OTA Mission Statement

To represent its members in their relations with their employer, and to maintain exclusive representation of appropriate units of school employees in all matters relating to employment conditions and employer-employee relations including, but not limited to, wages, hours, and other terms and conditions of employment;

To form a representative body capable of developing group opinion on professional matters and to speak with authority for teachers;

To provide an opportunity for continuous study and action on the problems of the profession;

To provide a means of representation for its ethnic minority members;

To promote professional attitudes and ethical conduct among members;

To encourage cooperation and communication between the profession and the community; and

To foster good fellowship among members.

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