Megaconference

 

Our annual Megaconference will be Saturday, March 6–mark your calendar! There will be sessions of interest for all members, and details are available at neoea.org/Mega.

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President Rob McFee: Happy Birthday, NEOEA!

May 12th, 2020

Happy birthday, NEOEA! 150 years! This was put into perspective for me as I was getting prepared for our Fall Representative Assembly at Thomas Harvey High School in Painesville on November 9. A quick look back in history: first airplane – 1903, first car – 1885, first light bulb – 1878, first telephone – 1876, and the first NEOTA meeting – 1869! At the inception of NEOEA there were no phones, light bulbs, or even cars to get to the meeting. Travel must have been by horseback, and I suppose mileage vouchers were paid in “oats.” It is impressive to

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President Rob McFee: Knowledge is Power

May 12th, 2020

Welcome back NEOEA to the 2019-20 school year. The beginning of the year is always full of both the excitement of new opportunities and the task of reestablishing routines. NEOEA is such a large association with approximately 29,000 members, so I wanted to briefly share with you some of our routines. NEOEA is organized into 10 separate groups called “units,” which are very creatively called “Unit 1” through “Unit 10.” Units 9 and 10 are comprised of NEOEA’s Education Support Professionals (ESP), and the other eight units are distributed somewhat equally across northeastern Ohio. All of our units are represented

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President Rob McFee: Buddy the Horse

May 12th, 2020

I want to start off with sharing a funny story, but one that also has an important message for all educators to remember: It’s about a traveler who drives his car into a ditch in a very remote area. Luckily, a local farmer comes along to help with his big strong horse named Buddy. He hitches Buddy up to the car and yells, “Pull, Nellie, pull.” But Buddy doesn’t move. Then the farmer hollers, “Pull, Buster, pull.” But Buddy still doesn’t respond. Once more the farmer commands, “Pull, Jennie, pull.” Nothing. Then the farmer nonchalantly says, “Pull, Buddy, pull.” And

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NEOEA Day

Our next NEOEA Day is Friday, October 8, 2021!

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