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Welcome to OADE!  Please check out the many resources available here or contact us if there is something you can't find.

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Mission Statement
As a chapter of NADE, OADE is committed to:


  • Providing students the scaffolding necessary to achieve college level success and to become lifelong learners.
  • Providing members opportunities for continuing professional development and networking.
  • Providing the public with information about the needs and successes of developmental students and educators.

                                             OADE Scholarship Fund

If you would like to donate to our scholarship fund, we now can accept these payments online.   Just click on the "donate" button to the right.  Thank you for your support of this very important cause!



Membership Forms

Privacy Policy: OADE does not sell membership information to any outside parties.


Please note that the membership year follows the calendar; that is, all memberships expire on December 31 of each year, unless renewed. (OADE's fiscal year is different, going from July 1 through June 30.)

Download the  OADE Institutional Membership Form. (MS Word file)


Download the  OADE Membership Form (MS Word file)


The OADE Institutional Policy is detailed here (MS Word file)


2015-2016 Board Meeting Dates

Members are always welcome to attend Board Meetings.  Contact Colin Sheppard, President, for the location of the meeting. He can be reached at colin.sheppard@tri-c.edu .

Next meeting: January 2017

Follow these links to see what is going on in developmental education in neighboring states.

 Michigan Developmental Education Consortium

Pennsylvania Association of Developmental Educators

Kentucky Association for Developmental Education

Indiana Association of Developmental Education

OADE Adjunct Conference Grant

All Adjunct Professionals who have never attended the OADE conference and who currently teach Developmental Education in Ohio are encouraged to apply for a one-time grant to attend the OADE Conference. The conference fee will be waived for approved applicants. Applicants must agree to attend the entire one day conference.

To submit an application for an Adjunct Award Grant, the applicant needs to 1. E-mail a request to be considered for the OADE Adjunct Conference Grant AND 2. Provide and attach a Letter of Verification of Employment from the department chair, Dean, or supervisor stating that the applicant is employed by the college as an adjunct for developmental education. The application must be submitted to the conference chair by
September 30 of the conference year.

The conference chair will notify all approved OADE conference grants by e-mail by October during the conference year.


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