Save the Date! OACHE 16th Annual Conference

REGISTRATION IS NOW OPEN!  (click here to register).  Plan now to join K-12 and college educators, administrators and others from the public and private sectors on October 15-16, 2009 for the 16th Annual OACHE Conference. The conference will be hosted by Ohio University in Chillicothe, Ohio.

This year’s conference will begin with a plenary session and luncheon on Thursday at the Christopher Conference Center and will conclude with a closing speaker and a "Grab-N-Go" lunch on Friday at Ohio University. 

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; financial aid; veterans; public-private initiatives; understanding ACT data; Dual Credit; social media; Appalachian culture; and KnowHow2Go.  And, Robbin Evans will be present both days, with her book, A Bountiful Heart, chronicling the life of her father, Bob Evans. Proceeds from the book sales go to scholarships for Appalachians.  NOTE:  Sessions/presenters are still being confirmed; be sure to check our web site after October 8 for the final agenda.

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 30 for conference attendees. Make your reservations early in order to secure a room and get the conference rate (ask for OACHE, OAC at the Hampton), where available.  All three are accessible through this link or can be contacted directly.

Comfort Inn
(host hotel, connected to Christopher Conference Center) 
20 North Plaza Blvd.
Chillicothe, OH
740-775-3500 or 800-542-7919

Christopher Inn
30 North Plaza Blvd.
Chillicothe, OH
740-774-6835 or 800-257-7042 

Hampton Inn
100 North Plaza Blvd.
Chillicothe, OH
740-773-1616 or 800426-7866

Last edited on 09.02.2009 at 4:26 p.m. by rwebb