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Stand up for students and demand the legislature fully fund our schools and community colleges.

Take future action with a single click

Click here: Any advocate of education can send an email.

Please get the word out and share.

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We're raising our voices to protect public schools. To support every student, we're wearing Red for Ed.



Join millions of voices fighting for our nation's public school students and educators.


1out of5 educators must take another job to make ends meet.

71% of people think teachers are not paid enough.

16% less funding goes to districts with the highest poverty.


When we think about the promise of education today, we see the future leaders of our nation and the qualified educators who reach, teach and inspire them. We see classrooms with modern tools that help students prepare to make an impact on the world. We see students getting the support they need to thrive and educators having the support they need to serve.

We see progress and hope.

But today we also see budgets being cut, overcrowded classrooms and outdated materials. We see educators working around the clock to make a difference in the lives of their students and standing up to lawmakers to ask for better pay and school funding. We're raising our voices together for our students, for our schools and for ourselves as educators.

That's why we’re wearing Red for Ed.

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Make your Presidents Day count and show up for students.

Join educators in Salem to march for education funding on February 18th.

Huge class sizes and caseloads. Room clears. Missing support staff.

Our students deserve better.

It’s time to show our lawmakers that our schools need funding now.

Let’s march to tell them our students can’t wait.​

Monday, February 18th, 2019 - click here to sign up!

Monday, March 25th, 2019 - click here to sign up!

OEA Member Reimbursement Information

OEA will pay the following expenses for all active members meeting the following guidelines: Mileage: 1/2 of the current IRS mileage rate will be reimbursed for every OEA member participating in the event. If OEA members carpool, the driver may submit for an additional $0.02 per passenger, per mile. Lodging: Sunday evening, OEA will provide lodging at the Salem Grand Hotel only, for those living 100 miles or more (one way) from Salem.  All rooms will be double occupancy. Please indicate your preferred roommate on the registration form. As the event will conclude in the early afternoon, we are not automatically granting an additional night of lodging; please e-mail if you need lodging for Monday night as well. Those requests are taken on a member-by-member basis only.

Hotel Information 

The Grand Hotel  201 Liberty Street SE (Adjacent to Salem Conference Center)  Salem, OR 97301  Phone: 503-540-7800 or 1-877-540-7800  All rooms will be master-billed by OEA. No other lodging arrangements are authorized for reimbursement.


Breakfast is provided for all guests of the Grand Hotel. OEA will have various breakfast foods available at registration for all members attending the training. Box lunches will be provided for all participants. No other meals will be provided and no other expenses are authorized

for reimbursement for this event. Please check with your local for any other possible expense you may incur.

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