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Ohio's 2024 OST Conference

Welcome to Ohio's 2024 OST Conference!

 

Ohio's 2024 Out-of-School Time Conference will take place on January 23-25, 2024 at the Greater Columbus Convention Center in Downtown Columbus.

Conference Description

In this two-and-a-half-day conference, participants will learn out-of-school time best practices to make their programs thrive. We will infuse music and fun into the learning because we’re afterschool and we can!

Location

Greater Columbus Convention Center: 400 N High St. Columbus, OH 43215

Dates and Times

Tuesday, January 23, 2024, 9:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. (Treasurers/Fiscal Representatives must attend)
Wednesday, January 24, 2024, 9:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
Thursday, January 25, 2024, 9:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. (Sharing Best Practices)

Who should attend?

The conference is open to all 21st Century Community Learning Center and Summer Learning and Afterschool Opportunities grant recipients. 21st CCLC and SLAOG Program Managers are required to attend the full conference. 21st CCLC and SLAOG Treasurers/Fiscal Representatives are required to attend Tuesday, 1/23 only.

There will be something for everyone, including breakout sessions and opportunities to network with other 21st CCLC and SLAOG grant recipients and gain essential information for running a successful program. Tracks include:

  • Chronic Absenteeism
  • Data Collection & Evaluation
  • Learning Acceleration
  • Literacy
  • Summer Learning
  • Treasurer's Track
  • Workforce Readiness

This is a free event sponsored by the Ohio Department of Education and Workforce in partnership with Open Doors Academy’s Center for Out-of-School Advancement.

All attendees must register to receive event communications. Agenda with exact times and sessions will be emailed to the address you provide in your registration.

 

2024 OST Conference Presentations & Handouts

2024 OST Conference Schedule

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Day 1 Session 1.01 - Track: Chronic Absenteeism

Chronic Absenteeism Overview (Patrick Hickman, Ohio’s Attendance Advisor; Ohio Department of Education and Workforce)

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Day 1 Session 1.02 Track: Data Collection & Evaluation

Sharing Success in Evaluating Out-of-School Time (Julia Holton, PhD, Senior Research Associate, Sara Stacy, PhD, Research Associate; University of Cincinnati Evaluation Services Center)

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Day 1 Session 1.02 Track: Data Collection & Evaluation (Handouts)

Sharing Success in Evaluating Out-of-School Time (Julia Holton, PhD, Senior Research Associate, Sara Stacy, PhD, Research Associate; University of Cincinnati Evaluation Services Center)

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Day 1 Session 1.07 - Track: Marketing & Communications

How to Tell Your Story: Help Your Audience Remember You (Joe Hollings, Director of Engagement, Daa’iyah Rahman, Marketing & Advancement Manager; Open Doors Academy)

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Day 1 Session 1.08 Track: Workforce Readiness K-5 (Handout)

Integrating K-5 Career Connection Concepts: A Live Demonstration of Online Tools for Aftfter-School Educators (Kayla Mack, Education Program Specialist; Ohio Department of Education and Workforce)

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Day 1 Session 1.08 Track: Workforce Readiness K-5 (Presentation)

Integrating K-5 Career Connection Concepts: A Live Demonstration of Online Tools for Aftfter-School Educators (Kayla Mack, Education Program Specialist; Ohio Department of Education and Workforce)

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Day 1 Session 2.04 Track: Summer Learning K-12

Bridging the Gap Together: Schools and Camps (Brodrick Clarke, CEO; Brodrick Clarke Consulting, LLC)

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Day 1 Session 2.08 Track: Workforce Readiness K-12

Drive Ohio Educator Toolkit: Career Connections with Drones and Electric Vehicles (Rich Granger, Managing Director of Workforce and Economic Development, Mary Welsh Schlueter; Drive Ohio, ODOT)

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Day 1 Session 3.02 Track: Data Collection & Evaluation

Evaluation Tools: Tips & Tricks for Collecting and Utilizing Data (Sara Stacy, PhD, Research Associate, 21st CCLC Local Evaluators; Sarah Wright, S. Wright Consulting; Brack Houchens, Independent Consultant/Gallia-Vinton ESC; Tricia Kidd, President, Kidd Consulting Group; Sara Dixon, Consultant, Sara Dixon Consulting; University of Cincinnati Evaluation Services Center)

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Day 1 Session 3.03 Track: Learning Acceleration K-12

Launching STEAM Learning with Moonshot Ohio (Emily Morgan, Moonshot Ohio Coordinator, Michele Ritchlin, Executive Director; OAN)

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Day 1 Session 3.04 Track: Summer Learning K-12

Jump stART Learning: Arts Integrations Strategies and Resources (Helen Buck-Pavlick, Fine Arts Education Specialist; Ohio Department of Education & Workforce)

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Day 1 Session 3.04 Track: Summer Learning K-12 (Handouts)

Jump stART Learning: Arts Integrations Strategies and Resources (Helen Buck-Pavlick, Fine Arts Education Specialist; Ohio Department of Education & Workforce)

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Day 1 Session 3.06 - Track: Marketing & Communications

We Are The Champions: Craftfting Winning Strategies in Marketing (Joe Hollings, Director of Engagement, Daa’iyah Rahman, Marketing & Advancement Manager; Open Doors Academy)

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Day 1 Session 3.06 - Track: Marketing & Communications (Worksheet)

We Are The Champions: Crafting Winning Strategies in Marketing (Joe Hollings, Director of Engagement, Daa’iyah Rahman, Marketing & Advancement Manager; Open Doors Academy)

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Day 1 Session 3.07 Track: Summer Learning

Summer Starts in September- Workshop/Interactive Session (Brodrick Clarke, CEO; Brodrick Clarke Consulting, LLC)

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Day 1 Session 3.08 - Track: Workforce Readiness

Launching Career Pathways: Manufacturing (Lissy Rand, Executive Director, Workforce Partnerships; MAGNET)

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Day 1 Session Treasurer/Fiscal Representatives Training (Schedule)

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Day 1 Session Treasurer/Fiscal Representatives Training (SLOAG)

SLOAG Presentation

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Day 2 Session 5.01 Track: Chronic Absenteeism

Chronic Absenteeism Overview (Patrick Hickman, Ohio’s Attendance Advisor; Ohio Department of Education and Workforce)

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Day 2 Session 5.02 Track: Data Collection & Evaluation

Expectations and Reality - Modeling Program Impacts to Assess Program Outcomes (Karen Alexander Glueckert, M.Ed, Research Associate, Sonya Turner, M.P.A., Associate Director; University of Cincinnati Evaluation Services Center)

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Day 2 Session 5.03 Track: Literacy

Science of Reading Overview (Jeremy Luke, Megan Cook; Ohio Department of Education and Workforce)

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Day 2 Session 5.04 Track: Learning Acceleration K-12

Accelerate Learning to Elevate Students in OST (Sylvia Lyles, Chief Partnerships and Grants Officer; Foundations, Inc.)

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Day 2 Session 5.05 Track: Summer Learning K-12

Summer programming For Students With Diverse Needs (Jacqueline Cheadle, Education Program Specialist; Ohio Department of Education and Workforce)

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Day 2 Session 5.07 Track: Workforce Readiness 6-12

NaviGo and Families Forward: Hope-Building through Work-Based Learning (Kathy Burkhard, Executive Director, Michelle Toney, Executive Director, Families FORWARD; Lorraine O’Moore, Director of Work-Based Learning; NaviGo - an organization of Learning Grove)

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Day 2 Session 6.04 Track: Learning Acceleration K-5 (Handouts)

Fast and Fun Phonics: Equipping Kids to Excel in Reading and Spelling (Christina Williams, Founder, Educator; Book Bums & The Faith Alliance)

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Day 2 Session 6.05 Track: Summer Learning K-8

Creating a Summer to Remember (Makanya Smith, Executive Director; Taking Back Our Youth)

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Day 2 Session 6.05 Track: Summer Learning K-8 (Worksheets)

Creating a Summer to Remember (Makanya Smith, Executive Director; Taking Back Our Youth)

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Day 2 Session 6.06 Track: Workforce Readiness 6-12

Integrating 6-12 Career Connection Concepts: A Live Demonstration of Online Tools for After-School Educators (Kayla Mack, Education Program Specialist; Ohio Department of Education and Workforce)

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Day 2 Session 7.03 Track: Literacy

Leveraging Out-of-School Time to Bolster Literacy Achievement (Katie Kilgour; Gallia Vinton ESC- Adolescent Literacy Specialist)

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Day 2 Session 7.05 Track: Workforce Readiness 4-12

Clovers CODE (Mark Light, Leader, Ohio 4-H STEM; Ohio State University - Ohio 4-H)

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