Summer Leadership Conference

Join us for our annual Summer Leadership Conference: July 25-26 at the picturesque Bertram Inn in Aurora. It is a day and a half of learning, socializing, and relaxation. Our Keynote Speaker is Kathleen McKinley, and we’ve invited area legislators to our poolside reception on Wednesday evening.

Blog - NEOEA

President Jeff Wensing: Challenges Become Opportunities

May 25th, 2018

As the curtain comes down on the 2017-18 school year, building custodians and cleaners grow anxious for their fellow educators and students to be released for summer recess. This is their annual oppor-tunity to prepare the buildings for the upcoming school year without being interrupted by jammed lockers or untimely spills. Also in preparation for the 2018-19 school year, educators will take advantage of professional learning opportunities. NEOEA’s summer opportunities begin with the Greet and Grill cookout on Friday, June 8, from 11:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. at the NEOEA Conference Center. The purpose of the event is to network

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President Jeff Wensing: Keeping Our Association Visible and Relevant

May 25th, 2018

The second semester has begun, and we are in the home stretch to successfully conclude the 2017-18 school year. NEOEA leadership and staff continue to engage local associations in order to understand their needs so that NEOEA can offer local leaders the training that is required to keep their associations visible and relevant to members. On February 24, NEOEA’s Megaconference was held at Corporate College East. Two hundred eighty-five members attended three breakout sessions from a choice of 33 options which focused on the areas of professional, personal, and leadership development. Due to the valuable information that leaders take back

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President Jeff Wensing: Grassroots Making the Difference

December 12th, 2017

Recent election results have frustrated many of us in public education over the past seven or eight years. Whether it be your local school board, state senator, state representative, or the governor, it seems as though the bulk of the laws and state mandates have made our professional lives more difficult. Some of the challenges include reduced state funding, OTES, attempts at privatization, resident educator requirements, and an overabundance of state testing. One can argue these examples do not enhance the day-to-day education of a student. In fact, it can be argued that these are distractions that dilute the educational

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NEOEA Day

Our next NEOEA Day is Friday, October 12, 2018!

NEOEA Day represents your dues dollars at work. Attending NEOEA Day programs, most of which provide growth opportunities at lower-than-usual prices, is an excellent way to get some of your NEOEA dues dollars back! For more information, click the link below.

NEOEA Day Page