OREA Calendar

Never miss any of the exciting and informative events hosted by OREA for our members. This master calendar will keep you informed of the many opportunities we've created for our members to be involved with the legislature, annual organization events, key deadlines throughout the year, and so much more.



Annual Events Calendar


  • Invite legislators to a meeting


February 1, 2016: 

  • Nominating Committee will present the slate of officers to be voted on in March. If you are not a carry-over president, inform the new president about committee chairs that must be filled before the District Workshop. The list of new officers and chairs go to your District Director and the State Office immediately after election. Have officers and chairs make plans to go to the district workshops.


March 1, 2016

  • Elections
  • List of new officers to your District Director and state office immediately after election
  • Edna Donley Unit of Distinction Forms due to District Director

March & April 2016: 

  • Attend Leadership Training Workshops (Not all districts have a workshop every year) District Workshops will be held in the following districts: South Central, East Central, and Central to elect District Directors.


April 1, 2016: 


May 1, 2016: 

  • VIM Nominations, stories, picture, and $35.00 check are due to state office
  • Schedule speakers for following year
  • Begin work on programs and yearbooks
  • Install new officers
  • Hold necrology for deceased members




  • Mail newsletter or letter to members announcing first meeting and membership renewal for cash members
  • Work with yearbook chair and membership chair


  • State Scrapbook Pages Due - Two (8 1/2" x 11") pages (front and back) = 4 pages total
  • Hand out yearbooks
  • Attend State Convention

    Embassy Suites, Norman
    Thursday, September 15, 2016: Reception
    Friday, September 16, 2016: Convention



  • American Education Week is the third week in November. (Wednesday of that week is Retired Educator Day). Do something special. Celebrate!
  • Legislative Chair present and discuss legislative goals
  • Executive Committee meets to see how plans are progressing

November 1, 2016: 

  • Membership rosters due to state office


  • Do a fun Christmas project that will benefit some segment of your community.
  • Nominating Committee begin planning for elections

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