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Family Engagement Learning Coordinator Position available at The Ohio Statewide Family Engagement Center

The Ohio Statewide Family Engagement Center is hiring a Family Engagement Learning Coordinator as part of a new project to design and facilitate professional development in family engagement for out-of-school-time...
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Foundations of Family Engagement

The Ohio State University Center on Education and Training for Employment is offering a Fall course for PreK- 12 teachers on Foundations of Family Engagement. This course will be delivered...
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Summer Learning and Afterschool Opportunities Grant

$89 Million Awarded for Summer Learning and Afterschool Programs that Address Students’ Academic Needs and Well-Being Release date: 4/28/2022 The Ohio Department of Education today awarded $89 million in Summer Learning and...
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Updates to the Step Up to Quality (SUTQ) program

Updates effective April 15, 2022 to the Step Up to Quality (SUTQ) program These changes are being implemented to assist programs with reducing administrative burden, as well as in achieving...
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Ohio Heading to Kindergarten Transition Summit

Register Now! The June 2022 Heading to Kindergarten Summit  is open for all to participate! 4/28/2022 REGISTRATION IS OPEN! Ohio Heading to Kindergarten Transition Summit Live Virtual Event via Zoom...
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Restraint and seclusion data collection opens June 6

Restraint and seclusion data collection for the 2021-2022 school year will begin June 6 and close Aug. 5. This PowerPoint contains directions and answers to frequently asked questions about completing the report....
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Classes of 2023 and Beyond Graduation Requirements

State law introduced new, long-term graduation requirements for students in the class of 2023 and beyond. Students entering ninth grade after July 1, 2019, must meet the new requirements outlined in state law. Department staff are working...
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Restart Readiness Assessments extended through 2024

Ohio's schools and districts have faced extraordinary challenges planning academic instruction in light of the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic. The Ohio Department of Education is providing assessment tools and resources to districts...
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eBRIEF: April 2022

April 2022 LETTER FROM LYNN  I was doing research the other day and came upon some words to describe the spring season. Words such as active, blooming, changing, lively, energized,...
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NEW! 2022 Spring/Summer Learning Catalog Available Now!

Our spring/summer catalog is full of free professional learning courses designed to help you keep your skills sharp, gain new perspectives, and get your questions answered. Now is a great...
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PD Opportunity: The Reframing Academy

The Ohio State University's Center on Education and Training for Employment is offering a free course for family engagement leaders at the building, district, regional, or state level who want...
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Free Books for Ohio Children

In partnership with Dolly Parton's Imagination Library, the Ohio Governor’s Imagination Library program offers all Ohio children birth through age 5 one free book each month. Families can  can enroll...
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How to prepare children for kindergarten

If you have a child who is 4 or 5 years old, now is the time to start thinking about kindergarten.  Some local school districts have already opened registration, with...
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New Surrogate Parent Training Information

Surrogate Parents Needed Make a difference for an Ohio student! If you are a good listener, communicator and problem-solver with a passion for supporting students with disabilities - you are...
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Sylvania City Schools are planning a job fair later this month for substitute positions. The event is scheduled for 3:30 p.m. to 6 p.m. Jan. 19 in the administration building, 4747...
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NEW! Third Grade Reading Guarantee Promotion Criteria Changes for 2021-22

Emergency Legislation Changes the Third Grade Reading Guarantee Promotion Criteria for 2021-2022 Governor DeWine signed Senate Bill 229 of the 134th General Assembly on December 14, 2021. The following emergency...
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Join the Whole Child Network!

Education professionals, community partners and family members are encouraged to join the Ohio Department of Education's Whole Child Network. The network will be a place where members can learn from...
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Temporary change in requirements for substitute teachers drawing more workers

School districts continue to deal with worker shortages including substitute teachers, but the Ohio legislature acted last month to address the problem and local school officials say the changes are...
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Nominate teachers for TORCH honors January 1- 31

The Ohio Department of Education will accept nominations for the Teachers of Ohio Representing Character and Heart (TORCH) recognition starting Jan. 1, 2022. The TORCH recognition program honors five teachers...
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