MO State Budget Approved - Teacher Starting Pay Increased

The Missouri General Assembly passed the $49 billion state budget last week. This budget was the largest budget passed in Missouri history. The budget includes DESE's $10 billion budget. Below are some of the funding increases:   Funds to increase teacher pay, including: Fully funding Governor Parson’s recommendation to increase the baseline teacher salary from $25,000...
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Meet the Staff - Morgan Piening

The Talent Behind the Success of MRTA   MRTA has successfully advocated for Missouri public school teachers and personnel since its inception in 1960. Now, under new leadership, the organization is giving itself an upgrade, reinventing itself with a forward-looking vision to collaborate, grow and strengthen MRTA, especially in a post-Covid environment, where our association was...
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Press Release - MRTA Executive Director Retires

The Board of the Missouri Retired Teachers Association and Public School Personnel (MRTA) announces the retirement of their long-term Executive Director Jim Kreider. Mr. Kreider led MRTA for 18 years, and MRTA wishes the best for him in his next chapter. MRTA has represented the interests of Missouri’s retired teachers and public school personnel for over 60 years. 30,000...
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BBQ Brie-ng In The New Year

Getting friends and family together is just the start for a great holiday get-together. You want to create a holiday to remember, and that means offering something unique and delicious. Have we got a treat for you!   This BBQ Brie with Raspberries recipe is easy to make, bursting with flavor, and the perfect snack that makes 4 to 6 servings.   What You Need: 2 Cups...
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