win an Epson BrightLink® 595Wi finger-touch interactive projector for your classroom? If you are a K-12 or post-secondary educator, share three creative ways to engage students in the classroom using an interactive projector as […]

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Grow Rural Education grants help promote math and science education

Editor’s Note: This is a guest post from the America’s Farmers Grow Rural Education program, sponsored by the Monsanto Fund. Improving science and math education continues to be a top priority for school district across the U.S., and science and math teachers are always looking for new ways to inspire their students in the classroom. The […]

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Bringing AEDs to Schools

Bolivar Intermediate School nurse Kristy Lipsey remembers very little about the morning of Oct. 16, 2012, the day she suffered a heart attack. “I walked through the main doors, and I didn’t even make it to the foyer. I just fell over,” Lipsey says. Everything else she knows about that day was told to her […]

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Southwest Region Teacher Education and Professional Standards Dinner and In-Service

The Southwest Region TEPS (Teacher Education and Professional Standards) dinner and in-service will be held Monday, April 06, 2015 at the Ramada Oasis Convention Center, 2546 North Glenstone, Springfield. Registration is 5:15-5:30 p.m. Our guest speaker is Nancy Samalin, M.S., an internationally known parent educator, best-selling author and workshop leader who has appeared on the “Today […]

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Pets Add Life Children’s Poetry Contest

Editor’s note: This is a guest post from Pets Add Life, a non-profit campaign established by the American Pet Products Association.  The Pets Add Life Children’s Poetry Contest is back – and they’ve extended their deadline! Through Saturday, Feb. 28, students in grades 3-8 can submit poems about their pets for a chance to win a […]

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MSTA Action – Feb. 20, 2015

Downloadable pdf: 2015 Action – Feb. 20 AT A GLANCE House committee hears bills Terrorist threats would become an act of school violence if HB242 passes. HB380 addresses graduation requirements for a CTE high school diploma. House student transfer bill out of committee HB42 (Wood) was voted out of committee this week, and it now includes […]

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Northeast Region Meet and Greets

Greetings Northeast MSTA CTA Presidents! The Great Northeast Region Meet and Greets are back! Due to popular demand, we are planning three (3) exciting opportunities for our leaders! Each CTA in the Region is receiving special invitation to attend a social meet and greet event. We would like for each CTA to send an officer […]

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