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This Month in the Oklahoma Observer
Rep. David Perryman talks about the tax cuts Kansas has made in recent year and how those decisions have hurt that state’s economy, and how Oklahoma is following a similar path. Read his full article, The Writing Is On The Wall, in our Members Only section, and while you're there learn how you can win a free year's subscription to the print and digital issues of this progressive, champion-of-education newspaper. Inside, you can also find the Observer's 2014 Education Issue and information on how to receive a free, year-long subscription to the digital version of the Observer.
OEA members now have the option to receive the monthly Education Focus
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Targeted Skill Sessions Archive Available Inside
OEA’s three Targeted Skill Session webinars - Writing Across the Curriculum, Project-Based Learning and Literacy Across the Curriculum - have all been archived and can be watched when most convenient. You will find links to the webinar archives in our Members Only section.
OEA Education Support Professionals
Education Support Professionals are vital partners in the success of our schools. They play an equally important part in the Association. Learn more about ESPs
and the work they do.
Visit the NEA's ESP page to see videos of support professionals talking about how It's More Than a Job, It's a Career
. Hit the link and scroll down the page to find the videos.
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Value Added Measures
While VAM is a required measurement of your evaluation, plenty of research shows it to be, “junk science." Take a look inside at what value added measures are really all about.
Protecting Education Pensions
A quick comparison of defined benefit and defined contribution, myth vs. fact, and more resources on your pension. Pensions page.
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Oklahoma Retired Educators Association
OREA provides a voice for retired education employees, secures and protects benefits and enhances the quality of life for its members. The organization has chapters all over the state where retired teachers can get involved and work collectively for a better lilfe after leaving the profession. Get active today.