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Teacher Appreciation Week 2015

Throughout the year, we appreciate all you do as educators and members. But during Teacher Appreciation Week 2015 we wanted to take a few extra minutes and thank you again. This year, we invite you to thank a teacher who inspired you, encouraged you or who helped make you the educator you are today.   Download and […]

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MSTA Action – May 1, 2015

Downloadable pdf. – MSTA Action – May 1, 2015 AT A GLANCE Omnibus education bill SB172, a bill allowing students to earn a certificate in a CTE field, has grown to include many other provisions as it moved through committee. One additional provision is the addition of HB478, which makes permanent the 2.55 percent multiplier for teacher who work […]

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International Business Summer Academy

Editor’s Note: This is a guest post about the Saint Louis University International Business Summer Academy for high school juniors and seniors from the John Cook School of Business. The John Cook School of Business is the oldest business school west of the Mississippi River, located in the heart of a large metropolitan area, and is well connected […]

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Work at MSTA – Lake Area Field Rep

                        The Missouri State Teachers Association is looking for an individual to help teachers and other school-related personnel access MSTA member services, benefits, and job-related information. Our Field Service Coordinators are key employees for the Association, serving as the “face of MSTA” and local […]

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Two-Tier Teacher Certification Explanation

As the school year winds down and you check off items on the end of the year list, now is a good time to review the Missouri teacher certification requirements. Missouri has a Two-Tier Certification System – the Initial Professional Certificate (IPC) is for teachers in years one through four and the Career Continuous Professional Certificate (CCPC) is for those who’ve […]

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MSTA Action – April 24, 2015

Downloadable pdf – MSTA Action – April 24, 2015 AT A GLANCE Bill to change civics education fails in Senate committee HB578, which would have added specific civics requirements for students to graduate, failed to pass.   Teacher voices heard on civics education Many legislators mentioned hearing opposition from teachers led to them voting against HB578. […]

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MSTA Action – April 17, 2015

Downloadable .pdf – 2015 Action – April 17 AT A GLANCE Teacher retirement bills go before committees Multiple bills concerning teacher retirement were heard in House and Senate committees. Some of the issues the bills address are reinstating the 2.55 percent multiplier for teachers who work 31 or more years and applying the 550-hour limitation to those working for […]

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2015 Mark Twain Teacher Workshops

Editor’s Note: this is a guest post from the Mark Twain Museum about the 10th annual Mark Twain Teacher Workshops July 6-10 in Hannibal, Missouri. This year’s focus in on Mark Twain’s short stories and Common Core Standards. Teachers will be exposed to a variety of Mark Twain’s short stories and essays spanning a wide range of […]

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Northeast Region Banquet

Thursday May 7, 2015 Registration: 5:30 Dinner: 6:00 Award Presentations:  6:30 Guest Speaker- Joe Bex Macon Expo Center 1303 South Missouri Street, Macon, MO  63552 Come celebrate your colleagues’ achievements and milestones including retiree recognition! Good food Prizes Camaraderie Submit your RSVP’s  for your district no later than April 17, 2015! Complete the form online  […]

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