This years Treasurers workshop has been split in to two options.
A Treasurers workshop for new Treasurers.
This workshop session is intended for new local treasurers who have not participated in treasurers workshop training in the past, or for those wishing a refresher.
It will take place August 26th from 7:30-9pm at the Central OEA/NEA HQ on 947 Goodale Blvd, Columbus, Ohio. 43212.
A Treasurers workshop for experienced Treasurers
This workshop session is intended for experienced local treasurers who have participated in treasurers workshop training in the past.
It will take place August 26th from 5-7pm at the Central OEA/NEA HQ on 947 Goodale Blvd, Columbus, Ohio. 43212.
Local treasurers are free to register for the mot appropriate session, or both.
Dinner will be provided at 7pm.
We encourage all of the people attending the Treasurers Workshops, to please bring their Treasurers Handbook (3-Ring Binder). OEA is not supplying new copies to everyone, they will only be bringing the updated and/or replaced sections.
It is customary that any previous treasurers books, and files are turned over to the new treasurer, upon the start of their term. You can download the most current issue from the OEA website.
If you do not, or did not get the handbook, please let OEA know.
Central OEA/NEA will provide a $100 stipend (and an Education Advocate tee-shirt) to each local Education Advocate Leader.
This stipend is being provided as an incentive to help locals become more involved and effective in grass roots political action.
A list of criteria for receiving the Education Advocate Leader stipend follows.
Communicate with the Political Action Coordinator (PAC), local president, and members.
Needs be a contributor to the OEA Fund for Children and Public Education.
Needs to recruit 10 other members to participate in Central’s ACES program (www.centraloeanea.org/advocate), or provide proof of cyber lobbying a legislator.
Attend the Education Advocate Leader training, or approved Central OEA/NEA event. Examples: Central Winter Leadership Conference in early March, OEA Leadership Conference in the summer, or local training developed by the political action coordinators..
Attend an OEA Lobby Day.
Play an active role in local election activities.
Attend an area meeting.
Each local can have up to three Education Advocate Leaders (one to represent primary, immediate, and secondary educators or one to represent the different classifications in a classified local, SCOPE or Higher Ed.).
All earned stipends will be paid out in November, and based upon meeting all the mandatory criteria.
Training sessions for Education Advocate Leaders will be scheduled in April 2015 at each of the Central Area meetings, attendees will receive a $50 stipend.
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