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OSEA covers many events, issues and happenings throughout the year. To provide easy access to our photos, news stories and more, we’ve created a press room to serve as an archive for your easy navigation. Take a look around, find what you need and let us know if we can help!

Classified Employees Week, March 3-7

Classified employees take on a wide variety of critical tasks in Oregon’s schools: They keep buildings and grounds safe and clean, prepare and serve nutritious meals, and work with teachers and other staff members to provide an ideal classroom environment. They also maintain and improve computer technology, ensure student safety inside and outside school walls, strive to make sure all office procedures are followed, as well as transport students to and from school safely. Classified... Read More

Employee of the Year


OSEA members are nominated by a fellow member to be Employee of the Year. The selections are reviewed by former presidents, and the candidate is honored at Conference and holds the title for a full year. To download an application and nominate an OSEA member for Employee of the Year, click here.  Read More

OSEA Remembers


OSEA has set up a website to remember those members, staff and other members of the OSEA family who have passed away. Members and staff can comment and leave messages for loved ones. If you know of someone who OSEA should memorialize, please contact the State Office at 800/252-6732 or info@osea.org. Visit OSEA Remembers.  Read More

2013 applications for Newsy Award


You have until noon of Friday, May 17 to get your entries in for the 2013 Newsy Awards. The Newsy Awards are presented at Conference each year to acknowledge the excellent work OSEA chapters do to inform, educate and entertain their members. The award traditionally goes to the best newsletter, but this year OSEA has added a category honoring websites. All chapters are encouraged to submit copies of their newsletter and/or links to their website. Entries will be sorted by chapter... Read More