Ohio Association of Two-Year Colleges

Annual Conference -- October 9, 2015 -- Save the date!
Join us at Zane State College in Zanesville, OH on October 9, 2015 when we discuss ways of "Sparking Student Engagement."
 Lisa McDonald will be conference chair.  Brad Garner, Director of Faculty Enrichment at Indiana Wesleyan University, will be our keynote speakers.  His topic will be "Accountable Relationships: A Key to Student Success."


Call for Proposals

The Call for Proposals will be published on these pages in February 2015. 


Kudos to Wright State University--Lake

Many thanks to Marty Kich, conference chair, and the team at WSU-Lake Campus (Celina, OH) for hosting our conference in 2014. 


Teaching Awards

Thank you for nominating outstanding faculty colleagues for our teaching awards: OATYC full-time Teacher-of-the-Year and OATYC part-time Teacher-of-the-Year.  Here is the complete list of the nominees for the 2014 teaching awards.


Special congratulations to Claudia A. Lubaski of Lorain CCC and Dr. Nancy Sattler of Terra State CC, winners of the full- and part-time teaching awards for 2014.   Please contact Awards chair Connie Golden for any additional information. 


The Call for Nominations for the 2015 awards will be published on these pages in February 2015.


Teaching Grant

Congratulations to Jamie Shuster of Eastern Gateway Community College, the winner of the 2014 Teaching Grant.


The Teaching Grant supports two-year college faculty in developing projects that enhance teaching and learning in their classrooms. The Call for Nominations for 2015 will be published on these pages in February 2015.


For questions, please contact Adrienne Cassel.


Davis-Zimmerman Student Scholarship
This award is given out annually to a student from the conference host college.  The award is named in recognition of two long-serving Board members, Kent Zimmerman and Dr. Russ Davis, III.  The 2015 student scholarship winner will be announced during the luncheon at the 2015 conference at Zane State.


The OATYC annually publishes a refereed journal.  Please consider submitting your research and/or conference paper to our refereed journal.  Submissions are accepted year-round, and proposals are blind reviewed for acceptance.  Please contact Kelly Webb for more information.   

The latest newsletter, Fall 2014, is available as an electronic copy and is focused on our 47th Annual Conference which was held this past October at Wright State University Lake Campus (Celina, OH).   

Information for trustees of Ohio's two-year colleges is provided by the Ohio Association of Community Colleges which was founded in 1993 as a forum for sound trustee training, communication, and trustee-president cooperation.

The Ohio Faculty Senate of Community and Technical Colleges, established in 1995, is made up of representatives chosen by the faculty from each two-year college in Ohio.   The OFSCTC, which meets four times annually in the offices of the Regents, provides the voice and perspective of the two-year faculty to the Chancellor and Regents on the relevant issues facing higher education. 

The American Association of Community Colleges is the primary national advocacy organization for community colleges, with the mission of "building a nation of learners."