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The OCTA Advocate is a monthly newsletter available to all OCTA members and contains updates and information relavant and pertinent to the union side of public education. Click on the boxed image to view a recent issue of The Advocate.
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In this EDITION of THE OCTOBER 2018 ADVOCATE: 

1. NYSUT VOTER GUIDE (2018)
2. NOMINATE AN OCTA MEMBER FOR MONTHLY SPOTLIGHT!!! 
3. Sign up for retirement seminar presented by NYSTRS 
4. Student Loan Debt? Help is here for you!! 
5. SRP Day: November 20th!! 
6. NYSUT Wins Major Victory on OPT OUTS
7. Print off your NYSUT Membership Card!! 
In this EDITION of THE November 2018 ADVOCATE: 

 1. Message from OCTA President Carrie Patane 
  2. Meet two VERY special kindergarten teachers in this month's OCTA SPOTLIGHT!! 
  3. Vote on the OCSD Capital Project December 18th! 
  4. Heart-felt THANK YOU to OCTA MEMBERSHIP! 
  5. NYSTRS seminar a success!!! 
  6. Benefit Information . . . 
  7. Mary Kay Discount Available!!! 
  8. Learn all about your NYSTRS Benefit Profile in this short video