Meet the Staff - Sarah Hoeller

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 proactive new leadership, the organization is giving itself an upgrade, reinventing itself with a forward-looking vision to collaborate, grow and strengthen MRTA. A key part of this is the MRTA office team. These...
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Aging In Place – Safely

80% of Americans age 50 and over say they want to continue living in their own homes. This is what is referred to by the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention as Aging In Place, which they define as “the ability to live in one’s own home and community safely, independently, and comfortably, regardless of age, income or ability level.” Widely perceived as the...
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Read All About It: April is the Month for National Librarian Day and National School Librarian Day

Did you know that April 4 is National School Librarian Day and April 16 is National Librarian Day? These are both great opportunities to be thankful for all the help and knowledge that librarians provide. From children’s story-time to literacy classes, libraries offer a wealth of free public resources. Most librarians have a Master’s Degree in Library Science. Librarians are...
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It Don’t Mean a Thing If It Ain’t Got That Swing: 6 Fun Facts About Jazz

International Jazz Day Is April 30. Begun in November 2011 by the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization, International Jazz Day highlights jazz and its diplomatic role in uniting people in all corners of the globe.  International Jazz Day is the culmination of April as Jazz Appreciation Month. Both events celebrate this unique and rich international art...
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