Take Action

Every day OEA works to improve public education for our students and our members. Our strength lies in collective action. With over 123,000 members, we can affect policy to improve public education for students and the educators who serve them. Letters, emails, petitions, and phone calls from you often make the crucial difference.

Current Actions

RSVP for Lobby Day

OEA Member Lobby Days provide an opportunity for OEA members to meet with state legislators to discuss key educational issues. In an effort to broaden support for public education issues and build partnerships with other public education stakeholders, we encourage …

How would Senate Bill 216 impact you?

Ohio state Senator Matt Huffman (R-Lima) has introduced Senate Bill 216, the “Public School Deregulation Act.” The bill has many provisions recommended by school district superintendents in Northwest Ohio. The primary intent of the bill is to create more “flexibility” …

Oppose Voucher Expansion

Background Senate Bill 85, sponsored by Senator Matt Huffman (R- Lima), 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 …

Invest in our public schools

Opportunity is the cornerstone of public education. As educators, we believe that every student deserves the opportunity to learn and grow through a great public school. Educating all of Ohio students is the best investment we can make in our future — and nothing is more important. That’s why we’re committed to investing in educational opportunities for every Ohio student.