OEA applauds the wisdom of the OH Supreme Court in striking down the gerrymandered maps that would have denied Ohioans a real voice in the Statehouse. This is a huge victory for voters & Ohio schools, which are greatly impacted by the decisions of the state’s elected lawmakers.
Empowering Students – 2022 Ohio Teacher of the Year Kurt Russell, a social studies teacher at Oberlin High School, wants his students to be authentic, confident, and know their potential
The new 2021-2022 OEA Member Resource Guide is an overview to help you make the most of your OEA Membership
Teacher Appreciation Week is May 2-6 and it’s time once again to encourage people in communities across Ohio to show their gratitude for all the ways teachers, education support professionals, and all educators who work in our public schools make a difference in the lives of students. With so many OEA members seriously considering leaving the profession early and too few young people choosing education as a career, gratitude is not enough. Educators deserve SUPPORT and RESPECT.
Support, Protection, Power by OEA President Scott W. DiMauro | OEA is an incredible organization…we have caring, committed, qualified educators in all 88 of Ohio’s counties performing in a wide variety of roles who are united in a single cause.
By Julie Rine is an English Instructor and an Academic Challenge Advisor at Minerva High School, Minerva, Ohio.
Whisper Grant for Students in Need offer direct assistance to an individual student or group of students with educational or personal needs when a hardship is identified. Grants are issued to a requesting education staff member(s) to purchase items or improve an individual’s or group of individual’s school learning or academic performance or to assist with basic needs such as eyeglasses, personal hygiene items, repairs to a broken wheelchair, etc. Grants may be awarded in the following increments based on determined needs and calculated costs: $100, $150, or $200, up to a maximum of $2,000 per school year.
Teaching children is pretty wonderful. This has been my passion and in the 19 years that I taught, I learned from and have been inspired by my colleagues. I have also been moved by the actions of fellow union members …
Together, we are continuing the fight for strong public schools by strengthening our locals and demonstrating value and relevance to our members.
Seeking additional professional growth opportunities this summer? Consider applying to OEA’s new Training Institute, July 11-14, 2018, at OEA Headquarters to become a Professional Learning Presenter! Engage with cultural competency and equity literacy content as well as applicable adult learning theories.