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Member-Led Professional Learning Grow your professional practice with OEA


OEA offers professional learning opportunities on a variety of relevant topics and skills to help you grow in your professional practice. All courses and events are free as a benefit of your union membership and range in length from one hour to one year. Most offer PDUs and/or undergraduate/graduate credit. To find your next professional learning opportunity, browse the list below or view the current quarter's print catalog linked above.

Upcoming Short-Form Learning

Learn in 15 minutes to 1 day in these short-form learning opportunities.
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One-on-One Licensure Consultations

January 3: Navigate your licensure questions with OEA’s Staff Liaison to TSPC, Leah Starkovich.
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Resources for Teaching Ethnic Studies Standards

January 18 at 4:00pm: Learn about curriculum focused on teaching a more inclusive history of Oregon in grades 6-12.
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Oregon History Primary Sources: Elementary

January 30 at 4:00pm: Use primary sources to teach an inclusive Oregon history in grades K-5.

Featured Opportunities

Join fellow union members at these upcoming OEA events.
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Firekeeper's Daughter

Jan. 23-Feb. 27 - A six-week book study on Firekeeper's Daughter by Angeline Boulley. Meet virtually for discussion and/or reflect more deeply and develop classroom applications. Academic credit available.
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Winter Recharge Retreat

It’s back! The Aspiring and Early Career Educator Winter Recharge Retreat welcomes those new to the profession for a weekend of learning, connection and support.
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OEA-PAC Convention

Save the Date! March 8-9, 2024. OEA-PAC works to elect pro-education candidates to public office. The 2024 OEA-PAC Convention is back in-person and more exciting than ever! Registration coming soon.

Upcoming Events, Courses & Learning Communities

Learn new skills in three to eight weeks, and find ways to participate in your union.

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Questions about Professional Learning?

Reach out to us with your questions and we'll be happy to help!

Keeping the Promise of Quality Public Education

The Oregon Education Association (OEA) is a union committed to the cause of providing the basic right of great public education to every student. OEA represents about 41,000 educators working in pre-kindergarten through grade 12 public schools and community colleges. OEA’s membership includes licensed teachers and specialists, classified/education support professionals (ESPs), community college faculty, retired educators, and student members. OEA members also belong to the 3.2 million members of the National Education Association (NEA).