If you are visually impaired or blind, you can visit the PDF version by Pressing CONTROL + ALT + 4
<br /> OhioSchools<br /> APRIL 2019<br /> Teacher Amanda Ryther<br /> (Gahanna-Jefferson)<br /> practices yoga with student<br /> Shayna Barrett<br /> at Gahanna Lincoln<br /> High School.<br /> Strengthening<br /> students<br /> Central Ohio educators<br /> lead students in the<br /> practice of mindfulness<br /> and yoga to help them<br /> succeed. p14<br /> Targeting<br /> takeovers<br /> OEA members, their<br /> communities, and<br /> legislators are fighting<br /> to repeal the state<br /> takeover law that has<br /> failed Youngstown and<br /> Lorain before it damages<br /> more districts. p11<br /> Valued at $7,500<br /> ENTER TO WIN!<br /> EDUCATORS GIVE SO MUCH.<br /> WE'RE GIVING SOMETHING BACK.<br /> We've seen your remarkable dedication firsthand and we're proud to show our appreciation.<br /> So we would like to help you transform your school lounge to extraordinary.<br /> Create a cheerful, <a title="APRIL 2019 OHIO SCHOOLS page 1" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/a8f7bfea?page=1"> OhioSchools </a> <a title="APRIL 2019 OHIO SCHOOLS page 2" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/a8f7bfea?page=2"> Valued at $7,500 ENTER TO WIN! EDU</a> <a title="APRIL 2019 OHIO SCHOOLS page 3" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/a8f7bfea?page=3"> COVER STORY 14 Strengthening students </a> <a title="APRIL 2019 OHIO SCHOOLS page 4" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/a8f7bfea?page=4"> PRESIDENT’S MESSAGE Persistence and purpose OEA A</a> <a title="APRIL 2019 OHIO SCHOOLS page 5" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/a8f7bfea?page=5"> NOTEBOOK Every day, education support professiona</a> <a title="APRIL 2019 OHIO SCHOOLS page 6" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/a8f7bfea?page=6"> NATIONAL TEACHER APPRECIATION WEEK n MAY 6-10 </a> <a title="APRIL 2019 OHIO SCHOOLS page 7" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/a8f7bfea?page=7"> EXTRA CREDIT </a> <a title="APRIL 2019 OHIO SCHOOLS page 8" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/a8f7bfea?page=8"> First Annual OEA Educational Foundation Fundraise</a> <a title="APRIL 2019 OHIO SCHOOLS page 9" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/a8f7bfea?page=9"> SUBJECT MATTER Col</a> <a title="APRIL 2019 OHIO SCHOOLS page 10" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/a8f7bfea?page=10"> New this year is a pre-conference session, Educat</a> <a title="APRIL 2019 OHIO SCHOOLS page 11" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/a8f7bfea?page=11"> SESSION ONE 8:30 AM – 10:00 AM ● Professional Is</a> <a title="APRIL 2019 OHIO SCHOOLS page 12" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/a8f7bfea?page=12"> 2019 OEA Summer Academy Schedule-At-A-Glance MOND</a> <a title="APRIL 2019 OHIO SCHOOLS page 13" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/a8f7bfea?page=13"> FEATURE Lorain EA President Jay Picke</a> <a title="APRIL 2019 OHIO SCHOOLS page 14" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/a8f7bfea?page=14"> Larry Ellis said the takeover has put too much po</a> <a title="APRIL 2019 OHIO SCHOOLS page 15" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/a8f7bfea?page=15"> commission, the Ohio Supreme Court upheld the rul</a> <a title="APRIL 2019 OHIO SCHOOLS page 16" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/a8f7bfea?page=16"> Teacher Andrea Saunders works with student Alden </a> <a title="APRIL 2019 OHIO SCHOOLS page 17" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/a8f7bfea?page=17"> Ashigan Ali, a student at South-Western’s Central</a> <a title="APRIL 2019 OHIO SCHOOLS page 18" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/a8f7bfea?page=18"> Central Crossing Student Shannon Addis visits the</a> <a title="APRIL 2019 OHIO SCHOOLS page 19" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/a8f7bfea?page=19"> Teacher Andrea Saunders assists McKenna Carper du</a> <a title="APRIL 2019 OHIO SCHOOLS page 20" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/a8f7bfea?page=20"> LEGISLATIVE UPDATE photos by Jul</a> <a title="APRIL 2019 OHIO SCHOOLS page 21" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/a8f7bfea?page=21"> OEA members (Left) Lisa Floyd-Jefferson (Reynolds</a> <a title="APRIL 2019 OHIO SCHOOLS page 22" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/a8f7bfea?page=22"> POLITICAL ACTION OEA members seek legisla</a> <a title="APRIL 2019 OHIO SCHOOLS page 23" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/a8f7bfea?page=23"> MAKE YOUR VOICES HEARD AT OEA Member Lobby Days </a> <a title="APRIL 2019 OHIO SCHOOLS page 24" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/a8f7bfea?page=24"> RET</a> <a title="APRIL 2019 OHIO SCHOOLS page 25" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/a8f7bfea?page=25"> ASSOCIATION OEA Spring 2019 Representativ</a> <a title="APRIL 2019 OHIO SCHOOLS page 26" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/a8f7bfea?page=26"> Adrienne Bowden (Pickerington EA) Candidate for O</a> <a title="APRIL 2019 OHIO SCHOOLS page 27" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/a8f7bfea?page=27"> Deborah Jackson (Princeton ACE) Candidate for OEA</a> <a title="APRIL 2019 OHIO SCHOOLS page 28" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/a8f7bfea?page=28"> OEA Board of Directors actions At its meeting hel</a> <a title="APRIL 2019 OHIO SCHOOLS page 29" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/a8f7bfea?page=29"> OEA Educator Appreciation Night Columbus Crew SC</a> <a title="APRIL 2019 OHIO SCHOOLS page 30" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/a8f7bfea?page=30"> Use the “My deals” MOBILE APP to ACCESS mem</a> <a title="APRIL 2019 OHIO SCHOOLS page 31" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/a8f7bfea?page=31"> Coverage you can depend on for the ones you love.</a> <a title="APRIL 2019 OHIO SCHOOLS page 32" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/a8f7bfea?page=32"> ATTENTION POSTMASTER: PLEASE DELIVER NO LATER THA</a>