Join Now, Pay Later

Get up to three months free when you join now for 2022-23.

Deferring your payment

To make sure your payments are delayed until July, make sure you select "Schedule My Payment" when checking out.


And then choose July as your first payment date.

As always, please contact our accounting department by email or at 800-392-0532 if you have any issues or questions.

Who is eligible to participate? 

  • Any previous member of MSTA can rejoin, regardless of how long their break in service. 
  • Any education employee who has never been a member of MSTA. 
  • Retired teachers who are not currently members. 

What benefits do members receive? 

Members joining under this program receive all MSTA benefits immediately, including: 

  • Liability insurance (Not available to retirees without Plus Protection.) 
  • Legal services (Not available to retirees without Plus Protection.) 
  • Immediate access to support from member service coordinators 
  • Publications (print and digital) 
  • Discounts etc. 

How much are dues?

  • Returning certified members pay $230 
  • Returning associate members pay $90 
  • New members pay $130 
  • Retired members pay $25 annual or $250 lifetime. (Note: Plus Protection is an additional benefit that must be purchased separately.) 

How do members join? 

  • Online: Go to 
  • Call: New members call MSTA at 800-392-0532 and ask to join 
  • Application: New members can complete a paper new member application and submit it to the MSTA accounting department. (Can be scanned and emailed.) 

How do members pay? 

  • Pay directly using credit card/debit card (Autopay). Payments will begin in July. 
  • Pay using payroll deduction if their district offers it. Payments will begin as determined by the district. Members wishing to use payroll deduction must complete and sign a new member application. 
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Benefits of MSTA Membership

  • A designated member service coordinator

  • Professional learning opportunities

  • Liability Insurance

  • A voice in Jefferson City.

  • Leadership opportunities

  • Legal support

  • Networking with 43,000 Missouri educators

Set My Region

Set your region by specifying your Missouri school district. This does not affect your actual region associated with your MSTA membership. This only sets your region while you browse the MSTA website.

My Current Region

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