Annual Conference | October 13, 2017

Join us at Lakeland Community College as we "Go for the Gold" and celebrate the conference's 50th anniversary. Register before October 1, 2017, for only $20!

Teaching Grant

The OAYTC teaching grant supports two-year college professors and administrators with teaching responsibilities at accredited Ohio two-year member institutions to develop projects that enhance teaching and learning in their classrooms. Any two-year college professor, full- or part-time, who is member of the OATYC or whose Institution is an OATYC member is eligible for the grant. The proposal process is open for 2017. Deadline for proposals is May 31, 2017. The winner(s) will be announced at the luncheon during the fall conference. The winner(s) will have the chance to receive one grant at $1,500 maximum.

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.

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Save the Date!

The 2017 Conference will be held at Lakeland Community College on October 13, 2017. In honor of the conference's 50th anniversary and Lakeland Community College's 50th anniversary, the conference theme will be "Go for the Gold." Conference rates will be offered at a special 1967 rate of $20. Please plan to join us for this special celebratory conference. Follow us on Facebook @ ( and Twitter! @OATYC.

Teaching Awards

Nominations for early teaching, full-time teacher of the year and adjunct teacher of the year for 2017 are now open.
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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.
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Registration will open in March 2017.

Call for Proposals!

We are now accepting proposals for the 2017 OATYC conference. For details click here:
Call for Proposals 2017


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."

Read Our Newsletter!

Please see the spring edition for conference-related information.
Spring Newsletter