MSTA Presents

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Thursday May 09, 2024

On Tuesday, the Governor signed SB727, an education bill covering several areas, including the small schools grant, vouchers, early childhood education, and an increase in teacher salaries. You can read more about the bill here. This audio from a video can also be found at the previous link.

Wednesday Mar 27, 2024

Brian Latkowski, Executive Vice President of Sales for New Benefits, joins MSTA Presents to discuss MSTA's newest offering for members, Wellbeing Access and Wellbeing Access Plus. 
Click here to learn more about New Benefits

Monday Feb 05, 2024

MSTA Presents is joined by Robyn Haug, Ladue Instructional Coach as well as EdcampSTL Planning Member, and Chris McGee, Chief Executive Officer for Connected Learning and Assistant Superintendent at Maplewood Richmond Heights.
We discuss Connected Learning's upcoming event, EDcampSTL 2024: Seeking Balance. Edcamp will take place Saturday, March 9 from 8:30 - 12:00 pm. at Clayton High School. 
To find out more information and register, head to and click on, "Upcoming Events."

Thursday Jan 25, 2024

I spoke with staff member, Darbie Valenti Huff about MSTA's Virtual New Teacher Summit, February 7, 5:00 - 8:00 pm.
Sign up for the summit here.
View the flyer here.
Sneak peak of the platform being used for the summit can be seen here.

Thursday Nov 09, 2023

Ursulla Wadley, JAG Coordinator at an alternative high school in Cape Girardeau, and Jennifer Moore, Project 180 Coordinator at Union High School, will be presenting 2 workshops at the MSTA Convention: "Challenging behaviors, not challenging students," and "In the trenches: Proactive and reactive measures."

Thursday Nov 09, 2023

Jennifer Kidwell teaches at De Soto 73, and serves as the chair for the foreign language department. Her workshop is titled, "Flipping forward: Bringing flipped classroom to 21st century problem solving."

Thursday Nov 09, 2023

Candace Kluba, an educator in the Washington School District, shares information about her MSTA Convention workshop, "Balancing Act: Empowering educators and nurturing students - strategies for classroom well-being."

Wednesday Nov 08, 2023

Kristie Zorn, 8th grade science teacher at Fort Osage, gives us some insight into her MSTA convention workshop, "School should be FUN! Brain breaks, transitions, and fun in the classroom."

Monday Oct 02, 2023

Dr. Deana Ogden, Professional Learning Manager for MSTA and Dr. Jason Adams, Assistant Superintendent for Learning, Webster Groves School District and President - Missouri Learning Forward and Team Member - National Learning Forward Conference Planning Committee join the podcast to discuss Learning Forward and the upcoming Learning Forward Conference.

Monday Oct 02, 2023

Dr. Brooks Gibbs, Resilience Educator with a PHD in social psychology joins Todd and Dr. Deana Ogden to give a preview of his Keynote presentation and his Deep Dive workshop at MSTA's 2023 Convention. 
You can learn more about Dr. Gibbs here.
Click here to learn more about his MSTA convention presentation.
Click here to register for the Deep Dive.


MSTA Presents

MSTA Presents is the official home for the Missouri State Teachers Association podcast. Look for weekly episodes focusing on MSTA highlights, education news, professional learning and legislative updates. 


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