Why Become a Member?

Teachers and the educational community in general face many different challenges. The WJEA is committed to communicating, educating, and advocating on behalf of its members. Combined, the Ohio Education Association (OEA) and its parent organization, the National Education Association (NEA), offer an impressive array of services and benefits. With membership comes: positive relationships with district leaders, financial services and benefits, legal protection, liability protection, professional advice from an OEA Labor Relations Consultant, professional publications, opportunities to serve on local, state, and national committees, and a voice in association business.