Topic: Education policy and governing bodies

Social Media Guidelines for Educators

Dos And Don’ts For Educators Whether you’re just considering becoming involved with social media or you’ve already established an identity on one or multiple sites, you need to use these channels wisely. OEA has developed the following guidelines on using …

Teachers and Children’s Services Investigations

Investigations by Children’s Services are NOT legal proceedings. Therefore, BEFORE talking with ANYONE from Children’s Services, please follow these important steps: If you are notified that a complaint against you has been filed with Children’s Services regarding your treatment of …

Employee Use of the Internet

In the past several years, OEA has had a rash of contractual and legal issues regarding alleged misuse of the Internet – school and personal. Therefore, we wanted to remind you of the following common sense applications of Internet usage. …

Educator Standards Board

The Educator Standards Board is responsible for: Creating teacher and principal standards, and professional development standards Creating standards for license renewal Collaborating with colleges and universities to align teacher prep programs with standards Defining master teachers Monitoring compliance with teacher …

ESSA Fact Sheet

For 14 long years, students and educators have lived under the deeply flawed No Child Left Behind (NCLB) Act. The Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA) returns decision making for our nation’s education back where it belongs — in the hands of local educators, parents, and communities — while keeping the focus on students most in need.

Commission on Student Success Report

OEA and its members have been clear in pointing out problems with the current “test-label-punish” culture and have lobbied against misguided and harmful policies on testing, teacher evaluation and school accountability. The recommendations contained in this report lay out a positive vision for a coordinated system of student assessment, educator quality, and school accountability designed to set students up for success. On behalf of the 123,000 OEA members who go to work every day in service to Ohio’s students, the Commission on Student Success offers in this report a model for reinvigorating a love of learning in our classrooms and changing Ohio’s public education system into one that upholds creativity over standardization.

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