• President
  • Steve Dodgion
  • Collins Career Center
  • Executive Director
  • Thomas Applegate
  • 6628 Wild Rose Ln
    Westerville, Ohio 43082

OACTS Spring Issues Forum 


Friday, April 11, 2014

9:30 am - 2:30 pm

Medallion Country Club

5000 Club Drive , Westerville, OH 43082

Register ONLINE

Registration deadline is Monday, April 7

Please click here for a tentative agenda.

Please contact Tom Applegate with additional questions at tomgobucks@gmail.com


2014 Legislative Seminar, January 21 - 23

Click on the links below to access the presentations:
Navigating the Federal Landscape on the Expenditure of Perkins CTE Funds Presenter's PowerPoint
Ohio's Workforce Initiatives - Dennis Franks  

ODE Office of CTE Policy Initiatives - Steve Gratz  

ACTE Update - Steve DeWitt
OTC Funding Update

About OACTS...

OACTS fosters relationships among Ohio's Career Center and Joint Vocational School Superintendents in order to share best practices and advocate for career-technical and adult education in Ohio.

The organization communicates and works with legislators throughout Ohio to foster an understanding of how career-technical and adult education impacts the lives of students and contributes to the workforce of Ohio by supplying skilled workers to help grow Ohio's economy.

I. Core Values
· Integrity
· High Quality
· Supportiveness
· Leadership
· Innovation

II. Purpose:

  • Achieving Ohio’s economic prosperity through excellence in Career-Technical school districts.

III. Mission:

  • To establish a recognized, high quality workforce development system that will lead all learners to post secondary credentials