OATYC Annual Conference
2022 Ohio Association of Two-Year Colleges (OATYC) Annual Conference
Rock the Future: Learn, Adapt, Teach
Friday, Oct. 7, 2022 | 8:30 a.m. – 3:30 p.m.
Cuyahoga Community College
4250 Richmond Rd.
Highland Hills, OH 44122
The 2022 Ohio Association of Two-Year Colleges (OATYC) Annual Conference will Rock the Future as it promotes student learning and the effectiveness of higher education in Ohio. As two-year college faculty, we must work together to learn new techniques and pedagogy so we can adapt to the continuous changes in our student populations and teach effectively to increase student success.
Schedule of Events:
8:30 – 9 a.m. Coffee and Conversation
9 – 10 a.m. Welcome Address
10:10 – 11 a.m. Concurrent Session A
11:10 a.m. – noon Concurrent Session B
noon- 1 p.m. Lunch
1 – 1:40 p.m. Poster Session and Campus Activities
1:50 – 2:40 p.m. Concurrent Session C
2:45 – 3:30 p.m. Awards Program
Todd Zakrajsek, PhD
Todd D. Zakrajsek, Ph.D., was a tenured associate professor of psychology and built faculty development efforts at three universities before joining UNC-Chapel Hill, where he provides resources for faculty on various topics related to teaching/learning, leadership, and scholarly activity, Zakrajsek has served on many educationally-related boards and work groups. Current and past board memberships include the Journal of Excellence in College Teaching, International Journal for the Scholarship of Teaching and Learning, College Teaching, and Education in the Health Professions. Zakrajsek has consulted with organizations such as The American Council on Education (ACE), Lenovo Computer, Microsoft, Harvard, and the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation. Todd also founded the International Teaching Learning Cooperative (ITLC), an organization created to bring together faculty members to advance students learning in higher education. The ITLC currently hosts 11 conferences in the US and abroad. Zakrajsek has delivered keynote addresses and campus workshops at more than 300 conferences and university campuses. His recently co-authored books include The New Science of Learning, 3nd Ed (2022); Teaching for Learning 2nd Ed (2021); Advancing Online Teaching (2021); and Dynamic Lecturing (2017). Zakrajsek has given more than 300 campus workshops and keynote addresses in 49 states. Follow and connect with him on Twitter @toddzakrajsek and LinkedIn.
Full program with session descriptions is now available! Click here to view.
All attendees, including presenters, must register for the conference.
$99 - Early Bird; By Thursday, Sept. 15
$109 - By Friday, Oct. 7
Lunch is included. Register here.
There are two hotel room blocks for OATYC guests.
Cleveland Marriott East (0.6 miles)
26300 Harvard Road
Warrensville Heights, OH 44122
Thursday, Oct. 6, 2022: $129 plus 17.5% tax [40 available rooms]
Friday, Oct. 7, 2022: $129 plus 17.5% tax [very limited availability - 5 rooms]
Complimentary guestroom internet and parking included.
To make reservations, phone in reservation requests to 1-888-236-2427 or use this group booking link provided by Thursday, Sept. 15, 2022. Please note that the booking link works best in Google Chrome or Microsoft Edge. It may not work properly in other browsers or cell devices.
Identify yourself as part of OATYC and provide your guest name, requested type of room, requested bed type (i.e. king, double/double, queen, twin or suites), and check-in and check-out dates.
Hampton Inn and Suites, Cleveland-Beachwood (1.8 miles)
3840 Orange Place
Beachwood, OH 44122
Thursday, Oct. 6, 2022: King Room $105/Queen-Queen Room $115 plus 17.5% tax [40 available rooms]
Friday, Oct. 7, 2022: King Room $105/Queen-Queen Room $115 plus 17.5% tax [40 available rooms
To make reservations, call 216-831-3735 or 800-Hampton and reference our group code OAT or reserve online at this link. The rate will be available until Friday, Sept. 16, 2022.
Health and Safety Protocols:
The conference will follow guidelines and recommendations issued by the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and the State of Ohio Department of Health. These guidelines are fluid and remain subject to change based on College policies, recommendations from the governor and/or CDC guidelines and updates. Click here for current Tri-C on-ground guidance information.