NEOEA Representative Assembly

 

Our NEOEA Fall Representative Assembly is Saturday, November 7, and will be held virtually. Delegates to this RA will elect officials and adopt our Resolutions document. Delegates provide the governance which makes NEOEA a responsive, democratic organization

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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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President Rob McFee: Give a Little, Gain a Lot!

May 12th, 2020

Being part of a union does imply some level of sacrifice. You no longer can look at things through the lens of what is best for me. This is readily apparent at the local level. You cannot go into any negotiations simply asking for things which benefit one particular group without also considering how it affects the collective. There is only so much of the pie to go around, and it is a very delicate balance. Quite often we end up with an agreement that everyone one can live with, but no one is exactly overjoyed with. Compromise is necessary

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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