OEA Urges Greater Accountability in Reopening Plans for Schools

As Ohio’s teachers, education support professionals, and students prepare to head back to school in the fall, the Ohio Education Association (OEA) welcomes the guidelines released by Governor Mike DeWine Thursday, and encourages the Administration to give additional consideration to enforcement of the guidelines

Legislative Watch – June 25, 2020

OEA Testifies in Opposition to Senate Bill 320

2020 Summer Leadership Academy Lunch Chat [June 23, 2020]

An audio recording of the OEA Summer Leadership Academy 2020 Lunch Chat with OEA President Scott DiMauro, Ohio Superintendent Paolo DeMaria, and Acting Medical Director Dr. Mary Kate Francis

Ohio Education Association Supports State Resolutions Declaring Racism a Public Health Crisis

As the national conversation about racial and economic inequities continues, the OEA stands in support of the concurring resolutions (HCR 31 and SCR 14) under consideration in the Ohio House and Senate to declare racism a public health crisis and create a working group to promote racial equity.

Legislative Watch – June 12, 2020

House Bill 164 – Ohio General Assembly Passes Changes in Education Law Due to COVID-19

Urge the U.S. Senate to pass the HEROES Act to provide critical funding for schools and save jobs

Please join fellow OEA members in asking their representatives in the U.S. Congress to pass the HEROES Act to provide critical funding for schools and save jobs. This Passage of the HEROES Act would save the jobs of more than 800,000 educators nationally.

Legislative Watch – June 5, 2020

Additional Covid-related Education Law Changes Proposed; Election Laws Under Consideration

Ohio Education Association Stands in Solidarity with Protestors Demanding an End to Systemic Racism and Brutality in wake of George Floyd’s Death

As Americans exercise their fundamental right to free speech by taking part in protests across the nation, the Ohio Education Association (OEA) joins them in urging long overdue reforms to address the unacceptable racial disparities in the United States.

Legislative Watch – May 29, 2020

House Passes Reduction Testing Reduction Act

In Senate Testimony, Ohio Education Association Urges Lawmakers to Prioritize Health and Safety in School Re-Opening Plans

Ohio Education Association (OEA) President Scott DiMauro today urged members of the Senate Finance Committee to ensure the safety of students, educators, support staff, and community members as new policies are created to move forward in the face of the COVID-19 pandemic.

Ohio Education Association Vows to Continue Fight Against Ill-Conceived State Takeover Law in Wake of Supreme Court Decision

The Ohio Education Association (OEA) is disappointed but undeterred by the Ohio Supreme Court’s decision to uphold the 2015 law that allowed the creation of state-appointed academic distress commissions, while wresting control from local school districts and failing to serve the best interests of students

Action Alert: Ohio Education Association Urges Members to Call on Congress to Provide Critical Funding for Schools

OEA President Scott DiMauro to address national audience Thursday to highlight urgent need for federal assistance as Ohio cuts funding for public schools.

Legislative Watch – May 6, 2020

State Budget Reductions Update

Ohio Pension Plans
February 2020 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.

NEA Representative Assembly

Interested in becoming a state delegate to the NEA Representative Assembly? Declaration of candidacy forms are located at this link.

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OEA Legal Services — Protecting Your Rights

The high cost of hiring an attorney to protect employment rights should not be a deterrent to an OEA member. Each year, the OEA-NEA Legal Services Program provides paid legal representation to members who are forced to take legal action in a matter relating to their job.

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Shaping a Vision for Accurate, Meaningful State Report Cards

OEA is calling for an end to the use of arbitrary letter grades and questionable methodologies that are biased against low-income districts. Our goal is to make report cards easier to understand so that they are more useful for parents and the community.

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OEA Higher Education Benefit

Imagine What You Can Achieve with the OEA Higher Education Benefit – for FREE. Visit FreeCollege.OHEA.org to learn more.

Month-at-Glance — Featured Events

OEA Master Calendar

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2019-2020 Online Master Calendar

July 1, 2019 - August 31, 2020

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