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Joining the Oklahoma Education Association is your best opportunity to protect yourself from liability, to improve public education and to safeguard the future of our children. You have options on how to pay your professional association dues! Also inside, a new EFT FAQ.

GLEE Toolkit Now Available!

Are you ready to host your GLEE Event? Giving Legislators an Educational Experience is November 16 thru December 11. Find your resources in the Members Only section today.

Members Only

The Members Only section contains exclusive member benefits, member recruitment material and the latest Legislative Updates. 


It Begins With Me: Turning Talk Into Action, the 2016 OEA Organizing Conference, Feb. 5-6, 2016, at the Reed Conference Center in Midwest City. Agenda and registration details coming soon.

New Inside

OEA members can save $29 on an oil change at Jiffy Lube stores in the Oklahoma City Metro and in Enid. The offer is good through Dec. 31, 3015. Find the details and a promo code in our Members Only section.

What's Happening Now

Foundation of Excellence Honors Kyle Dahlem

Former OEA Pres. Kyle Dahlem has been named the recipient of the 2015 Distinguished Service Award from the Oklahoma Foundation for Excellence. Read the full article inside.

Petition Drives To Create Penny Sales Tax for Education

Funding cuts have brought public schools to a critical point in state history, but a petition drive to create a one-cent sales tax could possibly save our schools. Read Pre. Alicia Priest’s full statement in our Media Center.

Uncovering the truths of liability insurance

Questions about how much liability insurance coverage an education employee really needs come up frequently. There are myths, rumors and flat out misrepresentations that permeate faculty lounges, e-mails and even some websites – all in an attempt to lure education employees into believing they need a specific amount of liability insurance coverage to protect their employment. Read the full article in our From Your Counsel Archives.

This Month in the Oklahoma Observer

John Thompson, historian and teacher, wonders why the Gates Foundation is so slow to recognize the failure of his teacher evaluation initiative and mitigate the damage he has done to so many teachers who were unjustly fired. Read his take on the case of Tulsa in our Members Only section. The OEA is proud to partner with the Oklahoma Observer to offer members a free, year-long subscription to the digital version of the state's most professive publication and biggest supporter of public education. You can more details inside, articles from past issues and the 2015 education issue of the Observer.

OEA Magazine

View the October/November 2015 Edition of The Education Focus
OEA members now have the option to receive the monthly Education Focus, via our website rather than by regular mail. Learn more.

Student Program

The Student Oklahoma Education Association is a pre-professional organization of undergraduate and graduate students currently preparing for careers in education. Become a member of OEA's student program today!

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.

Join the Conversation

OEA has a great presence in Social Media. Join us on Facebook, Twitter, Pinterest and YouTube.


Partners & Affiliated Agencies

OEA is a founding member of the Oklahoma Education Coalition, a group of education-related associations that work together to improve public education in Oklahoma. You can also find quick links to other education related agencies and organizations, such as the State Department of Education, the Commission for Teacher Preparation, the Oklahoma State and Education Employees Group Insurance Board.

Critical Issues

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.

Learn About the NEA

NEANEA Member Benefits
There are many benefits to being a member. Are you ready to register with NEA Member Benefits for the first time?

OEA Leadership

Our leadership is committed to serving you on a daily basis. Click here to learn more or visit the links below.

President's Message
Executive Officer Bios

Board of Directors
Center for Governance

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.