Sharing educators' experience on the ground with students is an incredibly powerful tool while advocating to lawmakers for more school funding and school improvements. OEA shares (and hand-delivers to 90 lawmakers) one Featured Educator every day during legislative session. These stories make a HUGE impact.
These stories will be shared in the Capitol via email Continue Reading
It’s the start of a new school year! Consider these tips as you work with students to build strong and effective relationships.
Before problems arise:
- Get to know your students. This will help you anticipate problem situations.
- Show courtesy to every student and display trust and confidence in each one.
- Teaching strategies reinforce your mutually respectful 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