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.
CTE: Career Technical Education Special Education Leaders Meeting
Feb 4 @ 9:00 am – 12:00 pm

The Career Technical Education Special Education Leaders meeting is an opportunity for members to receive updates regarding special education as it relates to Career Tech Education. Members will have the opportunity to network with other professionals working with students with special needs in career tech.

Registration for these meetings is through the Share Site. The Share Site is for career technical education special education leaders who are responsible tor implementing services in their buildings.  The Share Site requires a login and password.

Career technical education special education leaders who are interested in this activity should contact Lisa Hite, M.Ed., at 800-346-8495, extension 161.

AASCD | Alternate Assessment Training (Full Day)
Feb 5 @ 8:30 am – 3:30 pm
AASCD | Alternate Assessment Refresher Training
Feb 5 @ 4:00 pm – 6:00 pm
CANCELLED: UDL-CTE | Universal Design for Learning & CTE, Session #3 @ Educational Service Center of Lake Erie West
Feb 6 @ 9:00 am – 3:00 pm

This event is part of an ongoing series that began on October 10, 2019. Registration is closed to outside attendance.


CANCELLED! Year 2 – New Special Education Administrator Networking Group
Feb 6 @ 9:00 am – 1:00 pm
*Note Delayed Start Time: Strategic Applications for Cognitive Rigor
Feb 7 all-day
Northwest Ohio Collaborative for Family Resources
Feb 7 @ 9:30 am – 12:00 pm

The Northwest Ohio Collaborative for Family Resources meeting will take place as scheduled today, February 7 , 2020. The next meeting will take place on April 24.

This is a collaborative group composed of members of organizations and agencies that empower and support families and parents who have children with disabilities and special needs. These meetings are facilitated by Jackie Jacoby, M.Ed. Note: This event is for a predetermined audience; registration is not open to outside attendance.

For more information on this meeting, please email Jackie with questions.

Special Olympics Ohio Winter Games @ Bowling Green State University
Feb 11 – Feb 12 all-day

Special Olympics Ohio announces a new addition to its state competition schedule: beginning in 2020, a State Winter Games competition will be held on the campus of Bowling Green State University.

Special Olympic Ohio’s 2020 State Winter Games will involve six different sports and two different competition events. The indoor sports (Basketball, Competitive Cheerleading, and Swimming) will be hosted at Bowling Green State University, February 21 through 23, 2020. Outdoor Winter Games events (Alpine Skiing, Snowboarding, and exhibition Snowshoeing) will be hosted at Brandywine Ski Resort in Sagamore Hills, February 11-12, 2020.

An estimated 1,500 athletes from all parts of Ohio are expected to compete in traditional and Unified state championship events at the Bowling Green Games. Unified Sports bring together equal numbers of athletes with and without intellectual disabilities, of similar age and ability, to compete against other Unified Sports teams. This program expands sports opportunities for athletes seeking new challenges and dramatically increases inclusion in the community.

Transition Self-Review Series
Feb 11 @ 8:30 am – 3:30 pm

This event is part of an ongoing series that began on November 13, 2019. Registration is closed to outside attendance.

UDL Webinar | The Leaders Role in Supporting UDL
Feb 12 @ 3:30 pm – 4:00 pm