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Scholarships for 2020 NEA National Leadership Summit Due Sept. 28th

The 2020 Summit will be held in Orlando, Florida, March 13-15, 2020, at the Hyatt Regency Orlando. 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. Applications due Sept. 28th

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OEA/NEA Member Back-to-School Guide

Students may still be enjoying their summer vacations, but for educators, the beginning of the next school year is just around the corner. The editors of @NEAToday & OhioSchools Magazine have compiled a list of our best articles and resources to help you get ready for the fall semester.

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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.

2019-2020 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.

Top 10 Reasons to Belong to OEA

There’s power in numbers. Belonging to your OEA and your Local Association gives you greater influence over the decisions that affect your students, your classroom, and your career.

ESP webinar: Building Capacity to Fight Privatization

There is an old saying, “An ounce of prevention is worth a pound of cure”. In terms of protecting our members from privatization, prevention has a better record of success than trying to “cure” privatization once a service has been put up for bid. This webinar is designed to give locals an ounce of prevention and more.
Privatization is not slowing down. In recent years, we have seen ESP career families, such as paraeducators, that we used to assume were safe from privatization, come under attack.

2019-2020 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.

2019-2020 OEA Charles A. Glatt — Human and Civil Rights Award

The Ohio Education Association recognizes achievements in human relations and related intercultural activities that impact children, communities, the educational process, and/or the United Education Profession by presenting the 2018-2019 OEA Charles A. Glatt — Human and Civil Rights Award. Dr. …

2019-2020 Holloways — Human and Civil Rights Award

The Holloways Award is presented to an individual OEA member for outstanding contributions to the promotion or execution of excellent human relations skills and interpersonal relationships as modeled by example.