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

Save the Date!

OATFACS 2018 Conference: Knowledge You Can’t

TEACH Without



July 25-27, 2018



Hilton Columbus - Easton

3900 Chagrin Drive

Columbus, OH 43219


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OATFACS Conference 2018: Knowledge You Can't Teach Without


Time for the teacher to become the student… by attending the annual OATFACS conference!  Meet us in Columbus, July 25th-27th!  Walk away with exhilarating up to date information and resources to equip your students for life!  Learn how to strengthen relationships and impact the community you work in all by attending OATFACS annual teacher conference.  Be the change you want to see in the world by sharing the knowledge you gain at conference with your students!


Just like our students, we also want to play!  Enjoy the sites of Easton in the evening while updating your knowledge and skills during the day.


Recharge with us this summer and set your school year up for a great start.


Hope to see you there!

Call for Proposals


OATFACS 2018 Conference:

Knowledge You Can’t TEACH Without

July 25-27, 2018

Hilton Columbus at Easton

3900 Chagrin Dr., Columbus, OH 43219


Who should submit a proposal?

      FCS teachers, ECE teachers, Hospitality/Culinary teachers

      Extension Educators

      Career Tech Supervisors, Higher Education Faculty

      Novice as well as experienced presenters

      Forward thinkers with great ideas



Why should I submit a proposal?

       Share the FCS body of knowledge with others

       Contribute to our profession

       Support OATFACS

Pay It Forward – you’ve benefitted from attending                  conference and now can help someone else

        It feels good to share!


 Complete the appropriate proposal form  below and submit before April 2 to:


Call for Proposals Guidelines & Information

Concurrent Session Proposal form

Roundtable Proposal form




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 1st.

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