Featured Affiliate Resources

Ohio Pension Plans
December 2022 OEA Retirement Systems Update

Report to the OEA Board of Directors — the State Teachers Retirement System, the School Employees Retirement System, & the Ohio Public Employees Retirement System.

Ohio Pension Plans
October 2022 OEA Retirement Systems Update

Report to the OEA Board of Directors — the State Teachers Retirement System, the School Employees Retirement System, & the Ohio Public Employees Retirement System.

Ohio Pension Plans
September 2022 OEA Retirement Systems Update

Report to the OEA Board of Directors — the State Teachers Retirement System, the School Employees Retirement System, & the Ohio Public Employees Retirement System.

Featured Professional Resources

EdPro Connect

Ohio Education Association’s Education Professional Connection (EdPro Connect) provides background and resources on the most current topics in public education. Each EdPro Connect entry features insights from OEA professionals as well as links to additional resources

Ohio Code of Conduct FAQs

Below are documents for a variety of topics to Frequently Asked Questions relating to Ohio’s Code of Conduct developed jointly between OEA and the Ohio Department of Education. Click on each topic to down each document in .pdf format in …

Scholarships for 2023 NEA National Leadership Summit

The 2023 NEA National Leadership Summit will be held March 10-12, 2023. At this time, the NEA is planning for an in-person experience, to be held at the Moscone Convention Center, San Francisco, CA. The summit will further develop Activist leaders and prepare them with the knowledge, skills, and abilities necessary to lead relevant, thriving associations and to lead in their professions. The theme for the 2023 Summit is Joy, Justice, Excellence: The Strength of Educators. The Brilliance of Students. The Power of Community.

Featured Scholarships and Awards

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OEA Educational Foundation

The work of the Ohio Educational Foundation is to fund initiatives that enhance student learning, student achievement, and well being, as well as promote social justice. Its Board of Directors is pleased to introduce four funding opportunities available to all OEA members.

OEA ESP Aspiring Teacher Scholarship

The $4,000 ESP Aspiring Teacher Scholarship is presented each year to an Education Support Professional member currently enrolled in an undergraduate teacher education program in Ohio or a senior education student who has been formally accepted for graduate study in a master’s degree of education program at an accredited Ohio college or university.

OEA Paul Swaddling Peace and International Relations Award

The OEA Paul Swaddling Peace and International Relations Award recognizes individual members and local associations who have furthered the cause of peace and international understanding. Paul Swaddling was a teacher for over 20 years in the Berea City Schools located in northeastern Ohio. His personal and professional life exemplified a commitment to his two great passions: education and peace.

Featured Take Action

2018 OEA Election Guide
OEA 2022 Election Guide

This content is for OEA members only.

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Ohio Senate Testimony: the Proposed Graduation Requirements’ Amendment

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.