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<br /> OhioSchools<br /> A PUBLICATION Of The OhIO eDUCATION ASSOCIATION<br /> 2014-2015<br /> OEA<br /> Member<br /> Resource<br /> Guide<br /> <br /> CONTENTS<br /> 2 President’s Message<br /> 3 Leading change for student success<br /> 4 The Ohio education Association: Building strong<br /> public schools and strong member advocacy<br /> 6 OeA Leadership Team<br /> 7 OeA District Associations<br /> 8 OeA Board of Directors<br /> 10 OEA Field Office Information<br /> 13 OeA headquarters Information<br /> 14 Attorney Referral Program 2014-2015<br /> 16 OeA Dues Dollars at Work<br /> 18 The Value of OeA Membership<br /> 22 Support for OeA Member Activism<br /> 24 Tools for Building Power and Solidarity<br /> 26 Stand Up for Public education<br /> 27 NEA Member Benefits Programs and Services<br /> 30 OeA Awards and Scholarships<br /> 31 Tecumseh teacher’s award-winning artwork<br /> shows students and teachers working together<br /<a title="2014-2015 Member Resource Guide page 1" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/a9e1c0bd?page=1"> OhioSchools A PUBLICATION Of The OhIO eDUCATION A</a> <a title="2014-2015 Member Resource Guide page 2" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/a9e1c0bd?page=2"> </a> <a title="2014-2015 Member Resource Guide page 3" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/a9e1c0bd?page=3"> CONTENTS 2 President’s Message 3 Leading chan</a> <a title="2014-2015 Member Resource Guide page 4" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/a9e1c0bd?page=4"> Let’s be honest. Lots of people wouldn’t do what </a> <a title="2014-2015 Member Resource Guide page 5" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/a9e1c0bd?page=5"> Leading change for student success ACROSS OhIO, O</a> <a title="2014-2015 Member Resource Guide page 6" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/a9e1c0bd?page=6"> The OhIO eDuCATIOn AssOCIATIOn: Building strong p</a> <a title="2014-2015 Member Resource Guide page 7" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/a9e1c0bd?page=7"> From the Association’s beginning until now, OEA m</a> <a title="2014-2015 Member Resource Guide page 8" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/a9e1c0bd?page=8"> OeA Leadership Team Becky Higgins is beginning he</a> <a title="2014-2015 Member Resource Guide page 9" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/a9e1c0bd?page=9"> OeA District Associations OeA’s network of 1</a> <a title="2014-2015 Member Resource Guide page 10" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/a9e1c0bd?page=10"> OeA Board of Directors T he 51-member OeA Board o</a> <a title="2014-2015 Member Resource Guide page 11" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/a9e1c0bd?page=11"> Brian McConnell Ivan Maldonado </a> <a title="2014-2015 Member Resource Guide page 12" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/a9e1c0bd?page=12"> Rock Hill EA South Point ACT Symmes Valley EA Wes</a> <a title="2014-2015 Member Resource Guide page 13" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/a9e1c0bd?page=13"> Lynne howell Tri-County sC Boardman EA Colu</a> <a title="2014-2015 Member Resource Guide page 14" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/a9e1c0bd?page=14"> rEgiOn 4 DeFIAnCe Pat Johnson AVA sC Allen Eas</a> <a title="2014-2015 Member Resource Guide page 15" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/a9e1c0bd?page=15"> OEa HEaDquartErs 225 east Broad Street P.O. Box 2</a> <a title="2014-2015 Member Resource Guide page 16" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/a9e1c0bd?page=16"> attorney referral program 2014-2015 </a> <a title="2014-2015 Member Resource Guide page 17" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/a9e1c0bd?page=17"> FRAnKLIn COunTY Necol russell-Washington, attorne</a> <a title="2014-2015 Member Resource Guide page 18" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/a9e1c0bd?page=18"> the Value of OEa Membership OeA represents more </a> <a title="2014-2015 Member Resource Guide page 19" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/a9e1c0bd?page=19"> education support Professionals OeA is proud to c</a> <a title="2014-2015 Member Resource Guide page 20" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/a9e1c0bd?page=20"> the Value of OEa Membership sTATe COunCIL OF PROF</a> <a title="2014-2015 Member Resource Guide page 21" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/a9e1c0bd?page=21"> </a> <a title="2014-2015 Member Resource Guide page 22" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/a9e1c0bd?page=22"> Support for OeA Member Activism OEA offers membe</a> <a title="2014-2015 Member Resource Guide page 23" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/a9e1c0bd?page=23"> BuILDInG YOuR eCOnOMIC seCuRITY Member Benefits, </a> <a title="2014-2015 Member Resource Guide page 24" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/a9e1c0bd?page=24"> Tools for Building Power and solidarity OEA membe</a> <a title="2014-2015 Member Resource Guide page 25" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/a9e1c0bd?page=25"> Community coalition building Why should your loca</a> <a title="2014-2015 Member Resource Guide page 26" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/a9e1c0bd?page=26"> Stand Up for public Education OEA members have a </a> <a title="2014-2015 Member Resource Guide page 27" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/a9e1c0bd?page=27"> NEA Member Benefits Programs and Services: heLPIN</a> <a title="2014-2015 Member Resource Guide page 28" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/a9e1c0bd?page=28"> 26</a> <a title="2014-2015 Member Resource Guide page 29" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/a9e1c0bd?page=29"> </a> <a title="2014-2015 Member Resource Guide page 30" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/a9e1c0bd?page=30"> Holloways/Human and Civil Rights Award recipient </a> <a title="2014-2015 Member Resource Guide page 31" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/a9e1c0bd?page=31"> tecumseh teacher’s award-winning artwork shows st</a> <a title="2014-2015 Member Resource Guide page 32" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/a9e1c0bd?page=32"> OeA GeneRAL COunseL OeA PROGRAM OeA eXeCuTIVe</a> <a title="2014-2015 Member Resource Guide page 33" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/a9e1c0bd?page=33"> The OeA and NeA Representative Assemblies— Raise </a> <a title="2014-2015 Member Resource Guide page 34" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/a9e1c0bd?page=34"> n On or about March 15, 2015 All marked and u</a> <a title="2014-2015 Member Resource Guide page 35" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/a9e1c0bd?page=35"> n Higher Education delegate filing deadline i</a> <a title="2014-2015 Member Resource Guide page 36" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/a9e1c0bd?page=36"> share your story: How are you helping to make sur</a> <a title="2014-2015 Member Resource Guide page 37" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/a9e1c0bd?page=37"> That’s why we’ve teamed with California Casualty </a> <a title="2014-2015 Member Resource Guide page 38" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/a9e1c0bd?page=38"> attention postMaster: pLease deLiver no Later tHa</a>