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New Members

Welcome to the Oregon Education Association! We’re excited that you have joined OEA - an advocate for students, educators, and their families across the state of Oregon.  As a new member of OEA, you’ll want to take a moment to explore some of the many benefit programs available to OEA members, including:

  • Discounts on shopping, entertainment and travel
  • Financial Services, including credit card and credit union services
  • Health & Wellness Information
  • Auto and Home Insurance Programs
  • Loan Forgiveness program information

When you join OEA, NEA and your local association, you are joining a 2.5 million-member family of pre-school through grade 12 educators, higher education faculty and staff and education support professionals. It is an opportunity to work with others who share your professional goals and concerns. The OEA has a wealth of resources to help wth the transition into your new role.

Guides for New Members

These guides, created annually by OEA's Center for Great Public Schools, provide tips and resources specifically designed for new OEA members in their field: Community College Faculty, Classified/Education Support Professionals (ESP), and Teachers. To read the handbook online, click on the appropriate cover below. You will be redirected to a PDF viewer site (issuu.com) and will have the option to download the handbook.

New Teacher Handbook
New Education Support
Professionals Handbook
New Community College
Faculty Member Handbook
New Community College Education Support Professional Handbook