Membership Services and the Benefits of Joining the Association

ACCESS, combined with the Ohio Association of Developmental Disabilities Professionals (OADDP), the North Eastern Ohio Education Association (NEOEA), the Ohio Education Association (OEA) and its parent organization, the National Education Association (NEA), offers an impressive array of services and benefits, providing members with financial gains, legal representation and protection, and professional development, as well as resources and programs.  Membership in OEA/NEA provides you with:

Protection and Representation

Professional Development

  • Information about your profession and the activities of your association through regular publications such as Ohio Schools and NEA Today magazines, as well as up-to-the-minute news on the OEA and NEA Web sites, including NEA Today.
  • Advocacy at the local, state and federal levels.
  • Coordinated training on professional issues.
  • NEOEA has a long history of providing professional workshops at its NEOEA Day events in early October.  NEOEA also provides valuable informational workshops and leadership training at its MegaConference in February and Summer Leadership Conference in July.
  • The Ohio Association of Developmental Disabilities Professionals (OADDP) provides a professional conference and workshop in March.

Economic Benefits

* Terms and conditions of coverage are set forth in program documents.  Contact your Labor Relations Consultant if you need to obtain additional information.