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Attention All: Call for Proposals!

You are invited to submit a session proposal for the 2015 Ohio Association of Teachers of Family and Consumer Sciences Conference. Our conference will be held at the Hilton Easton, Columbus on August 3-4, 2015.

This conference will be attended by approximately 300 Family and Consumer Sciences Teachers, Early Childhood Educators, Culinary Instructors, Teaching Professions Teachers, Hospitality and Lodging Instructors and FCS Supervisors. We are the premier conference for family and consumers sciences programming and have a long history of providing relevant content for all attendees.

This year our focus is on helping conference attendees:

  • Acquire concepts, strategies and lesson plans to implement in their classrooms that directly tie Family and Consumer Sciences to new course standards,
  • Introduce new courses and new standards
  • Continue our marketing program for FCS and FCCLA.

The deadline to submit proposals is January 30, 2015. Please use the form found here and email your proposal to Lois Stoll, Conference Chair, Presenters who are conference attendees must register for conference, other presenters may arrive for their presentation only. If you are a vendor at the conference you may only submit proposals under the vendor sponsored session option for vendors.

We look forward to your participation in our conference!

Nominations needed!

The Ohio Association for Career and Technical Education recognizes individuals who have made extraordinary contributions to the Career, Technical and Adult Education profession through its Awards Program.  Nominations are accepted in seven different categories, including two Awards to recognize non-educators who have contributed and/or promoted Career Technical Education through their activities.

Nominations for the following Ohio ACTE Awards are open to any Ohio ACTE member in good standing, which means annual dues must be paid and up to date.   Nominations must be submitted electronically to Ruth Kidney-Budd, OATFACS award Chair, no later than March 30th.

Please check here for more information.

OATFACS Nomination Form