Professional Educator Organizations

(Community Teachers Association)
recognizes American Education Week in November

President:  Lesha Franklin
President-Elect:  Erin Townsend
Past President:  Jessica Baker
Membership Chair:  Kim Greer
Secretary:  Deandra Owen
Treasurer:  Krista Scotten
Building Representatives
Bryan:  Shalene Gordon, Cathie Wooldridge
Benton:  Cindy Neely
Truman:  Kristy Padgett, Jessica Baker
Middle School:  Jill Barrett, Deandra Owen
High School:  Diane Blankenship, Ryan Talley
NRTC:  Amber Jenkins
Bowman:  Ruth Ann Painter
Heartland:  Kyle Talley
Bus/Maintenance:  Larry Crews
Committee Chairs
Social:  Amy Ast
Flower:  Amy Hertzberg (MS)
Legislative:  Robert Miner (HS)
Welfare:  Julie Wilson (Truman '19)
Salary:  Jennifer Ellis ('19)
Insurance:  Sandy Gilmore (MS)
T.O.Y.:  Bobbie Lou Barber (HS)
Scholarship:  Samantha Short (HS)
Programs:  Lesha Franklin (Benton)
Auditing:  Sarah Olson (NRTC)
T.O.Y. Committee
Bryan:  Christy Ast
Benton:  Katrina Rich
Truman:  Myra Bond
NMS:  Angie Landoll
NHS:  Bobbie Lou Barber
NRTC/Bowman:  Ruth Ann Painter

Missouri National Education Association
Dorene Rhoads (MS)

Missouri State Teachers Association
Kim Greer, Membership (MS)

Nevada R-5 CTA Purposes

*  To maintain a close organization of the teachers of this district;
*  To promote fellowship among the members;
*  To encourage active participation of all teachers in the solution of school problems;
*  To bring about greater unity of action;
*  To advance the ideals and standards of the teaching profession;
*  To secure conditions necessary for the greatest efficiency of the schools;
*  To aid in securing and maintaining adequate salaries, tenure, sound retirement systems, and other improvements and advancements as will enable teachers to function properly as a vital factor in our educational progress;
*  To enable members to speak with a common voice on matters pertaining to the teaching profession and to present their individual and common interests before the Board of Education and other legal authorities