OASNP 2022 Annual Special Education Conference


Conference notes of OASNP member forum at the OEA Leadership Academy
Friday, June 17, 1:00– 2:30 PM – Sheraton Columbus Hotel at Capitol Square

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We were able to reschedule the conference for immediately at the conclusion of the OEA Leadership Academy on Friday, June 17, 1:00 – 3:00 PM

Sheraton Columbus Hotel at Capitol Square
75 East State Street Columbus Ohio 43215 USA
in the “Judicial Room”

This is a drive-in meeting – You DO NOT need to attend the OEA Academy.

“Teamwork Makes the Dream Work”

An open forum brainstorming session:

  • special education personnel discussing
    • working across job descriptions
    • utilizing community resources
    • encouraging parent involvement

General Membership Meeting

We will hold an Election of Officers for our Executive Board.

  • Chairperson, Vice-Chair,  Secretary,  and  Treasurer
  • Six – At-Large Representatives

Two-year terms – beginning immediately.

Download flyer: Conference Flyer 2022


January 21, 2022 –

We are sorry to announce that the conference will be POSTPONED until later in the spring so that we can provide a better experience for members.


Teamwork Makes the Dream Work!

  • The Ohio Association of Special Needs Professionals Annual Special Education Conference will be Saturday, February 26, 2022, on Zoom
  • Join us for a Virtual Happy Hour on Friday, February 25, 2022, 7:00-8:00
  • The content of the conference will focus on identifying issues confronting Special Education Teams.
  • Certificates of attendance will be sent at the conclusion of the conference.
  • Registration invitation will be sent to OASNP members and selected OEA members.
  • Registration is required with no cost for OEA members.
  • Not yet a member of OASNP?  You can join here.

Tentative Schedule:

TBD, 2022

    •    7:00 – 8:00           Virtual Happy Hour  

 TBD, 2022

  •    9:00          Welcome, Greetings, & Updates –
    • Christina West, OASNP Chairperson
  •   9:15          The world as it is and the world as it should be. 
    •  Matt Ides, Organizer
    •  Who is your Special Education Team and what are their needs?
    •  What workshops/conferences do you want in your region/local?           
  • 10:00          Kick-off OEA Fund Drive –
    • Dan Ramos, Political Advocacy Consultant
  • 10:15          Legal Update –
    • Rachel Reight, OEA Plan Attorney (Equity Issues)
  • 11:45          Legislative Update –
    • Melissa Clark, OEA Lobbyist
  • 12:45          Teamwork Makes the Dream Work – panel –
    • working across team roles;
    • community resources; parent involvement
  •   2:00         OASNP Annual Meeting – Election of OASNP Officers and
    • six At-Large Representatives for a two-year term 2022-2024,
    • taking office immediately upon election.
  •   2:45          Wrap-up – Stay-to-the-End Raffle

Christina West – cwest@oasnp.org – 330-540-5959

Nikki Nadasky – nnadasky@oasnp.org – 330-718-3827

Contact us  at oasnp@oasnp.org  with your questions.