This year's Academy, themed Rise, Reclaim and Renew, will be held August 4-6, 2014 at the Hilton Columbus Downtown at 401 N. High Street in Columbus. There will be four schools, each containing specialized courses. They are:
-School of Collective Bargaining
-School of Association Leadership
-School of Communications, Organizing and Political Action
-School of Professional Advocacy
Additional information will be available in the April Issue of Ohio Schools and on-line registration will begin May 1st at www.ohea.org. Central will be providing a limited number of scholarships, which you can apply for here.
OEA WOMEN'S CAUCUS NEA Human and Civil Rights
Women's Leadership Training Program
SAVE THE DATE!
]une 20-22, 2014
CROWNE PLAZA COLUMBUS-DUBLIN
600 Metro Place North, Dublin, OH 43017
Telephone: 614-764-2200/Fax: 614-764-1214
Developing Your Leadership Skills for Experienced Leaders
For more information contact:
OEA Minority Leadership Training Program
June 13-14, 2014
Crowne Plaza Hotel – Dublin, OH
The OEA Minority Leadership Training Program (MLTP) targets ethnic minority members who have an interest in Association activities and leadership roles.
The training fosters development of an understanding of organizational culture, an appreciation for cultural diversity & inclusiveness, and the identification & demonstration of skills required for effective leadership in a multicultural setting. The training also explores the importance of minority involvement at all levels of the Association.
The 2014 program will offer the following sessions:
INSTRUCTIONS FOR THE ROR BOOK DRIVE
Many of you who have done this before will find that the directions are just about the same. Anything that has changed in the last 2 years will be BOLD.
Thanks to all of you for your willingness to support Reach Out and Read. Ifyou have questions about the ROR program, two web sites are excellent sources. First, the national ROR website gives an overall description of the efforts of ROR. In addition, the Nationwide Children’s Hospital website describes how ROR has made a significant difference in pediatric literacy in central Ohio.
with all contact information. Michelle can assist you, help answer any questions that you may have, or meet with your school’s ROR chair/committee to help plan and organize.
is Nationwide Children’s Hospital’s new Reach Out and Read Coordinator and she is our primary contact person at Nationwide Children’s Hospital. You may also contact her if you have any questions about the program.
Now you are ready to plan...
Central OEA/NEA will provide a $100 stipend (and an Education Advocate tee-shirt) to each local Education Advocate Leader.
This stipend is being provided as an incentive to help locals become more involved and effective in grass roots political action.
A list of criteria for receiving the Education Advocate Leader stipend follows.
Communicate with the Political Action Coordinator (PAC), local president, and members.
Needs be a contributor to the OEA Fund for Children and Public Education.
Be available to attend the Education Advocate Leader training.
Attend at least one training session per year sponsored by either OEA or Central OEA/NEA. Examples: Central Winter Leadership Conference in early March, OEA Leadership Conference in the summer, or local training developed by the political action coordinators.
Attend an OEA Lobby Day.
Play an active role in local election activities.
Attend an area meeting.
Each local can have up to three Education Advocate Leaders (one to represent primary, immediate, and secondary educators or one to represent the different classifications in a classified local, SCOPE or Higher Ed.).
All earned stipends will be paid out at the same time, date to be determined, and based upon meeting the mandatory criteria.
A Training session for Education Advocate Leaders will be scheduled in September 2014, Attendees will revieve a $50 stipend. .
Are you tired of SLOs? Testing? 3rd grade reading guarantee? Being told year after year to "just do more with less" and that you have it too good? Then you can make a difference with minimal effort. Being informed is half the battle.