Rick Stiggins, founder of the Assessment Training Institute, speaks about the importance of OEA's effort to develop A New Path for Oregon - a system of assessment that empowers meaningful student learning.
2015 OEA Representative Assembly
OEA's Representative Assembly (OEA RA) is the largest deliberative body of union members in Oregon, averaging more than 600 member-delegates each year. This year's OEA RA starts the evening of April 17 and goes through the evening of April 18, 2015 at the Red Lion Hotel on the River, Jantzen Beach.
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During a recent screening of the film Standardized and community panel on high-stakes standardized testing in Eugene, OEA President Hanna Vaandering spoke out on the importance of taking back our profession as educators and fighting for the schools our students deserve. Listen to her remarks and join her in this work.
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!
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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 amazing Continue Reading
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.
NEA Vice President Lily Eskelsen delivers a keynote address at the 2013 OEA Symposium on Transformation in Education.
Check out Our Oregon's video of OEA Member Karen Wooley's classroom in Milwaukie.