General FAQ

OCTELA 20/20

Envisioning Our Future(s)

February 21 – 22, 2020

DoubleTree Worthington

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Please note: Any prices listed below are subject to change each year.

General Questions

When and where is the conference?

The conference is being held Friday, February 21, 2020 and Saturday, February 22, 2020 at the Columbus-Worthington DoubleTree Hotel.

Is there a discounted room rate for the conference?

Updated room information will be posted as soon as it becomes available. To get an idea of the average cost of rooms, here is 2019’s room policy:

We are offering a discounted room rate at the DoubleTree.

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.

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

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

Will I be able to get graduation credit or CEUs for attending the conference?

Below is the graduate credit and CEU information for the 2020 conference. An announcement will be made closer to the 2020conference if we are able to offer graduate credit.

2020 CEUs

Update information about the exact number of contact hours/CEUs will be available soon.

2020 Graduate Credit

Information on graduate credit will be available soon. Further questions can be sent to Karen Carney at

How do I get a Certificate of Attendance for CEUs?

Certificates will be available after the conference via the survey provided in the conference program and through post-conference emails to registered attendees.

PLEASE NOTE: CEU certificates will only be available for one year after the conference. We are not able to provide copies of certificates from past conferences. As stated on page 10 in the Ohio Department of Education Resource Guide for LPDCs, it is the responsibility of the educator to maintain records of required coursework and documentation for licensure renewal.

What is your “use of likeness” policy?

During the conference, we will have OCTELA representatives taking photographs and possibly video recording. By registering for the conference, you agree to grant OCTELA permission to use any photographs and/or videos of your likeness at this event for all purposes, including those specified here and all advertising and publicity purposes, whether in print, electronic, or other media.