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Meeting Minutes

Constitution &

By Laws Review

      OATFACS members attending the Annual Meeting at the upcoming OATFACS Conference (July 25-27, 2018) will have the opportunity to vote on several needed revisions to the OATFACS Constitution and By Laws. As required in our constitution, these revisions are posted for your review. If you have any questions or comments they may be addressed at the meeting.

Please follow the link to view.


Constitution and By Laws revisions 2018

OATFACS Store Purchases Support the OATFACS Scholarship!

Order an item of clothing with the OATFACS Logo and wear it everywhere!

A portion of your purchase goes to the OATFACS scholarship fund to support Ohio students preparing to become FCS teachers. Our 3 current recipients of a $500 OATFACS Scholarship are:

  •  Sydni Brown, University of Akron, Hometown: New Washington, OH
  •  Cheyenne Driskel, Ohio University, Hometown: Sidney, OH
  •  Madison Curry, Bowling Green State University, Hometown: Whitehouse, OH

Congratulations and best wishes to these future FCS teachers!


Click OATFACS Store button to find special OATFACS shirts, sweaters, hoodies, aprons, and tote bags!

OATFACS 2018: Knowledge You Can't Teach Without

July 25, 26, & 27


We planned it for YOU!  Register before time runs out!


Hilton Easton reduced room rate ends July 6

(Teachers can reserve room on personal credit card to secure the rate and pay with school check/credit card at check-in)


Conference early registration rate ends July 16


You don’t want to miss:

Wednesday, July 25 (Registration opens at 11:30 am)

Opening Session – 1:00 – 4:00 pm

BE AWESOME! Take Your Leadership to the Next Level


Thursday, July 26 (6 sets of concurrent sessions!)

 Keynote: Dr, Corey Seemiller, Wright State University professor, TED Talks Lecturer, author

Generation Z Goes to College


Friday, July 27 ( 20 Round Table options, PLC  Networking Session, and more Concurrent sessions!)


Luncheon Keynote: Miranda Curtis, founding Director Nubridge, LLC, trainer, author

How to Take the Suck Out of Your Job


Throughout the conference:

Exhibitors, ODE Updates, FCCLA,

connections, support, inspiration, motivation!


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

Meet the

Keynote Speakers


Ryan Underwood, CEO and Co-Founder of TEAMTRI

BE AWESOME! Take Your Leadership to the Next Level

Learn to expand your leadership and help your student to grow as leaders


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


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




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