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OH-AHEAD would like to bring three very

important items to your attention!

 

#1 – Call for Nominations: 2017 OH-AHEAD Awards

In an effort to recognize the amazing work of our colleagues across the state, we’re pleased to announce this year’s call for nominations for the Dr. Lydia Block Rising Star Award and the L. Scott Lissner Outstanding Leadership Award! You can find descriptions of each of the awards below. The winners will receive a commemorative plaque, free registration for the 2017 OH-AHEAD conference, and one year free membership to OH-AHEAD.

Please consider nominating a fellow colleague or forwarding this email to a colleague’s supervisor. Nominations are due by  Friday, May 5th. The nomination form is available at https://ohahead.wufoo.com/forms/p1e3553g0t5xrxc/. Winners will be contacted in early summer and recognized at this year’s conference (Friday, Oct. 13th at Miami University).

The Dr. Lydia Block Rising Star Award:

  • Nominee has worked in disability services less than five years at time of nomination (both professional and graduate student staff are eligible).
  • Either the nominator or nominee must be a current OH-AHEAD member (memberships can be added after nomination).
  • Nominee demonstrates passion for the work, capacity for future leadership, and examples of above-and-beyond service.
  • Involvement in OH-AHEAD and/or AHEAD considered a plus.

 

The L. Scott Lissner Outstanding Leadership Award:

  • Nominee has worked in disability services at least five years at time of nomination (professional staff only).
  • Either the nominator or nominee must be a current OH-AHEAD member (memberships can be added after nomination).
  • Nominee demonstrates passion for the work, has contributed to the advancement of the disability services profession, and has helped increase opportunities for students with disabilities as a whole.
  • Involvement in OH-AHEAD and/or AHEAD considered a plus.

 

#2 – OH-AHEAD Survey

OH-AHEAD has not conducted a survey of members (or non-members) since 2010.  Please consider taking a few moments out of your busy day to access the survey at: https://ohahead.wufoo.com/forms/xxzxx4r1jkq0ct/

All responses are confidential, and it is okay to skip questions. Survey results will be posted to the OH-AHEAD website when compiled.

 

#3 – Annual Conference:  Save the Date and Call for Proposals

The 2017 conference will be hosted by Miami University in Oxford on Friday, October 13.  This year’s conference will be held in partnership with Miami’s Accessible Technology Symposium.  Please find the announcement as an attachment to this email.

 

Also, if you are interested in submitting a conference proposal, please access the link here:  https://ohahead.wufoo.com/forms/zwtqlt71enjct9/

 

We appreciate your support of OH-AHEAD!