What's Happening Now
STATE REGENTS CERTIFY PASS STANDARDS
The State Regents for Higher Education have certified the PASS Standards as college and career ready. Read OEA President Linda Hampton's statement praising the Regents’ vote.
DOUBLE, DOUBLE TOIL AND TROUBLE
Politicians had their turn and we've seen the results. It's time for educators to lead public education. Read Pres. Linda Hampton’s latest blog inside, Simple Said…With Linda.
OEA RECOMMENDS DORMAN FOR GOVERNOR
Joe Dorman, who has long been a champion of public education, has been recommended for the state' s highest office by the OEA Fund for Children and Public Education. continue reading...
This Month in the Oklahoma Observer
One of public education’s biggest supporters – The Oklahoma Observer – is sharing a story with OEA members from it's lastest issue - "Trust the Teachers," by Oilton's Sharon Martin. "The oligarchs have been trying to get their hands on education money for a long time... Here’s what’s good for students and this country:" Read the full article in our Members Only section and 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
, via our website rather than by regular mail. Learn more.
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Session webinars - Writing Across the Curriculum, Project-Based Learning and Literacy Across the Curriculum - have all been archived and can be watched when most convention. You will find links to the webinars 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 requried measurment 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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