2020 OEA Organizing Conference
Reserve your room today at the Embassy Suites Downtown Medical Center Hotel, 741 N. Phillips, Oklahoma City, by calling 405.772-1185. The conference rate is $105, plus tax, and includes free breakfast and Manager’s Reception. January 29 is the deadline to make lodging reservations. Reference the “OEA Organizing Conference” to receive the conference rate.
Conference registration is now open.
Register by January 24 to get the early bird rate of $35. After January 24, registration fees increase to $45. Registration fees cover Friday night’s reception, continental breakfast and lunch on Saturday, snacks and conference materials.
Friday, Feb. 28, at Embassy Suites Downtown Medical Center
6 – 7:00 p.m. Registration
7 – 9:00 p.m. Opening Session
SINGO (FCPE Fundraiser) and Lip Sync Battle
Saturday, Feb. 29, at Metro Tech Springlake, 1900 Springlake Drive
7 – 9:00 a.m. Registration
9:00 a.m. Opening Session
Keynote: Joe Thomas, President, Arizona Education Association
Morning Breakout Sessions: 9:40-10:30 a.m. & 10:40-11:30 a.m.
11:30 – 12:30 p.m. Lunch
1:00 – 4:30 p.m.
Afternoon Breakout Sessions: 12:40-1:30 p.m. & 1:40-2:30 p.m.Regional
Planning: 2:40-3:30 p.m.
3:40 p.m.: Closing Session (Door prizes and Professional Development Certificates
3:50-4:30 p.m. Caucus meetings
Basics to Bargaining
Building Structure & Institutional Knowledge at the Local Level
Community Building with Tribes
Contract Language Jigsaw
Education Support Professionals Round Table
Engaging Career Educators: Pipeline to Retirement
Forces on Ed
Lobby from Your Local
New Educators of Oklahoma Network, panel discussion
Oklahoma Aspiring Educators Association
Organizing Around Racial and Social Justice Issues
Organizing for a Lobbying Cadre
Organizing for School Board Elections
Organizing Using Messaging and Social Media
Steps to Becoming a Bargaining Local
Trauma and Violence in the Classroom, panel discussion