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Check out the 2014 OEA-RA Videos!

Without a doubt, one of the major highlights of the 2014 OEA…

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OEA 2014 Week of Action

Corporate profits are off the charts, yet our schools remain…

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Wear Red for Public Ed

On Tuesday, October 14 educators and education support…

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Check out the 2014 OEA-RA Videos!

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Without a doubt, one of the major highlights of the 2014 OEA Representative Assembly was getting to hear Oregon's Teacher of the Year, Brett Bigham, deliver his emotionally inspiring speech to the 600+ delegates in the room this Spring. If you were unable to attend the OEA-RA this year, we encourage you to listen in and learn a bit more about the Continue Reading

OEA 2014 Week of Action

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Corporate profits are off the charts, yet our schools remain desperately underfunded. Standardized testing is taking the love of learning out of our classrooms, yet there is still overuse and abuse of high-stakes tests in our schools.

The good news is that Oregon educators are leading the way and taking action to create the schools our students Continue Reading

Wear Red for Public Ed

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On Tuesday, October 14 educators and education support professionals across the state will be wearing Red for Public Ed to show unity and solidarity for the Schools Our Students Deserve! The day falls during OEA’s 2014 Week of Action, October 12 – 18, when local associations and communities have a variety of events scheduled to bring attention to Continue Reading

Oregon Student Mock Election

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Hey educators! Are you looking for materials to educate your students on civic education, government, and the importance of voting?

The Oregon Student Mock Election is a hands-on, experienced-based program that allows students to “mock vote” on important issues in Oregon. The program is free, closely aligned with Oregon Social Studies Standards, Continue Reading

Apply for an Employee Wellness Grant!

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OEA Choice Trust (Trust) has a unique opportunity to assist in promoting the health and well-being of Oregon school employees through the provision of wellness grants. In doing so we can help seed programs and culture changes for healthy living that go beyond the school setting; to students, parents and communities. Through the OEA Choice Trust Continue Reading

NW Conference on Teaching for Social Justice

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Rethinking our Classrooms; Organizing for Better Schools

This fantastic conference opportunity will offer workshops that:

  • Express a social justice perspective
  • Are hands on and practical
  • Give participants a chance to talk to one another

Saturday October 18, 2014
8:00 – 4:30

Madison High School
2735 NE 82nd Ave.
Portland, Continue Reading

OEA Regional Advocacy Conferences

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This fall, OEA members will have the opportunity to build new skills and strengthen connections with other educators in your region. The trainings offered at OEA's Regional Advocacy Conferences cover a variety of subjects including building power through contract negotiations, effective communications, engaging new members in the union, and gaining Continue Reading

Welcome Back to School!

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Welcome to your union, the Oregon Education Association. With your membership, you are joining with 42,000 Oregon educators who are committed to improving the lives of all Oregonians through quality public education. Through our union, we work to ensure that every Oregon student has access to a quality education and that our public schools and Continue Reading

Tackling the Summer Slide

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Armed with a passion for supporting our neediest students, Oregon educators creatively address - and prevent - summer learning loss.

Harrison Park Elementary School sits at a busy corner in Southeast Portland where cars fly by and ambulances squeal day and night. In recent years, the poverty-stricken neighborhood has been plagued by racial Continue Reading

Oregon Labor Candidate School

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Tired of policy makers ignoring the interests of educators and working families? Ever thought of running for office? Now is your chance to be the change from within – sign up for the Oregon Labor Candidate School (OLC) today!

The Oregon Labor Candidate School (OLCS) is an important element of OEA's strategic goal to reshape politics!  The School Continue Reading

We Won’t Give Up

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National Education Association President Dennis Van Roekel is angry at people who would treat our children as commodities in order to yield profits, attack educators and create conflict rather than actually work to improve public education for all our students. Watch and hear what he has to say.

Reynolds High School Tragedy

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Our hearts are with the educators, students and families members impacted by the shooting at Reynolds High School on Tuesday, June 10. As an education community, we mourn the loss of freshman student Emilio Hoffman. We also honor the bravery of Reynolds High School PE teacher Todd Rispler, who, despite being injured by a grazing bullet, alerted Continue Reading

OEA Members Call for Moratorium on New High-Stakes Tests

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At the recent 2014 OEA Representative Assembly (OEA-RA), members of the Oregon Education Association (OEA) took a strong stand on behalf of their students and against the overuse of new high-stakes, standardized tests. The OEA-RA is the largest deliberative body of professional educators in Oregon, averaging more than 600 member-delegates each Continue Reading

Strategic Action Plan in Full Swing

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Oregon educators now have a stronger voice at the bargaining table, in the halls of the Capitol, at the ballot box, in their classrooms and communities, and in policy discussions at the local, state and federal levels.

We are seeing a record number of OEA members engaged in new and exciting ways to lead their union and their profession.

The Continue Reading

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