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<br /> OhioSchools<br /> october 2014<br /> A PUBLICATION Of The OhIO eDUCATION ASSOCIATION<br /> Anyla White, a student in<br /> christina Wilson-Gunn’s<br /> class at trotwood-Madison’s<br /> early Learning center, enjoys<br /> breakfast before school begins.<br /> Food for thought<br /> Through the School Breakfast Program, Education<br /> Support Professionals and teachers are helping ensure<br /> that students have a healthy start to the school day p16<br /> Inside this issue:<br /> OEA 2014 Election Guide<br /> You could read all of this …<br /> or you could visit our online<br /> Retirement Planning Center.<br /> Exclusively for NEA members, the complimentary, one-stop<br /> Retirement Planning Center offers all this and more:<br /> Timely tips and articles tailored to your life stage,<br /> whether you're already retired or just starting to plan.<br /> FREE monthly Kiplinger's Retirement Reports.<br /> They're a $40 value each year.<br /> The NEA Retir<a title="October 2014 Ohio Schools with 2014 Election Guide page 1" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/a58ad66a?page=1"> OhioSchools october 2014 A PUBLICATION Of The OhI</a> <a title="October 2014 Ohio Schools with 2014 Election Guide page 2" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/a58ad66a?page=2"> You could read all of this … or you could</a> <a title="October 2014 Ohio Schools with 2014 Election Guide page 3" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/a58ad66a?page=3"> COVER STORY 16 food for thought through the </a> <a title="October 2014 Ohio Schools with 2014 Election Guide page 4" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/a58ad66a?page=4"> PRESIDENT’S MeSSAGe elections have consequences Y</a> <a title="October 2014 Ohio Schools with 2014 Election Guide page 5" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/a58ad66a?page=5"> NoTEbook photo by Russ</a> <a title="October 2014 Ohio Schools with 2014 Election Guide page 6" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/a58ad66a?page=6"> The district’s questionable tactics have al</a> <a title="October 2014 Ohio Schools with 2014 Election Guide page 7" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/a58ad66a?page=7"> New PDK/Gallup poll shows increased skepticism ov</a> <a title="October 2014 Ohio Schools with 2014 Election Guide page 8" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/a58ad66a?page=8"> OEA, Innovation Ohio launch KnowYourcharter.com w</a> <a title="October 2014 Ohio Schools with 2014 Election Guide page 9" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/a58ad66a?page=9"> AMERICAN EDUCATION WEEK 2014 </a> <a title="October 2014 Ohio Schools with 2014 Election Guide page 10" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/a58ad66a?page=10"> ExTRA creDIt OhioSchools create a cover contest</a> <a title="October 2014 Ohio Schools with 2014 Election Guide page 11" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/a58ad66a?page=11"> Hey, students! celebrate black History Month with</a> <a title="October 2014 Ohio Schools with 2014 Election Guide page 12" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/a58ad66a?page=12"> OeA Gay, Lesbian, bisexual and transgender (GLbt)</a> <a title="October 2014 Ohio Schools with 2014 Election Guide page 13" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/a58ad66a?page=13"> Every year, since 1967, NEA has honored human and</a> <a title="October 2014 Ohio Schools with 2014 Election Guide page 14" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/a58ad66a?page=14"> MAkING tHe GrADe Indian river educator named 2014</a> <a title="October 2014 Ohio Schools with 2014 Election Guide page 15" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/a58ad66a?page=15"> fEATuRE Support public education in Ohio with you</a> <a title="October 2014 Ohio Schools with 2014 Election Guide page 16" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/a58ad66a?page=16"> ElECTIoN 2014 OEA members seek elected office in</a> <a title="October 2014 Ohio Schools with 2014 Election Guide page 17" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/a58ad66a?page=17"> John Patterson candidate for House District 99 </a> <a title="October 2014 Ohio Schools with 2014 Election Guide page 18" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/a58ad66a?page=18"> CovER StorY food for thought THROUGH THE SCHOOL</a> <a title="October 2014 Ohio Schools with 2014 Election Guide page 19" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/a58ad66a?page=19"> Kindergarten student Mikayla Robertson enjoys bre</a> <a title="October 2014 Ohio Schools with 2014 Election Guide page 20" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/a58ad66a?page=20"> Marlon Howard, Trotwood’s Director of Operations </a> <a title="October 2014 Ohio Schools with 2014 Election Guide page 21" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/a58ad66a?page=21"> </a> <a title="October 2014 Ohio Schools with 2014 Election Guide page 22" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/a58ad66a?page=22"> Thirty years later, champion of Ohio’s Collective</a> <a title="October 2014 Ohio Schools with 2014 Election Guide page 23" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/a58ad66a?page=23"> SubJECT MAtter Natalie Moore (Reynoldsbu</a> <a title="October 2014 Ohio Schools with 2014 Election Guide page 24" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/a58ad66a?page=24"> 2015 cOLLectIVe bArGAINING cONFereNce cOUrSe SeSS</a> <a title="October 2014 Ohio Schools with 2014 Election Guide page 25" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/a58ad66a?page=25"> ASSoCIATIoN OEA Fall 2014 Representative Assemb</a> <a title="October 2014 Ohio Schools with 2014 Election Guide page 26" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/a58ad66a?page=26"> OeA Board of Directors actions At its meeting hel</a> <a title="October 2014 Ohio Schools with 2014 Election Guide page 27" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/a58ad66a?page=27"> OEA District RA and Delegate Briefing Schedule— f</a> <a title="October 2014 Ohio Schools with 2014 Election Guide page 28" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/a58ad66a?page=28"> OeA staff news Laura Rakay joined the OEA Septemb</a> <a title="October 2014 Ohio Schools with 2014 Election Guide page 29" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/a58ad66a?page=29"> </a> <a title="October 2014 Ohio Schools with 2014 Election Guide page 30" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/a58ad66a?page=30"> finneytown Association of Support Personnel: “Rea</a> <a title="October 2014 Ohio Schools with 2014 Election Guide page 31" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/a58ad66a?page=31"> Our promise: To support those who support our chi</a> <a title="October 2014 Ohio Schools with 2014 Election Guide page 32" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/a58ad66a?page=32"> AtteNtIoN PoStMASter: PLeASe DeLIver No LAter tHA</a> <a title="October 2014 Ohio Schools with 2014 Election Guide page 33" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/a58ad66a?page=33"> OEA 2014 Election Guide Connie Pillich for Ohio T</a> <a title="October 2014 Ohio Schools with 2014 Election Guide page 34" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/a58ad66a?page=34"> Why your vote for public education matters in 201</a> <a title="October 2014 Ohio Schools with 2014 Election Guide page 35" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/a58ad66a?page=35"> Where do Ohio’s candidates for 2014 Gov</a> <a title="October 2014 Ohio Schools with 2014 Election Guide page 36" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/a58ad66a?page=36"> ed FitZGeRALd JoHn KASiCH ed</a> <a title="October 2014 Ohio Schools with 2014 Election Guide page 37" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/a58ad66a?page=37"> Senator Sherrod Brown is a friend of educators </a> <a title="October 2014 Ohio Schools with 2014 Election Guide page 38" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/a58ad66a?page=38"> Senator Sherrod Brown is a friend of educators </a> <a title="October 2014 Ohio Schools with 2014 Election Guide page 39" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/a58ad66a?page=39"> Senator Sherrod Brown is a friend of educators </a> <a title="October 2014 Ohio Schools with 2014 Election Guide page 40" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/a58ad66a?page=40"> Senator Sherrod Brown is a friend of educators </a> <a title="October 2014 Ohio Schools with 2014 Election Guide page 41" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/a58ad66a?page=41"> district 5 Roslyn Painter-Goffi State Represen</a> <a title="October 2014 Ohio Schools with 2014 Election Guide page 42" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/a58ad66a?page=42"> Senator Sherrod Brown is a friend of educators </a> <a title="October 2014 Ohio Schools with 2014 Election Guide page 43" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/a58ad66a?page=43"> OEA-endorsed Ohio House candidates continued Hd </a> <a title="October 2014 Ohio Schools with 2014 Election Guide page 44" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/a58ad66a?page=44"> Senator Sherrod Brown is a friend of educators </a> <a title="October 2014 Ohio Schools with 2014 Election Guide page 45" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/a58ad66a?page=45"> OEA-endorsed Ohio Senate candidates Sd 1 No Pos</a> <a title="October 2014 Ohio Schools with 2014 Election Guide page 46" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/a58ad66a?page=46"> OEA-endorsed Supreme Court candidate Sena</a> <a title="October 2014 Ohio Schools with 2014 Election Guide page 47" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/a58ad66a?page=47"> OEA-endorsed U.S. Congressional candidates cd </a> <a title="October 2014 Ohio Schools with 2014 Election Guide page 48" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/a58ad66a?page=48"> This November, we have the chance to elect allies</a>