Mission Statement

The Purpose of WGEA shall be to:

  • Provide members with a professional organization within which to study the problems of and advance the standards for the teaching profession.
  • Build solidarity among all members of the profession.
  • Provide a local action body in support of the programs of the Ohio Education Association and the National Educational Association.
  • Improve the professional, economic, social, and civic status of members.
  • Secure the conditions necessary for the greatest efficiency of teachers and schools.
  • Give all members a means by which they may recommend policies which govern the local schools.
  • Initiate and encourage programs to gain community support for schools.
  • Insure members of a means of arbitrating grievances against unfair or unjust treatment by other members or the Board of Education.
  • Provide opportunities for leadership and stimulate enthusiasm for high ethical conduct.