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Honoring OEA Visionary Bob Crumpton

We learned earlier this week that former OEA Executive Director…

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Tragedy at UCC

Words can't begin to express our grief and sadness over the tragic…

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It’s Time to Lead!

Oct. 3, 2015

The momentum has been building and we are ready to launch the…

It’s Time to Lead!

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The momentum has been building and we are ready to launch the Better Oregon Campaign to fund public education, healthcare and senior services. It starts with us -- OEA and our 42,000 members will make the difference in this campaign. 

On Saturday, October 3, we are holding events across the state to train OEA members and volunteers on how to collect signatures to Continue Reading

Western Regional Advocacy Conference

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Hoot, Hoot, Hoot! The 2015 Western Regional Advocacy Conference, held Halloween weekend, will be a hoot, indeed!

Don't miss this opportunity for high quality training, focused on professional issues, grievance processing, bargaining, and advocacy. 

Here are the details:

When: October 30 & 31, 2015

Where: Salem Convention Center, 200 Commercial Street SE, Salem, OR

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Legislative Recommendations Training Day

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It’s time to gear up for Election 2016 and the OEA-PIE Recommendation process to make sure Oregon elects a pro-public education legislature!

We need your help recruiting OEA-PIE contributors who are willing to participate in the OEA-PIE legislative recommendation process. This year we are planning a fantastic opportunity for each UniServ to send a team of OEA-PIE Continue Reading

OEA’s Organizing Summit

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Thank you to the nearly 100 participants who took part in OEA's first annual Organizing Summit, March 13-15 in Eugene, Ore. We are inspired by the incredible work and dedication of our attendees and look forward to mobilizing the skills we learned to win the revenue we need to fully fund public education and create the Schools Our Students Deserve.

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NEA and OEA Presidents Answer Questions on Assessment

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On Wednesday, October 15, during OEA's Week of Action, as many of 4,000 OEA members engaged in a conversation with NEA President Lily Eskelsen Garcia and OEA President Hanna Vaandering. The Tele-Town hall focused on the overuse of standardized testing in our public schools. Presidents Eskelsen Garcia and Vaandering shared what NEA and OEA are doing to put 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 underfunded. 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 a deeper Continue Reading

Upcoming Events

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From attending the OEA-PIE convention, where delegates works to elect pro-education candidates to public office, to OEA’s Symposium on Transformation in Public Education — there are lots of (low-cost or free!) opportunities for educators.

Head over to the OEA Events page to find out more information about these not-be-missed opportunities. Have an event you'd Continue Reading

Educator Evaluation Workshops

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Designed to support district teams working together to implement local evaluation and support systems, the Educator Evaluation workshops will provide hands-on training, technical assistance and coaching, including important guidance on:

  • Collaboratively designing a quality system for professional growth
  • Multiple Measures, including Student Learning and Growth Continue Reading