FAQ's for Substitutes (as of 4-7-20)
While the coronavirus pandemic has us asking more questions than there are answers, please CLICK HERE to get clarity on some of the most pressing questions we've received from our substitute members.
OEA Relief Fund for Subs
In recognition that substitute educators have been disproportionately affected by a loss of income due to the COVID-19 school closure, OEA has opened up its Relief Fund to all OEA Union members employed as substitutes who have experienced a loss in salary during this time.
You can find more information about the OEA Relief Fund and complete an application by clicking here.
Each individual applicant will be awarded up to a maximum of $1,000 after the application is processed. To be eligible to receive funds, you must have become an OEA member by March 2nd, 2020.
We appreciate all your work and hope you continue to be well.
Substitute Teachers Bargaining Update
Today, May 10, 2017, your team met with the PPS team from 9:00 AM – 12:00 PM for a bargaining session. The tone of the bargaining remains cordial, and both sides are continuing to reach agreement on some items, while clarifying issues or dropping proposals as we work toward an agreement.Continue reading
Sub Bargaining Update
As all of you know, the 2012 – 2016 Substitute Teachers’ Agreement expired on June 30, 2016. We reported to all Substitutes that we entered into an MOU with the District that extended the terms of the CBA until December 30, 2016. Unfortunately, we were unable to get a successor agreement in place before the expiration on December 30. During the period after a contract has expired and before a new contract is finalized, state law requires districts to generally maintain the status quo on contract provisions.