Educators are stronger together. When it comes to contract negotiations, salaries and benefits, workplace protections, and improving learning and working conditions, a stronger union means we’re working from a position of strength.

As individuals, we have a limited impact on decisions that are made in our districts. Coming together as members of a strong union is the best way to have a seat at the table to fight for students and good working conditions.

Our Priorities

We join together to amplify our voices to advocate for our students and our professions on four key issues.

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Coronavirus and Our Schools

Updates and Resources to Help you Navigate the Novel Coronavirus Pandemic

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Supporting Educators in Teaching Required Equity Standards

Have you experienced a public attack as a result of your efforts to teach and/or advance required state equity standards? The union is here to support you.

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Addressing the Workforce Crisis

A new report rings the alarm on the historic staffing crisis within Oregon's public schools.

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Current Legislative Session

The 2022 Legislative Session is currently underway. Read about OEA’s advocacy on priority bills and issues.

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Elections

Learn more about OEA's political cycle, get involved, and find recommendations for upcoming elections.

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OEA-PAC

OEA-PAC is OEA’s political action committee (PAC) – made up OEA members who make voluntary contributions to help us elect lawmakers who care about education as much as we do.

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Student Success Act

Learn more about the Student Success Act, and what it will mean for your students.

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Responding to School Violence

Our union remains committed to fighting for solutions that will end violence in our nation’s public schools and communities. As OEA members, we must continue to unite around our focus in making our schools safe and welcoming places where every student can thrive. Our students deserve nothing less.

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