Have you RSVP'd for your local zone meeting yet? Share best practices, learn more about your association, and network with other local administrators at an OAESA Zone Meeting this spring.
Get Involved: Join an OAESA Committee!
April 15, 2014
Looking for a way to be more involved in your organization? Want to meet other administrators? There is still time to join one or more of OAESA's 15 committees and let your voice be heard. From our editorial committee that advises the Principal Navigator magazine to the advocacy committee that represents our members' legislative voice, you can find a group that suits your interests. Download here.
It's HERE: The 2014 Professional Conference Brochure
March 17, 2014
We know you've been waiting for this. Check out this year's professional conference brochure, detailing each of the 61 clinic sessions offered over the two days of the conference. Also included is information on our first-ever unconference, our three outstanding speakers, and more surprises you'll have to open the brochure to see! The digital version is available below for view and download. You will be receiving a paper copy in the mail soon!
OAESA Visits Scholastic Book Fair Warehouse in Cincinnati
March 6, 2014
OAESA staff members Julie Davis, Executive Director, Mark Jones, Associate Executive Director, and Zana Vincent, Ready Schools Project Coordinator, visited our 2014 Professional Conference partners at the Scholastic Book Fair Warehouse in Cincinnati, the largest book warehouse in the country. Do you have your Scholastic Book Fair scheduled yet? Remember, you can use the Scholastic Dollars™ earned from book fairs to register yourself and your teachers for the conference this year. Make sure you take advantage of this great deal! For more information and to register, click here.
Secretary of the Year Award & Spring Secretary Conference
February 3, 2014
The administrator's secretary is an important part of every school system, and we would like to recognize one of those outstanding persons in Ohio. OAESA will honor the winner at the April 7-8, 2014, School Secretary Conference. The winner will attend the conference as a guest of OAESA. A three-person panel will review applications and choose the award winner. There will be no interviews. Download the nomination form here!
Call for Professional Conference Exhibitors!
January 9, 2014
Have a great education-related product or service? Connect with over 300 principals and teachers from across Ohio at the 2014 Professional Conference Trade Show on June 17, 2014. Participants are given ample time over the entire day to visit the trade show. Enjoy networking at the Kalahari Resort in Sandusky, Ohio. For more information, click here.
VIDEO: Weekday Update
December 19, 2013
We know you have a lot on your plate this year. The reality of OTES, OPES, the Third Grade Reading Guarantee, along with all your other expectations as an administrator, is no joke.
However, we feel that humor is an important tool that keeps us grounded and human. So, to bring some levity to the situation, we hope you enjoy our parody video based on Saturday Night Live's Weekend Update. Included in the video is information about the 2014 Professional Conference, Literacy LIVE! where many of these pressing issues will be addressed.
2014 Professional Conference Registration Now OPEN! Use Scholastic Dollars To Pay For Registration
October 30, 2013
Registration for Literacy LIVE, the 2014 Professional Conference is now OPEN with big news: if you do Scholastic Book Fairs at your school, you cause use the Scholastic Dollars earned to pay your way to the conference! We are also highly encouraging you to bring your teachers this year, as the literacy focus is critical to embed within an entire staff. Keynote speakers will include Todd Whitaker, a leading presenter in the field of education, as well as others to be announced. With more clinic options than ever, a new awards banquet, and a free un-conference on Monday, how could you not register TODAY?
OILA Kickoff Institute A Success
September 30, 2013
The Ohio Instructional Leadership Academy began last week as 155 principals and teacher leaders from across the state, making up 54 teams, convened in Dublin last week. The two-day institute focused on broadening the definition and understanding of instructional leadership, the Common Core, and Ohio Standards, as well as identifying effective instruction. Keynote speaker Dr. Anthony Muhammad, bestselling author of "The Collaborative Administrator: Working Together as a Professional Learning Community", was well received. Participants will now begin work on the first online SAIL course, Instructional Leadership for School Improvement. The next in-person institute will take place March 19-20, 2014 at the Embassy Suites in Dublin.