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OEA Vice President Receives Peace Award

In a ceremony at West-Linn-Wilsonville’s Athey Creek Middle…

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2014 American Education Week

Nov. 16-22, 2014

Join the Celebration Join thousands around the country Nov.…

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Resources for Setting Student Learning and Growth Goals

As a resource for members, OEA's Center for Great Public Schools…

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OEA Vice President Receives Peace Award

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In a ceremony at West-Linn-Wilsonville’s Athey Creek Middle School, long-time educator and Vice President of the Oregon Education Association Tony Crawford was awarded the 2014 Educational Leadership in the Field of Peace and Conflict Resolution award.

Crawford started the Student Advocacy Peace Program at Ackerman Middle School in Canby 14 years Continue Reading

2014 American Education Week

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Join the Celebration

Join thousands around the country Nov. 16-22, 2014 to celebrate public education and honor the individuals who are making a difference in ensuring every student receives a quality education. This year’s theme is "Great Public Schools: A Basic Right and Our Responsibility," and will be reflected in special observances each day Continue Reading

Oregon Voters Support Education

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Legislature Grows Pro-public Education Majority

Bucking the national trend, Oregon voters showed their strong support for public schools and pro-public education candidates! 
In communities across the state, voters passed 83 percent of all local school and community college bonds and levies on the ballot.

Two new members of the House of Continue Reading

Legislative Training for Political Activists

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Storm the Capitol!

You're invited to participate in the 2015 Legislative Training for Political Activists! Participants will engage in a hands-on training on how to effectively advocate with legislators and build a local, strategic plan to inform and engage other members. You’ll also receive information on the current state of Oregon’s budget and Continue Reading

Fall 2014 Today’s OEA

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The Fall 2014 issue of Today's OEA magazine is out! The full issue is available to read online here. Featured stories include:

  • Degrees Not Debt cover story (story published below)
  • All About Opting Out
  • Joining the Fight for a Living Wage Campaign
  • And more resources for OEA members!

Degrees Not Debt

How the Struggle for College Continue Reading

Week of Action Video

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We've compiled the best of OEA's Week of Action in pictures - take a look at our video and see the incredible community that came together all across the state for the schools our students deserve!

Hot Deals and Discounts from NEA Member Benefits

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November is upon us, and NEA Member Benefits has deals to share with you!

NEA Click & Save, the online discount buying service for NEA members, highlights select retailers and merchants each month. Check out these featured “Buy-lights” for November—just in time for holiday entertaining and gift-giving!

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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NEW! Check out the picture highlight reel above from the 2014 OEA Week of Action! See a picture you'd like to download? Head over to our Flickr album, where we've compiled all of the Week of Action pictures - from LaGrande to Portland - for your enjoyment and local use. 


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

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

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