May 2016 SCOPE & Sequence Newsletter Published

The May 2016 SCOPE & Sequence newsletter has been published. Please click below to read an important letter from our union president, Dominic Marsano, regarding new contract booklets, teacher evaluations, and site representative elections. Additionally, 2016 SCOPE Day has been announced, and will be held on November 14th. Check out the link below:

May 2016 SCOPE & Sequence

SCOPE Election Candidacy Forms Available

Candidacy forms are now available for the upcoming SCOPE general election. All SCOPE general election candidacy/nomination forms and biographical forms must be mailed to the following address:

SCOPE Elections Committee
PO Box 305
Hayesville, OH 44838

The mailed forms must be postmarked by April 30, 2016. Click on links below to access forms. Ballots will be sent back out to you on May 13th, 2016, and will be required to be returned postmarked by May 23, 2016. Ballots will be counted on June 3, 2016 at 5:00 p.m. at a location to be determined. Below are the positions up for consideration:

Officers (2-year term):

Treasurer

Vice President

Executive Board Department Representatives (2-year term):

School for the Deaf Representative

School for the Blind Representative

State Library & Misc. Agencies Representative

Department of Youth Services Representative

Department of Rehabilitation & Correction Representative (5 seats available)

2017 NEA Representative Assembly (1-year term):

3 Delegates (subject to change based on membership numbers)

2017 OEA Representative Assembly (1-year term)

7 Delegates (subject to change based on membership numbers)

Reminder: CEAO Conference/SCOPE General Membership Meeting

Don’t forget, there will be a SCOPE General Membership Meeting at the Correction Education Association of Ohio Conference in Independence, Ohio, on Tuesday, September 15 at 5:00 p.m. in the Ballroom at the Embassy Suites by Hilton–Cleveland Rockside. (5800 Rockside Woods Blvd. Independence, OH 44131)

At this meeting, information about contract negotiations will be discussed and general membership questions will be answered. You must be a current SCOPE/OEA member to attend.

SCOPE Site Rep Training: August 22, 2015

SCOPE’s site representative training will be held on Saturday, August 22, 2015 at 9:30 a.m. at the Central OEA Office. (947 Goodale Blvd. Columbus, OH 43212)

All SCOPE/OEA membership materials and training guides will be provided at this training session so it is very important that all SCOPE site reps attend. If you cannot attend, please designate a substitute from your site to attend in your place and pick up the various materials provided.

To RSVP, or if you have any questions, please contact SCOPE Secretary Diane Prettyman at dcpretty@sbcglobal.net by August 19th.