Education Advocate Leaders (EALs) are members! They strengthen their local Associations' legislative and political grassroots capacity year-round, by engaging fellow members around legislative and political campaigns.
Each local can have up to three Education Advocate Leaders one to represent primary, intermediate, and secondary educators or one to represent the different classifications in a classified local, SCOPE or Higher Ed.
To become an Education Advocate Leader apply online: www.centraloeanea.org/ealMandatory Criteria:
Communicate with your local/colleagues on education issues
Contribute to the OEA Fund
Attend an Education Advocate Leader training session
Education Advocate Leader training details: We will have a virtual training in the fall via Zoom. We'll let you know as soon as the training is scheduled.
Topics covered will include:
Communication & Involvement (sign up colleagues to ACE’s list, disseminating info to your local)
How to deliver an effective message
10 Reasons to belong to OEA
Cyber lobbying, and engaging Central, OEA, NEA Social Media