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OACOA Awards

OACOA sponsors the Achievement of Excellence Award each year.  Current members of OACOA are eligible for this award.  The process for this award begins in October.

Achievement of Excellence Award

  • Click here for the 2019 nomination form.
  • Please mail completed nomination forms to COSA staff member, Joanne Fey by December 5, 2018.
  • An OACOA awards committee will select the winner.
  • That person will be honored at the OASE/OACOA Conference in January, and also the Annual COSA Conference in June.
  • Please direct questions to Joanne Fey: joanne@cosa.k12.or.us.

Congratulations to Danielle Hudson, Beaverton SD, the 2018 winner.

Past recipients of the OACOA Achievement of Excellence Award:

  • 2017     Olga Acuna, Hillsboro SD
  • 2016     Kyra Donovan, McMinnville SD
  • 2015     Sue Hayes, High Desert ESD
  • 2014     Matt Coleman, Springfield SD
  • 2013     Mary Cadez, Salem-Keizer SD
  • 2012     Barbara Kienle, David-Douglas SD
  • 2011     Teresa Ketelsen, Gresham-Barlow SD
  • 2010     Marion Young, Parkrose
  • 2009     Art Anderson, NWRESD
  • 2008     Rob Hess, Springfield SD
  • 2007     Penny Grotting, Malheur ESD
  • 2006     Ed Smith, Reynolds
  • 2005     Jan Sommer, Grants Pass
  • 2004     Jerry McGuire, Oregon Trail
  • 2003     Bruce Howell, Medford
  • 2002     Ruth Daniels, Salem
  • 2001     Robert Crebo, Portland
  • 2000     Karl Raschkes, Salem/Keizer
  • 1999     Diane Hensley, Bend
  • 1998     Nancy Golden, Albany
  • 1997     Bill Howell, Medford
  • 1996     Lenny Williams, Union ESD
  • 1995     Marsha Stipe, Hermiston
  • 1994     Amy Powell, Tigard
  • 1993     Nancy Golden, Eugene
  • 1992     Walt Hathaway, Portland
  • 1991     William Fowell, Reynolds
  • 1990     Ernie Cristler, Pendleton
  • 1989     Katy Hurley, Corvallis