Declaration of Candidacy - Cluster
Local affiliates with 75 or
fewer NEA active members are not automatically entitled to a
delegate allocation for the NEA RA. Such locals may cluster with
other locals in their state for purposes of delegate
representation. If you are interested in clustering for delegate
download the form. Deadline to submit the form is April 10,
Women's Leadership Training Program
OEA's Women's Caucus and
NEA Human and
Civil Rights will present a training program, Campaigning to
Win (CTW) June 12-14, 2015 at the Crowne Plaza
Campaigning To Win provides
members with a better understanding of the election process for
key Association positions at the local, state, and national
levels. This leadership training component focuses on electing
candidates who are responsive to Association issues.
For more information contact:
Joni Watson, Chair - OEA
Registration will close on
May 15, 2015
Download Flyer and Registration Form
Due to the extreme weather
conditions, we are going to extend the registration date for the
OAESP Conference from February 28, 2015 to March 6, 2015.
WOEA Nomination Form/Letter of Intent for
Elections at the WOEA 2015 Spring Representative Assembly
The following WOEA Board of Director positions will be filled in
elections during the WOEA Spring R.A. on Wednesday, April 15,
2015 at Wayne High School.
WOEA Vice President
WOEA Area 2 Representative
WOEA Area 3 Representative
WOEA ESP at-Large
OEA/WOEA Unit 1
The term for the WOEA officer positions
runs from September 1, 2015, through August 31, 2017. The other
positions run from September 1, 2015, through August 31, 2018.
Members interested in serving in any of these capacities should
submit a letter of intent to the WOEA office by March 1, 2015 in
order to appear on the ballot at the Spring R.A. Candidates for
the OEA/WOEA Unit 1 position must also submit the OEA form
available from the office of Carol Price,
Download Letter of Intent.
Members Awarded Scholarships
WOEA's Collective Bargaining Committee has awarded scholarships
to attend the OEA Collective Bargaining Conference February 5-7.
Receiving scholarships are: Marti Cain (Covington E.A.)
Elizabeth Adegbile, Brett Collins, Lori Moodie, Karen
Robinson-Jeter, Karroll Robinson, and Becki Schwab (all Dayton
E.A.); Jeffrey Whited (Fairborn Classified E.A.); Pete Ziehler
(Greenville E.A.); Amy Baldauf, Lori Hedberg, and Laura Schweim
(from Sidney E.A.); Dan LaForce and Jimmie Tipton (West Carrollton Classified
E.A.); and Merita Adams, Nola Brooks, Frankie Graham, Brandy
Mullins, and Sherri Verdier (all from Xenia E.S.P.).
NEA ESP Conference to be held March 6 - 8, 2015, at the Hilton
New Orleans Riverside Hotel in New Orleans, LA. Scholarship
recipients are Merita Adams, Nola Brooks, Frankie Graham, Sandra
Hutchinson, Brandy Mullins, Sherri Verdier (all Xenia ESP
members),and Lori Balmer, Kathy Hammonds, Susan Lanich (all
Beavercreek CEA members).
The NEA National Summit Leadership
Conference will take place February 27, 2015 through March 1,
2015 in Anaheim, CA. Scholarship recipients are: April Braun
(St. Marys EA), Marty Hammonds and Brian Shimko (Beavercreek EA
members) and Lori Moodie (Dayton EA).
Don't forget WOEA
has several opportunities for members - visit the WOEA website
WOEA-R and WOEA are hosting three
workshops for WOEA teachers and ESP's to help them
understand the importance of planning for retirement. These
workshops are for those considering retirement as well as
those recently retired. Click on the flyer to the left for a
copy to print and share with others.
At each workshop there will be
a representative from STRS, SERS, NEA Member Benefits, and a
local attorney. There is NO COST to attend a workshop. This
is a member benefit provided to you. Snacks and drinks will
be provided but advance registration is needed to plan for
food, drink, and materials. The dates and locations of the
workshops are below - please note the deadline for
registering. You can register online by click on the button
below, or you can email
email@example.com, or call Phil Long at 419-733-6947.
If you use email or phone to register, please include your
name, phone number, email, district you are retiring from,
and whether you use STRS or SERS retirement systems.
2015 from 4:30 pm- 7:30 pm
Preble County Educational
587 Hillcrest Dr., Eaton, OH 45320
registration deadline is March 5, 2015
March 16, 2015
from 4:30 pm to 7:30 pm
Mercer County Civic Foundation
119 West Fulton St.,
Celina, OH 45822
registration deadline in March 12, 2015
Some of our big issues - such as reducing the amount of student
testing and reforming a broken charter school system - are now
front and center on the legislative agenda. We need your help,
lobbying to move these issues forward. To RSVP for OEA Member
Lobby Day, please email Julie Parsley at firstname.lastname@example.org.
WOEA Presents an Evening of Laughter and Entertainment - Teacher
WOEA teacher members (current and retired) who would like an
evening of entertainment, food, and laughter will enjoy
attending the WOEA Teacher Appreciation Banquet on Wednesday,
April 29. There is a deposit of $15 which will be refunded the
evening of the event. Non-WOEA members are welcome to attend,
but the fee is non-refundable.