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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 FEBRUARY 2019 ADVOCATE: 


1. Inspire Staff United! 
2. Leighton PE teacher in OCTA SPOTLIGHT
3. Learn ALL about your NYSTRS benefit profile!! 
4. WHO YA GONNA CALL? - Personnel Contact INFO
5. Personnel Office Reminders 
6. Print out a NYSUT MEMBER CARD . . . 
7. Sign Up for April 2019 Retirement Seminar!!! 
In this EDITION of THE MARCH 2019 ADVOCATE: 

1. Why Teacher Student Relationships Matter . . .  
2. OHS Musical Directors in the March OCTA Spotlight! 
3. Wanna Be An OCTA OFFICER?! Elections in May! 
4. How to become an OCSD Retirement Delegate . . . 
5. Retirement letter template . . . 
6. OCTA Scholarship THANK YOU!!! 
7. OCTA Volleyball Reminder . . . 
8. MARY KAY DISCOUNT!!! ORDER NOW!!  
9. THANK YOU FROM BLESSINGS!! 
In this EDITION of THE APRIL 2019 ADVOCATE: 

1. Serious 'issues' with state ELA and math tests 
2. April OCTA Spotlight! 
3. Wanna Be An OCTA OFFICER?! Elections in May! 
4. How to become an OCSD Retirement Delegate . . . 
5. DENTAL OPEN enrollment INFO!!!!
6. OCTA MUST READS!!!
7. OCTA Volleyball Reminder . . . 
8. PLEASE HELP! OCTA MEMBER IN NEED . . . 
10. Visit the OCTA Website!!!