Awards

OADE has established seven awards to honor outstanding practitioners and friends of developmental education:

These awards are intended to honor those deserving of recognition and to establish OADE as a champion of worthwhile contributions to developmental education. Please consider putting in a nomination today. The Awards Committee wants to send as many nominees as possible for consideration by the Executive Board.

The application for materials for each award are listed below. All nominations and supporting materials should be submitted to Colin Sheppard by October 15, 2017.

The awards will be presented at the OADE conference to be held Nov 3, 2017 at the Grand Event Center in Grandview, Ohio.

OADE Award Criteria

OUTSTANDING ALUMNA/US OF A DEVELOPMENTAL EDUCATION PROGRAM

Description: This award honors a person who participated in a developmental education learning assistance program as a student and who has then gone on to become an outstanding member of his/her field of endeavor.

Procedure: To nominate an individual for the Outstanding Alumna/us Award, the following materials should be forwarded to the Chair, awards Subcommittee, OADE.

  1. Letter of nomination.
  2. Letter(s) of endorsement of the nomination (no more than five).
  3. Resume of nominee.
  4. Supporting materials may include
    1. Clippings detailing nominee’s activities and contributions to the community (no more than five, one page each).
    2. Letter(s) from nominee’s employer(s). (No more than five.)
    3. Letter(s) from community organizations regarding the nominee’s contributions (no more than five, one page each).

OUTSTANDING DEVELOPMENTAL EDUCATOR

Description: This award is presented to an Ohio educator for outstanding service to developmental education within the area of higher education. The recipient of this award should have demonstrated the following qualification.

  1. Innovative/creative teaching. and/or
  2. Extraordinary service; e.g. program development, outstanding leadership, contributions to program.

This award is usually given to an active professional who has been in the developmental field for two or more years. It should normally be presented within two years after the end of service in developmental education.

Procedure: To nominate an individual for the Outstanding Developmental Educator, the following materials should be forwarded to the Chair, Awards Subcommittee, OADE.

  1. Letter of nomination, including identification of the student population served.
  2. Letter (s) of endorsement of the nomination (no more than five).
  3. Resume of nominee.
  4. Supporting materials may include:
    1. Clippings or other material detailing nominee’s impact upon developmental students (no more than five, one page each).
    2. Letter(s) from students and/or peers. (no more than five, one page each)
    3. Articles by or about the nominee(no more than five).

OUTSTANDING CONTRIBUTION TO OADE BY A MEMBER

Description: This award is presented to a member of OADE who has demonstrated outstanding performance in one or more of the following ways.

  1. Extraordinary and exemplary service to the Association (not just longevity)
  2. Distinguished service to developmental education which reflects merit upon the Association and developmental education.

Procedure: To nominate an individual for the Outstanding Contribution to OADE by a Member, the following materials should be forwarded to the Chair, Awards Subcommittee, OADE.

  1. Letter of nomination.
  2. Letter (s) of endorsement from current or former OADE officer(s). (no more than five).
  3. Other materials deemed important to the nomination. (no more than five submissions, one page each).

See the list of former OADE Service Award recipients

OUTSTANDING RESEARCH OR PUBLICATION AWARD

Description: This award recognizes an individual or individuals who are members of OADE and who have authored or co-authored an article, book, monograph, or other study of significant value to practitioners in the field of developmental education in OHIO.

Procedure: To nominate an individual (or individuals) for this award, the following materials should be forwarded to the Chair, Awards Subcommittee, OADE.

  1. Letter of nomination, including identification of the student population served.
  2. Letter (s) of endorsement from developmental educators (no more than five).
  3. Supporting materials which may include the following:
    1. Summaries of articles, monographs, journals, etc. (no more than five, one page each).
    2. Summaries of research conducted (no more than five pages total)
    3. Copies of book reviews with sources noted(no more than five pages total).

OUTSTANDING SERVICE TO DEVELOPMENTAL EDUCATION IN OHIO

Description: This award recognizes an individual or program not affiliated with OADE for significant contribution to developmental education in Ohio. Such contributions should include outstanding service in one or more of the following ways.

  1. Championing developmental education in a way to bring recognition to developmental education.
  2. Leadership in the non-academic community for the appreciation and support of developmental education (Community may be interpreted in a reasonably broad way by the Committee).

Procedure: To nominate an individual for this award, the following materials should be forwarded to the Chair, Awards Subcommittee, OADE.

  1. Letter of nomination.
  2. Letter(s) of endorsement from current or former OADE officer(s) (no more than five).
  3. Other materials deemed important to the nomination. These should not exceed more than one page in length (no more than five).

OUTSTANDING DEVELOPMENTAL PROGRAM IN OHIO

Description: This award recognizes a developmental education program which exemplifies the best of current practice in the field of developmental education. The award is intended to recognize a departmental effort rather than the contributions of a single member only. The granting of this award is not intended to endorse the recipient program nor to preclude any other program in Ohio from endorsement for the NADE Program of the year award.

Procedure: To nominate a program for this award, the following materials should be forwarded to the Chair, Awards Subcommittee, OADE.

  1. Letter of nomination.
  2. Letter(s) of support from student(s), campus administrator(s), and/or other members of the college community (up to 5)
  3. Description of the program, including quantitative data and highlighting unique features, components, etc.
  4. Copies of recent regional/national evaluations.
  5. Copies of regional/national program recognition awards.

OUTSTANDING CONTRIBUTION TO DEVELOPMENTAL EDUCATION BY A PART-TIME OR ADJUNCT PROFESSIONAL

Description: This award is presented to a part-time or adjunct professional in Ohio in recognition of outstanding service to developmental education in higher education. The recipient of this award should have demonstrated the following:

  1. Innovative/creative teaching and/or
  2. Exceptional service (i.e., in program development, outstanding leadership, contributions to program).

The award is intended to recognize the contributions of an active professional in the field of developmental education.
Procedure: To nominate an individual for this award, forward the following materials to the Chair, Awards Committee, OADE:

  1. Letter of nomination, including identification of the student population served.
  2. Resume of nominee.
  3. Supporting material, which may include:
    1. Letters from students, and/or peers (no more than five letters, one page each).
    2. Articles by or about the nominee (no more than five).
    3. Clippings or other material detailing impact upon developmental students (no more than five, no more than one page each).
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