Write Senators Brown and Portman Today: Tell
them to say “NO” to Betsy DeVos
WOEA has five committees which are
responsible for planning workshops, special events, and
professional development. As a member of WOEA, you can
volunteer for a committee. Below is a list of committees and
if you would like to join one, click on the sign above.
Collective Bargaining, Local
Development & Training, Member Rights &
Protection, Organizing Strategy, and
WOEA Board of Directors
you interested in serving on the WOEA Board of
Directors? The following Board of Directors
positions will be filled in elections at the
WOEA Representative Assembly on Wednesday, April
WOEA Vice President
WOEA Area 1
WOEA Area 3
WOEA Area 5
WOEA ESP at-Large
term ending 8-31-18)
The WOEA Declaration of Candidacy form is
available to download. Deadline to submit
form is March 1, 2017.
WOEA Public Relations Grant Deadline March 1,
Since 1989, WOEA has funded Public Relations
Grants for local associations. Each local may
apply for a maximum of $500 to be used for a
Public Relations project.
2017 OEA Advocacy & Organizing
Register today at:
OEA Advocacy & Organizing Registration
NEA National Leadership Summit Scholarships
In action taken at the November 8 WOEA Board of
Directors meeting, the following members were
approved to receive a scholarship to attend the
NEA National Leadership Summit: Nola Brooks
(Xenia ESP), Joyce Coney-Lacy (Mad River E.A.),
Teresa Leo (Dayton E.A.), Michelle Roca
(Kettering E.A.), and Belinda Daye (Xenia ESP).
There were 14 scholarship applications.
NEA ESP Conference Scholarships
The WOEA Board of Directors also approved
two scholarships to Brandy Mullins (Xenia
ESP) and Amy Fugate (Huber Heights E.A.), to
attend the NEA ESP Conference.
Volunteers for Your
celebrate NEA’s Read Across America starting March 1 and
continuing into the month. We will read to students
across the WOEA District. Many retired readers are
available to read in classrooms, libraries, or at other
events. If you would like to invite a reader or welcome
a retired teacher to your classroom, please let us know!
Contact Phil Long at 419-733-6947 or by
email. We will
leave new or used books where we read. The bookplate
inside the front cover will say, “Shared by Western Ohio
Education Association Retired Members”.
“You’re never too old, too wacky, too wild,
to pick up a book and read with a child.”