Teacher Education

Faculty Advisors:

Mrs. Rebecca Gallemore
Taylor Hall, Office #230
3950 E. Newman Rd.
Joplin, MO 64801-1595
Phone: 417.659.5425

Mrs. Cherona Hicklin
Taylor Hall, Office #234
3950 E. Newman Rd
Joplin, MO 64801-1595
Phone: 417.625.3153


Student-National Education Association


S-NEA is the student organization affiliated with the National Education Association, the large professional teachers organization, representing 2.4 million educators.  S-NEA supports education and encourages high professional standards at all levels.

Membership provides:

  • Professional development opportunities
  • National and state conferences such as the annual "Good Teaching Conference" at Osage Beach, Missouri in February
  • Networking opportunities at the local, state, and national levels
  • Financial services such as credit cards and travel discounts
  • $2 million liability insurance
  • Student discounts, first year teaching discounts, and a dues rebate after becoming a teacher

Membership in S-NEA is open to all candidates interested in education.