Ohio Government in Action
photos courtesy of Dave Liggett
Ohio Government in Action is a two-day interactive program that provides educators with effective teaching tools and a renewed enthusiasm they can take back to the classroom.
Go behind the scenes of Ohio’s government in Ohio’s state capital where educators interact with the movers and shakers in the executive, judicial and legislative branches of Ohio’s government!
2023 Ohio Government in Action
February 7th and 8th, 2023
Supreme Court of Ohio
The agenda for both days of the conference is available HERE. Please note that due to public officials' schedules, the agenda is subject to change at any time, including day-of.
Sessions each day will run from 8:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. and will focus on the three branches of state government. The conference agenda is subject to change and will be updated as government schedules are made publicly available.
Based on currently available information, the content of Wednesday 2/7 will center on the legislative and executive branches, and Thursday 2/8 will focus on the judicial and executive branches.
DoubleTree Suites Downtown (located across the street from the Court)
Sheraton Columbus (0.2 mi)
Courtyard by Marriott (0.4 mi)
Teachers share their feedback about OGIA:
“High energy, exciting, and engaging! Valuable data and content for the classroom!”
“Inspiring and pragmatic -- ideas to implement immediately!”
“Speakers were engaging, subject matters were relevant, and sessions were interesting!”
“I networked, learned a great deal, and left with solid material I can use. Quite the trifecta!”
“[OGIA]definitely inspired some new teaching strategies and further knowledge in the content area.”
“I was totally impressed with the conference. I have raved about it all day with both my students and my colleagues.”
“…a great time and very rewarding professional development opportunity…”
See the Ohio Constitution come to life
This annual workshop gives teachers an insider’s view of state government: meet with Supreme Court justices, state legislators, citizen groups and more; tour the award-winning Supreme Court Visitor Education Center and the Ohio Statehouse; observe legislative and courtroom simulations; and more!
Practical classroom application
After you experience first-hand how individuals and groups work together to make, interpret and enforce the Ohio Constitution, head back to the classroom with ready-to-use lesson plans, classroom activities and resources.
For more information about OGIA contact Ryan Suskey, email@example.com, 614-485-3506.