Union Leadership Institute participants strengthen skills for work and union. See this year's course offerings, register now.More
The Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA) offers perhaps the greatest opportunity of our careers to influence how education is changed for the better in Ohio. OFT members must share your ideas and expertise with OFT so we can inform how the new laws are implemented to redefine public education.
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OFT welcomes the opportunity to work with Paolo DeMaria as the new state superintendent to address several deep underlying problems impacting public education such as the increased needs children bring to the classroom because of poverty.
We are proud of our members who staff schools that earned Schools of Promise, High Performing Schools of Honor and High Progress Schools of Honor awards from the Ohio Department of Education. See which schools were named.
Registration is open for the OFT's 2016 Bill Pasztor Union Leadership Institute (ULI). This three-day leadership development conference helps local leaders and members expand and deepen their union skills as well as professional skills. Learn about this year's course offerings. Get an early bird discount rate if you register by May 16.
Last-minute amendment hijacks bill by pushing privatization; accountability needed for online charters. See what your legislators did this week.