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MAIN STREET FESTIVAL 2013
NCEA members took to the street at the Main Street Festival on a beautiful Saturday night. Pencils were given to passing students, and friends and families visited with the teachers who staffed the booth. The booth was funded through a public relations grant from ECOEA, East Central OEA. Sandy Phillips, Northwood, chaired the event. Over twenty members volunteered to serve a shift.
Follow their fight and send words of support to:
The Strongsville Education Association
c/o OEA Middleburg Heights Uniserve Office
7539 Lucerne , Suite 100
Middleburg Heights, OH. 44130
The TELL survey will be received by all licensed Ohio educators in the coming weeks. Teaching, Empowering, Leading, Learning TELL will give teachers an opportunity to participate in a survey about conditions in their school. The survey is anonymous and with 50 percent participation in a building, will give the educators access to the results and other important information. Follow this link for more information. http://www.tellohio.org/
The Senate has passed SB 21 with changes to the Third Grade Reading Guarantee. Now off to the House. Read more about it at Join the Future blog.
Follow this link to read about what OEA is doing to change the current requirements of the Third Grade Reading Guarantee.
Read With the Cat!
Do you have plans to celebrate the birthday of Dr. Seuss with your students? Who doesn’t like a Green Eggs and Ham breakfast! Here is a chance to celebrate and share your event and possibly win some OEA/NEA attention and prizes. Click the above link and see how to make your celebration even more special!
The next NCEA Rep Council meeting is Tuesday, January 15, at 4:00 in The Bistro which is located off the Commons at Hoover High School. All members are welcome.
Just a reminder that there are several events sponsored by ECOEA for you. February 9 is the Retirement Workshop and March 8 is the Legislative Dinner. Both events are being held at the the Courtyard Marriott at Belden Village, a most convenient location for NCEA members. Also, the date to apply for the Quinn Scholarships offered by ECOEA is March 1. Please visit the East Central website for more details at http://ecoea.ohea.org for more details.