Join us in Columbus November 6th-8th for a conversation on arts-centered solutions that strengthen the arts in education throughout Ohio.  The OAEA Professional Development Conference is the premier place for art educators to get professional development on Ohio Visual Art Content Standards, Ohio Teacher Evaluation System, Ohio’s Student Learning Objectives, Common Core State Standards, assessments, arts integration, art making and technology.

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 2014 Call for OAEA Officer Nominations

The OAEA announces a call for nominations for Second Vice President and Secretary.  The terms for these positions begin January 1, 2015.  Below is a summary of the qualifications for each position.

Second Vice President and Secretary– 2-year term begins January 1, 2015-December 31, 2016. 

  1. A minimum of five (5) years of art education experience with a minimum of five (5) years of active membership in OAEA (with at least two (2) years of active membership immediately preceding the election.)
  2. Once elected, the new officer must be a member of the National Art Education Association during term of all offices listed above.

The major responsibility for the Second Vice President is to serve as the Chair of the PR/Advocacy committee and be an active member of OAEA Executive Committee.  It is the duty of the Secretary to maintain a complete record of all meeting of the Association; to distribute the minutes of each meeting at least two weeks prior to the next following meeting and be an active member of the OAEA Executive Committee. 

Nominations and self-nominations may be made to the Chair of the OAEA Nominating Committee (current OAEA Past President) by any of the following three ways:

  1. By written declaration of intent by the candidate which shall be sent to the Chair of the Nominating Committee by October 28, 2014.
  2. By nomination “from the floor” of the OAEA Annual Conference Business Meeting,  November, 8,  2014, if the nominator has the consent of the nominee.
  3. By nomination by the Nominating Committee.

 Electronic voting will take place following the 2014 Conference.

 For a complete list of duties and job descriptions visit (About OAEA/Association).

 For more information or to submit a nomination contact: Sarah Hebdo,

New Website, New Look

New OAEA designed website,
new system.

How do I log in to the new OAEA Website? 

  1. Go to Member Login: Type Email Address    (use email OAEA has on file- home or school)
  2. Click “Forgot my Password”
  3. The new system will email you with temporary password.  You may then login using the password. (special notes- if the email is not recieved within 3 minutes, you may not have typed in the email we have on file for you.  Try using the email we would have on file).

Technical Problems?  email:



 Registration Deadlines Start This Week!
Don't Wait to Register!

Click Here for the Mail-in Registration Form
Early Bird Deadline is THIS SATURDAY October 4, 2014!

Click Here for the Online Registration Form
Early Bird Deadline is NEXT SATURDAY October 11, 2014 at Midnight!

Please Note:
014-15 membership must be current at the time of registration conference attendance.  Deadline for membership renewal is September 30, 2014.

 Join Now or Renew Membership Here

Dinner Themes for
Columbus 2014

Thursday Awards Reception, Hyatt 2nd Floor, Union Ballroom:
    Design of Decades:
Dress according to one of the decades of OAEA’s history...50’s, 60’s, 70’s, 80’s, 90’s 20’s

Friday, Wexner Center for the Arts,
off site event:
Wandering the Wexner: Dress for an evening at the gallery.

Saturday Afternoon Closing Luncheon:
Leaping Forward to Dayton: Dress in weekend casual.


Earn 18 Professional Development Units or One Semester Hour
Earn credits for your attendance at the OAEA annual conference. The Ohio Art Education Association is dedicated to providing the highest quality professional development for Ohio’s art educators. Conference guest speakers,presenters and statewide partners are dedicated to making connections to 21st Century Skills, Ohio Visual Art Content Standards, the State Teacher Evaluation System, Student Growth Measures, Student Assessments, College & Career Readiness and Common Core Standards.
Check out more here.

The 2014 Ohio Art Educator
of the Year is

Marge Hilliard

We would like to thank Tim Shuckerow and Marge for running for this prestigious award and for their many accomplishments and
contributions to the arts!



Kroger Shoppers &

OAEA Student Exhibitions

OAEA members, teachers, parents of our students, our family and friends, and supporters of OAEA should be encouraged to participate in the Kroger Community Rewards Program.  It is both free and simple to sign up for a Kroger Rewards card and to designate that the funds go to the Ohio Art Education Foundation.  Those participating can pick up a Kroger Rewards card at any Kroger store.  The cards enable shoppers to get discounts on their purchases.  The next step is to register cards so that funds can be raised for the Foundation.  Cards may either be registered online at or by calling 1-800-837-4483.

The funds earned from Kroger Community Rewards help sponsor the OAEA awards portion of YAM, YPAE and the HS Exhibitions.  Sign up today and thanks for supporting our OAEA Student Exhibitions!



2013 SLO/Teacher Evaluation WORKSHOP

Did you miss the SLO Workshop over the summer? If you did Click Here for all of SLO Workshop information and documents provided during the workshop!

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