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Ohio department of Education and the Ohio Education Association #ABConduct tips
#ABConduct Tip Sheets

The Ohio Department of Education and Ohio Education Association has a series of career tips on how to recognize as well as address ethical dilemmas. The initiative is supported by the Buckeye Association of School Administrators (BASA), Ohio Association of …

Special Election Aug. 7th — 12th Congressional District

The Ohio Education Association’s choice is Danny O’Connor in the Aug. 7th special election in Ohio’s 12th Congressional District. He is a strong supporter of public schools who is also committed to expanding access to affordable health care and protecting …

Blog: The Antidote to Despair

By Julie Rine It’s easy to feel hopeless and overwhelmed right now, isn’t it? The Supreme Court’s decision regarding the Janus case, while not unexpected, still stung. The move by the Court has the potential to weaken unions, many sources …

You Cannot Silence the Voice of Working People

Teaching children is pretty wonderful. This has been my passion and in the 19 years that I taught, I learned from and have been inspired by my colleagues. I have also been moved by the actions of fellow union members …

Pictured OEA Endorsed Candidates Robert McFee & Jeffrey Rhodes for the STRS Retirement Board
OEA Board Members McFee and Rhodes Elected to STRS Board

Ohio Education Association’s endorsed candidates Robert McFee and Jeffrey Rhodes have been elected to the State Teachers Retirement (STRS) Board. Both terms begin Sept. 1, 2018, and conclude Aug. 31, 2022. McFee is a mathematics teacher for Willoughby Eastlake City …

Breakfast in the Classroom
Children’s Hunger Alliance Awarded OEA 2018 Friend of Education

Hungry children have trouble concentrating in school. That’s why the Children’s Hunger Alliance works to ensure more kids start their day with a healthy meal. Our School & Summer Nutrition team worked with 13 school districts in Ohio during the …

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Twinsburg Educator Named NEA’s 2018 George I. Sánchez Memorial Awardee

Ohio Education Association member Lynnette Jimenez (Twinsburg EA) has been chosen to receive the National Education Association’s 2018 George I. Sánchez Memorial Award. NEA presents the Memorial Award to a nominee whose activities significantly impact education and the achievement of …

NEA Foundation Learning and Leadership Grants
Ohio Educators Recipients of NEA grants

Stephanie Bennington of Massillon, Ohio and Casey Clark of North Canton, Ohio are each recent recipients of a $2,000 Learning and Leadership grant from the NEA Foundation. Bennington and Clark are among the 72 prestigious grant awards amounting to $261,000 …

2018 Champions of Breakfast Awards Announced

Seven OEA-member districts were recently acknowledged as 2018 Champion of School Breakfast Awardees. The award highlights the collaborative efforts between school administration, teachers, child nutrition and other building support personnel to enhance or expand access and student participation in breakfast …

Wil Trapp, Columbus Crew SC — 2018 Teacher Appreciation Week

Wil Trapp of the Columbus Crew SC visits Brookside ES (Worthington) “Thank you for all you do,” says Wil Trapp, a Columbus Crew SC defensive midfielder. In recognition of National Teacher Appreciation Week, he also speaks to the value of …

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