Cost to join SOEA
OEA/NEA Membership - $25
NWOSU Membership - $5
Member dues pay for...
SOEA Fall Conference - $50 (free with membership)
SOEA Spring Conference - $50 (free with membership)
OEA Convention - $25 (free with membership)
Subscription to NEA Today - $25 (free with membership)
OEA/NEA Dues Rebate - $160 (max) refunded first year you teach and join OEA/NEA (which is the $160 that you paid in dues while you were in SOEA!)
Philanthropy work SOEA does throughout the year
- We are a part of NEA (National Education Association) so we receive all their benefits.
- OEA (Oklahoma Education Association) benefits, such as advocates or lawyers are available if needed. Get a free will made, name changed, identity theft consultation, and many more!
- Click n' Save: Program used to print coupons for food, clothes, hotel rooms, etc.
- One Million Dollar Liability Insurance Policy
- Discounts on insurance for home and auto
- Professional Development
Networking with SOEA members Statewide!
- Share with all SOEA chapters in the state during Conferences and Outreach to Teach!
- Brain storm and share ideas with other chapters on different topics such as membership, fundraisers, etc!
- Share classroom ideas, employment opportunities, and make numerous contacts!
- Local and statewide OEA representatives fighting for teachers and our school systems at the State Capitol.
- OEA members will lobby for our future jobs and other important aspects of the teaching profession.
- You will be informed about what the legislative system is doing in our state with public education.
- Tools and workshops such as: True Colors, Special Education Training, FISH, and many more, to assist with the first year of teaching and upcoming teachers!
- Jennifer George, President
- April Swinnea-Ogg, Vice President of Communications
- Dani Cushenbery, Vice President of Membership
- Ashley Hutchcraft, Secretary/Treasurer
- Kim Ward, Historian
- Carissa Hernandez, Historian
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