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EXHIBITOR Information & Registration


August 1-2, 2019

Hilton Columbus at Easton   3900 Chagrin Dr., Columbus, OH 43219



Thursday, Aug. 1, 2019

10:00 am – 4:30 pm

Friday, Aug. 2, 2019

 8:30 am – 2:00 pm



Additional Information




Exhibitor Presentation Submission


Shipping to Hilton

Conference Special Guest Speaker

Andrew McPeak

  Andrew is a sought-after millennial communicator who brings a unique generational perspective to audiences.  He is co-author with Dr. Tim Elmore of Marching Off the Map: Inspiring Students to Navigate a Brand New World. He also co-hosts the Leading the Next Generation with Tim Elmore podcast.

    Andrew serves as the Director of Program Excellence at Growing Leaders where he and his team work closely with schools, universities and sports teams on effectively implementing Habitudes as a tool to teach life and leadership skills


Knowledge You Can’t Teach Without



Eastland-Fairfield Career Center    4300 Amalgamated Place     Groveport, OH 43125



Hilton at Easton     3900 Chagrin Dr.     Columbus, OH 43219


Come to the only conference in Ohio for all teachers of

Family and Consumer Sciences,

Education and Training, and

Hospitality and Tourism.


Start the school year with:

New ideas to spark your teaching!

Fresh resources to update your lessons!

Lesson plans easily modified for your student needs!

Support from your peers to help you and your students succeed!


Conference Highlights:


Thursday, August 1

Keynote: Andrew McPeak, Dir. of Excellence, Growing Leaders

Growing Leaders encourages and equips youth to take on real-life opportunities and challenges by teaching practical life and leadership skills. Andrew provides invaluable tips and incite on working with Generation Z.  Administrators strongly encouraged to attend!


Friday, August 2

Concurrent Sessions, CTE Program Review, ODE Update,

FCCLA Update, and Round Table Talks!

Throughout the conference: Connections, Support, Inspiration, Motivation!


Conference Registration:

Registration includes all general and breakout sessions, breakfast, lunches, and afternoon refreshments

Online registration closes July 25


Early Registration – ends July 11

OATFACS/Ohio ACTE Member - $300

Non-Member - $400

Registration - after July 11

OATFACS/Ohio ACTE Member - $375

Non-Member - $475

On-Site Registration (on-site payment by check required)

OATFACS/Ohio ACTE Member - $400

Non-Member - $500

FCS Education College Student - $50

Administration: Keynote Speaker & Lunch, August 1, 12:00 - 4:15 pm - $50

Andrew McPeak Marching Off the Map: Inspiring Students to Navigate a

Brand New World

Habitudes: Life Giving Leadership Development


Schedule & Program


Round Table Topics



Conference Registration


Official Conference Hotel - Hilton at Easton

Special Conference Rate - $183/night – reserve by July 10!

(Reserve rooms now! Hold the room on your personal credit card and pay onsite with school funds if applicable)


Hotel Reservation


Ashland University will be onsite for registration - $190/1 credit hour



ALL payments must be sent to The Meeting Connection

DO NOT SEND payments to Ohio ACTE!

Conference payment is due by August 1 and will be considered late after Sept. 1


 Meeting Connection W-9


Cancellation Policy


Retirement Announcement

Special thanks for your years of service to Ohio students and for promoting the value of Family and Consumer Sciences curriculum throughout your career.

Kaye Zukowski

 Steele High School, Amherst Exempted Village Schools


Pat Prtiz

 Indian Hill H.S., Indian Hill Exempted Village Schools,


Kim Root

Bellevue High School, Bellevue City Schools



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