East Central Ohio Education Association-Retired

ECOEA Rep to the OEA Retired Advisory Council is Anne Bowles, retired from Wooster EA. You can reach Anne at


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NEA-Retired Post Summit Conference March 2020

Registration is open for the NEA-Retired Post-Summit Conference at the Hyatt Regency Orlando, March 15-16, 2020. ECOEA has one scholarship of $500 available for an ECOEA-Retired member to attend. Please call the ECOEA office at (330) 499-8587 if you are interested. The Scholarship is by reimbursement following your documentation of attendance and expense. More information is available on the ECOEA website.

The NEA-Retired website has the registration links for the Post-Summit and the hotel reservation at this link:


ECOEA Holiday Happenings Luncheon

ECOEA members and guests gathered for our annual Holiday Happenings retiree luncheon at the beautiful Pine Tree Barn in Shreve on December 3rd for good food, great conversation and an interesting STRS update from guest Rita Walters, STRS Board member. Did you know that there are 196 STRS recipients that are 100 years old or older? And, there are 125 members that are 99 years old? Our oldest STRS member is 107 years old! Wow! Holiday blessings to them all! Keep up to date with ECOEA with the monthly emailed newsletter. Not receiving the newsletter? Probably because we don’t have a good email address for you. Sign up to receive the newsletter by sending your email to the ECOEA office at ecoea@sbcglobal.net

  • NEA Today for NEA-Retired Members seeking member stories      After a lifetime of service to our nation’s public schools, members maintain a vivid interest in NEA and education policy and news and they want to keep public education strong.        We need your help telling our retired members’ stories–especially those members whose presence will help to showcase the diversity of NEA retirees.      If you know of someone who would make a great interview subject for NEA Today for NEA- Retired Members, please share their contact information with the magazine’s editor, Lisa Leigh.   She may be reached at lleigh@nea.org, or 202/822-7258.