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OEA Educational Foundation

The work of the Ohio Educational Foundation is to fund initiatives that enhance student learning, student achievement, and well being, as well as promote social justice. Its Board of Directors is pleased to introduce four funding opportunities available to all OEA members.

2020-2021 OEA ESP Aspiring Teacher Scholarship

The $4,000 2018-2019 ESP Aspiring Teacher Scholarship is presented each year to an Education Support Professional member currently enrolled in an undergraduate teacher education program in Ohio or a senior education student who has been formally accepted for graduate study in a master’s degree of education program at an accredited Ohio college or university.

2020-2021 OEA Paul Swaddling Peace and International Relations Award

2018-2019 OEA Paul Swaddling Peace and International Relations Award. Paul Swaddling was a teacher for over 20 years in the Berea City Schools located in northeastern Ohio. His personal and professional life exemplified a commitment to his two great passions: education and peace.

2020-2021 OEA Charles A. Glatt — Human and Civil Rights Award

The Ohio Education Association recognizes achievements in human relations and related intercultural activities that impact children, communities, the educational process, and/or the United Education Profession by presenting the OEA Charles A. Glatt — Human and Civil Rights Award. Dr. Charles …

2020-2021 Holloways — Human and Civil Rights Award

The Holloways Award is presented to an individual OEA member for outstanding contributions to the promotion or execution of excellent human relations skills and interpersonal relationships as modeled by example.

OEA Awards and Scholarships

The upcoming January 22, 2021 deadline is quickly approaching for many OEA awards & scholarships.

2018-2019 NEA-Retired Jack Kinnaman Memorial Scholarship

The NEA-Retired Jack Kinnaman Memorial Scholarship is to offset the tuition of a NEA student member. The NEA-Retired Jack Kinnaman Memorial Scholarship was created in memory of an education advocate and longtime NEA member, Jack Kinnaman, Vice President and former …

2019-2020 OEA Secretary-Treasurer’s Fiscal Fitness Award

The OEA Secretary-Treasurer’s Fiscal Fitness Award recognizes Local Associations excelling in the implementation of financial best practices. (It is presented to winning Locals rather than to the individual treasurer of the locals.) The full criteria and how to participate is outlined …

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Affiliate Grants Program Through Jan. 31st

The OEA Affiliate Grants Program was created to strengthen the Association at the local, state, and/or national level. The application must be postmarked or received at OEA Headquarters by midnight, January 31, 2021.

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 …