Welcome Back!

Welcome Back! The beginning of school is just around the corner. Membership materials will be arriving in your schools soon, so be sure to ask your building rep about your Individual Contact Sheet (ICS). Please fill it out carefully. This document is what enables us to continue to support you in the work you do…

OEA Featured Educator: Jean Gritter

During the long legislative session that is currently ongoing, OEA is presenting legislators with a Story of the Day featuring educators from around the state, and Greater Albany Education Association’s own Jean Gritter is the Featured Educator for 2/21.  

Community Forums: Every Student Succeeds Act, May 22 and 24

Please come and join us! GAEA has received a grant to work on equity issues and other needs of our schools. We are holding forums on May 22 and May 24 to hear from teachers, staff, parents, and other community members. Raise your voice and let us know what our schools need! Spanish interpreters will…

Scholarship Application Available

Scholarship applications are available. Please go to our page https://albanyteachers.org/gaea-scholarship-2/ to download the PDF. Applications are due April 12th by 4:30 p.m. to the UniServ office, 2885 Cedarwood Ct. SE, Albany, OR 97322.

Welcome

Greater Albany Education Association is the local teachers’ union representing 550 members in Albany, Oregon.

And the award goes to…

At the Oregon Education Association Representative Assembly last weekend, Greater Albany Education Association President Sue McGrory was awarded the Ruth E. Greiner Membership Award. The Ruth Greiner Membership Award honors the contributions of a newer member or an experienced member who has worked hard to include early career educators at the local or state level. …

President’s Blog

Hello all! Okay…so it’s been a couple of weeks since I last sent an update. Quick Summary of the last two weeks: I’ve met with several teachers and their administrators.  LOTS of other meetings as well: met with Rep. Andy Olson for our monthly breakfast, attended the School Board meeting on Monday, attended the Chamber of…

It’s Nomination Time!

Are you…or someone you know….interested in working on the GAEA Exec Board?

Nominations are now being accepted for the following positions…