Celebrant Information Sheet


June 19-21, 2019  Wednesday - Friday

Provided by OFDA (Ohio Funeral Directors Association)


OFDA Member                          $750
OFDA Member Guest            $750
Student                                           $550
Non-Members                            $850

Register through OFDA: ofdaonline.org, Diana Carpenter, diana@ofdaonline.org, 614.486.5339

Seminar Location
OFDA Headquarters
2501 North Star Road
Columbus OH  43221

Hotel Location
SpringHill Suites by Marriott
Columbus OSU
1421 Olentangy River Road
Columbus OH  43212
614.297.9912 or 1-800-MARRIOTT

OFDA has secured a block of rooms at the rate of $135 plus tax at the SpringHill Suites under Ohio Funeral Directors Assoc Group. The room rate will only be available until the hotel cutoff date of May 19, 2019. After that date, the room rate and availability cannot be guaranteed. There is a 24-hour cancellation policy. The hotel is located 2.5 miles from OFDA Headquarters. OFDA encourages you to make your reservation now to ensure you receive the $135 room rate.

Day 1            3:00 p.m.—9:00 p.m. / Dinner provided
Day 2           8:00 a.m.—5:00 p.m. / Continental breakfast and lunch provided. Dinner on your own. You will have homework!
Day 3           8:00 a.m.— noon / Continental breakfast provided

What to Bring
We will provide a notebook, flash drive and other materials. If you have a laptop computer, it is recommended (but not required) that you bring it for the funeral presentation work. We will have a printer available.

The dress is casual.

CE Information for Funeral Directors 
The Academy of Professional Funeral Service Practice: 17 hrs of attendance hours

State Funeral Service Board approval: Approved hours vary by state, contact Glenda Stansbury for more information, glenda@insightbooks.com

More Information
If you have any questions about this Celebrant training opportunity, please contact OFDA: Diana Carpenter, diana@ofdaonline.org, 614.486.5339.

If you have questions about Celebrants in general, contact: Glenda Stansbury at
InSight Books, Inc., glenda@insightbooks.com, 800.658.9262 or 405.810.9501. 

Emergency Cell Phone Number during week of training only:
Glenda Stansbury  405.550.7854