To be eligible for this award the person must be a member of OCEA and be nominated by an OCEA member. The person can be an internship/ co-op coordinator, program director, or faculty member involved in internship/cooperative education.
The Awards Committee will evaluate the candidates on the basis of the following selection criteria:
Demonstrates commitment to the professional growth of students and an internship/co-op program
Works to ensure effective internships/co-op partnerships
Contributes professional expertise through activities such as conference presentations, OCEA committee involvement, etc.
Other noteworthy achievements
Nominations are due April 5, 2019.
2018 Winner: Sandra English, Cleveland State University
Previous Winners Include:
2017 - Rich Robles, University of Cincinnati 2016 - Deanna Dunn, University of Akron 2015 - Andrea Domachowski, Lourdes University 2014 - Jill Collet, University of Cincinnati 2013 - Charlene Jones, Cleveland State University 2012 - Jan Hirst, College of Mount St. Joseph 2011 - Karen Gauthier, University of Toledo 2010 - Maggie Davis, College of Mount St. Joseph 2009 - Sue Dolan, Cincinnati State 2008 - Susan Young, Bowling Green State University
2007 - Joe Roberts, Cincinnati State 2006 - Kelly Harper, Cincinnati State 2005 - Cheryl Cates, University of Cincinnati 2004 - Karen Westrick, Kettering University 2003 - Mary Rose Tichar, Case Western Reserve University 2002 - Mary Patton, Clark State Community College 2001 - Marty North, Ohio University 2000 - Barbara Kallmeye, College of Mount St. Joseph 1999 - Laurie Laird, Ohio Northern University 1998 - Rosemary Hill, Ohio State University