Emerging Leaders Cookout

Hamburgers on the grill, ice cream social -- yum! Join us on Friday, June 9, for our Emerging Leaders Cookout at the NEOEA Conference Center.


  • Summer Leadership — Learning, Food, and Fun

    With topics such as I’d Like to Buy a Vowel Please, Turn Down the Heat, and Surviving Leadership, there is something for everyone in the 27 sessions at our Summer Leadership Conference this July 26-27 at The Bertram Inn. All the details are available at our “All Things Summer Leadership” page.

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  • Vacancies on the NEOEA Board of Directors

    The NEOEA Higher Education Representative-at-large and NEOEA Unit 6 Representative vacancies on the NEOEA Board of Directors will be filled by election at the NEOEA Representative Assembly on Saturday, November 11, 2017, at Harding High School in Warren. The persons elected will take office immediately upon their election.

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  • Scholarships Available to OEA Summer Academy

    You and your local association can obtain valuable training and save money! OEA Summer Academy is an annual conference for educators held June 19-21 at the Hilton Columbus Downtown. This year’s conference, “2017 OEA Summer Academy: Leading the Way for Continuous Improvement of Public Education,” offers participants the opportunity to explore leadership, professional issues, organizing, advocacy, and policy in collaboration with OEA staff and educator colleagues. New for Summer Academy 2017 is the “New Officer Development Cohort.” NEOEA will make available up to twelve scholarships. The deadline for entries is Friday, April 28.

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  • NEOEA Spring Rep. Assembly — Summary of Happenings

    NEOEA’s Representative Assembly held its spring meeting at Nordonia High School on Saturday, March 25. The RA considered new business items, recognized award recipients, and elected Association officers from northeastern Ohio. In preparation for the May 12-13 session of the OEA Representative Assembly, delegates endorsed candidates for several statewide OEA offices and took positions on issues to be considered there. NEOEA President Jeff Wensing, a mathematics teacher at Parma Senior High School, presided.

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  • NEA Delegates — Need a Ride to Boston?

    For the delegates going to the NEA RA in Boston this summer, have we got some deals for you! Join us at Fenway Park for a tour and then lunch at the Bleacher Bar on Friday, June 30. We will also have a bus for those of you who like a little more room (two seats allotted per person) when traveling. And what delegate would not love a hoodie (to combat the freezing air conditioning in the RA hall)?

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  • Emerging Leaders Cookout — Give Us Two Hours, We’ll Give You a Better Year

    Join us on Friday, June 9, for our Emerging Leaders Cookout at the NEOEA Conference Center.  We’ll offer you a one-stop shop for information on how to jump-start your local association and make life better for your members.  We’ll have prizes, food, and giveaways, but most of all, we’ll have contact with people who can help you make a difference at your workplace.

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  • Baseball, Fireworks, and Farewell – NEOEA Night at the Lake County Captains

    Join NEOEA members and guests for NEOEA Night at the Lake County Captains as we say goodbye to Bill Lavezzi, our Executive Director for the past 17 years. With lots of prizes and surprises, fireworks and food, you’ll want to be there! So come join us on Friday, July 21, 2017.

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  • Special Education Work Group

    NEOEA is forming a Special Education Work Group to consider ways to address the concerns of special educators. Currently, there is no OEA affiliate or associate organization for special education. Many are experiencing challenges with providing adequate and appropriate supports to meet the needs of students and staff. Teaching and nonteaching special educators are invited to join us in exploring steps to address this need.

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  • Bright Now! Dental Discounts

    Bright Now! Dental has been involved in the union community for nearly 40 years and is pleased to be providing the NEOEA an exclusive discount on general and specialty dental care.

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  • Meet Our “Unsung Hero of the Labor Movement”

    NEOEA’s honoree was Karen Winston from the East Cleveland Education Association (ECEA), and she was nominated by fellow union colleague Dawn Magnasco. Karen has been involved in union activities for ECEA since her first year as a teacher in the district.

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  • Come Join Us in the Big Apple

    Join us NEOEA Day weekend in New York City for our annual tour. Lodging, transportation, and some meals are included. A Broadway show and a visit to the 911 Memorial Museum are optional. Come join in the fun!

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  • Interested in an Appointment to an OEA Committee?

    As a member-directed organization, the Ohio Education Association relies on volunteer efforts to guide its work.  For that purpose, it maintains a number of appointive bodies; these are uncompensated positions, but OEA pays expenses.  To identify potential members of these groups, OEA relies on recommendations from district associations and other groups within OEA.  As a district association, NEOEA recommends members to OEA for standing committees  and core function committees, and makes its own appointments to three district screening councils.

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  • Energy Price Choice — Options Available for You

    Confused about how and where to get the lowest prices for your natural gas and electricity? EnergyPriceChoice.com/NEOEA is an unbiased energy marketplace that compares energy prices automatically for you. It takes less than 5 minutes to get the best possible price without hours of confusing research and hidden catches.

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  • President Jeff Wensing: Celebrate!

    Let’s not get bogged down by the current political landscape of our profession.

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Our next NEOEA Day is Friday, October 13, 2017!

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

“The voice of public education in Northeastern Ohio…”

“The voice of public education in Northeastern Ohio…”



NEOEA is a professional association of educators working to improve public education in northeastern Ohio by serving the needs of its members.