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Reading Achievement Plan Update

Update Due to recent changes to Ohio’s School Report Card, no districts or community schools will be required to submit a Reading Achievement Plan to the Department by December 31,...
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2021-2022 State Report Cards Data

Ohio Accountability System and Report Cards Ohio School Report Cards give your community a clear picture of the progress of your district and schools in raising achievement and preparing students...
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2022-2023 Approved List of Optional Universal Dyslexia Screeners is out

The Ohio Department of Education announces posting of the 2022-2023 List of Approved Optional Universal Dyslexia Screeners. The list includes: Comparable Assessments to Ohio’s K-3 Diagnostic Assessment/Universal Tier 1 Dyslexia Screener The...
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Seeking nominations for 2022 RISE Award to honor classified school employees

The Ohio Department of Education will open nominations for the Recognizing Inspirational School Employees (RISE) Award Sept. 1. The RISE Award honors classified school employees who provide exemplary service to their schools,...
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Nonrenewable temporary substitute teaching license applications for 2022-23 and 2023-24 school years

Following the recent passage of House Bill 583, the Department will be issuing nonrenewable temporary substitute teaching licenses for the 2022-2023 and 2023-2024 school years. The 1-Year Temporary Non-Bachelor's Substitute...
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Kindergarten Reading Diagnostic date change

Beginning in the 2022-2023 school year, the reading diagnostic must be administered by the 20th day of instruction of the school year for students in kindergarten. The Sept. 30 deadline to...
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2022 OLAC & PBIS Showcase is December 6, 2022 – Call for presenter submissions due September 9, 2022

Call For Presenters Submissions Due September 9, 2022 With a shared vision for building the capacity of those who lead, teach and serve students in Ohio’s schools and beyond, Ohio Leadership...
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Ohio Lottery’s Partners in Education program accepting nominations for outstanding students and teachers

The Ohio Lottery’s Partners in Education program celebrates both teachers and students who work hard in their classrooms and communities. During the academic school year, the Ohio Lottery accepts statewide nominations of outstanding teachers and students. Every month, the Ohio...
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October 12, 2022 Ohio’s Introduction to Dyslexia K-3 Course

Due to high demand, a second virtual informational session for Ohio's Introduction to Dyslexia K-3 has been added for October 12, 2022 from 12:00 - 4:00 p.m. In this virtual...
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What you need to know about Ohio’s Dyslexia Legislation

The House Bill 436 - Ohio's Dyslexia Legislation SST1 Consultant, Jackie Jacoby, M.Ed. put together a resource reference on House Bill 436 - Ohio's Dyslexia Legislation information. The House Bill 436...
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SST1 Professional Learning Calendar for 2022-2023 available now

2022-2023 Professional Learning Sessions
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Ohio Evaluation System open for new Superintendent/Supt designees August 11 – October 14, 2022

Superintendents or their designees can set up their districts in the Educator Evaluation System (OhioES) beginning Aug. 11. Superintendents and superintendent designees who are new to their districts must ensure...
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September 30, 2022 is Community School Classroom Facilities Grant deadline to apply

The application window now is open for the third round of Community School Classroom Facilities grants from the Ohio Facilities Construction Commission. There is a total of $11,964,764 available for...
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ORSPN Community of Practice-In-Person Meetings

2022 Ohio Related Services Personnel Network (ORSPN) Community of Practice In-Person Meetings The ORSPN Community of Practice (CoP) will be holding meetings over the next several months.  Unfortunately, due to...
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September 16, 2022 Ohio Family Engagement Leadership Summit

Date: September 16, 2022 Time: 9:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m. Via zoom The Ohio Family Engagement Leadership Summit is a free day of professional learning and connecting virtually with those...
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2022 Franklin B Walter and R.A. Horn award recipients announced

     Franklin B Walter award recipient Lindsay Bates Inclusion Specialist, Washington Local Schools        R. A. Horn award recipient Amelia Altman Liberty Benton 
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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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Updates to the Step Up to Quality (SUTQ) program

Updated June 10, 2022 - Frequently Asked Questions from the Provider Training available now.   Updates effective April 15, 2022 to the Step Up to Quality (SUTQ) program These changes...
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PBIS and the use of restraint and seclusion revised and approved June 24, 2021

On April 9, 2013, the State Board of Education approved Ohio rule 3301-35-15, standards for the implementation of positive behavior intervention supports (PBIS) and the use of restraint and seclusion. The...
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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. For additional...
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