Local Leader Supports

To support the work of building local capacity and to add value to Union membership, we have developed several support documents and materials.

The materials listed below are available for immediate download and (where noted) are also available in a print version that will be shipped to you upon request.

For questions about these materials, please contact:
Education Policy  Research + Member Advocacy (EPRMA)
eprma@ohea.org   |  614-228-4526   |   800-282-1500



12-Month Guide (Calendar) for Local Leaders




TARGET AUDIENCE: Local Leaders

SUGGESTED USE: Local Development Planning and year-round engagement

Worksite Leader Guide




TARGET AUDIENCE: Worksite Representatives
(Building/Association Representatives

SUGGESTED USE: Worksite leader training and development

New Teachers Guide




TARGET AUDIENCE: Teachers new to the profession

SUGGESTED USE: New Employee Orientation (NEO), Back-to-School events, Trainings being held for new teachers (classroom management, Resident Educator, Ohio Teacher Evaluation System, etc.), ONE events.

Ohio's New Educator's (ONE) Flyer




TARGET AUDIENCE: Early Career Educators (Those who are within their first 10 years in the profession)

SUGGESTED USE: Use with the New Teacher Guide and the Early Career Educator Leadership Flyer to invite early career educators to membership and connect them to ONE.

Early Career Educator Leadership Flyer




TARGET AUDIENCE: Early Career Educators (Those who are within their first 10 years in the profession)

SUGGESTED USE: Use in combination with the New Teacher Guide and the ONE Flyer to invite early career educators to membership and connect them to ONE.

New Educator Data Card




TARGET AUDIENCE: Local Leaders, Worksite Leaders, Membership Action Teams, Early Career Educators, Potential Members

SUGGESTED USE: Membership recruitment campaigns, membership organizing opportunities, new employee orientations, new hire events, early enrollment campaigns, early career events.

New Education Support Professionals (ESP) Guide




TARGET AUDIENCE: ESPs new to the profession

SUGGESTED USE: NEOs, Back-to-School events, Trainings, etc.

Aspiring Educator Field Guide




TARGET AUDIENCE: Student Teachers

SUGGESTED USE: To connect with Student Teachers in locals and introduce them to the value of membership. A tool to add value to the invitation to Ohio Student Education Association (OSEA) membership.

Ohio Student Education Association (OSEA) Flyer




TARGET AUDIENCE: Worksite Representatives, Local Leaders, Organizing Committees, Membership Action Teams, Student Teachers, Aspiring Educators

SUGGESTED USE: Student Teaching Organizing/ Recruitment Campaigns, Student Teaching Cohort events, Aspiring Educator involvement fairs, Aspiring Educator recruitment opportunities.

Ohio Student Education Association (OSEA) Membership Form




TARGET AUDIENCE: Worksite Representatives, Local Leaders, Organizing Committees, Membership Action Teams, Student Teachers, Aspiring Educators

SUGGESTED USE: Student Teaching Organizing/ Recruitment Campaigns, Student Teaching Cohort events, Aspiring Educator involvement fairs, Aspiring Educator recruitment opportunities.

Membership Training Guide




TARGET AUDIENCE: Worksite Representatives, Local Leaders, Organizing Committees, Membership Action Teams

SUGGESTED USE: Membership recruitment, retention, engagement, and new leader identification training and development. This guide is especially helpful to train Local Leaders to be prepared for Back-to-School season and other membership organizing work.

Top 10 Reasons to Belong Flyer




TARGET AUDIENCE: Worksite Representatives, Local Leaders, Organizing Committees, Membership Action Teams, New Hires, Potential Members

SUGGESTED USE: Membership recruitment campaigns, membership organizing opportunities, new employee orientations, new hire events, early enrollment campaigns, early career events.

Why Join Flyer




TARGET AUDIENCE: Worksite Representatives, Local Leaders, Organizing Committees, Membership Action Teams, New Hires, Potential Members

SUGGESTED USE: Membership recruitment campaigns, membership organizing opportunities, new employee orientations, new hire events, early enrollment campaigns, early career events.

Why Join Flyer (CUSTOMIZABLE)




TARGET AUDIENCE: Worksite Representatives, Local Leaders, Organizing Committees, Membership Action Teams, New Hires, Potential Members

SUGGESTED USE: Membership recruitment campaigns, membership organizing opportunities, new employee orientations, new hire events, early enrollment campaigns, early career events.

NOTE: Download this PowerPoint Template to customize a flyer specifically for your local. Certain elements in the PowerPoint template can be branded for each local.

Join Online Flyer




TARGET AUDIENCE: Worksite Representatives, Local Leaders, Organizing Committees, Membership Action Teams, New Hires, Potential Members

SUGGESTED USE: The intended use for this flyer is to promote and drive potential members to OEA’s online enrollment page. It can also be used for membership recruitment campaigns, membership organizing opportunities, new employee orientations, new hire events, early enrollment campaigns, early career events.

Upcoming Sessions




TARGET AUDIENCE: Early Career Educators (0-10 years of experience), Local Leaders, Worksite Representatives

SUGGESTED USE: The intended use for this flyer is to support early career educators by providing relevant and meaningful professional development opportunities. Through this virtual learning series, early career educators can connect with, learn from and share ideas among fellow new educators and ONE (Ohio’s New Educators) leaders from across Ohio.

Free College Benefit – Associates Degree




TARGET AUDIENCE: All members and their families

SUGGESTED USE: This flyer is for OEA’s Free College Benefit: Associate’s Degree through Eastern Gateway. The flyer can be used in Membership recruitment campaigns, membership organizing opportunities, new employee orientations, new hire events, early enrollment campaigns, early career events, etc.

Free College Benefit – Bachelors Degree




TARGET AUDIENCE: All members and their families

SUGGESTED USE: This flyer is for OEA’s Free College Benefit: Bachelor’s Degree through Central State. The flyer can be used in Membership recruitment campaigns, membership organizing opportunities, new employee orientations, new hire events, early enrollment campaigns, early career events, etc.