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Addressing Student Behavior

No matter the age, student behaviors can be challenging as an…

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Save Money and Plan for your Future

OEA works to help improve members’ bottom line, including…

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ESP Leaders for Tomorrow program

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Addressing Student Behavior

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No matter the age, student behaviors can be challenging as an educator. Here are some strategies and practices to keep in mind.

If you haven’t already, take time to write out your specific expectations of students in each setting of their day and share them with your students in writing, verbally, and through modeling.

ESP Leaders for Tomorrow program

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Calling dedicated Education Support Professionals! The OEA Union School is now accepting applications for its ESP Leaders for Tomorrow program, an ongoing course that trains both current and future ESP leaders to become visible, vocal advocates at the local, state and national levels of OEA/NEA. 

What is OEA ESP Leaders for Tomorrow?

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Expanded Teacher of the Year Program

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ODE recently announced an expansion to the Oregon Teacher of the Year program. Now, Oregon will honor 19 regional teachers of the year from each of the state's Education Service Districts

The 2019 Oregon Teacher of the Year will be chosen from this group of 19 exemplary educators. Each regional honoree will also receive a cash prize of $500. 

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2018 Lobby Day

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Please join the OEA Center for Public Affairs in Salem on Monday, February 5, 2018 for our OEA Lobby Day of the 2018 Legislative Session.

We'll start our day at the Salem Convention Center for a morning of legislative engagement training.

A box lunch will be provided and from there you are free to head over to the capitol for lobbying and a tour.

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Organizing and Bargaining Conference

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Join us for a weekend of in-depth learning on best practices for organizing and bargaining for our local associations. You’ll come away with newfound skills that will strengthen your organizing and bargaining teams, as well as best practices for member engagement, communication, and campaign planning. Download the event flier here.

January 12-13, 2018
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OEA President’s Statement on the Resignation of ODE Chief State Schools Officer

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“Oregon’s educators offer our deepest gratitude to Salam Noor for his years of service to Oregon students at the Oregon Department of Education. Salam has been a steady and passionate voice for students and championed a vision for a well-rounded education for the department. His work to move our state toward a more balanced system of assessment and bringing together all Continue Reading

Welcome Back to School

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On behalf of all of us at the Oregon Education Association, we would like to welcome you back to school.

Many of you have spent all summer in our schools working with students. Others have enjoyed some valuable time off with friends and family. And others have taken second jobs.

But now as the school year begins, we are all back together and ready to do what we Continue Reading

Introducing Today’s OEA digital magazine!

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Today’s OEA is the quarterly member publication of the OEA; we strive to create rich, interesting content that is relevant to the broad diversity of our membership. This school year, we are excited to officially launch the digital version of Today's OEA at todaysoea.org, a sister website to the OEA! Our digital magazine will include all of the content you receive Continue Reading

Meet Our Members: Avery Fish

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Hi! I’m Avery Fish and I teach 2nd grade in the Centennial School District. I moved from California to begin my teaching journey at the University of Oregon (Go Ducks!) and have been an Oregonian ever since.

I began my union work thanks to a gentle push from a colleague. At first, I didn’t think it was for me but was in awe of the work being done. My involvement Continue Reading

OEA Pledges to #PROTECTDREAMERS

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On Tuesday, President Donald Trump announced that he will end the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program, which will revoke the protected status of over 800,000 people currently residing in the United States. Oregon is home to over 11,000 DACA recipients, often called “Dreamers”, many of whom are young people who have no memory of living anywhere Continue Reading

Dismantling DACA is a vicious assault on students and educators

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“Dismantling the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program is a vicious assault on students, educators, small business owners, healthcare workers, and so many others contributing to their families and communities.  DACA has proven to be an unqualified success, providing new opportunities and futures for nearly 800,000 Dreamers who live, study, and work in Continue Reading

Freedom Foundation Continues Attacks on OEA

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We've learned that the anti-union Freedom Foundation has once again spammed thousands of Oregon educators through direct mail peddling their lies and propaganda. This comes after a series of incidents last year where they either sent mail or knocked on many of your doors.

We are hearing similar reports from our neighboring NEA state affiliate leaders in Continue Reading

Innovative Ideas Receive Recognition from OEA

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Oregon Education Association is proud to support educators who go above and beyond to create a better future for their students, peers, and public education in general. The grant programs facilitated by OEA's Center for Great Public Schools provide funding to members who want to implement innovative ideas in their classroom, school, or community. 


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OEA Helps Block Voucher Bill from Advancing in Oregon Legislature

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44,000 members strong, the Oregon Education Association is actively working to defeat efforts by the DeVos-Trump administration, dark money groups and other opponents of high-quality public schools from hurting our students, members, families and communities.

Members of the Senate Education Committee held an informational hearing this week in Salem on a bill that Continue Reading

Educator Story Project

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Your stories matter. They need to be heard. That's the message OEA has sent our policy makers throughout the 2017 Legislative Session, with our collective "Story of the Day" project. Across the state - in every House District - OEA members have the taken the brave step to talk about the realities they face every day in their classrooms and worksites. The 56 Continue Reading

What You Need to Know About PERS

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Changes to PERS Underway

There have been two major changes to PERS. These changes created Tier 2 and OPSRP, which resulted in a large reduction in overall benefits for PERS recipients. These changes have helped stabilize the system, but benefits are still closely tied to returns of the stock market. The economic collapse of 2008 was devastating to PERS accounts Continue Reading

Oregon Educators Elect New OEA Leadership Team

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The Oregon Education Association held its 2017 Representative Assembly (RA) on April 21 and 22 in Portland. Over 500 delegates, representing nearly every school district in the state, gathered to adapt bylaws and policies, set organizational priorities, and vote on several OEA leadership positions. The annual gathering is the largest democratic assembly in Continue Reading

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