"Sadly, the legislature leaves the communities of Youngstown, Lorain and East Cleveland languishing under a failing law until they can figure out how to give districts struggling with high levels of poverty the support they need," said OEA President Scott DiMauro
OEA is proud to introduce the new online 2019-2020 Master Calendar tool to schedule and plan for professional development opportunities, meetings, educator appreciation events, conferences as well as political actions.
Guest Blog By Julie Holderbaum, Minerva EA/OEA | Now that summer is here and you have time to breathe and reflect on the school year that just ended, maybe you’re feeling that your year was just, well, average. We don’t always see, in immediate hindsight, the seeds that we have planted and the impact that we have had...
The North Eastern Ohio Education Association will host its annual Summer Leadership Conference July 24-25. It is a day and half of learning, socializing, and relaxation. Click here to download a conference flier highlighting the the various workshops.
Protect Your Students. Protect Your Contract. Protect Your Profession.
The Senate’s substitute bill includes several provisions related to the EdChoice voucher program that serve to expand the eligibility, availability, and cost of vouchers. OEA opposes these changes. OEA believes these funds would be better applied to the approximately 90% of students who attend Ohio’s local public schools.
This is our last chance to advocate for the inclusion of the House-passed HB 154 ADC language in the state budget bill. TAKE ACTION by adapting the sample letter provided.
The Senate-passed budget bill (House Bill 166) includes new long-term graduation requirements based on a plan put forward by Ohio Excels. OEA opposes this plan as currently written as it has an overly rigid reliance on high-stakes testing. Take Action with this sample to tell your legislators to get graduation right for Ohio’s students.
OEA/NEA MEMBER-ONLY BENEFITS
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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
The intent of OEA/NEA Educators Employment Liability (ELL) program is to protect members — whether classroom teachers or support professionals — from personal financial liability for most incidents arising out of their educational employment activities or duties. Complete and return this form by Sept. 20th.
Month-at-Glance — Featured Events
OEA Master Calendar
- 2018-2019 Master Calendar (Revised: Feb. 28, 2019)
- 2019-2020 Online Master Calendar — (How to submit and use the calendar portal.)