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Upcoming Events 

Shaping Ohio's Career-Technical Research Agenda 

The Ohio Department of Higher Education invites institutional research professionals; graduate student rsearchers in leadership, higher education, or administrative education programs; CTE leadership, CTE stakeholders, and any researchers and budding researchers to this FREE EVENT to: 

  • Help generate key research questions about Ohio's CTE students; 
  • Learn about funded research opportunities given to postsecondary education institutions in the past, see the results, adn hear about future research possibilities; 
  • Hear about ODHE research and learn about tools, data sets, and resources for future quantitative research; 
  • Help shape Ohio's research agenda! 

This FREE event includes lunch, but space is limited. Interested attendees may REGISTER HERE


Featured Sessions: 

  • Thesis/Dissertation topic selection 
  • Research needs and concerns 


Research Agenda Flyer 



  • June 7, 2018, Starting at 10 am 


South West Career Academy 

4750 Big Run South Road 

Grove City, Ohio 

(15 minutes outside Columbus)


Featured Speakers

  • Matt S. Giani, Ph.D.

         The University of Texas at Austin

         Speaking about his research on statewide articulation studies in CTE 

Presenter Information

For more information, contact Nikki Wearly at nwearly@highered.ohio.gov or (614) 782-2662. 


Past Events 

OCTANE 1.0 (2017) April 7, 2017 Statewide Engagement Event 

OCTANE 2.0 (2018) Regional Webinars

These webinars are open to public institutions of higher education who attended the April 7, 2017 event. They will reinforce goals set at that event and provide information on technical assistance in meeting campus goals.  

Central Regional Webinar - Feburary 6, 2018                     | Coming Soon

Northeastern Regional Webinar - January 26, 2018           |  Recording

Northwestern Regional Webinar - January 31, 2018           |  Presentation 

Southeastern Regional Webinar - January 31, 2018           |  Presentation 

OCTANE 2.0 (2018) Regional Submission Workshops 

The OCTANE on the Road (OOTR) submission workshops are for secondary and post-secondary public institutions that need to have their career-technical courses approved for statewide credit.  Using a new training and facilitation model, ODHE team members along with Tech-Prep will lead participants through workshops designed to meet specific submission needs and provide technical support.

 Faculty and administrators are invited to any of these half-day workshops to learn how to:

  • Prepare for a course submission
  • Enter required material in CEMS
  • Submit courses for review
  • Duplicate the process with others at your institution  

Pick Your Region to See Dates:

Central Region - Click Here for Dates and Locations 

Northeast Region - Click Here for Dates and Locations

Northwest Region - Click Here for Dates and Locations

Southeast Region - Click Here for Dates and Locations 

West/Southwest Region - Click Here for Dates and Locations


       Registration Link - https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/OOTR