A National Resource to Support Excellence in Community Action

2019 Annual Summer Conference – OACAA

Ohio Association of Community Action Agencies

2019 Annual Summer Conference

July 24-26 in Sandusky, OH

Conference web page

Plenary Sessions and Featured Speakers

  • Opening Breakfast Speaker: Phil Cole, OACAA Executive Director
  • Thursday Breakfast Speaker: Gwen Robinson, Cincinnati-Hamilton County CAA Executive Director (retired)
  • Thursday Luncheon: Services Awards, Speaker
  • Friday Breakfast Speaker: Office of Community Assistance Update
  • Federal Legislative Update, David Bradley, NCAF Executive Director


This year's conference will feature more than twenty workshops under five educational tracks. The first two tracks listed below, which require attendance for the entire conference (eight sessions each)

History of the War on Poverty

Family Development Specialist Training and Certification


  • Advocacy 101
  • Role Play and Leave Behind Creation
  • Advocacy 201: Social Media, Candidate Education, Tips & Tricks
  • Community Action Advocates Panel
  • Coalition Work
  • Preparing and Advocacy Plan: Tips to Use the Impact Report
  • TBA
  • TBA

Fiscal/Human Resources

  • Emotional Intelligence and a Day At Work
  • The ABC’s of Conducting a Successful Hiring Selection Process
  • Delivering Better Performance Evaluations & Job Descriptions
  • What the Heck Happened in 2018? Employment Law Update
  • Where Were You in 1982, and How Could It Possibly Be 2019?!
  • Accounting Update for 2018-2020
  • Fiscal 101 w/Tidwell Group
  • Fiscal/HR Roundtable

Core Essentials

  • Solutions Through Customer Service: The Guiding Principles
  • Working with Multiple Generations
  • Hope and Resilience for Helpers
  • Health, Wellness and Your Spending Could Add Up To Health Care Savings


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