Calendar of Events

COVID-19 & Inclement Weather Policies Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, most State Support Team 1 professional learning opportunities are offered online. When in-person training is necessary, proper sanitation, social distancing, and face covering protocols are utilized. We are carefully monitoring State Support Team health and will notify registrants of any event cancellations or location changes.   When we return to in-person training opportunities, please be mindful of weather conditions. If  hazardous driving conditions exist, call 800-346-8495 after 6:30 a.m. to learn if your workshop is delayed or cancelled. Should you feel conditions are too unsafe to travel, please leave a message to let us know you won’t be attending.
Apr
21
Wed
2021
Disciplinary Literacy: Implementation @ Virtual
Apr 21 @ 9:00 am – 12:00 pm

Ohio’s Adolescent Literacy Specialists and Literacy Leads are offering a variety of virtual professional learning opportunities throughout the spring.

Building and district administrators, educators, instructional coaches, teacher leaders, and consultants are encouraged to review the offerings and attend the sessions most applicable to their work.

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Training Summary: Building from Disciplinary Literacy for Adolescents,
this session intends to create a space to consider and plan for implementation of disciplinary literacy practices
across a school. Using Collaborative Coaching for DL: Strategies to Support Teachers in Grades 6-12, participants will explore how to create disciplinary literacy outcomes and create an implementation plan. Attention will be paid to ways in which pedogeological content knowledge (PCK) can be built.

Target Audience: Teachers, building coaches, teacher leaders, building and district administration, educational service center/state support team consultants.

Registration Deadline: April 16

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Supporting Teachers of Students with Complex Needs @ Virtual
Apr 21 @ 2:30 pm – 4:00 pm

This Professional Learning series is designed to support the immediate and long-term implementation of strategies and practices that will improve the way adults use evidence-based strategies to support literacy development in all students, as outlined in Ohio’s Plan to Raise Literacy Achievement.

Each session will comprise of a 60-minute “Power Hour” dedicated to the learning and application of strategies to help teachers of students with complex needs develop and grow literacy skills. At the end of each session will be an optional 30-minute Q&A and peer-to-peer networking session for participants to share ideas and dive deeper into the content.

Questions regarding this training series may be directed to Debbie Nagel or Aaron Weisbrod.


All sessions are held 2:30 – 4:00 p.m.

Session 1 January 13, 2021: Cancelled
Session 2 February 17, 2021
Session 3 March 17, 2021
Session 4 April 21, 2021
Session 5 May 12, 2021

 

Event Flyer

Download the full details in the printable event flyer.

 

Registration

Please call 419.720.8999, ext. 152 or email Jill Barnhisel to register.

Apr
22
Thu
2021
Project Graduation: Power Hour Series [Morning Session] @ Virtual
Apr 22 @ 8:30 am – 10:00 am

Each 60-minute “Power Hour” sessions will focus on different aspects of preparing students for graduation, including:

  • a deep dive into Ohio’s new graduation requirements
  • updates to the Ohio Means Jobs website and resources
  • Success bound strategies for building community partnerships and a business advisory council
  • Transition plans and transition planning

using the Career Connections Framework with efficacy and efficiency to ensure student enrollment, enlistment, employment, and/or engagement in the community

Each Power Hour will also include an optional 30-minute Q&A and peer-to-peer networking session for participants to share ideas and dive deeper into the content and implementation strategies discussed in the 60-minute presentation.

Please contact Aaron Weisbrod or Lisa Hite with questions.


 

Power Hour Dates and Topics: Morning Session

December 10, 2020 New Graduation Requirements and Graduation Planning
January 14, 2021 Ohio Means Jobs: Updates on Using the Website and Tools
February 25, 2021 Supporting Implementation of Career Advising Policies and Student Success Plans
March 18, 2021 Building Community Partnerships with Local Businesses and More
April 22, 2021 Transition Plans and Transition Planning with Fidelity
May 20, 2021 Using Career Connections Framework and Planning for the Four Es

 

Please Note:

  • Each Graduation Power Hour is also offered as an afternoon session. Click here for dates and times.
  • All sessions will be held virtually with participant engagement. Zoom information will be sent to registrants prior to event date.

 

Event Flyer

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Registration

Call 419.720.8999, ext. 152 or email Jill Barnhisel to register for Graduation Power Hour:  Morning Session.

Instructional Frameworks to Support Adolescent Literacy Instruction @ Virtual
Apr 22 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm

Ohio’s Adolescent Literacy Specialists and Literacy Leads are offering a variety of virtual professional learning opportunities throughout the spring.

Building and district administrators, educators, instructional coaches, teacher leaders, and consultants are encouraged to review the offerings and attend the sessions most applicable to their work.

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Training Summary: Unlike elementary schools, the structures of secondary schools have traditionally not been designed for universal literacy instruction. This two-hour workshop will explore the use of common instructional frameworks and routines as a means of advancing the evidence-based practices of adolescent literacy.

Target Audience: Building and district administrators, instructional coaches, teacher leaders, educational service center/state support team consultants.

Registration Deadline: April 19

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Virtual Family and Community Engagement @ Virtual
Apr 22 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm

The need for family and community engagement and partnership has increased dramatically during the COVID-19 pandemic. This virtual network series is designed for administrators and district leaders to explore evidence based practices around family and community engagement.

Each 2-hour session will focus on a particular topic, including:
• An overview of family and community engagement practices, then and now
• Evidence-based strategies and family and community engagement frameworks
• Alignment of family and community engagement with school improvement efforts
• Tools for evaluating family and community engagement

After attending these sessions, participants will be able to:
• Describe evidence based practices to improve family and community engagement in schools
• Create action steps to infuse family and community engagement into their school improvement goals
• Choose and use at least one tool for evaluating family and community engagement in their districts and buildings
• Describe evidence based frameworks for family and community engagement
• Create an action plan for the 2021-2022 school year to align family engagement practices with school improvement plans.

Would you like to build your family and community engagement toolkit? Books, supplies and other resources will be given to participants who attend each meeting.

Questions? Please contact Tamie Cruz, SST 1 Consultant.

Registration

Each session has a unique registration link. You must register individually for the dates you wish to attend. You will receive a confirmation email upon successful registration. Please contact Jill Barnhisel if you have questions about registration.

February 4, 2021 Closed
March 4, 2021 Closed
April 22, 2021 Register via Zoom
May 13, 2021 Register via Zoom

 

Download the flyer for the Virtual Family and Community Engagement Professional Learning Opportunity

Apr
23
Fri
2021
Play-Based Assessment @ Virtual
Apr 23 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm

This free three-part professional learning series supports collaboration and authentic assessment practices as part of the play-based assessment during the preschool evaluation process. Designed for preschool special education evaluation transdisciplinary teams, we recommend the full team attend the trainings together.

The sessions will be interactive, and offer recommendations to help grow knowledge, skills, and abilities team members can use to provide an assessment process that is meaningful, supports children and their families, and ensures accurate, reliable data.

SST 1 consultant, Laura Low will challenge teams to evaluate their existing practices, and help you identify actions that can be implemented to improve connected, relevant, and accurate assessment practices through a transdisciplinary team approach.

For questions regarding the content of this series, please contact Laura Low.

 

Event Dates & Registration:*

April 16, 2021 10:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. Register for this session >>
April 23, 2021 10:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. Register for this session >>
May 7, 2021 10:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. Register for this session >>

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* NOTE: Please register for each individual training you wish to attend. We recommended that teams attend all three trainings together. Attendance and participation on all three sessions is required to receive the six Ohio-approved training hours. 

For assistance with registration, please email Lisa Jenkins or call 419.720.8999.

 

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Apr
27
Tue
2021
CTE Coffee Hour @ Virtual
Apr 27 @ 9:00 am – 10:00 am

Join us each month for relevant discussions regarding Career Technical Education in Ohio. New topics are introduced monthly.

In April, we will focus on Positive Behavioral Interventions and Supports (PBIS) and CTE.

If you’d like to be included on the mailing list to receive the CTE Coffee Hour Zoom link, please email Lisa Hite.

Special Education Administrator Meeting @ Virtual
Apr 27 @ 9:15 am – 11:15 am

Training Summary

These monthly meetings are for Special Education Leaders in Region 1. This month, topics for conversation include:

  • a presentation by the Ohio Center for Deafblind Education entitled “Deafblindness: Raising Awareness on Dual Sensory Impairment
  • Graduation Pathways
  • State and Local Special Education updates and reminders
  • Ongoing exploration of increasing outcomes for students with disabilities

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Registration

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Meeting Materials (provided by OCDBE)

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Support

Questions may be directed to Lynn McKahan, M.Ed., SST 1 Director.

Instructional Frameworks to Support Adolescent Literacy Instruction @ Virtual
Apr 27 @ 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm

Ohio’s Adolescent Literacy Specialists and Literacy Leads are offering a variety of virtual professional learning opportunities throughout the spring.

Building and district administrators, educators, instructional coaches, teacher leaders, and consultants are encouraged to review the offerings and attend the sessions most applicable to their work.

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Training Summary: Unlike elementary schools, the structures of secondary schools have traditionally not been designed for universal literacy instruction. This two-hour workshop will explore the use of common instructional frameworks and routines as a means of advancing the evidence-based practices of adolescent literacy.

Target Audience: Building and district administrators, instructional coaches, teacher leaders, educational service center/state support team consultants.

Registration Deadline: April 23

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Apr
28
Wed
2021
Discourse for Adolescents @ Virtual
Apr 28 @ 9:00 am – 12:00 pm

Ohio’s Adolescent Literacy Specialists and Literacy Leads are offering a variety of virtual professional learning opportunities throughout the spring.

Building and district administrators, educators, instructional coaches, teacher leaders, and consultants are encouraged to review the offerings and attend the sessions most applicable to their work.

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Training Summary: Classroom discussion and discourse are vital components of every secondary classroom. Join this session to learn more about why discourse matters for adolescent learners, the power of implementing discussion protocols and evidence-based practices related to discussion of text.

Target Audience: Building and district administrators, instructional coaches, teacher leaders, educational service center/state support team consultants.

Registration Deadline: April 23

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