// News

Class Size Problem Remains Critical

Educators Urge Investing in Schools Through Measure 97 Oregon…

// News

OEA Seeks Executive Director

The member-led Oregon Education Association (OEA) seeks an…

// Campaigns

The Countdown to Election Begins!

With less than four weeks remaining until Election Day 2016, the…

Stay Informed

Our Mission

The mission of the Oregon Education Association is to unite the public education profession and advocate for those professionals to ensure quality public education for students in Oregon.



  • OEA will be the lead advocate for a fully-funded public education system.
  • OEA will develop and support leaders who advocate for education, social justice, community and labor issues.
  • OEA will organize its members as advocates for professional compensation and benefits, improved working conditions and protection of member rights.
  • OEA will be the voice and proponent for professional excellence in public education.
  • OEA will be a primary resource for its members’ professional development.

Building a Member-Driven Union

On the right-hand sidebar, you'll find information and resources pertinent to the Oregon Education Association's (and our members') expertise. Familiarize yourself with our key issues - from political involvement around education funding, to the education reform movement. Explore around, get up to speed on the hot-button issues of the day, and become a more informed and empowered member activist.