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Treasurers Workshop, Presidents and Building Rep Training

The 2021 Treasurer’s Workshops, President’s Training and Building Rep training will be delivered to you virtually.
June 14th, 2021
Presidents Training 9:00am – 11:30am
Treasurer’s Workshop for New Treasurers 1:00pm – 2:30pm
Treasurer’s Workshop for Experienced Treasurers 2:45pm – 3:45pm
June 15th, 2021
Building Rep Training – 9:00am – 11:00am
Emerging Leaders Training – 1:00pm – 2:30pm
Registration is required for all these sessions on the Central website.
To register:
1. Log in (or create an account first if you do not already have one) to Central’s website.
2. Scroll down the list of events and select the session you are interested in registering for, from the list of events.
3. Select “Going” from the drop-down menu, and wait a moment for it to register. That’s it.

Central will send out the Zoom information to all registered attendees a few days before the sessions begin.

Please log on to zoom using your first and last name so they can take attendance to issue CEU’s and give your local credit for your participation.


To ensure the safety of members and staff, OEA has made the difficult decision to offer the 2021 OEA Advocacy and Organizing Institute virtually.

This year’s event will be held on Saturday, February 6, 2021 and will give OEA members the opportunity to attend two, 90-minute sessions of their choice. The event will begin at 9:00 a.m. with an opening address from OEA President Scott DiMauro and will conclude at 12:45 p.m.

Registration will open on January 5, 2021 and close on February 1, 2021. Sessions will be limited to 40 participants per offering. This event is being held at no cost to the participants.

If you would like to receive an email notice when registration opens, please go to aoi.ohea.org and provide us with your contact information.

Stay Safe! We hope to see you virtually on February 6, 2021 and in-person as soon as it is safe


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.