Become A Member

Getting Involved in OELMA

The Ohio Educational Library Media Association (OELMA) is the premier organization for teacher-librarians within the state of Ohio. OELMA is an organization dedicated to professional development, student literacy and achievement, and technological excellence in Ohio’s schools. OELMA supports our members’ efforts to implement guidelines and standards through educational programs, publications, and our network of state affiliate organizations.

OELMA Member Benefits

OELMA’s fiscal/membership/calendar year is January 1 to December 31.

Current membership rates

OELMA membership will automatically include you in a network of colleagues that share your professional interests. In addition, the member-only section of this website allows you to further define and expand your interactions in OELMA via social media interactions and groupings.

OELMA’s yearly calendar includes: Annual Conference held in October, Midwinter in March and regional meetings during the school year. The Association’s officers, unit committees, and task forces, of course, meet throughout the year to fulfill their specific missions.

By attending OELMA events, requesting a committee appointment, being a conference volunteer, participating in legislative advocacy, and establishing your place in OELMA, you’ll find endless ways to further the mission of the association while discovering resources and opportunities to enhance your career.