Ohio Learns 360 Brings Free After School and Summer Programs to Children in Grades K-5

The Ohio Learns 360 statewide service provided by Ohio’s PBS stations is being implemented in partnership with state agencies and community organizations to accelerate learning for Ohio’s students, particularly in grades K-5. This initiative designed for families and educators provides after-school and… Continue Reading this article Ohio Learns 360 Brings Free After School and Summer Programs to Children in Grades K-5

Updated List of Approved Core Curriculum and Instructional Materials in English Language Arts is Now Available

The approved list of prekindergarten and kindergarten-grade 5 core curriculum and instructional materials in English language arts now includes additional items following the Ohio Department of Education and Workforce’s Phase 2 review. The list of approved core curriculum and instructional materials includes… Continue Reading this article Updated List of Approved Core Curriculum and Instructional Materials in English Language Arts is Now Available

No-cost Literacy PD through Cox Campus for Early Childhood Educators

Early childhood classrooms build a foundation for later reading success and kindergarten readiness. Educators do this by engaging in planning and play-based learning of emergent literacy skills including phonological awareness, print knowledge, oral language and vocabulary. Ohio’s early childhood educators… Continue Reading this article No-cost Literacy PD through Cox Campus for Early Childhood Educators

2024 Business-Education Leader Awards for Excellent Business Advisory Councils Announced

Governor Mike DeWine, Lt. Governor Jon Husted, and Ohio Department of Education and Workforce Director Stephen D. Dackin recently announced Ohio’s 2024 Business-Education Leader Awards for Excellent Business Advisory Councils. The Business Advisory Councils being honored demonstrate excellence in developing professional… Continue Reading this article 2024 Business-Education Leader Awards for Excellent Business Advisory Councils Announced

Update! Ohio Afterschool Child Enrichment (ACE) Program Funds to expire July 1, 2024

Ohio Afterschool Child Enrichment (ACE) Educational Savings Program Important Updates DEADLINE TO SPEND FUNDS Afterschool Child Enrichment (ACE) account funds must be used for allowable activities no later than July 1, 2024. All claims for ACE payments or reimbursement must… Continue Reading this article Update! Ohio Afterschool Child Enrichment (ACE) Program Funds to expire July 1, 2024

Resource for Promoting Mental Health and Well-Being in Schools Available

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s Division of Adolescent and School Health developed the Promoting Mental Health and Well-Being in Schools Action Guide for School Administrators. The recent Youth Risk Behavior Survey data show that adolescent mental health has been worsening for… Continue Reading this article Resource for Promoting Mental Health and Well-Being in Schools Available

1% Alternate Assessment (AASCD) justification portal open through April 26, 2024

The Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA) requires annually each district or community school to submit a justification when it anticipates testing more than 1.0 percent of students using the Alternate Assessment for Students with Significant Cognitive Disabilities (AASCD). Starting January… Continue Reading this article 1% Alternate Assessment (AASCD) justification portal open through April 26, 2024

OCALI is offering a Free Video-Based Learning Series: Ensuring Access to the General Curriculum for ALL Learners

Ensuring Access to the General Curriculum for ALL Learners is a free, video-based learning series provided by OCALI, in partnership with the Ohio Department of Education, The Ohio Department of Education Office of Exceptional Children, and Ohio’s State Support Teams.… Continue Reading this article OCALI is offering a Free Video-Based Learning Series: Ensuring Access to the General Curriculum for ALL Learners

Free, online PD through ODE’s Learning Management System (LMS) available

Through the Ohio Department of Education’s LMS, educators have access to free courses and professional development opportunities, available anytime and anywhere. WHAT COURSES ARE AVAILABLE? The LMS provides a variety of free courses and professional development on important state education initiatives.… Continue Reading this article Free, online PD through ODE’s Learning Management System (LMS) available