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Events

December 5, 2014
2014 Oregon Civics Conference for Teachers

State Capital Building, Salem, Ore.

From those who make laws to those who interpret them, this conference features officials from every branch. Participants also receive an armload of lessons, materials, and ideas that can be put right to work in classrooms. PDUs available.

Go here for more information on conference, cost and how to register.


Jan. 12, 2015
OEA Legislative Training Day for OEA Political Activists

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. Find out more and register here.


Jan. 15, 2015, 4:00-6:00 p.m.
TOWN HALL: Equity in Education

Location: Boise-Eliot/Humboldt, 620 N. Fremont Street, Portland, OR 97227

During this town hall meeting, sponsored by PAT and OEA, learn more about the Oregon Educational Investment Board (OEIB) plan and vision towards educational equity. Free to the Public.


Feb. 6 & 7, 2015
Oregon Reading Association Winter Institute
Holiday Inn, Portland Airport

The institute is designed to engage participants in deeper thinking about a critical aspect of literacy instruction. Attendees will take away ideas about the appropriate use of close reading in balanced literacy instruction as well as ways to encourage students to write from the sources they read.


Mar. 7, 2015
OEA Education Symposium


Mar. 23, 2015
OEA Statewide Lobby Day


April 17-18, 2015
OEA Representative Assembly

Check back regularly to the OEA-RA Page for updates.

Who Will You Nominate?

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It's time to honor our amazing education colleagues and union leaders - nominations are now open for the 2015 OEA Representative Assembly awards! Nominations must be received no later than 5 p.m., Tuesday, February 3, 2015.

Each year OEA recognizes the efforts and achievements of Association members and individuals outside the organization who 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

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 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

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 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