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Award nominations for 2023 are now open. Click HERE to nominate by October 14th.

Congratulations to our 2022 Award Winners!    

OAESA 2022 Ohio Principal of the Year: Vicki Hudepohl, Fairborn Primary School, Fairborn City Schools
Honorees are selected by their colleagues for achievements above and beyond those expected in the usual school program. OAESA has been recognizing outstanding administrators since 1984. 


OAESA 2022 Outstanding Central Office Adminstrator Award: Ericka Thompson, District Coach, Forest Hills Schools
Honorees are selected by their colleagues for achievements above and beyond those expected in a role at the central office/central services level. This award is new in 2022.   


OAESA 2022 Secretary of the Year Award: Joyce Paradise, Fishcreek Elementary, Stow-Munroe Falls City Schools
Honorees are nominated by their building principal and selected by an administrator committee for exemplary service to their school community.


OAESA 2022 D. Richard Murray Award: Dr. Julie Davis, Former Executive Director of OAESA and SAIL for Education

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 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.


2022 Hall of Fame School Winners:

Fairborn Primary School, Fairborn City Schools - Principal Vicki Hudepohl

Hull Prairie Intermediate, Perrysburg Exempted Village Schools - Principal Scott Best

Sherwood Elementary School, Forest Hills Schools - Principal Dan Hamilton

Summit Elementary School, Forest Hills Schools - Principal Michele Sulfsted

Vincent Elementary School, Clearview Local Schools - Principal Lynne Stark

Award Nominations for the 2022-2023 school year will open in August 2022.