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Mark your calendar for the 15th Annual OACHE Conference

Plan now to join K-12 and college educators, administrators and others from the public and private sectors on October 15-17, 2008 for Opportunity for All: The 15th Annual OACHE Conference. The conference will be hosted by Washington State Community College in Marietta, Ohio.

This year’s conference will begin with a luncheon on Thursday at the Lafayette Hotel and will conclude with a closing speaker and a "Grab-N-Go" lunch on Friday afternoon. Also, a pre-conference workshop is scheduled for October 15 for science educators; this workshop will feature Darryl Baynes.

More than 20 breakout session will be available on a variety of topics including engaging parents and families in your college-access program; grant-seeking and community fund-raising; P-16 initiatives; ACT; the Ohio Skills Bank; Seniors to Sophomores; the Ohio Can! Go to College campaign; Appalachian culture; and KnowHow2Go.

Conference attendees are responsible for making their own lodging arrangements. Contact information for several area lodging options is provided below for your convenience. Rooms have been blocked at the following hotels until September 16 for conference attendees. Make your reservations early in order to secure a room and get the conference rate, where available.

Lafayette Hotel
101 Front Street
Marietta, OH
740-373-5522

Comfort Inn
700 Pike St.
Marietta, OH
740-374-8190

Hampton Inn
508 Pike Street
Marietta, OH
740-373-5353

Conference registration will soon be available through the OACHE website, and paper registration forms will also be available. Sign up for our news RSS feed (see link in sidebar) to receive notification, or check back on the site soon.

Last edited on 06.25.2008 at 9:04 a.m. by lrisler