Megaconference

Mark your calendar for Saturday, February 24, 2018, for our annual Megaconference! Details are available at our “All Things Megaconference” page and in News & Views.

Blog - NEOEA

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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President Jeff Wensing: Let’s Get Engaged

October 3rd, 2017

Each year we enter our profession with goals for ourselves and the students we serve. Associations are not much different. Associations can have strategic priorities for their leadership group as well as for their membership. For the 2017-18 school year, membership engagement has moved from being one of the priorities to being THE priority for many associations. Leaders of an association can be defined as the elected leadership such as the president, vice president, secretary, and treasurer. Along with the Executive Committee, building reps, or Association reps are also considered leaders. However, leadership doesn’t end there. Regardless of holding an

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So long Boston!

July 6th, 2017

Today is our travel day home. I am on the NEOEA chartered bus with 24 of our fabulous delegates. We just finished watching the movie  Patriots Day. What a sad day for our country and a testimonial on the  strength of Boston residents. It was fun to see a movie with many shots of the places we have just experienced – lots of “we saw that” and “we ate there” from the bus riders throughout the movie. President Wensing’s nephew, Patrick Wensing, had a cameo appearance in the movie as an MIT student. Gavel down last night was 8:09 pm. It

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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