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 two scholarships to OEA’s Summer Academy in each of our ten electoral units as well as two in the Higher Education division. Up to twelve of those scholarships will be funded by NEOEA and up to ten will be funded by OEA. Scholarships pay for registration and room fees (two nights). In order to apply for one of these scholarships, please fill in the form; the deadline for entries is Friday, April 28.