Teacher Education

Faculty Advisor:

Ms. Sheila Damer

Taylor Hall, Office #224
3950 E. Newman Road
Joplin, MO 64801-1595
Phone: 417.625.9623



Student-Missouri State Teachers Association


S-MSTA is a college organization of Missouri State Teachers Association.  The purpose of S-MSTA is to promote professional ideals and purposes.

Membership Advantages:

  • Communication and cooperation among chapters
  • Major activities and programs
  • Personal growth opportunities
  • Leadership training
  • Higher standards of teacher education
  • Attendance at the annual S-MSTA spring state conference at Tan-Tar-A
  • Receive low cost liability insurance for interns and student teachers
  • 50% dues reduction for 1st year teachers

Membership is open to ALL education majors