About the Bend Education Association
The Bend Education Association is a local union consisting of more than 1,100 educators from Bend-La Pine Public School District #1. The mission of the Bend Education Association is to unite the public education profession and advocate for professionals to ensure quality public education for students in Oregon. The BEA is an affiliate of Oregon Education Association (OEA) and the National Education Association (NEA).
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Bend Education Association
Message from Association President, Sarah Barclay
Welcome! We are thrilled that you are here to learn more about Bend Education Association.
BEA represents the certified staff of Bend-La Pine School District which includes classroom teachers, school psychologists, nurses, teachers on special assignment (TOSA’s), counselors, and specialists. Our purpose is to unify and strengthen the efforts of educators through collaboration with the District, community organizations, and parents. Our efforts are centered in working for the welfare of children, promoting the interests of public education, advancing the standards of the teaching profession, securing the conditions necessary to ensure the greatest efficiency of teachers and schools, and to represent our members in their efforts.
Bend Education Association Leadership:
Christine Clark - Vice-President
Jessica Colburn, Middle School
Kristina Biederman, Elementary
Henry Kim, Oregon Education Association UniServ Consultant