Awards Program

Summary of OEA Awards

The OEA Awards Program honors the men and women who support and promote public education. The awards, which are subject to the approval of the OEA Board of Directors, are presented during the annual OEA Delegate Assembly in April. Although the awards are classified as annual awards, the respective review committees may choose not to award them. Below, you will find brief descriptions of each OEA award and a link to an online nomination form that can be completed, printed and mailed. For more information on OEA Awards, the process or the forms, contact Maureen Peters at, 405.528.7785 or 800.522.8091.

Download the complete Awards Book here or check out each invidividual award the sections below.

OEA Nominations and Awards Schedule

  • Nominations open: the first day of October of each year.
  • Nominations close: January 29, 2021.
  • Recommendations from Committees go to OEA Board of Directors at the February board meeting for final approval.
  • Awards are presented in April at OEA Delegate Assembly Awards Banquet.

NEA Awards