What's Happening Now
LINDA HAMPTON ON FLASHPOINT
In case you missed it, Pres. Linda Hampton appeared on Flashpoint, KFOR TV's Sunday morning political roundtable discussion, on November 24. She talked about the A-F grading system, OEA's report card on Janet Barresi, and a few other topics. Here is a link to a video of the program. We think you'll be proud of how Linda defended education employees and OEA members.
BRAVER, STRONGER, SMARTER
Pres. LInda Hampton talks about some of the things for which she is thankful in this week's edition of Simply Said ... With Linda.
OEA members now have the option to receive the monthly Education Focus
, via our website rather than by regular mail. Learn more.
Weather Forces Postponement of Project-Based Learning Webinar
Saturday's scheduled Targeted Skill Session webinar, Project-Based Learning, has been canceled and will be rescheduled for January due an expecedt winter storm. While participants wouldn't have to leave home to participate in the online professional development, the trainer and session administrators would have to travel to OEA HQ in order to conduct the training. Details on the new date will be shared soon.
Common Core Professional Development
The OEA Common Core State Standards Cadre is now accepting requests for professional development. The Cadre, comprised of some of our state's most accomplished teachers, offers a variety of workshops that will prepare a faculty for the new standards. See the details inside.
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.
Join the Conversation
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Partners & Affiliated Agencies
Protecting Education Pensions
A quick comparison of defined benefit and defined contribution, myth vs. fact, and more resources on your pension. Pensions page.
Storm Shelter Petition
Take Shelter Oklahoma is collecting signatures to get a measure to fund storm shelters in schools on the ballot for the 2014 elections. The organization has until mid-December to gather more than 150,000 signatures.
If you would like to help in this effort, or need more information, contact email@example.com or call 405/470-7925. Join the conversation on the Take Shelter Oklahoma's Facebook page.
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