We need Hospitality Suite Hosts!!

The Hospitality Suite? Yes! The Hospitality Suite!  The place conference attendees like to go and hangout after a long day!

Hospitality suite hosts make sure everyone has plenty of snacks, drinks and relaxation!Salty snacks

Would you and your colleagues like to host a hospitality suite?

Please contact Doug Folks as soon as possible if you are able to host at the SEAComm conference this year!

2017 SEAC Award Winners

Advertising Campaign

We Are North Dakota United – NDU – North Dakota United –  Group 1 – First Place
MEA/News Center Inspiring Educator – Maine Education Association – Group 2 – Award of Distinction
Teacher Appreciation Week: Support Wisconsin Teachers – Wisconsin Education Association Council – Group 2 – First Place
Tonight in High School Football – Ohio Education Association – Group 3 – First Place

Earned Media Campaign

Unanimous Disapproval: Budget Cuts Harm Maine Students – Maine Education Association – Group 2 – Award of Distinction
Teaching is Love – Oregon Education Association – Group 2 – First Place
Flint Water Crisis – Michigan Education Association – Group 3 – First Place

Social Media Campaign

VEA Lobby Day: #Bridge the Gap – Virginia Education Association – Group 2 – First Place
#Stop the Appeals – Michigan Education Association – Group 3 – First Place
#DumpDeVos Twitter Storm – Pennsylvania State Teachers Association – Against All Odds

Government and Political Affairs Campaign

Legislative Scorecard – North Dakota United – Group 1 – First Place
Campaign to Defeat the Opportunity School District Amendment – Georgia Education Association – Group 2 – First Place
2016 Elections – Michigan Education Association – Group 3 – First Place
Secure the Future: Don’t Create Winners and Losers – Connecticut Education Association – Joseph W. Bland Jr. Pacesetter Award

Training

Media Training and Messaging – Indiana State Teachers Association – First Place

News Story

West Fargo Educator Named Teacher of the Year – North Dakota United – Group 1 – Award of Distinction
Arizona Delegates Elect New AEA Officers – Arizona Education Association – Group 1 – First Place
Even the Dog was Happy! – Nebraska State Education Association – Group 2 – Award of Distinction
Out of the Shadows – Maine Education Association – Group 2 – First Place
Helping Students Cope After the Election: Fighting Back Against Hate – California Teachers Association – Group 3 – Award of Distinction
Helping English Language Learners Thrive – Maryland State Teachers Association – Group 3 – First Place

Feature Story

Sound Ideas – Oklahoma Education Association – Group 1 – First Place
GAE Listens to Early Educators’ Needs – Georgia Association of Education – Group 2 – Award of Distinction
Waking the Sleeping Giant – Oregon Education Association – Group 2 – First Place
Gen Nexters in the Classroom – Maryland State Education Association – Group 3 – Award of Distinction
Embracing the Gender Spectrum – California Teachers Association – Group 3 – First Place

Editorial Layout

9 Things that Must Change to Improve Public Education – Oklahoma Education Association – Group 1 – Award of Distinction
NDU Stands with You -North Dakota United – Group 1 – First Place
NSEA Teacher Salary Update – Nebraska State Education Association – Group 2 – Award of Distinction
Why Voting NO on Amendment #1 is So Important for Our Schools – Georgia Association of Education – Group 2 – First Place
101 Resources, Ideas & Tips – California Teachers Association – Group 3 – Award of Distinction
NYSUT United Cover – New York State United Teachers – Group 3 – First Place

Graphic Design

WVEA 150th Anniversary Logo – West Virginia Education Association – Group 1 – Award of Distinction
Professional Development Program – Arkansas Education Association – Group 1 – First Place
150k4kids Logo – Nebraska State Education Association – Group 2 – Award of Distinction
Educate! Agitate! Organize! Poster – Virginia Education Association – Group 2 – First Place
Tax Credit Voucher Infographic – Education Minnesota – Group 3 – Award if Distinction
Unsung Hero – Ohio Education Association – Group 3 – Award of Distinction
Your Vote is Your Voice – New York State United Teachers – Group 3 – First Place

Photography

Lunch Lady Debora Dickinson – Oklahoma Education Association – Group 1 – Award of Distinction
American Education Week – Idaho Education Association – Group 1 – First Place
Out of the Shadows – Maine Education Association – Group 2 – Award of Distinction
Jump! – Nebraska State Education Association – Group 2 – Award of Distinction
An Inextinguishable Force of Optimism – Oregon Education Association – Group 2 – First Place
Teacher of the Year – New Jersey Education Association – Group 3 – First Place

Special Publication

WVEA TODAY Special Education Issue – West Virginia Education Association – Group 1 – Award of DIstinction
UVOte – North Dakota United Voters Guide – North Dakota United – Group 1 – First Place
Election 2016: What’s at Stake? – Connecticut Education Association – Group 2 – Award if Distinction
Maine Educator: Back to School – Maine Education Association – Group 2 – First Place
Innovation: Riding the Wave – California Teachers Association – Group 3 – Award of Distinction
Be the Union Coloring Book – New York State United Teachers – Group 3 – Award of Distinction
Our Vision for High Quality Public Education for All Students – Ohio Education Association – Group 3 – First Place

Membership Materials

WVEA Membership Materials – West Virginia Education Association – Group 1 – Award of Distinction
I’m An AEA Member Recruitment Materials – Arkansas Education Association – Group 1 – First Place
NSEA Membership Materials – Nebraska State Education Association – Group 2 – Award of Distinction
Team OEA Membership Planner – Oregon Education Association – Group 2 – First Place
OEA Membership Materials – Ohio Education Association – Group 3 – Award of Distinction
The Power of a Great Education – Pennsylvania State Education Association – Group 3 – First Place

Website

wvea.org – West Virginia Education Association – Group 1 – Award of Distinction
aeaonline.org/teach – Arkansas Education Association – Group 1 – First Place
oregoned.org – Oregon Education Association – Group 2 – Award of Distinction
mnea.org – Missouri National Education Association – Group 2 – First Place
ohea.org – Ohio Education Association – Group 3 – Award of Distinction
njea.org – New Jersey Education Association – Group 3 – First Place

Video

Beyond Academics – Delaware State Teachers Association – Group 1 – Award of Distinction
We’ve Got Your Back – Idaho Education Association – Group  – First Place
Teaching Is Love – Oregon Education Association – Group 2 – Award of Distinction
VEA-VTA: 50 Years of Progress in Unity – Virginia Education Association – First Place
OEA Teacher Appreciation Week – Ohio Education Association – Group 3 – Award of Distinction
PSEA Learning Lessons: Distance Learning – Pennsylvania State Education Association – Group 3 – First Place
Classroom Close Up – New Jersey Education Association – Bob Montfort Memorial Pioneer VIdeo Award

Use of Social Media

Stop DeVos Vouchers in Arizona – Arizona Education Association – Group 1 – First Place
NSEA Social Media – Nebraska State Education Association – Group 2 – Award of Distinction
blogcea.org – Connecticut Education Association – Group 2 – First Place
#WearRedForPublicEd – Michigan Education Association – Group 3 – Award of Distinction
OEA Social Media – Ohio Education Association – Group 3 – First Place

Newsletter/Newspaper

IEA Reporter – Idaho Education Association – Group 1 – Award of Distinction
MEA-MFTtoday – Montana Education Association – Montana Federation of Teachers
WEAC Direct – Wisconsin Education Association Council – Group 2 – Award of Distinction
CEA Adviser – Connecticut – Group 2 – First Place
NYSUT United – New York State United Teachers – Group 3 – Award of Distinction
Minnesota Educator – Education Minnesota – Group 3 – First Place

Magazine

AEA Advocate – Arizona Education Association – Group 1 – Award of Distinction
United Voices – North Dakota United – Group 1 – First Place
Advocate  – Texas State Teachers Association – Group 2 – Award of Distinction
Today’s OEA – Oregon Education Association – Group  – First Place
MEA Voice – Michigan Education Association – Group 3 – Award of Distinction
ActionLine – Maryland State Education Association – Group 3 – First Place

Constituent Newsletter

AEA Legislative Update – Arizona Education Association – Group 1 – Award of Distinction
The Communicators – West Virginia Education Association – Group 1 – First Place
Education Today and Tomorrow – Wisconsin Education Association Council
GAe-news – Georgia Association of Educators – Group 2 – First Place
CTA Insider – California Teachers Association – Award of Distinction
njrea newsletter – New Jersey Education Association – Group 3 – First Place

2017 Karen Reed Award for Excellent in Designer of the Year –

Mark Sharer – New York State United Teachers


2017 The State Education Association Award for Excellence in Editing –

Mary Fran Gleason – New York State United Teachers


2017 State Education Association Communicators PR Person of the Year –

Dawn Hiltner – New Jersey Education Association

 

Earned Media Campaign – Maine

Press Releases part of the overall effort to highlight funding issues:

 Governor’s Budget Slashes School Funding, Again

 Referendum Initiative Takes Center Stage in Augusta

 Governor’s Budget Creates Winners and Losers

Articles/TV that came as a result of our earned media effort:

 Unanimous Disapproval

Educators Criticize Proposed Education Budget

LePage’s Funding Plan Faces Critics in State House Hearing

Question 2 Faces Tax Repeal, Replacement

How LePage’s Budget Would Radically Change Maine Schools

LePage’s Final Two-Year Budget Proposal