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On behalf of our Founder and National President Bishop Henry M. Williamson Sr. , Board of Directors, National Director Dr. Phedonia Jones Johnson and over 200 OCOS partnerships across the country, we welcome you to register now for the 21st Partnership Conference and 26th Anniversary Celebration October 21-23, 2020.

Conference Theme: The Theme for this Year’s Conference is Health, Well-being and Academic Success.

Register now for our 21st Annual Partnership Celebration. Registration is $150 which includes (Registration Materials, access to all workshops and sessions as well as the Awards Luncheon). The Lifetime Achievement Gala is $100. Registration will be $150 until October 4. After then, registration will be listed at $170. One Church One School is a 501(c)3 organization. Donations are tax deductible.

Honorary Co-Chairs:

Senior Bishop L.L. Reddick, III, CME Church
Senior Bishop McKinley Young, AME Church
Senior Bishop George E. Battle, Jr. AMEZ Church
Presiding Bishop Charles E. Blake, C.O.G.I.C., Inc.
Father George Clements
Congressman Bobby L. Rush, 1st District Illinois
Illinois State Senator Elgie Sims
Mayor Karen Freeman-Wilson, (Gary, Indiana)
Mr. Charles Taylor
Dr. George T. French Jr. President, Miles College

Conference Registration:

Register online for individual and/or group Online Registration or download a registration form.

Host Hotel:

The OCOS Partnership Conference will convene in Chicago, IL at the Oaklawn Hilton 9333 South Cicero Avenue, Oaklawn, IL. All conference events will take place at the hotel this year. The OCOS Conference Room Rate is: $129 +Tax. Reservation deadline for conference rate is October 3, 2018.

Oaklawn Hilton: (800) 445-8667
Code: One Church One School

Please note that the deadline for the conference rate has passed. Please call the Oaklawn Hilton for updated pricing


Parking is Free


Be a sponsor today! Download the Sponsorship Packet below.

Conference Schedule

All events will take place at the hotel
Wednesday, October 24, 2018
District Director Workshop 
Pastors/Ministers Forum
Board of Directors Meeting 
Thursday, October 25, 2018
Student Empowerment Workshop 
Partnership Workshops 
Lifetime Achievement Gala (Ticketed Event) 
Friday, October 26, 2018
Plenary Session 
Awards Recognition Luncheon (Included in Registration) 

For general information and everything you need to know about the 20th Partnership Conference announcements, news and updates from the One Church One School Conference can be found on the OCOS website www.onechurchoneschoool.org, Facebook @ocos1992 and Instagram @onechurchoneschool.

The Hashtags used for this year’s conference will be #OCOS1992 #OCOS #OCOS18

For newsletters and conference updates please join our mailing list located on our website. If you have additional questions or concerns about the conference, please email ocos@onechurchoneschool.org or call (773) 651-0071.