Share Your Story & Impact Legislation
During the 2017 legislative session, your OEA lobby team hand-delivered a new Story of the Day to every legislator's office in the State Capitol. Stories came in from all corners of the state and all kinds of educators, sharing the some of the toughest experiences that our members face in their line of duty. Those words were Continue Reading
Hi! I’m Avery Fish and I teach 2nd grade in the Centennial School District. I moved from California to begin my teaching journey at the University of Oregon (Go Ducks!) and have been an Oregonian ever since.
I began my union work thanks to a gentle push from a colleague. At first, I didn’t think it was for me but was in awe of the work being done. My involvement Continue Reading
Your stories matter. They need to be heard. That's the message OEA delivered to our policy makers throughout the 2017 Legislative Session, with our collective "Story of the Day" project. Across the state - in every House District - OEA members took brave steps to talk about the realities they face every day in their classrooms and worksites. The 56 seventh graders Continue Reading
In the world post-election, schools across Oregon are reporting a rise in attacks based on race, color, religion and sexual orientation. The Oregon Education Association is resolute in our belief that all students and educators have the right to attend schools free from discrimination, intimidation, harassment and bullying. To that end, OEA leaders and staff would Continue Reading