• President
  • Dennis Franks
  • Pickaway Ross Career Center
  • Executive Director
  • Maggie Hess



2018 Legislative Seminar

Click here to register online

January 17-18, 2018
   Sheraton Capitol Square
75 East State Street
Columbus, OH 43215

Click here for Sheraton hotel reservations online.
Hotel Cut-Off:  Reserve sleeping rooms by January 2


Click here for the tentative agenda


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



Testimony to to the Ohio House of Representatives, Finance Subcommittee on Primary and Secondary Education on HB 49, State Budget

Click here for testimony of Joyce Malainy

Click here for testimony of Judy Wells