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.
Sep
24
Thu
2020
Special Education Administrators Virtual Office Hours @ Online via Zoom
Sep 24 @ 9:00 am – 10:30 am

The second State Support Team 1 Special Education Administrators Virtual Office Hours will take place Thursday, September 24, 2020, from 9:00-10:30 AM. This virtual meeting is designed specifically for special education administrators and are facilitated by SST 1 director Lynn McKahan, M.S. The first Virtual Office Hours was held Thursday, September 10.

The purpose of these two sessions is to address critical issues regarding instruction for students with disabilities during the COVID-19 pandemic, as well as provide a venue to problem solve, share resources and ideas, and ask questions that address the needs of educators and their students in community schools, traditional schools, and other education agencies throughout Region 1.

Updates from the Ohio Department of Education (Office of Exceptional Children) are also provided.

 

Note: Sorry, registration is not open to outside attendance.  Event link sent to selected participants via email. Please contact Jill Barnheisel with questions. 

Oct
13
Tue
2020
Reading Interventions in the Digital Environment [Beginner] @ Virtual
Oct 13 @ 3:00 pm – 4:00 pm

Hosted by: State Support Team Region 1
Presenter: Debbie Nagel, M.A., SSTR1 Consultant

This one-hour, beginner-level session will center around tools and ideas designed to support educators who provide reading interventions to students in a virtual environment. You will leave this session with tools, strategies ideas to immediately put into practice. Don’t miss this opportunity to collaborate and share resources focused on reading instruction in our digital world.

 


 

Please Note

  • This learning opportunity is designed for classroom teachers, intervention specialists, and Title 1 teachers with a focus on grades K-3.

Please contact Debbie Nagel, M.A. with questions.


 

Registration

Zoom registration has closed.


 

 

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Reading Interventions in the Digital Environment [Advanced]
October 20, 2020  |  3:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m.

Get ready to take your virtual teaching skills to the next level! In this advanced follow up session, you’ll gather a toolbox full of resources and learn how to use evidence-based strategies that align to the science of reading while providing reading interventions virtually.

Oct
14
Wed
2020
PBIS Virtual Open Office Hours @ Virtual
Oct 14 @ 2:30 pm – 4:15 pm

The 2020-21 school year looks a lot different than any other school year and SST 1 wants to support your PBIS efforts, regardless of your phase of implementation or educational delivery method. Join us for these open house style meetings, individually or with your team to share resources, get your questions answered, receive resources to implement PBIS,  and network with other schools.

Feel free to drop in anytime between 2:30 and 4:15 p.m.

Contact Tamie Cruz, M.A. with questions.

Oct
15
Thu
2020
Adolescent Literacy Leaders Network @ Virtual
Oct 15 @ 9:00 am – 11:30 am

These virtual, interactive sessions are designed for administrators, curriculum directors, special education directors, and superintendents.

Understanding the importance of literacy as the foundation for learning is the focus these interactive virtual sessions, sponsored by the State Support Team Region 1. Participants will investigate the complex nature of building and advancing literacy skills across all disciplines. This network will explore the practices that address the six essential domains of adolescent literacy instruction. Those which include:

  • Disciplinary literacy
  • Vocabulary
  • Discussion
  • Digital literacy
  • Multiple texts
  • Writing to learn

Administrators will learn instructional strategies that can be implemented the following day as well as develop understanding for guiding principles that will assist in the professional growth of participants. This network will build a solid theoretical framework of adolescent literacy, disciplinary literacy and provide a set of resources for developing and implementing literacy plans.

Contact Ginna Fall, M.Ed. with questions.


 

Event Flyer 

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Event Dates & Registration

(Prior registration is required)

Participants must individually register for each session. Click the date of the session you wish to attend below to be taken to the registration form. Once registered, you will receive a confirmation email with the login information for that specific meeting. For registration questions contact Lisa Jenkins.

October 15, 2020 9:00 – 11:30 a.m. Registration closed
November 11, 2020 9:00 – 11:30 a.m. Registration closed
January 19, 2021 9:00 – 11:30 a.m. Registration closed
March 17, 2021 9:00 – 11:30 a.m. Registration closed
May 19, 2021 9:00 – 11:30 a.m. Register for this session

 

 

Myth Busting Transition Assessment @ Virtual
Oct 15 @ 4:00 pm – 4:00 pm

Presented by: Alex Corwin, MA – Secondary Transition and Workforce Manager, Lifespan Transitions Center at OCALI, Chris Filler, RN, BSN – Program Director, Lifespan Transitions Center at OCALI, Amy Szymanski, M.Ed. – Secondary Transition and Workforce Development Consultant

This session focuses on understanding what is (and what is not) the intent of age-appropriate transition assessment, as well as the implementation of transition assessment by a multi-agency team, which includes the family and youth. Discover strategies and resources that can be used to gather transition assessment data in a virtual environment.


 

Registration

Click to be redirected to OCALI’s registration form.

Oct
20
Tue
2020
Reading Interventions in the Digital Environment [Advanced] @ Virtual
Oct 20 @ 3:00 pm – 4:00 pm

Hosted by: State Support Team Region 1
Presenter: Debbie Nagel, M.A., SSTR1 Consultant

Get ready to take your virtual teaching skills to the next level! This one-hour, session is designed for those who participated in the Literacy/Reading interventions in the Virtual Environment session held October 13. Participants will dive into a deeper and more robust discussion regarding putting the shared tools, ideas, and strategies into practice. You’ll gather a toolbox full of resources and learn how to use evidence-based strategies that align to the science of reading while providing reading interventions virtually.


 

Please Note

  • This learning opportunity is designed for classroom teachers, intervention specialists, and Title 1 teachers with a focus on grades K-3.
  • Recommended prerequisite course: Reading Interventions in the Digital Environment [Beginner]
    • October 13, 2020  |  3:00 – 4:00 p.m.
    • This one-hour, beginner-level session will center around tools and ideas designed to support educators who provide reading interventions to students in a virtual environment.

Contact Debbie Nagel, M.A., with questions.


 

Registration

Zoom registration has closed.

Oct
21
Wed
2020
Virtual Book Study: Supported Decision Making @ On-Line/Virtual
Oct 21 @ 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm

Supported decision making leads to self-efficacy, which reflects confidence in the ability to exert control over one’s own motivation, behavior, and social environment. According to the author, Jonathan Martinis, this book is for “the people, parents, families, friends, professionals, and practitioners on the front lines who give and get the support we all need to lead our best lives.” The participants will learn how to apply and implement the principles of supported decision making with students with disabilities through the lens of the experience of Jenny Hatch and her pursuit for equity in her own decision making process in her adult life.


 

Please Note

  • This is the first of five book study dates for this title. Please see below for upcoming virtual meetups.

Please contact Lisa Hite, M.Ed. with questions.


 

Upcoming Book Study Dates

October 21, 2020 1:00 – 3:00 p.m.
November 4, 2020 1:00 – 3:00 p.m.
November 18, 2020 1:00 – 3:00 p.m.
December 2, 2020 1:00 – 3:00 p.m.
December 16, 2020 1:00 – 3:00 p.m.

 

Event Flyer

Please click to download the event flyer for full details.

 

Registration

Call 419.720.8999 ext. 152 or email Jill Barnhisel to register for the book study.

Oct
29
Thu
2020
PBIS Virtual Open Office Hours @ Virtual
Oct 29 @ 2:30 pm – 4:15 pm

The 2020-21 school year looks a lot different than any other school year and SST 1 wants to support your PBIS efforts, regardless of your phase of implementation or educational delivery method. Join us for these open house style meetings, individually or with your team to share resources, get your questions answered, receive resources to implement PBIS,  and network with other schools.

Feel free to drop in anytime between 2:30 and 4:15 p.m.

Contact Tamie Cruz, M.A. with questions.

Nov
3
Tue
2020
CTE: Career Technical Education Special Education Leaders Meeting – Virtual @ Virtual
Nov 3 @ 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.

New Preschool Education Administrator Network: Year 1 of 2 @ Virtual
Nov 3 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm

This network is for recently assigned preschool administrators, or administrators wishing to revisit foundational aspects of preschool administration. Participants will dive into the foundational framework of preschool administration to include both early learning and special education federal, state, funding, and quality requirements. Evidence based practices taught will align completion of ETRs and IEPs to influence student achievement. This is a multi-session, 2-year cohort.

During the 2020-21 school year, participants will:

  • identify their current location in the educational cascade, and how roles throughout the cascade differ
  • learn tenants of state and federal mandated requirements and identify how each is represented in their program/school
  • begin to establish skills to self reflect on their progress as an instructional coach and leader
  • draft an internal monitoring plan to align proper implementation of timeline driven requirements through documentation and implementation
  • draft an annual calendar of routine department requirements, responsibilities, best practices, and action

Please Note

  • This Professional Learning Opportunity is by invitation only.
  • Participants will be asked to complete pre-work to prepare for each session.
  • Registration will be closed after the first session.
  • Participants are expected to make a strong commitment to attending sessions, as content is cumulative.

Contact Laura Low with session questions.


 

Network Event Dates

November 3, 2020 January 19, 2021 March 2, 2021
November 17, 2020 January 26, 2021 March 16, 2021
December 1, 2020 February 16, 2021 May 4, 2021
December 15, 2020 February 23, 2021 May 18, 2021

 

Event Flyer

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Registration

Participants may register by emailing Jill Barnhisel or calling 419.720.8999 ext. 152. Zoom session information will be sent to registrants prior to each event.