Recognition Programs   

The nominations period for the 2018-19 Awards Program has now closed. Winners will be announced in April 2019.


2019 Hall of Fame School Nominees
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OAESA Hall of Fame School Recognition Program   

Exemplary educational programs that go above and beyond meeting the needs of students in elementary and middle level schools across the state are recognized annually through the OAESA Hall of Fame School Recognition Program. This award has been distributed since 1984.

Congratulations, 2018 Winners
  • Ayer Elementary, Forest Hills Schools

  • Brimfield Elementary, Field Local Schools

  • Fairbanks Elementary, Fairbanks Local Schools

  • Lexington Elementary, Marlington Local 

  • Maddux Elementary, Forest Hills Schools

  • Marion Local Elementary, Marion Local Schools

  • Mercer Elementary, Forest Hills Schools

  • Rushwood Elementary, Nordonia Hills

  • South Elementary,New Philadelphia City Schools

  • Wilcox Primary School, Twinsburg City Schools

  • Woodlawn Elementary School, Princeton City Schools

OAESA 2018 Distinguished Principal Award

Honorees are selected by their colleagues for achievements above and beyond those expected in the usual school program. The criterion for the selection of the OAESA Distinguished Principal Award winner(s) has been set by OAESA, NAESP, and the United States Department of Education. OAESA has been recognizing Ohio's outstanding administrators since 1984.

T. J. Ebert
Redwood Elementary, Avon Lake City Schools


OAESA Outstanding Assistant Principal Award

Brian Lyons
Wilson Elementary, Forest HIlls School District

OAESA Secretary of the Year Award

Patti Wilson
Holden Elementary School, Kent City Schools

OAESA D. Richard Murray Service Award

To recognize D. Richard Murray, Emeritus OAESA Executive Director, the OAESA Board of Directors has annually presented an award to an individual who has provided outstanding service to benefit administrators and the children they serve during the most recent year

OAESA 2018 D. Richard Murray Service Award, Zana Vincent