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HB 154: Urge Your State Senator to Repeal State Takeovers and Restore Local Control

State government has already taken away local control from Youngstown, Lorain and East Cleveland schools. HB 154 now moves to the Ohio Senate. TAKE ACTION by urging your State Senator to support HB 154 and adapting the sample letter provided.

2019-20 OEA Treasurer Workshops
2019-2020 Treasurer’s Workshop Dates

The workshops are designed for new Local Treasurers as well as experienced treasurers who want a refresher. Other local officers are also welcome attend. OEA Treasurer Mark Hill will facilitate the workshops

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Opinion Column: House bill could be antidote for ‘test distress’

The Testing Reduction Act (House Bill 239) sponsored by Reps. Gayle Manning, R-North Ridgeville, and Erica Crawley, D-Columbus, is bipartisan legislation that makes important changes to Ohio law to reduce state-required testing. OEA strongly supports this legislation.

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OEA Delegates Elect New President And Vice President

The OEA the state’s largest public employee union, have elected Scott DiMauro to a three-year term as President, and Jeff Wensing to a three-year term as Vice President. Both will take office on July 15, 2019.

Urge Your Representative to Support HB 239 — Testing Reduction Act

As educators, we're greatly concerned about the amount of testing that Ohio’s students endure. Excessive testing has led to a loss of instructional time in the classroom and lost educational opportunities for students. Urge your legislators to support the bipartisan legislation HB 239 — the Testing Reduction Act.

2018-2019 Member Resource Guide

Thank you for your membership, your voice, and your commitment to education. As an OEA member you have access to an array of benefits and services at the local, state and national levels.

2019 Retirement Board Training Scholarships Available

The OEA sponsors scholarships for members interested in pursuing seats on the STRS, OPERS, or the SERS retirement systems' boards. Applications are due July 12, 2019.

2019-20 OEA Treasurer Workshops
2019-2020 Treasurer’s Workshop Dates

The workshops are designed for new Local Treasurers as well as experienced treasurers who want a refresher. Other local officers are also welcome attend. OEA Treasurer Mark Hill will facilitate the workshops

OEA/NEA MEMBER-ONLY BENEFITS
Your OEA membership is there to support you in the important, life-changing work that you’re doing. Visit OEA ACCESS to unlock even more dining, travel, auto, retail, and recreational discounts.


Month-at-Glance

Download the 2018-2019 Master Calendar

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Mon 20
Jun 18

Local Presidents’ Training

June 18 @ 6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Jul 19

MLTP — July 19-20th

July 19 - July 20
Jul 24
Aug 17

Columbus Crew SC V. Toronto FC – Aug. 17th

August 17 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Sep 06

Bargaining Boot Camp — Sept 6-7th —Independence

September 6 @ 5:30 pm - September 7 @ 5:30 pm
Oct 18

Bargaining Boot Camp — Dayton — Oct. 18-19th

October 18 @ 5:30 pm - October 19 @ 5:30 pm

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