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NCLE/ABO Basic Review - Prep Courses and APPRENTICES Workshop Registration is NOW OPEN!!!

Registration is open for the ABO/NCLE Basic Review Courses and the Apprentices Workshop!!

Central Annual Professional Development

When: October 1-2, 2022

Where: Embassy Suites
6100 Upper Metro Place
Dublin, Ohio 43017

*Special room rates of $119 effective until September 16th* 

October 2, 2022 - Apprentices Workshop

Seating is limited and subject to a first come first serve!

 The Apprentice Workshop is for new apprentices or apprentices that want to gain more knowledge.

The Opticians Association of Ohio lends support to Apprentices with a day full of workshops. Topics were chosen with the intent to increase your understanding and skill level of basic optics and boost your confidence as an apprentice optician.


Click HERE to Register Online!!!

Click HERE to download the informational brochure!

October 1, 2022 - NCLE Review Course

October 2, 2022 - ABO Review Course

Click HERE to Register Online!!!

Seating is limited and subject to a first come first serve!

This ABO & NCLE Basic Review course is designed for apprentices that are ready and preparing to take the NCLE or ABO certification examination.

OAO, in conjunction with the National Federation of Opticianry Schools (NFOS), will be offering the NCLE/ABO Basic review and Prep Courses. Professor Robert J. Russo, immediate past president of NFOS, will conduct the exam materials and assist you in your exam preparation. Professor Russo will answer questions and give you directions on appropriate study materials. Study handout material will be provided.

  • Discounted Rooms are available at the Embassy Suites through September 16, 2022. Go directly to to reserve your room today. Group Name: Opticians Association of Ohio Conference, Group Code: OC2
  • The ABO Review will take place on Sunday, October 2, 2022 from 8:00 am- 4:00 pm.
  • The NCLE Review will take place on Saturday, October 1, 2022 from 12:00 pm -6:00 pm

Be sure to visit or Click here to visit OAO. The home page has a complete list of upcoming Professional Development events.


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