Video highlights from the OEA Representative Assembly — May 10-11, 2019 — Including “My Story, My Struggle" by Sophia Jeng; "Suffocating on AIR" by the Flow Family; and, the retirement recognition of Pres. Becky Higgins.
OEA is opposed to the amendment as it is currently written. Students should be able to demonstrate what they know in ways other than a standardized test. A child is more than a test score. Ohio’s graduation requirements should reflect this as well.
School's (almost) out for summer!! Time to celebrate with Dave & Jimmy of WNCI 98.7FM's Morning Show at Flannagan's Dublin, 6835 Caine Rd, in Columbus
The Testing Reduction Act (House Bill 239) sponsored by Reps. Gayle Manning, R-North Ridgeville, and Erica Crawley, D-Columbus, is bipartisan legislation that makes important changes to Ohio law to reduce state-required testing. OEA strongly supports this legislation.
The OEA the state’s largest public employee union, have elected Scott DiMauro to a three-year term as President, and Jeff Wensing to a three-year term as Vice President. Both will take office on July 15, 2019.
Protect Your Students. Protect Your Contract. Protect Your Profession.
As educators, we're greatly concerned about the amount of testing that Ohio’s students endure. Excessive testing has led to a loss of instructional time in the classroom and lost educational opportunities for students. Urge your legislators to support the bipartisan legislation HB 239 — the Testing Reduction Act.
Important legislation was recently introduced to address over-testing of Ohio’s students. The listed State Representatives support this bill and is one of the cosponsors! Please take time say “thank you” by clicking here.
State government has already taken away local control from Youngstown, Lorain and East Cleveland schools. HB 154 now moves to the Ohio Senate. TAKE ACTION by urging your State Senator to support HB 154 and adapting the sample letter provided.
Thank you for your membership, your voice, and your commitment to education. As an OEA member you have access to an array of benefits and services at the local, state and national levels.
The OEA sponsors scholarships for members interested in pursuing seats on the STRS, OPERS, or the SERS retirement systems' boards. Applications are due July 12, 2019.
The workshops are designed for new Local Treasurers as well as experienced treasurers who want a refresher. Other local officers are also welcome attend. OEA Treasurer Mark Hill will facilitate the workshops
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- 2018-2019 Master Calendar (Revised: February 28, 2019)