Looking to get more involved in your local association but don’t know where to start? Central OEA/NEA offers interested members an Emerging Leaders program to get you on your way.
Come learn about...
• The many layers of the Association
• What is your Leadership Style?
• Issues you will encounter as an Association Leader
• Skills you will need as an Association Leader
• What does it look like to become more involved in your Association?
• What does it mean to become an OEA or NEA delegate to Rep Assembly?
• What does OEA Headquarters look like.... Led by:
Jenny Palguta, Gahanna-Jefferson EA Donna O'Connor, Dublin EA
Upon completion of the program, participants will be awarded a certificate detailing the number of contact hours earned.
November 18 @ 6:00 PM, Central Office
January 20 @ 6:00 PM, Central Office
February 3 @ 6:00 PM, Central Office
March 15 @ 6:00 PM, Central Office
April @ 4 5:00 PM, OEA Field Trip
Education Advocate Leaders (EALs) are members! They strengthen their Local Associations legislative and political grassroots capacity year-round, by engaging fellow members around legislative and political campaigns.
Each local should try to have at least one Education Advocate Leader to represent primary, one for intermediate, one for secondary educators and one to represent the different classifications in a classified local, SCOPE or Higher Ed.
Central OEA/NEA will provide a $100 stipend to each local Education Advocate Leader who meets the Mandatory Criteria.
To become an Education Advocate Leader, apply online: www.centraloeanea.org/eal
A list of criteria for receiving the Education Advocate Leader stipend follows.
• Communicate with your local/colleagues on education issues
• Contribute to the OEA Fund
• Attend an Education Advocate Leader training session
• Join the OEA Outreach Circle
• Play an active role in local election activities
• Attend OEA phone banks or an OEA sponsored canvass
• Like and Share Central Social Media Content
Stipends are paid to Education Advocate Leaders who have completed all the mandatory requirements.
Education Advocate Leader training details: We will have a virtual training on October 6th, 2021 at 6:00 PM via Zoom.
Topics covered will include:
• Communication & Involvement (sign up colleagues to ACE’s list, disseminating info to your local)
• How to sign up for the OEA Outreach Circle
• How to sign up for and use the Hustle App
• Cyber lobbying, and engaging Central, OEA, NEA Social Media
• Understanding what FCPE is & is not
• Statehouse lobbying
• EAL Stipend Criteria
• Campaign 2021
To apply to become an Education Advocate Leader apply online: www.centraloeanea.org/eal