Ohio House Bill 70 Hijacked Democracy

Guest Blog | By Jeanne Melvin, OEA-Retired | A state takeover is part of the effort to privatize public education. Without a public hearing, the hijacked HB 70 passed the Senate and the House and was sent to the governor and signed into law. #OverTestedOH #RedForEd

Former OEA Members Working to Dismantle State Takeover Law

State Representatives Joseph A.  Miller III (D-Amherst) and Don Jones (R-Freeport) recently announced they will soon introduce bipartisan legislation to repeal portions of House Bill 70 — the state takeover bill.

OEA VP Scott DiMauro: Graduation Requirements & State Takeover

It is simply unfair and unreasonable to expect that students who are already half way through their high school careers should be expected to meet a whole new set of requirements for graduation.They and the education professionals who support them need time to plan for these changes.  

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. These scholarships cover the cost of training sessions required to complete a Certificate of Achievement in Public Plan Policy (CAPPP).

Election Notice: NEA-RA / NEOEA Advisory Seats

The Annual Meeting and Representative Assembly (RA) will be held July 2-7, 2019, at the George R. Brown Convention Center, in Houston, TX. Balloting closes March 30, 2019 at 5 p.m. Follow these links to access your OEA-Retired 2019 Election Ballot

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.

OEA Legislative Watch
Legislative Watch

OEA LEGISLATIVE WATCH — Extending Alt. Graduation Pathways | Restoration of OPERS Credit for DD Employees | Proposed HJR 19 Constitutional amendment making it more difficult to pass amendments met with sharp criticism as an attack on direct democracy.

Election Notice: NEA-RA / NEOEA Advisory Seats

The Annual Meeting and Representative Assembly (RA) will be held July 2-7, 2019, at the George R. Brown Convention Center, in Houston, TX. Balloting closes March 30, 2019 at 5 p.m. Follow these links to access your OEA-Retired 2019 Election Ballot

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.


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Download the 2018-2019 Master Calendar

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Fri 22

2019 NEA 28th ESP Conference — March 22-24th

March 22 @ 8:00 am - March 24 @ 11:00 am
Apr 02

Educator Appreciation Night — April 2nd

April 2 @ 7:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Apr 04

OEA-Retired Spring Conference — April 4th

April 4 @ 9:30 am - 3:00 pm
Apr 26

2019 OEA ESP Leadership Conference — Apr. 26-27th

April 26 @ 6:00 pm - April 27 @ 3:00 pm
Apr 27
May 04

OEA Day of Collaboration — May 4th

May 4 @ 9:00 am - 3:00 pm

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