Convocation General Meeting Agenda

The first meeting of the 2014-15 school year will take place during convocation on Monday, August 18, in the Fairless High School Auditorium. Be sure to stop by the FEA table to get your folder of upcoming events, freebies from OEA and NEA, and your FEA back-to-school gift.

At our meeting we will be discussing the following:

  • Goals & Introductions
  • Member Benefits
  • Representative Assembly (RA) Delegates
  • Financial Reports–2014-15 Proposed Budget and 2013-14 Treasurer’s Final Report are available now on the Treasurer’s page
  • Opportunities with Ohio Education Association (OEA) and East Central OEA (ECOEA)
  • FEA Committees, Caucuses, and Workshop

Please plan to attend.

OEA Invite to Town Hall Conversation on Suspending High Stakes Decisions based on Standardized Testing

Join a discussion with OEA officers next Thursday, May 22nd at 7pm
At the OEA Spring Representative Assembly (RA), delegates unanimously approved a resolution calling for the passage of legislation that would suspend for 3 years all high-stakes decisions tied to student standardized test results beginning with the 2014-2015 school year.
Share your experiences and join the conversation about what can be done to hit the pause button on high-stakes testing.
To RSVP for the telephone town hall please click here. On the day of the call, OEA will be calling members to join the telephone town hall. So please RSVP and provide the best number at which we can contact you so you can be part of this important discussion.
When: Thursday, May 22, 2014
Time: 7:00-8:00 PM
What: Suspending high-stakes decisions based on student test scores.
To find out more about OEA’s legislative priorities and how to contact your members of the Ohio General Assembly, please click here.

High School Support

FEA Negotiations FlowersP1000108--reducedThank you to Janice Courtney of the High School Communications Team who supported the negotiations committee with flowers and gave all high school teachers a solidarity reminder and a sweet treat!

New FEA Officers and Representatives Announced

The FEA officers for the 2014-2015 school year are listed below.


President: Tammy Bixler-Zalesinsky
VP: David Fogle
Secretary: Chris Roberts
Treasurer: Tracy Lemus-Santos

HS Rep: Janice Courtney
MS Rep: Melissa Evans-Knop
Elem Reps: Melissa Kath & Lori Neuenschwander
Classified Reps: Eric Smith & Sharon Tompkins