BEST FOOT FORWARD 2020 : OAN’s Statewide Conference for Afterschool and Summer Learning Professionals
WHEN: Thursday, February 20 and Friday, February 21, 2020
WHERE: The OCLC Conference Center, Dublin OH
2020 marks the third year for OAN’s Best Foot Forward conference. With two days of high-quality material, including Thursday intensives, and an amazing Friday keynote, this year’s conference is sure to be one that will change practice, culture, and capacity within your program. Scroll down or check out these QUICK LINKS:
REGISTRATION: CLOSED – onsite registration is $245/day/person.
COST: Conference registration price points, including information on Early Bird Registration (deal ends November 30, 2019!) HERE
KEYNOTE: Conference keynote The Journey to Inclusion Begins With You (Ohio Approval Pending) by Viviana Hernandez from Kids Included Together HERE
THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 20 CONFERENCE INTENSIVES: Intensive sessions, deep 4-hour dives into topics – titles, descriptions, presenters, and Ohio Approval status are HERE
FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 21 CONFERENCE WORKSHOP SESSIONS: Conference sessions, 90 minutes in length – titles, descriptions, presenters and Ohio Approval status are HERE
VIDEO COMPETITION: Lights, Camera, Afterschool! Youth Video Competition information is HERE
CONFERENCE SPONSORSHIP INFORMATION: Including benefits, cost and payment information HERE
SCHEDULE: Conference Schedule for both Thursday and Friday is HERE
THURSDAY NIGHT NETWORKING EVENT: OAN’s Pre-conference Networking Event information and registration is HERE
THANK YOU TO OUR SPONSORS!
- After School Navigator
- Cedar Fair
- Children’s Hunger Alliance
- Cleveland Play House
- Cooking Caravan
- EnvisionEd Plus
- Nationwide Children’s Hospital F.A.N. Club
- Texas Instruments
- The Walking Classroom
- Young Entrepreneur Institute
- Youngstown State University
OHIO APPROVED CREDIT REMINDER
The Ohio Afterschool Network (OAN) is working with The Ohio Child Care Resource & Referral Association (OCCRRA) to provide Ohio Approved workshops.
Not all workshops will be Ohio Approved – please consult the program guidebook for more information.
If you attend the conference, signed into a session and provided your OPIN, your attendance will be reflected on your registry profile within 30 days.
To ensure that you receive credit, please remember to bring your OPIN to the conference.
The Best Foot Forward 2020 conference will be held at the easily accessible OCLC Conference Center. Located in Dublin, Ohio just off of 270 and SR33, this conference center is nestled behind the hustle of downtown Dublin and features a beautiful sunlit atrium and a single-floor layout for our keynote presentation and breakout sessions.
ADDRESS: 6565 Kilgour Place, Dublin, Ohio 43017
Staying overnight? There are many great options to choose from just a short distance from OCLC. HERE is a link to nearby options for overnight accommodations.
Want to join the conference planning committee for Best Foot Forward 2021? Contact Laura Clark at Laura@OANOhio.org or 833-OAN-OHIO (626-6446).
STILL HAVE MORE QUESTIONS?
For assistance with registration or payment, or to become a sponsor or a vendor, contact Laura Clark at Laura@OANOhio.org