Registration is now open for the 2015 OEA Summer Conference: Organizing for the Schools Our Students Deserve!
This year’s Summer Leadership Conference will be held at Sunriver Resort, just outside of Bend. We will be staying in beautiful condos with kitchens and living rooms. These accommodations will enhance your local team’s ability to strategize the next Continue Reading
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.
Attention OEA Political Activists! On Monday, March 23, you are invited to participate in OEA Lobby Day to help us move our pro-public education agenda!
The day will start with a legislative training at the Salem Convention Center; in the afternoon, we'll move to the State Capitol where you'll have the opportunity to lobby your legislators on important issues to Continue Reading
OEA's 5th Annual Symposium on Creating the Schools Our Students Deserve
Assessment offers the opportunity to gather dependable, quality information about student learning to inform instruction on a regular basis. When used appropriately, assessment is a powerful tool to help students know where they are in their Continue Reading
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
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
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
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.
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