The committee is charged with developing a consensus solution to the multi-employer pension crisis affecting families across America.
Mark Hill was recently elected by OEA’s Representative Assembly, the governing body of the organization. Hill will serve a three-year term beginning July 15, 2018.
TIP: In the Resources section you can find applications for scholarships, awards, and grants, along with other information for education professionals and local affiliates. The section is divided into Scholarships and Awards, Professional Resources, and Local Affiliate Resources.
House Bill 200, sponsored by Representative Kyle Koehler (R- Springfield), would greatly expand private school vouchers in the state. The bill would replace the EdChoice and Cleveland voucher programs with a new statewide voucher called the “Opportunity Scholarship.” OEA opposes …
In November 2017, Governor Kasich convened a bipartisan group of state leaders to make recommendations to address gun violence in Ohio. The recommendations had to be unanimous and preserve Second Amendment rights. On April 12 six proposals were introduced as House Bill 585 (Henne) and as Senate Bill 288 (Eklund and Kunze). OEA supports these reasonable proposals to make Ohio’s communities safer. Please take action by asking your state legislators to support HB 585 and SB 288.
House Bill 572 deals with the issue of service credit for non-teaching employees of County Boards of Developmental Disabilities who work on a school calendar rather than year-round. The bill would address action by the Ohio Public Employees Retirement System …
Additional Member Benefits
As the professionals who work with Ohio’s students every day, OEA members have chosen to devote their careers to public education. All active or retired OEA members — whether they’re teachers, secretaries, bus drivers, nurses, support professionals, or JVS or higher-education faculty — care about students. And OEA membership is there to support you in the important, life-changing work that you’re doing.