This is the website of the Garfield Education Association. We are 93 members strong serving the students and community of the James A Garfield School District. We are a local association of the Ohio Education Association in the NEOEA district. Watch this website for local announcements, handy links, and a local calendar.
Last year, you fought hard to ensure that No Child Left Behind’s replacement would guarantee every student access to a quality education regardless of their zip code. By rallying together, educators, parents, students, and community members were instrumental in passing the Every Student Succeeds Act and ending the era of test and punish.
ESSA represents an opportunity for students and educators, and some big changes. The new school year is just around the corner, and we know you’re wondering what ESSA means for you, and how to implement ESSA where you live.
At getESSAright.org, you’ll find:
an overview of what’s in the law
professional practice guides for educators
information for parents
resources on testing
help with how to implement the law well in your community
opportunities to take action.
You can also get connected to other educators, parents, and state and local association staff who are working tirelessly to get ESSA right in every zip code.
The 2016 Election is an important one for Ohio Educators. With pivotal ESSA changes in the works, we need legislators who listen to educators and support the public schools. Visit Ohioballot.com before you vote in November to find out which candidates in your district support children and public education. Please note- Ohioballot.com will be updated in August to reflect candidate screening results.