The Central Local retreat will be held from June 20 until June 21. The location of the retreat will be determined in February based on registration numbers. Registration will close February 5th.
Local Leaders who want their teams to attend are asked to complete the online registration here. You must answer how many are on your team, who they are, and their emails.
As well as plenty of time for your team to work on your 2024-25 Local Association needs, we will also have sessions available based upon your needs. Some examples from past retreats:
Bargaining Q & A with OEA Organizing
Constitution and Bylaws work session/sample language
ESP specific ideas
Election Committee prep
Membership (Back to school/ new employee orientation/ engagement ideas/ building capacity- building the bench)
Communications or Social (Updating webpage, social media/ app ideas/ social media guidelines)
We will provide Lunch and Dinner plus networking on the 20th and Breakfast and Lunch on the 21st.
This retreat is for teams only.
If you are 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
• Learn what your Leadership Style is
• Issues you will encounter as an Association Leader
• Skills you will need as an Association Leader
• How you can become more involved in your Association
• How to become an OEA or NEA delegate to Rep Assembly and why
• What does OEA Headquarters look like.... Led by:
Erin Stevens, Pickerington EA and Kim Cooper, Reynoldsburg EA
If you Are Interested:
Upon completion of the program, participants will be awarded a certificate detailing the number of contact hours earned.
August 3 - Back to School Happy Hour (Central Office)
September 20 - In-person
October 30 - OEA Building Tour
November 15 - Virtual 2024
January 17 - In-person
February 21 - Virtual
March 20 - In-person
April 17 - In-person
May 25 - Virtual
June 12 - Cadre final dinner
Meetings begin at 5:30 PM
Download the flyer to share with your colleagues