Navigating Changes in Challenging Times
July 25-26, Northeastern State-Broken Arrow Campus
Day One – July 25
1 p.m. Opening session
2 p.m. Association Leadership: Essential Skills for Local Leaders
· Presidents & Vice Presidents
· Building Reps
· Negotiations Team Members
· Secretaries/Communicating with Members
· Very Important Members
4 p.m. Adjourn for the day, dinner on your own.
7 p.m. Bowling in the VIB (Very Important Bowlers) private bowling hall at Andy B’s Family Entertainment Center (8711 South Lewis Avenue Tulsa, OK 74137).
Day Two – July 26
Breakout Sessions at 9 a.m., 10:45 a.m. and 1:30 p.m.
Lunch at 12:15 p.m.
(you’ll attend three different breakouts)
1) The Zen of Change
Learn how to be the master of your domain during stressful times of change.
2) Highly Engaged Members: Toolkits for Action
A highly interactive session in which you’ll build a toolkit around one of OEA’s issues or programs, and then learn how to use it to engage and recruit members.
3) Communicating the Changes...What's your Tech Tool?
How should you communicate with your members? See what you can do with today’s technology, and how to survive when you all you have is a pencil and a standard typewriter.
4) Effective Lobbying in Times of Change
Pick up some tips on how motivate your members to become politically active and the best ways to get your message across to legislators.
5) Turn your Strengths into Leadership
Discover what you do best and learn how to maximize that skill for your leadership style.
6) Evaluation System Organizing: TLE & Marzano Commonalities
A new Teacher Leader Evaluation system is coming. Learn how your local can advocate for your members in this new environment, no matter which program your district chooses.
7) All Hands on Deck: Building ESP membership through ESP/Teacher Association Partnerships
A special session to discuss how ESP and teacher locals can work together to build membership in both organizations. Develop leadership skills that unite all of your colleagues.
Rooms are $81 a night plus tax. Lodging is the responsiblity of the attendee or his/her local association. Please make you own reservations.
Holiday Inn Express (near Bass Pro Shops)
2251 N. Stone Wood Circle
Broken Arrow, OK 74102
(see a map)
Town Place Suites
(The Holiday Inn Express will direct you to this property if they run out of rooms for SLA.)