Take Action

Every day OEA works to improve public education for our students and our members. Our strength lies in collective action. With over 123,000 members, we can affect policy to improve public education for students and the educators who serve them. Letters, emails, petitions, and phone calls from you often make the crucial difference.

Current Actions

OTES Reform! Ask Your State Representative to Support HB 540.

OEA strongly supports the comprehensive teacher evaluation reforms in House Bill 540. This OTES reform bill is sponsored by Rep. Theresa Gavarone (R-Bowling Green) and Rep. Nathan Manning (R-North Ridgeville). Both are members of the House Education Committee. HB 540 …

Working People’s Day of Action

ON FEBRUARY 24, join us for a national Day of Action in Columbus and cities across the country to protect workers’ freedoms and support strong unions. We will join thousands of working people and our allies to stand up for our freedom to come together in strong unions and fight.

How would Senate Bill 216 impact you?

Ohio state Senator Matt Huffman (R-Lima) has introduced Senate Bill 216, the “Public School Deregulation Act.” The bill has many provisions recommended by school district superintendents in Northwest Ohio. The primary intent of the bill is to create more “flexibility” …

Oppose Voucher Expansion

Background Senate Bill 85, sponsored by Senator Matt Huffman (R- Lima), would greatly expand private school vouchers in the state. The bill would replace the EdChoice and Cleveland voucher programs with a new statewide voucher called the “Opportunity Scholarship.” OEA …

Invest in our public schools

Opportunity is the cornerstone of public education. As educators, we believe that every student deserves the opportunity to learn and grow through a great public school. Educating all of Ohio students is the best investment we can make in our future — and nothing is more important. That’s why we’re committed to investing in educational opportunities for every Ohio student.