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Colleges could be the answer to skills mismatch: Linda Franklin

The challenge in developing the work force of the future will rely on development of community colleges. Quoting journalism Thomas Friedman, Linda Franklin told college administrators that community...

Members are committed to educational pursuits

A recent survey of OCASA members confirms that degree credentials are important to our career path, yet 86% have never taken a PD leave. The need for time and finances to support educational pursuits...

A member success story

Allan Neal, BBA-MKTG, Operations Supervisor, Fanshawe College Retail Services shares his experience of returning to school more than 25 years later...I have often thought of wanting to advance my...

What new managers want

A recent survey of OCASA members that are newer to college administration returned 30 responses. OCASA plans on incorporating these responses into Conference workshop planning and online resources/...

OCASA's online community goes live February 4th!

Starting February 4, once logged into the website, you will be able to find OCASA colleagues across the province. Search by job, college, expertise, name...find connections for expertise, sharing and...

OCASA Awards Submission Deadline is extended to May 22nd!

OCASA Awards are open.  Help to honour excellence with the OCASA awards!Award recipients and nominees will be honoured on Monday, June 25, 2018 during the Awards Luncheon, Kingbridge Conference...

Members Only Webinar: How Does It All Fit? Provincial organizations owned and operated by the Colleges - May 29, 2018

Speaker: Don Sinclair , President and CEO, College Employer CouncilOntario's 24 Colleges operate a number of provincial entities that assist in fulfilling the sector's mandate. This members...

Online Learning: Managing in a Unionized Environment - June 04, 2018 to July 13, 2018

 This six-week course, lead by Jed DeCory, MA, looks at the issues and opportunities of leading a team of unionized employees. It is designed to explore three main components:

OCASA - being there for members

Members access all kinds of resources through OCASA - webinars, online learning, mentoring, and leadership opportunities. But we also field many questions about workplace matters, career strategies,...

OCASA President thanks Executive Director

As President and Board Chair, it is with very mixed feelings that we are saying farewell to Diane Posterski. In her nearly 12 years as OCASA Executive Director, Diane’s innovations and exemplary...