OEA ESP Emerging Leaders
Attention WOEA ESP Locals: This is an opportunity for
nomination for an Emerging Leader and an Advanced Leader to
attend the NEA ESP Conference in March 5 - 8, 2015 in New
Orleans. Submission of this form is a change from the past
nominations as previously just an email was sent in by the
nominee or nominator. The form can be mailed, emailed or faxed
to Linda Hofacker email@example.com or FAX to 937-335-3766,
but must be received by the deadline date. The deadline for
this application is Wednesday, January 7, 2015. No applications
will be accepted after that date.
OEA Recognizes St. Marys E.A.
St. Marys E.A. was recognized at the
OEA R.A. for their member organization and community
involvement. St. Mary E.A. President, April Braun, and member of
the WOEA Board of Directors, was asked to share the SMEA story
with the OEA delegates. Also pictured is Stacy Regedanz,
building rep and part of their negotiations team.
Congratulations St. Marys Education Association!
click on photos for a larger view.
WOEA Welcomes New Local Association
were notified today that there is a new local in WOEA - the
Washington-Centerville Public Staff Association. The WCPLSA is a
50-member local of library staff in the Centerville-area in
southern Montgomery County. They overwhelmingly voted to
affiliate with OEA two weeks ago and are working hard to prepare
to bargain their first contract. Joyce Fisher is the local
president and they are working to prepare to bargain their first
contract! Photo courtesy of Scott Maney.
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.
WOEA Scholarship Winners Announced|
The 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),Lori Balmer, Kathy
Hammonds, Susan Lanich (all Beavercreek CEA members), and Mary
Hargreaves (Educators of MontgomeryCounty). |
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
OEA 2015 Collective Bargaining Conference Scholarships|
The 2015 OEA Collective Bargaining Conference will take place February 5-7, 2-15 at the Hilton Downtown Columbus
The registration fee is $100 per person. This price includes
your hotel room for Thursday and Friday nights only (based on double occupancy), all
conference materials and six meals. All rooms will need to be
guaranteed with a credit card. Members
who choose not to share a room with another OEA member will be
responsible to pay the remaining half of the double-occupancy
room rate which is $142 per night, plus any applicable taxes.
To register for the conference, please visit the OEA
registration website. Reservations must be made by
January 20, 2015.
To apply for a scholarship, complete the
online application below. Scholarship recipients will be
Deadline to apply: January 5, 2015
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
firstname.lastname@example.org, 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.
December 10, 2014 from 4:30 pm - 7:30 pm
for the Arts
1313 E. 5th St., Dayton, OH 45402
registration deadline is
December 5, 2014
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