Sponsored by Central Retired Advisory Committee
When: October 16th. 9:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.
Where: Central Office. 947 Goodale Blvd, Columbus.
The event features speakers from STRS, SERS, NEA Member Benefits, OEA Membership, OEA Legislative, and Central Long-Term Care.
The morning is designed for retirees, as well as those contemplating retirement within the next few years.
A warm breakfast will be served.
Online registration is required.
1. Create an account
2. Log in
3. Select "Fall Into An Informed Retirement" from the list of events
4. Select "I am Attending" from the drop down menu.
When: Nov 6, 2015Where: Columbus Airport Marriott. 1375 N. Cassady Ave. ColumbusAgenda
4:30 – 5:15 p.m. Registration & Reception
Light hors d'oeuvres in the atrium at 4:30 p.m.
Open Bar commences at 5:00 p.m.
5:15 – 6:30 p.m. Break-out sessions
• New Delegates Orientation
• ESP organizing
• ”Say the right thing to the right person”
6:30 – 8:30 p.m. Dinner & General Session
New Delegate Orientation – St. Charles I
First time delegate and wondering what you have gotten yourself into? The New delegate orientation is just the session for you.
Organizing ESP Locals – St. Charles II
Organizing in an ESP local, and recruiting new member.
”Say the right thing to the right person” – St. Charles III
How to effectively communicate with multi-generational groups.
Registration is required.
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.
Needs to recruit 10 other members to participate in Central’s ACES program (www.centraloeanea.org/advocate), or provide proof of cyber lobbying a legislator.
Attend the Education Advocate Leader training, or approved Central OEA/NEA event. 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 in November, and based upon meeting all the mandatory criteria.
Training sessions for Education Advocate Leaders will be scheduled in April 2015 at each of the Central Area meetings, attendees will receive 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.