Please come on Wednesday, October 16, 2013 from 5:30 - 7:00 pm to the OEA Salem Office. We will be discussing factors and issues affecting ESPs this year. Become better informed on topics such as: Our ASK ESP Contract (year for bargaining full contract) Right To Work Initiative & What Negative Impact This Will Have For Our Work Force (...
Our state has a new Chief Education Officer: Dr. Nancy Golden. She recently came from the Springfield Public Schools, where she retired from the position of Superintendent, topping off over 30 years of experience in education. Dr. Golden decided to continue contributing toward our students’ education when she became the interim director in...
More and more corporations are grabbing record profits by cutting wages, benefits, and hours. Now, these same people are pushing Bill Sizemore’s ideas to the 2014 ballot to further threaten working people and middle-class families.   These ballot measures would stop workers from joining together to protect our jobs and our communities...
NEA President Dennis Van Roekel made a Back-to-School Tour that went to Portland and Salem, bringing attention to NEA’s “Raise Your Hand” campaign. Van Roekel came to Roberts High School, in Salem, and spoke at the State Capital about education issues of high priority. View pictures of his Salem visit at http://www.flickr.com/...
There are some amazing courses coming up – some are just around the corner! In September, there will be Teaching Strategies for Students with Attention Challenges (ADD/ADHD) and also The Sensory Side of Learning and Behavior. Later, there will be courses on instructional strategies, humor in the classroom, grant writing, methods for...
Here’s a chance to win a share of $2 million in technology from Samsung for your school from Samsung SOLVE FOR TOMORROW. The application deadline is October 31, 2013 to enter the contest and show how science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) can be applied to help improve your local community. Go to http://www.samsung.com/us/...
Integrating Right and Left Brain Thinking in the Classroom with artist Sonia Allen and poet Dawn Diez Willis is available for registration through Salem-Keizer Public Schools’ Academy for Teaching and Learning. The free presentation and demonstration will be on October 9, 2013 at the Bush Barn Art Center, 600 Mission St SE. The Open House is...
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