New recruitment award supports schools in hiring service members, veterans, and military spouses

The Ohio Department of Education and Workforce is partnering with the Department of Veterans Services to introduce the Military Recruit award, which supports public school districts, community schools, independent STEM schools, and joint vocational school districts in their efforts to… Continue Reading this article New recruitment award supports schools in hiring service members, veterans, and military spouses

Registration for 2024-25 Principal Chats & Recordings for the 2023-24 Sessions

In collaboration with the Ohio Association of Elementary School Administrators (OAESA) and the Ohio Association of Secondary School Administrators (OASSA), the Department is hosting monthly Principal Chats. This will be an opportunity for principals to engage with the Department as… Continue Reading this article Registration for 2024-25 Principal Chats & Recordings for the 2023-24 Sessions

The Third and Final Phase of the 2023-2024 Special Education Profiles Released

The third and final phase of the 2023-24 Special Ed Profiles was released May 16, 2024, These indicators include: Math and reading assessment participation and proficiency rates (Indicator 3) Discipline discrepancies (Indicator 4a) Discipline discrepancies by race (Indicator 4b) Least… Continue Reading this article The Third and Final Phase of the 2023-2024 Special Education Profiles Released

The Department expands the Student Health and Medication Supports page

The Ohio Department of Education expanded the Student Health and Medication Supports webpage to include information on health-related topics such as: diabetes, asthma, food allergies, epilepsy, immunizations, communicable disease, menstrual products, oral health, vision and hearing screening, concussions, indoor air… Continue Reading this article The Department expands the Student Health and Medication Supports page

Updated Operating Standards for the Education of Children with Disabilities now available

The updated Ohio Operating Standards for the Education of Children with Disabilities is now available in printed PDF format.  The Department wants to ensure that educational agencies, parents and others have access to the revised sections of the Operating Standards for the… Continue Reading this article Updated Operating Standards for the Education of Children with Disabilities now available

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