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Ohio's 2024 OST Conference

Ohio's 2024 OST Conference - Registration Now Open!


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.

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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!


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. (Celebratory Recognition Ceremony)
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.

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