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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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Efficiency Strategies for SPED Educators

April 18 at 5:00pm: Enhance efficiency with strategies for IEPs, stakeholder communications, and to-do lists.
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Introduction to Mindfulness: Skills, Tools, & Benefits

May 1 at 5:00pm: We will discuss awareness, attention, “monkey mind”, genuine happiness, and more!
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Understanding Early Literacy & The Science of Reading

May 9 at 5:00pm: Join member experts and ODE to explore the Science of Reading and the Oregon Early Literacy Framework.

Featured Opportunities

Join fellow union members at these upcoming OEA events.
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Grading for Equity K-8

April 15-May 20 Grading for Equity: What it is, Why it matters, and How it can transform schools and classrooms. A book study for K-8 educators. One graduate credit available (optional).
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SPED Connect Affinity Group

April & May: An affinity group aimed at fostering connection, unity, and support among Special Educators throughout our state. Sessions will provide networking, resource sharing, and community building.
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I HEAR Summit

March 16 at 9-3 p.m. Engaging panel discussions and interactive workshops on various topics related to inclusion, healing, equity, access, and rights. Seven locations around Oregon.

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).