The Worthington Education Association is the exclusive bargaining representative for over 800 certificated and licensed staff members employed by the Worthington Schools. Formed in 1951, its constitutional purpose is to promote the educational objectives of the Worthington school system; to protect the welfare and advance the interests of its members; to establish and maintain a spirit of fellowship among public educators; and to serve as the official voice of public education professionalism the local community in securing and maintaining a well-balanced school program and in carrying out professional negotiations to improve professional development, morale, and security of public educators.
WORTHINGTON EDUCATION ASSOCIATION GOALS
Based on feedback from members and building leaders, and with the support of the OEA Building Effective Locals Program, the WEA Executive Board established the following major goals at the beginning of the 2003-04 school year:
- To communicate well with members and take other necessary actions to bargain an effective contract with the Board of Education.
- To increase the level of political activity of members, particularly in school board elections, the levy campaign, and state-level lobbying efforts that promote public education.
- To continue to increase the level of Association involvement in the community.
- To advocate for further improvements in professional development.
The Worthington Education Association is a proud local affiliate of:
National Education Association
1201 16th Street, N.W.
225 E. Broad Street
1395 Dublin Rd., Suite 101