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2018-2019 Paul Swaddling Peace and International Relations Award

The purpose of this award is to recognize individual members who have furthered the cause of peace and international understanding. NOTE: The completed official application form for of the award must be received or postmarked on or before the deadline: …

2018-2019 Charles A. Glatt/Human and Civil Rights Award

The purpose of this award is to recognize achievements in human relations and related intercultural activities throughout the state of Ohio that impact upon children, communities, the educational process, and/or the overall education profession. Current Ohio Education Association staff members …

2018-2019 Holloways /Human and Civil Rights Award

The purpose of this award is to recognize achievements in human relations and related intercultural activities throughout Ohio that impact upon children, communities, the educational process, and/or the education profession. Current association staff members are not eligible for this award. …

OEA Awards and Scholarships

OEA is pleased to celebrate, honor, and reward the OEA is pleased to celebrate, outstanding work of our members, affiliates and individuals who have made special contributions to the improvement of public education. Awards are presented at the OEA Awards …

NEA-R 2018-2019 Jack Kinnaman Scholarship

The NEA-Retired Jack Kinnaman Memorial Scholarship is to offset the tuition of an NEA student member. An applicant must meet and submit the following criteria: Student must be a member of the NEA Student Program. Questions about the Student program …

Fiscal Fitness Award

The OEA Fiscal Fitness Award is designed to increase the Association’s financial performance on both the state and local levels. The establishment of best practices and criteria by which to measure them makes this program an example of OEA’s commitment …

2018-2019 OEA Affiliate Grants Program

The OEA Affiliate Grants Program was created in 2003 to build strong and effective locals. The Program makes grants available to all Local OEA affiliates – whether it is a large Local, a small Local, or a cluster of Locals. OEA …

2018-2019 NEA Foundation Grants

The NEA Foundation is a public charity founded by educators for educators to improve public education for all students. Throughout the year, the NEA Foundation awards over 150 grants to support educators’ efforts to close the achievement gaps, develop creative …

Friend of Education Award

The OEA Friend of Education Award recognizes a person and/or organization whose leadership, actions, and support have contributed to the improvement of public education on a statewide and/or national level. Past recipients include a U.S. Senator, U.S. Representatives, and a …

2018-2019 Jean Kershaw Scholarship

This $2,000 student scholarship fund was established to honor the memory of Jean Kershaw, a long-time OEA employee who died in the fall of 1985, after having served as secretary to 11 OEA Presidents. In order to qualify for this …