Category Archives: Professional Development

A MESSAGE FROM CENTRAL OEA/NEA:

Valued Central Members,

We have some exciting professional development opportunities being planned for the new year by our Membership Development and Engagement committees.

The first is our annual Diversity Conference on January 30th. Our theme for this virtual conference will be Journey to Justice.

We will be announcing details of 2 tracks – a personal growth track and a professional growth track very soon.

Our second opportunity will be Power Up! on March 6th. This will also be virtual. Details coming soon!

Both of these conferences will earn CEU’s!

Keep an eye out for the Winter issue of the Communique – it will have details of scholarships available for OEA and NEA trainings.

Finally, We have another Speaker Series Discussion on Race scheduled for November 24th at 6pm. Registration details can be found on our website at www.centraloeanea.org.

All of these opportunities are free for Central OEA/NEA members.

Power Up! and Diversity 2020 Conference

Join us on February 29, 2020 at Clark Hall, Gahanna High School where we will be hosting a Professional development double bill. Members can choose to attend either the Power Up! professional development conference or the Diversity conference. During the conferences we will also have an engagement fair.

* * * These conferences, as with all of Centrals conferences, are free for all Central OEA members.
* * * Earn CEU’s which can be used toward license renewal, network with colleagues, and Power Up with relevant, timely PD! Complimentary breakfast and lunch will be provided.

Conference Agendas

8:45 Registration
9:30 – 2:00 Sessions
11:30-12:30 Lunch & Engagement Fair
2:15 Closing & evaluations
2:45 (approximately) Networking at Rusty Bucket

Register for either conference here.

Detailed information for the Diversity Conference here.

 

November Member Workshop – Save the date!

REA November Member Workshop is Nov. 18 – 4:15 – 5:15

Are you in year 2-4 of RESA or need an IPDP?

Our next workshop will help RESA teachers understand how to write for Year 3 so that you’re successful on your first attempt. We’ll also have discussion about how to fulfill Year 4 leadership requirements. Sarah Schulze will hold a help session in writing an IPDP to get you going.
We’ll have dinner. Look for an RSVP in an upcoming email.

 

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Restorative Practices and Using Circles Effectively

Restorative practices and circles are a hot topic. This is a timely opportunity for you to learn more about both. If you attended the Restorative Practices sessions at EJSA in May, this will go deeper in the restorative practices and circles.
This sixteen hour training will take place July 31 – August 1, 2019 at OEA Headquarters in Columbus. This training is free to OEA members, but you MUST be able to attend all sixteen hours of the training. You will receive a completion certificate for sixteen hours, and the class is also eligible for 1 Ashland credit at a cost of approximately $180.
Click on the flyer to learn how to register.
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Cultural Competency and Equity Literacy

Are you interested in learning more about social justice an equity literacy? OEA will be hosting a professional learning seminar July 16-17. You will develop foundational knowledge, explore your belief systems, and will begin to have conversations about how to redress the issues.
Please click on the flyer to get instructions for registration. You can earn CEUs for this. Remember to create a goal on your IPDP that matches.
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