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.
AASCD | Alternate Assessment Training (Full Day)
Jan 8 @ 8:30 am – 3:30 pm
AASCD | Alternate Assessment Refresher Training
Jan 8 @ 4:00 pm – 6:00 pm
CLOSED! AASCD | Alternate Assessment Training (Full Day)
Jan 14 @ 8:30 am – 3:30 pm
Preschool Supervisor Meeting @ Wood County Educational Service Center
Jan 15 @ 9:00 am – 2:00 pm

The purpose of this meeting is to inform preschool supervisors of early childhood updates and disseminate new early childhood information in order to meet federal IDEA requirements and indicators as they relate to preschool special education indicators 6, 7 and 12 and support the use of standards, curriculum and assessments for all learners. Opportunities to network and participate in topic-specific work groups will be provided.

The meetings will be facilitated by Laura Low, M.A. Lunch is not provided. Contact hours are available.

Participants can register through the Ohio Department of Education’s OH|ID Portal or use the State Support Team 1 online registration form.

Using the Indicator 13 Checklist to Support Graduation through Targeted Transition Planning
Jan 16 all-day
Positive Behavioral Interventions & Supports Team Training @ Educational Service Center of Lake Erie West
Jan 16 @ 8:30 am – 3:30 pm

Three-Day Team Training

This comprehensive three-day training will provide school districts and community school teams with essential elements for implementing Positive Behavioral Interventions and Supports (PBIS). The topics covered include exploring school-wide attitudes towards behavior, determining what is already in place in regard to behavior intervention, and choosing next steps.

During the training, teams will begin to develop a district-wide common office discipline referral form, three to five expectations, and a behavior matrix.

This training will be facilitated by Educational Service Center of Lake Erie West and State Support Team 1 staff who are certified to provide PBIS training.


Team Composition

Teams must be composed of at least one administrator along with a variety of teachers and/or related service providers. Additional team members such as paraprofessionals are welcome.


Registration & Information

PBIS Team Training will take place on January 16, January 29, and February 13, 2020. Registration will begin at 8:00 a.m.; the training is from 8:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Lunch is not provided. There is no cost for this training. Eighteen [18] contact hours are available for the three-day training.

When registering, please provide the names and email addresses of all team members. Use the “add” feature on the registration form to add members of your team.

Questions should be directed to Elaine Robinson at 419-246-3079. Register online for PBIS Team Training.

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Regional Transition Network (Van Wert)
Jan 17 @ 9:30 am – 12:00 pm
Sibshops @ Alternate Learning Center
Jan 18 @ 10:00 am – 1:00 pm

Having a brother or sister with a disability is for some a good thing, for others not-so-good, and others somewhere in-between. Siblings have much to offer each other and Sibshops give kids an opportunity to share with each other Siblings of children with disabilities are extraordinary. Learn more about Sibshops from the flier embedded below.

To register, contact Wendy Smenner, Parent Mentor and Sibshop Facilitator, Educational Service Center of Lake Erie West, at 419-214-3066.

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Toledo TOPSoccer
Jan 19 @ 1:00 pm – 1:50 pm
Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Day – SST 1 Offices Closed
Jan 20 all-day