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OEA School Board Candidate Training

In Ohio, school board members serve four-year terms and appear on the ballot every odd year in November. OEA is offering a FREE seminar June 22 or July 27 for interested (and potential) candidates for any Ohio school board race to help teams prepare to run a successful campaign. RSVP today.

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Interested in Educators Extended Liability Coverage?

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.

ONE Summer 2019 Training
ONE — Start Your Year & Career Off Right!

Ohio’s New Educators (ONE) is hosting a series of one-day workshops that will help you feel confident and prepared as a new educator. Choose from July 10th, 22nd, 23rd, & Aug. 6th

Featured Professional Resources

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OEA Higher Education Benefit

Imagine What You Can Achieve with the OEA Higher Education Benefit You and your family members can now earn an associate degree completely online – for FREE. Visit FreeCollege.OHEA.org to learn more. Fall classes start Aug. 19th

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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.

2018-2019 OEA ESP Aspiring Teacher Scholarship

The $4,000 2018-2019 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.

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.

2018-2019 OEA ESP Aspiring Teacher Scholarship

The $4,000 2018-2019 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.

2018-2019 OEA Paul Swaddling Peace and International Relations Award

2018-2019 OEA Paul Swaddling Peace and International Relations Award. 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.

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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.