OCTELA 2019 Spring Conference

Lighting the Fire: Inspiring Creativity in Teaching and Learning

March 1 & March 2, 2019

DoubleTree Worthington

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Reservation Information

A block of rooms has been reserved for February 28, 2019 – March 1, 2019. The special room rate will be available until February 7th or until the group block is sold-out, whichever comes first. ——->>> DEADLINE HAS BEEN EXTENDED TO FEBRUARY 14, 2019

The cost for a room $114.00/night (plus applicable taxes).

To book a room for the conference, please go to: 


Hotel Location

DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel Columbus- Worthington

175 Hutchinson Avenue

Columbus, OH 43235


About the DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel Columbus – Worthington

Located at Crosswoods Business Park in Columbus, Ohio, our contemporary Worthington, Ohio hotel is west of the 270/71 interchange, off Interstate 270.

Choose from 300 spacious, Columbus-Worthington hotel guest rooms and six executive suites, featuring comfortable king-sized and double beds. Wake up to your favorite music connected to the MP3 clock radio and a cup of fresh coffee. Each room is furnished with a work desk with an executive chair and a 37-inch HDTV.

Enjoy complimentary WiFi in the lobby. Dine at Crosswoods Bar & Grill, serving traditional American favorites. Unwind in our indoor pool and whirlpool spa, or work out in the fitness center. Enjoy in-room dining, or walk to dozens of restaurants and entertainment venues nearby.


  • 12 miles from Port Columbus International Airport
  • 22 meeting rooms and a 7,500 sq. ft. ballroom
  • 300 guest rooms and 6 suites
  • Crosswoods Bar & Grill dining
  • Indoor pool, whirlpool and fitness center

Nearby Restaurants

The are a number of nearby restaurants for conference attendees to enjoy. Below are some suggestions offered by the OCTELA Conference Planning Committee:

Within walking distance




A Short Drive Away


Traditional Chains & Fast Food