Recap: 2018 Annual Summer Conference

Recap: 2018 Annual Summer Conference

Over 200 Community Action professionals, partners, exhibitors, and trainers joined us last week in Dayton, Ohio for the 2018 Annual Summer Conference, #OHASC18, and we’re glad that they did. Together we enjoyed another great lineup of featured speakers and training...

OACAA Foundation Level Seminar Series CPR Training

OACAA Foundation Level Seminar Series CPR Training Lorie McClain and Jeannette M. Jarrett The Spring Foundation Level Seminar Series 2, Part 4 was held on April 24th, 2018.  There were thirty-two staff members in attendance from six community action agencies receiving...
Leadership Training Series

Leadership Training Series

Last year, OCATO partnered with OSU’s John Glenn College of Public Affairs to pilot a leadership training series for Ohio’s Community Action Network. Because we received such great feedback from participants, we are bringing it back for 2018! The series, which is...
Goldilocks and the board financial dashboards

Goldilocks and the board financial dashboards

Over the years, I have attended quite a few board meetings either as an auditor, a consultant, a Fiscal staff person, or a board member.  For me, one of the most interesting and fascinating agenda topics has always been the financial reports presented to the board....
2018 Winter Legislative Conference Recap

2018 Winter Legislative Conference Recap

Thank you to all who attended the 2018 Winter Legislative Conference, #OHWLC18! Over 200 Community Action professionals, partners, vendors, presenters, and elected officials joined us in Columbus last week. We hope you enjoyed the great lineup of featured speakers and...
Learning Communities: A collaborative experience

Learning Communities: A collaborative experience

Community Action Agencies (CAAs) around Ohio, as well as around the country, are always looking for ways to improve services and strategies that ultimately impact poverty in their communities. Peer-to-peer facilitated learning is an ideal way to identify effective...