Nomination Information for the OATYC Teacher of the Year Awards for 2022

John Fallon Early Teacher of the Year Award

Each year at the OATYC Annual Conference, the accomplishments of one early career full-time faculty member from each of the two-year institutions in the state are recognized, and one of those recognized faculty will be honored with the annual “OATYC John Fallon Early Teacher of the Year” Award. The winner of this award will receive $500 in recognition of his/her/their accomplishments. Only one institutional nomination from each campus should be submitted for consideration for the “OATYC John Fallon Early Teacher of the Year” Award. Please use the form linked below to nominate one teacher from your institution for consideration for this award.

Adjunct Teacher of the Year Award

Each year at the OATYC Annual Conference, the accomplishments of one adjunct faculty member from each of the two-year institutions in the state are recognized, and one of those recognized faculty will be honored with the annual “OATYC Adjunct Teacher of the Year” Award. The winner of this award will receive $500 in recognition of his/her/their accomplishments. Only one institutional nomination from each campus should be submitted for consideration for the “OATYC Adjunct Teacher of the Year” Award. Please use this form to enter your responses as directed.Each year at the OATYC Annual Conference, the accomplishments of one adjunct faculty member from each of the two-year institutions in the state are recognized, and one of those recognized faculty will be honored with the annual “OATYC Adjunct Teacher of the Year” Award. The winner of this award will receive $500 in recognition of his/her/their accomplishments. Only one institutional nomination from each campus should be submitted for consideration for the “OATYC Adjunct Teacher of the Year” Award.¬†Please use the form linked below to nominate one full-time teacher from your institution for consideration for this award.

Full-time Teacher of the Year Award

Each year at the OATYC Annual Conference, the accomplishments of one full-time faculty member from each of the two-year institutions in the state are recognized, and one of those recognized faculty will be honored with the annual “OATYC Teacher of the Year” Award. The winner of this award will receive $500 in recognition of his/her/their accomplishments. Only one institutional nomination from each campus should be submitted for consideration for the “OATYC Teacher of the Year” Award. Please use the form linked below to nominate one teacher from your institution for consideration for this award.

Congratulations to the 2020/21 Teaching Award Winners

Full-Time Teacher of the Year 2021: Harry Kestler - Loraine County Community College

Full-Time Teacher of the Year 2020: Tracy Parson - Loraine County Community College

Adjunct Teacher of the Year 2021: David Ramsey - Marion Technical College

Adjunct Teacher of the Year 2020: Tammy Macek - Loraine County Community College

John Fallon Early Teaching Award 2021: Jessy Jones - Sinclair Community College

John Fallon Early Teaching Award 2020: Anthony Woking. - Sinclair Community College

Nominees for the 2020-2021 OATYC Teacher of the Year

Thank you for nominating outstanding faculty colleagues for our 2020-2021 teaching awards. The nominees are listed below. This year's winners was announced at the Annual Conference at Marion Technical College on October 11, 2019.

2019-2021
Full Time Teacher

NOMINEECOLLEGE/UNIVERSITY
Jason HayesSinclair Community College
Cheryl PaethOwens Community College
Kerri BentjenSinclair Community College
Tabitha Parker Clark State College
Elizabeth VaidyaCuyahoga Community College - Westshore
Camps
Dr. James FunaiCuyahoga Community College - Eastern Campus
Tola Fancis-Sanusi Marion Technical College
Laura SmithMarion Technical College
Ronald LeonardRhodes State College

2019-2021
Adjunct Teacher

NOMINEECOLLEGE / UNIVERSITY
Janelle AllenMiami University - Middletown
Cassie HewittCuyahoga Community College - Metro
Andrea SledgeCuyahoga Community College - Eastern Campus
Wendy Stone ScottLorain County Community College
Michael LeadyRhodes State College

2019-2021
Early Teacher

NOMINEECOLLEGE / UNIVERSITY
Brielle HastingsClark State College
Lisa FrielCuyahoga Community College
Taylor WoolwineCuyahoga Community College - Western Campus
Jason MullinCuyahoga Community College - Eastern Campus
Kathy RenfroCuyahoga Community College - Metro
Joshua EiskampLorain County Community College
Dr. Lindsey KnappMarion Technical College
Dr. Max SaxtonMiami University - Middletown Campus
Jason Tingler, Ph.D.Marion Technical College
Melanie ForrenLorain County Community College
Ahma MehmoodRhodes State College