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Adolescent Literacy Sessions Join Ohio’s Adolescent Literacy Specialist, Rachel Lang Daniels, for virtual professional learning sessions on a variety of adolescent literacy topics. Session dates and times, as well as registration information, can be found below. For the fall, sessions will be conducted virtually. Read More ▸
Adolescent Literacy
2021 OLAC & PBIS Showcase Call for Presenters The 2021 Ohio Leadership Advisory Council (OLAC) Action Forum and Ohio Positive Behavioral Interventions and Supports (PBIS) Showcase organizers have extended the deadline to submit proposals to present at the event. Proposals now are due Sept. 17. Read More ▸
2021 OLAC & PBIS Showcase
2021 OLAC Outstanding District Award: Nominations Due October 15 If you know an Ohio school district doing great work with the OLAC and OIP tools, consider nominating them for the 2021 OLAC Outstanding District Award. Read More ▸
OLAC
New Module: Leadership for Early Childhood Care and Education This module bridges the division in its treatment of early care and education leadership. In particular, it takes the view that elementary principals—who in Ohio need to have no experience or training in ECE or childcare—have something to learn from those outside the school system who care for children from birth to age 3 or 4. And, it also recognizes that school principals can help promote the position that society needs to direct much more attention and resources to the care of young children and their families. Read More ▸
New Module
New 2021-22 OLAC Professional Learning Series Join the OLAC team for a series of free professional learning sessions designed to provide educators with the structures and resources necessary to develop and support effective leadership at every level. Explore OLAC’s latest online learning tools, including modules, webinars, videos, podcast episodes, and more to support educators as they work to embed essential leadership practices at every level of a school system. Remember, all resources are free and you can earn contact hours. Check out upcoming dates and topics. Read More ▸
PL Series
New Cornerstone Connection Our latest Cornerstone Connections article features Painesville City Local School District, Mad River Local Schools, and Clermont-Northeastern Local on Inclusive Instructional Leadership: Acting on Ohio's Commitment to Improve Core Instruction and Learning Outcomes for EACH Child. Read More ▸
New Cornerstone Connection
Department invites Districts and Schools to Participate in Online Writing Pilot The Department is planning a new voluntary English language arts writing pilot intended to test future assessment questions, not students. Districts, schools, classrooms and small groups of students can participate to help form future assessments in Ohio. Read More ▸
Online Writing Pilot
Free Safety Assessment and Intervention Trainings Available The Department is offering free, evidence-based school violence prevention trainings to districts in the 2021-2022 school year. The sessions teach multidisciplinary, school-based teams how to identify and respond to threats of violence or at-risk behavior before a tragedy takes place. Read More ▸
Free Safety Assessment
Free Suicide Prevention Program Available September is Suicide Prevention Month. In a recent video, the leaders of the Ohio Department of Education and Ohio Department of Mental Health and Addiction Services remind educators of the free Sources of Strength suicide prevention program. Read More ▸
Suicide Prevention
September is Attendance Awareness Month September is Attendance Awareness Month! Celebrate with the Stay in the Game! Network by participating in planned events and activities every week to celebrate school attendance. Read More ▸
Attendance Awareness Month
AT Conference and Vendor Fair Have plans September 29th? You do now! We are excited to welcome 20+ vendors who will share a variety of virtual sessions showcasing state of the art assistive technology and remote learning options! Vendors include Lesson Pix, Bookshare, PRC-Saltillo, RJ Cooper, Texthelp, OrCam, Westminster Technologies and many more. Read More ▸
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Ohio’s Curriculum Support Guide webinar series begins in August From August through October, learn how to use the new Ohio Curriculum Support Guide to select, implement and sustain new, high-quality instructional materials in a webinar series from the Department and Instruction Partners. Read More ▸
Ohio Curriculum Support Guide
Muskingum Valley ESC
Ohio Department of Education
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