PBIS Recognition Award Application and Intent to Apply form available

Ohio’s Positive Behavioral Interventions and Supports (PBIS) Recognition System provides an opportunity to celebrate schools and districts. Each year, the Department and the PBIS Network recognize schools and districts for their quality of and fidelity to PBIS implementation. Schools are eligible to receive awards at the bronze, silver or gold levels… Continue Reading this article PBIS Recognition Award Application and Intent to Apply form available

Important Update for Children Eligible under Developmental Delay in Preschool Special Education

Important Update for Children eligible under Developmental Delay in Preschool Special Education The Ohio General Assembly recently passed HB 554 which resulted in the expanded definition of “child with a disability” as it pertains to the developmental delay disability category… Continue Reading this article Important Update for Children Eligible under Developmental Delay in Preschool Special Education

2023 Business-Education Leader Awards for Excellent Business Advisory Councils Announced

Interim Superintendent of Public Instruction Stephanie Siddens and Ohio Lt. Governor Jon Husted announced Ohio’s 2023 Business-Education Leader Awards for Excellent Business Advisory Councils. The 26 Business Advisory Councils being honored demonstrate excellence developing professional skills for the future, building partnerships… Continue Reading this article 2023 Business-Education Leader Awards for Excellent Business Advisory Councils Announced

Free Suicide Prevention Modules Available for Educators, Staff and Students

The Ohio Suicide Prevention Foundation has partnered with Kognito to provide free mental health and suicide prevention training for educators, staff and students. Kognito uses virtual, interactive, role-play simulations to prepare participants to have real-life conversations on topics like mental health, bullying and suicide.… Continue Reading this article Free Suicide Prevention Modules Available for Educators, Staff and Students

Low Incidence Sensory Disabilities (LISD) Grant Funded Programs available

Low Incidence Sensory Disabilities (LISD) Grant Funded Programs Intervention Specialist: Visually Impaired Licensure Program (TVI): A graduate level 22-credit hour program offering coursework leading to licensure as a teacher of students with visual impairments (TVI). The online program is designed… Continue Reading this article Low Incidence Sensory Disabilities (LISD) Grant Funded Programs available

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

Update on Ohio Administrative Code 3301-51-11 Preschool Children Eligible for Special Education

The Ohio Department of Education Ohio Administrative Code 3301-51-11 Preschool children eligible for Special Education was final filed with the Joint Committee on Agency Rule Review (JCARR) on October 18, 2022 and became effective on October 28, 2022. The rule… Continue Reading this article Update on Ohio Administrative Code 3301-51-11 Preschool Children Eligible for Special Education