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  • Teams Reach Tentative Agreement

  • On Stronger Footing

  • President's Message, May 19, 2021: PAT Stands Behind Racial Equity and Anti-Bias Work in Schools

  • Welcome, New Educators!

  • Featured post

    Register Today for OEA Summer Conference

    OEA 2021 Summer Conference Register Today

    July 19-23, 2021
    Virtual Conference through OEA Events App

    The OEA 2021 Summer Conference is virtual this year and offers a wealth of workshops and seminars covering topics important to our members in their classrooms, community, and union organizing. 

    Each morning will start with two content sessions, with opportunities for networking and office hours in the afternoons. OEA values your time, and encourages you to register for the courses that best meet your learning needs and your personal schedule. Below is a sampling of the topics covered that week (some sessions offer PDU credit).

    • Building Our Local Leaders: Distributive
      Leadership in Action
    • Confronting White Nationalism in Schools
    • Engaging Our Newest Hires: Success from
      the Field
    • Integrating an Inclusive History and Social
      Science Curriculum in Your K-2 Classroom
    • Introduction to Grievances: Grieve, Gripe,
      Grumble?
    • Peer Conflict Resolution and Mediation
      Strategies
    • School and College Board Elections
    • Strong Start for the Fall: Building Community
    • The Role of a Building Representative in an
      Organizing Union
    • Transgender Inclusion
    • Weighted Workload: A Student-Centered
      Approach 

    Download the program for the whole schedule and topics lined up for that week. A condensed participant agenda is also available. 

  • Featured post

    Congratulations to Newly Elected PAT Leaders

    Dear PAT Colleagues,

    The ballots have been cast and counted. We are pleased to congratulate the individuals who have been elected to represent PAT members in various positions.

    The new members of your PAT Executive Board, serving a two-year term beginning July 1, 2021, are:

    • Angela Bonilla, Instructional Specialist, Scott Elementary School
    • Tina Lamanna, 2nd Grade Teacher, Markham Elementary School
    • Beyoung Yu, ESL Teacher, Rosa Parks Elementary School
    • Shannon Foxley, Counselor, da Vinci Arts Middle School

    These members are elected as your delegates to the July 2-6, 2021 National Education Association (NEA) Representative Assembly:

    +  Greg Burrill

    +  Shannon Foxley

    +  Elizabeth Mayer

    +  Joanne Shepard

    +  Jacob Jonas-Closs

    +  Vincent Chirimwami

    +  Joe Rowe

    +  David Scholten

    +  Sirenna Palici

    These members will join the group of previously-elected delegates to serve as PAT delegates to the spring 2021, 2022, and 2023 Oregon Education Association (OEA) Representative Assemblies:

    +  Sara Daley

    +  Greg Burrill

    +  Ailien S. Tran

    +  Elizabeth Mayer

    +  Shannon Foxley

    +  Diana Collins

    +  Paula Dennis

    +  Tina Lamanna

    +  Sarah Clark

    +  Mary Watkins

    +  Carolyn Blum

    +  Andre Alberti

    +  Kate Chapman

    +  Adama Goudiaby

    +  Brenda Bokenyi

    +  Barbara Macon

    +  Elin Kordahl

    +  Morgan Whitney

    +  Myndie Good

    +  Meghan Delwisch

    +  Liz Mick

    +  Bryan Fitzwater

    +  Krista Ravengael

    +  Patrick Stoudt

    +  Jennifer Joyalle

    +  Anna York

    +  Margaret Walker-Byrne

     

    Write-in candidates with two or more votes for NEA RA Delegate and OEA RA Delegate will be contacted by PAT in March. Please contact Nominations & Elections Committee Chair Ailien Tran if you have any questions ([email protected]).

    Thank you to all PAT members who participated in our democratic process by running for office and/or casting a vote in this election!

     

  • PAT Committees

    Join a PAT Committee!

    PAT is known around the state and country for being a strong and powerful union.  Part of what makes this possible is the strength of our committees within the union.  Our committees give members a way to be involved based on their own interests.  Most of our committees are open to all members. We want you to get involved.  Your voice will make a difference. 

    RSVP for any PAT Committee Meeting here. 

    Those who RSVP will be sent a Zoom Link.

    Most Committees meet about once a month in the evening.  Committee meeting dates and start times are available on our calendarCommittees with an * are open committees, and all PAT Members are welcome to attend. 

    ADVOCACY
    Chair:  Charity Powell, Laurelhurst ES

    Board Liaison:  Mike Bauer
    Staff Liaison:  Cynthia Campos
    2020-2021 meeting dates: 

    Wednesdays, 4:30-6:30:September 23, October 21, December 2, January  20, February 17, March 17, April 21, May 26



     

     

     

    A little bit about Advocacy Committee

     Charity Powell

    BARGAINING
    Chair:  Steve Lancaster, Lincoln HS
    Staff Liaison:  John Berkey

     

     

    A little bit about Bargaining Committee

     Steve Lancaster

    SOCIAL JUSTICE AND COMMUNITY OUTREACH*
    Chair: Alisha Chavez, Atkinson ES
    Board Liaison: Adolfo Garza-Cano
    Staff Liaison:  Peter Brogan
    2020-2021 meeting dates: 

    Wednesdays, 4:30-6:30: September 30, October 28, December 9, January 27, February 24, March 31, April 28, June 2



     

    A little bit about Social Justice Committee

     Alisha Chavez

    RACIAL EQUITY*
    Co-Chair: Jacque Dixon, DART @ Benson
    Co-Chair: Nedra Miller, Lee ES
    Board Liaison: Jacque Dixon
    Staff Liaison:  Cynthia Campos
    2020-2021 meeting dates: 

    Wednesdays, 4:30-6:30: September 30, October 28, December 9, January 27, February 24, March 31, April 28, June 2

    little bit about Racial Equity Committee

    Jacque Dixon

     Nedra Miller

    INSTRUCTIONAL & PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT*
    Chair: Elizabeth Israel Davis, Grout ES
    Board Liaison:  Rachel Hanes
    Staff Liaison:  Peter Brogan
    2020-2021 meeting dates: 

    Wednesdays, 4:30-6:30: September 23, October 21, December 2, January  20, February 17, March 17, April 21, May 26

     

     

    A little bit about IPD Committee

     Elizabeth Israel-Davis

    LEGISLATIVE*
    Chair:  Ami Fox

    Board Liaison:  Tina Lamanna
    Staff Liaison:  John Berkey
    2020-2021 meeting dates:

    Thursdays, 5:00-7:00: September 3, October 1, October 29, December 10, January 21, February 25, April 1, May 6

    little bit about Legislative Committee

     Ami Fox

    PAT PAC 
    Chair:  Rebecca Levison

    Board Liaison:  Erika Schneider, Llewellyn ES
    Staff Liaison:  John Berkey 

       

    MEMBERSHIP & SPECIAL SERVICES*
    Chair:  Julie Pedersen, Jason Lee K-8

    Board Liaison:  Vincent Chirimwami, Faubion K-8
    Staff Liaison:  Peter Brogan

    2020-2021 meeting dates:

    Thursdays, 4:00-6:00: September 3, October 1, October 29, December 10, January 21, February 25, April 1, May 6

     

     

     Julie Pederson

    NOMINATIONS & ELECTIONS
    Chair:  Ailien Tran, Winterhaven K-8

    Staff Liaison: Cynthia Campos 

     

    A little bit about Nominations & Elections Committee

     Ailien Tran

    SUBSTITUTE*
    Co-Chair:  Judith Kleinstein
    Co-Chair:  Dustin Starke
    Board Liaison: Greg Burrill
    Staff Liaison:  John Berkey
    2020-2021 meeting dates: 

    Wednesdays, 4:30-6:30: September 23, October 21, December 2, January  20, February 17, March 17, April 21, May 26

    A little bit about Substitute Committee

     Judith Kleinstein

     Dustin Starke

     

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