OEA-R is dedicated to providing services to meet the needs of its members, providing member involvement within OEA, and supporting education.
* Advance and promote OEA programs for retired members and pre-retired subscribers
* Provide a structure for participation within the framework of OEA
* Identify the needs and concerns of retired members
* Encourage cooperation and communication among all segments of the public education profession
Carol Kinsey OEA-R Board of Director at the District Grant Training.
A Spanish Interpreter is explaining why the fair food program is important to the farm workers.
Left to Right: Martha Mitchell DLAMC President, Kathleen Purdy, Tiffany Dena Loftin from NEA, Roberta Tevis, and Bill Walker, members of the executive committee. The event was called: “Organizing for Economic Justice: A Call to Action” Summit held at the Columbus Mennonite Church.
OEA-Retirees at the NEA-Retired Conference in Dallas, Texas. NEA Director Sophia Rodriguez has joined us. Phil Long is taking our picture.
District Rep Kathleen with Youngstown education association President Larry Ellis in the blue shirt behind her attending the May 9th press conference against House Bill 70.
ECOEA-Retired member Carol Meyers is very attentive at the Mansfield Conference.
Retirees enjoying last year’s Not Back to School Luncheon were, Sally Smith, Warren Hershberger, Kathleen Purdy, Carol Meyers, Bill Meyers. Kay Leath, Joyce Hawkins Williams and Anne Unklesbay. Not pictured is Carol Hockenberger.
Victoria Freday, Stark County DD, was the winner of the OEA-R Basket Raffle at the April 9, 2016, ECOEA Spring Representative Assembly .
OEA Minority Leadership Training Program, April 2016. ECOEAR Rep Kathleen Purdy (front, 3rd from right) mentor to member (front, 3rd from left).
ECOEA Retirement Workshop held on Saturday, January 30, 2016 at the Courtyard Marriott, Sally Smith (East Holmes EA) and Anne Unklesbay (Massillon EA) maintained the ECOEA-R display table. In the photo: ECOEA-R Anne Unklesbay and Sally Smith congratulate Melissa Kath (Fairless Local) for becoming a Pre-retired member and winning a $25 gas card and a chance to be entered into the April 15, 2016 drawing for reimbursement of her OEA-R/NEA-R unified membership dues ($350)!
At the ECOEA Retirement Workshop, another winner of the 2nd $25 gas card was Karen Linch (Wooster City), who also will be entered into the April 15, 2016 drawing!
May 2015 OEA Awards Banquet: ECOEA-R Kathleen Purdy, ECOEA President 2015-16 Tracy Lemus Santos and ECOEA 2015-16 Recording Secretary Mandy Bankert
Delegates to the NEA Representative Assembly in Orlando wearing their ECOEA shirts