Professional Educator Organizations

CTA - Community Teachers Association

Recognizes American Education Week in November


CTA Officers / Committees / Representatives

President - Erin Townsend (Bowman)

President-Elect -

Membership Chair - Kim Greer (NMS)

Secretary - Deandra Owen (NMS)

Treasurer - Krista Scotten (NMS)


2019-2020 Meeting Dates: Tuesdays at 3:30 PM

October 8, November 12, January 21, March 3


CTA Building Representatives

  • Bryan - Shalene Gordon

  • Benton - Lesha Franklin

  • Truman - Lexi Barnes, Emily Howarth

  • NMS - Jill Barrett, Deandra Owen

  • NHS - Diane Blankenship, Ryan Talley

  • NRTC - Amber Jenkins

  • Bowman - Kristy Beshore

  • Bus/Maintenance -


CTA Committee Chairs

  • Social - Amanda Pollock (NHS)

  • Flower - Michelle Westerhold (Benton)

  • Legislative - Merry White (NRTC)

  • Welfare -

  • Salary - Tammy Holcomb (Truman)

  • Insurance -

  • T.O.Y. - Erin Townsend (Bowman)

  • Scholarship - Tammy Hendren (NRTC)

  • Programs -

  • Auditing - Sarah Olson (NRTC)


T.O.Y. Committee

  • Bryan - Christy Ast

  • Benton -

  • Truman -

  • NMS - Angie Landoll

  • NHS - Bobbie Lou Barber

  • NRTC -

  • Bowman -


MNEA - Missouri National Education Association

Dorene Rhoads (NMS)


MNEA Officers / Representatives

President - Cynthia Torres (NMS or NHS)

Vice President - Beth Waldrup (Bowman)

Membership Chair - Tammy McCallister (NHS)

Teaching & Learning Chair - Audra Doak (NMS)


MSTA Building Representatives

  • Bryan -

  • Benton -

  • Truman - Chris Smoot

  • NMS - Peggy Pennington

  • NHS- Tammy McCallister

  • NRTC -

  • Bowman - Beth Waldrup

  • Bus/Maintenance -


MSTA - Missouri State Teachers Association

Kim Greer, Membership (NMS)


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 greater efficiency of the schools

  • To act 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