Pre-K–12 teachers are the foundation of public education. Through intensive preparation programs, they acquire the knowledge, skills and dispositions necessary to meet the diverse needs of Ohio students. They engage in professional learning and growth throughout their professional careers. And, they lead their school communities in designing and implementing research-based policies and practices to increase student achievement. OEA’s Pre-K-12 teachers devote their professional lives to promoting and supporting student learning and are leading the way for children and public education.
Finding Articles in Pre-K - 12
Race to the Top includes information to support locals who are participating in the RTTT program.
Teaching and Learning contains information about reform initiatives directly affecting each teacher’s classroom including academic content standards, teacher evaluation and the use of student data.
School Improvement presents information, tools, and resources intended to strengthen your ability to engage in the school improvement process.
Professional Licensure describes Ohio’s new licensure structure and links to ODE pages with information about license renewal and advancement.
Professional Development includes Local Professional Development Committee information and other professional development resources.
Educator Standards Board contains a description of the ESB and its duties as well as a link to the ESB site and the Ohio Standards for the Teaching Profession.
Awards and Recognition is where teachers can find award applications and links to grant opportunities.
Tools and Tips contains a wide array of resources for teachers and their students.
Links is where to find other education organizations and resources for teachers of all grades and subjects.
National Board Certification is where to find links to National Board Certification information