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Family and Consumer Sciences:
Knowledge you can't LIVE without!

OATFACS 2018: Knowledge You Can't Teach Without

July 25, 26, & 27


Conferences are the place to be if you’re looking to get inspired, learn from others, discover new ideas, build a professional network, or gather with old and new friends.


OATFACS 2018: Knowledge You Can’t Teach Without!

will meet all your professional needs and more! It’s the only conference in Ohio for all teachers of Family and Consumer Sciences, Education and Training, and Hospitality and Tourism.


Join us for exciting keynote speakers, special programming strands for each area, emphasis on “Best Practices” strategies for all teachers, and a return of the ever-popular round table sessions for “grab & go” ideas to spark your teaching.


Registration Information:

Early Registration deadline: July 16

Online registration closes July 20

OATFACS/Ohio ACTE Member Registration – $325

Early Registration Member Rate- $275

Non-Member Registration - $425

Early Registration Non-Member Rate – $375

FCS Education College Student Registration - $50

On-Site Registration – $450 (checks/cash only)


Hotel Reservations: Hilton at Easton, 3900 Chagrin Drive, Columbus, OH 43219   614-414-5000

Hotel Reservations

Meet the Keynote Speakers


Dr. Corey Seemiller, Asst. Professor

“Generation Z Goes to College”

Dept. of Leadership Studies in Education and Organization

Wright State University,


Speaker TED X Dayton, Author

Thursday Breakout Session: Engaging Generation Z in Meaningful Learning


Miranda Curtis, Author

“How to Take the SUCK Out of Your Job”

Entrepreneur, Motivational Speaker, Trainer,

Friday Breakout Session: Diversity & Inclusion

Nominations Are needed!

Please nominate an educator whom you feel deserves recognition.  All nominations must be submitted electronically to Dova Zak, OATFACS award Chair, no later than May 21st.

A list of the awards and the nomination form can be found here.


Exhibitor Information & Registration

July 26-27, 2018

Hilton Columbus at Easton

3900 Chagrin Dr.

Columbus, OH 43219




Thursday, July 26, 2018

10:00 am – 5:00 pm


Friday, July 27, 2018

8:30 am – 2:00 pm





Are you interested in taking a larger role for your profession?

Consider joining the OATFACS Board!

openings for next year:

  • Representative At Large (2 positions)


Click: Here and Read Sec. IV on  "Officers."


Contact: Lois Stoll by June 8