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Certified Member
You can register as many as 10 members at once for your local. Click "Show" under Other Payment Options at the end the form to pay by check or to pay for the entire group at the door.
$35.00 $0.00
Education Support
ESPs may attend the Advocacy Conference with no registration fee, but they must register through this site. An ESP local can register as many as five members at once through this registration site. See ESP lodging information below in the Event Details section.
Free $0.00
OEA Board Member
Zone directors, at-large directors, NEA Directors and ex-officio board members attend free of charge.
Free $0.00

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Event Details

OEA Advocacy Conference
February 17-18, 2012
Waterford Marriott Hotel
Oklahoma City, OK


Conference Agenda Overview

Friday, February 17
Registration, 6:30 p.m.
Evening Session, 7-8:30 p.m.

Saturday, February 18
Registration & Continental Breakfast, 8 a.m.
General Session, 9 a.m.
First Breakout Session, 10:30 a.m.
Lunch, 11:45 p.m.
Second Breakout Session, 1 p.m.
Third Breakout Session, 2:30 p.m.


Rep. Inman, Robb Gray -- Featured Speakers
Rep. Scott Inman will provide the keynote address and education support professionals will  be offered their own track of breakout sessions at this popular OEA event. Robb Gray, state project coordinator at the Center on Budget and Policy Priorities, will open the conference at 7 p.m. Friday, February 17.

After Inman’s keynote at 9 a.m. Saturday, February 18, attendees will be offered a wide variety of breakout sessions. Among the choices will be sessions featuring John Doern and Bobby Thompson of the Federal Mediation and Conciliation Services (FMCS) and OEA’s own Advocacy Specialists. Watch this space a for a full agenda in early January.

Attendees must make their own lodging accomodations by calling The Waterford at 800/228-9290 or 405/848-4782. Conference rooms are $82 (plus tax), single or double occupancy. Tell the reservationist you want the “OEA special rate” when reserving rooms for the conference. The rate is good only for reservations made by Friday, February 10.

For additional information on the conference, contact Melanie Engh at mengh@okea.org, 800.522.8091 or 405.528.7785.

ESPs Eligible for Free Lodging
Each ESP local located at least 100 miles from the conference site is eligible for one, free double-occupancy room at the conference. Participants must make their own lodging reservations by contacting the Waterford Marriott Hotel by calling 800.228.9290 or 405.848.4782. For more information about ESP participation at the conference, contact Marty Bull at mbull@okea.org or 800.331.5143.




Have questions about 2012 Advocacy Conference? Contact Oklahoma Education Association


6300 Waterford Boulevard
Oklahoma City, 73118

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