Retired Members

Retired Contacts:
Andy Gottesman, EEA-Retired Chair
email: gotandy@comcast.net
Martin Bronstein, OEA-Retired Chair
email: mab7@comcast.net
Pre-Retired NEA Retired Life Membership application form, CLICK HERE.
OEA-RETIRED PRIME TIMES NEWSLETTER:
November 2012, CLICK HERE FOR PDF FORMAT.
4J/EEA SICK LEAVE BANK AND PERSONAL LEAVE RELIEF FUND:
EEA/4J Sick Leave Bank Guidelines,CLICK HERE.
EEA/4J Sick Leave Retiree Transmittal Agreement,CLICK HERE.
EEA/4J Personal Leave Relief Fund Guidelines,CLICK HERE.
EEA/4J Personal Leave Relief Fund Active Transmittal Agreement,CLICK HERE.
Information on 4J Plan A and Plan B retirement, CLICK HERE.

HOW TO ACCESS OEA-RETIRED MEMBERSHIP INFORMATION ON THE OEA WEBSITE

Getting membership and other information regarding OEA- Retired on the OEA website is easy, cheap, and environmentally friendly!

  • Head to OEA’s website at www.oregoned.org
  • Near the top of the page, scroll over to where it says “Members”
  • Scroll down to where it says “OEA-Retired” and click onto the page showing a colorful graphic that says “Congratulations on Your Retirement” – whether you are retiring or are within five years of retirement – or you just want to take a look for future reference! You can click on “Benefits & Joining” or access our colorful flyer & brochure
  • Towards the bottom of the page, you will see “Download a brochure or flyer about OEA-Retired” – and click on brochure or flyer and you will be able to access all the information you might want on becoming a member, a pre-retired member, and/or other relevant information about OEA-Retired.

TEACHING OPPORTUNITIES:

Teach in Hawaii,CLICK HERE.

Teach in Japan,CLICK HERE.

4J Benefits and Wellness – October 2013

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October 2013 Newsletter (Word) October 2013 Newsletter (PDF)

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4J Benefits and Wellness

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For a PDF version of this newsletter, click here:  February 2013 Newsletter 4J BENEFITS AND WELLNESS NEWSLETTER Prepared by Julie Wenzl    •   541-790-7682   •   February 4, 2013   •   Issue Number 267 RETIREMENT REMINDERS If you are a Plan A retiree (hired in 4J prior to July 1, 1998) and are planning to retire in the period from April 1 – November 15, 2013, you are required to provide the District with your official written notice of intent to retire by April 1, 2013.  Plan A retirees who fail to meet this notification deadline may be...

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EEA High School Scholarships

Posted by on Jan 15, 2013 in 4J Members, Bethel Members, East Members, Retired Members | 0 comments

Interested in becoming a teacher? $600.00 Scholarship available to all graduating seniors Ask your counselor, your career center, a teacher or the EEA office for an application. All applications due by Friday, March 29, 2013 to the Eugene Education Association office at 2815 Coburg Road, Eugene  OR  97408 Phone:  541-345-0339 Or Apply online at http://www.eugea.org/scholarship-application/  ...

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4J Benefits and Wellness

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NEWSLETTER Prepared by Julie Wenzl    •   541-790-7682 •January 7, 2013       •Issue Number 266 For a PDF of this newsletter, CLICK HERE. THE COCONUT WATER CRAZE Low in calories, naturally fat- and cholesterol free, more potassium than four bananas, and super hydrating – these are just some of the benefits ascribed to America’s latest health craze:  coconut water.  Celebrity and athlete endorsements claim coconut water can cure hangovers, control diabetes, fight viruses, speed metabolism, treat kidney stones, smooth your skin, stop dandruff,...

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EEA Seminar Series

Posted by on Dec 18, 2012 in 4J Members, Bethel Members, East Members, Retired Members | 0 comments

Registration for the EEA/4J seminar series has started. Please go to: https://members.eugea.org to register for the site and then sign up for seminars which take place during winter term, January 17th through March 14th, 2013. District, UO, or Pacific credit is offered as well as new teacher credit support. Sign up for these options at the link above. For a copy of this year’s seminar brochure, CLICK HERE. For those of you who sign up to take the seminar series for credit, you will need to attend the following required sessions:...

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Oregon Legislature

Posted by on Dec 7, 2012 in 4J Members, Bethel Members, East Members, Retired Members | 0 comments

What can you do to help increase funding for public education? Connect with your legislator today!! On the heels of an overwhelming November 2012 election in support of public education, now is the time to build support among our newly elected and returning Oregon legislators. We encourage you to meet with your legislator to set the stage for the February 2013 Legislative Session.  Please contact your local president or UniServ staff to coordinate a meeting and sharing your personal story with your legislator. Go here for a current roster of...

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Governor’s Budget Falls Short

Posted by on Dec 7, 2012 in 4J Members, Bethel Members, East Members, Retired Members | 0 comments

On Friday, November 30, Governor John Kitzhaber released his recommended budget for the 2013-2015 biennium. For K-12 schools, Kitzhaber proposes a $6.15 billion budget. The governor has also proposed limiting the Cost of Living Adjustment for current and future public employee retirees, which he believes will result in $253 million of “additional” investment for K-12 to come from these so-called “PERS savings.” The Governor presents this budget as current service level funding, but after adjusting for inflation, his...

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EEA Accepted into Powerful Locals Program

Posted by on Dec 7, 2012 in 4J Members, Bethel Members, East Members, Retired Members | 0 comments

EEA has been accepted into OEA’s (Oregon Education Association’s) Powerful Pilot Locals Program. OEA’s Pilot Locals Program is an education, training and organizing initiative that will develop the skills and strategies for local leadership teams to transform their locals into more strategic, member-driven and powerful unions. OEA’s Powerful Locals Pilot Program is a cornerstone of the OEA Strategic Action Plan’s (SAP) ‘Building Powerful Locals’ priority. The one-year program will bring together a cross-section of OEA local...

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Welcome EEA President

Posted by on Dec 6, 2012 in 4J Members, Bethel Members, East Members, Retired Members | 0 comments

Tad Shannon was elected last spring as the new president of Eugene Education Association. He has taught high school social studies and English in the Eugene 4J School District for the past 13 years. The last five years he has been at Churchill High School and taught for eight years at North Eugene High School previously. Before becoming a teacher, Tad spent nearly eight years as a reporter for the Register-Guard, a journalism career that included stints covering education issues both in 4j and at the University of Oregon. If you would like to...

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4J Benefits and Wellness

Posted by on Dec 6, 2012 in 4J Members, East Members, Retired Members | 0 comments

NEWSLETTER Prepared by Julie Wenzl    •   541-790-7682 •December 3, 2012       •Issue Number 265 For a PDF of this newsletter, CLICK HERE. FLEXIBLE SPENDING ACCOUNT REIMBURSEMENT DEADLINE Manley Services is now PacificSource Administrators (PSA).  As a result, the website and forms have a new look, but the process for requesting reimbursements is as simple as ever.  If you had a Flexible Spending Account for unreimbursed health-related expenses and/or dependent care expenses during the previous plan year, please remember that all expenses...

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