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

The Ohio Department of Education and Workforce is committed to working with schools and districts implementing the literacy requirements in statute. This message provides an update on the high-quality instructional materials literacy lists. Core Instructional Materials The initial list of… Continue Reading this article Initial List of Approved Core Curriculum and Instructional Materials in English Language Arts is Now Available

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

OEDS Updates for Roster Verification Due February 2, 2024

Now is the time to update Ohio Educational Directory System (OEDS) roles and contact information for principals, assistant principals, and directors of secondary education to support the upcoming Roster Verification process. Additionally, administrators should make sure district staff members’ email addresses are updated… Continue Reading this article OEDS Updates for Roster Verification Due February 2, 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