OEA Substitute Ms Randle Suffers Police brulality Tuesday October 25, 2011
Saturday, October 29, 2011
Tuesday, October 25, 2011
Tuesday, October 18, 2011
Monday, October 17, 2011
Last spring a number of OEA members expressed interest in learning about contract bargaining –laws, procedures, realities.
This fall, OEA will need to assemble a new bargaining team.
All interested OEA members who want to learn more about contract bargaining are encouraged to attend two (2) OEA-sponsored Saturday workshops.
Monday, October 24 4:30pm—7:30pm
OEA Bargaining History
This discussion will review issues like how contract bargaining is never a one-time process. For example, what is lost in one contract (like a 4% increase) can be regained in another. Or what the district failed to get in one contract can be sought after in a subsequent contract. In sum: Contract clauses are the result of ongoing organizing—and the result of compromise by both parties.
OEA members who were involved in previous bargaining rounds, from the early 90’s on, will summarize OEA bargaining history: Class size? Follow the students? Faculty Councils? Learn how OEA was able to win these key clauses in our contract, and many others.
Saturday, September 17 10:00am—1:00pm
Theo Austin-Smyth from the CTA Negotiations and Organizing Department and our OEA CTA Staff Representatives will review the basics of the collective bargaining process—how bargaining teams are chosen, roles on a team, team dynamics and the legal framework for collective bargaining.
Saturday, October 1, 2011
October 7, 2011
A CALL FOR ART FROM CHILDREN AND TEACHERS
Since our first OEA social shares the date with Oakland “Art Murmur,”* (oaklandartmurmur.org) we decided to display the best of student and teacher art for the month of October. All members are invited to start their Friday at OEA to view that art, enjoy refreshments, and continue their Friday activities at Oakland Art Murmur.
SUBMITTING CHILDREN’S ART
Please give mounted or framed pieces (up to 5 from each school) of children’s art to your OEA Rep to bring to the Rep Council on Monday, October 3. Art will be returned at the November Rep Council. On the front have the name, grade, and school of the artist.
SUBMITTING TEACHER ART
We know you are out there! To be an Oakland teacher means to be a creative teacher! Bring your pieces of art to the OEA Center between 3:00 and 5:00 on Wednesday, October 5. Volunteers will be there to help you mount your pieces.
CELEBRATE OUR ORIGINALITY!
*The mission of the Oakland Art Murmur is to support art and cultural venues that are dedicated to increasing popular awareness of and participation in the arts of Oakland. We promote the arts community through collective marketing and outreach efforts and organize a monthly First Friday Art Walk event, Art Murmur, which is free and open to the public.
Every First Friday of the month, member galleries are open to the public from 6-9 pm. Additionally 23rd Street between Telegraph and Valley is closed to car traffic, and craft, art, and food vendors are set up along this corridor.