Resources and Helpful Links
Oregon Education Association (OEA) – all BEA members are a part of this statewide educators’ union
National Education Association (NEA) – all BEA members are a part of this national educators’ union
Portland Metro Area Educators – Retirees – Did you know you can stay active in the union after you retire? If you are planning to retire soon or are already retired, check out this group of OEA retirees in the Portland Metro Area. You can read more about the statewide OEA Retired group here. You can even join them before you retire!
Update your personal email address here – if you’re not receiving the BEA News every Friday, that means we probably don’t have the right email address for you. Let us know at the link above where we should be sending emails.
Information about Member Benefits
NEA Member Benefits – discounts, scholarships, retirement planning help, etc.
OEA Foundation – mini-grants available for educators to support students in need
2023 Mike Osborne Scholarship – for children of BEA members
California Casualty Insurance – OEA members get special discounts on home and auto insurance
Information about Opportunities with the Union
OEA Cabinets, Committees, and Task Forces – members can join these statewide groups to guide the work of our union.
OEA Professional Development Opportunities – all sorts of topics that might be eligible for PDUs and/or discounted graduate credits.
New Educators of Oregon Network (NEON) – a program run by and for Early Career Educators
Information for Your Work as an Educator
Information about the Beaverton School District
Beaverton School District YouTube page (you can watch school board meetings here)