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.
Inclusive Practices that Support Learners with Significant Cognitive Difficulties @ Virtual GoToWebinar
Dec 8 @ 3:30 pm – 4:00 pm

Hosted by: OCALI in partnership with State Support Team Region 16

Presenters: Lisa Arthur – State Support Team Region 16 & Ron Rogers – OCALI

This webinar will address specific strategies for supporting students with significant cognitive disabilities within inclusive educational settings.



Click here to be directed to the registration link on GoToWebinar.

2020 OLAC/PBIS Showcase @ Virtual
Dec 15 all-day

Since 2015, the Ohio Department of Education and the Ohio PBIS Network have hosted the Positive Behavioral Interventions & Supports (PBIS) Showcase, an annual event focused on showcasing Ohio’s schools implementing PBIS with high fidelity. This event brings together hundreds of Ohio principals, teachers, counselors, and others to network and share best practices around PBIS implementation to ensure safe and supportive school environments.

For more than 10 years, the Ohio Leadership Advisory Council has hosted the OLAC Action Forum—an annual event designed to bring hundreds of Ohio superintendents, principals, teachers, and others together to share stories about how district and building leadership teams and teachers-based teams are working together to impact all learners.

With a shared vision for building the capacity of those who lead, teach, and serve students in Ohio’s schools and beyond, we are excited to announce a partnership between OLAC and the Ohio PBIS Network to host a joint event this year. This one-day, virtual conference will combine the best of the OLAC Action Forum and the Ohio PBIS Showcase.

This year’s theme, Leading & Learning Together, will include sessions aligned around three strands:

  • Leading, learning, and connecting in remote learning environments
  • Supporting the whole child, including students’ social emotional well-being
  • Ensuring equitable learning opportunities

Here’s what you can expect:

  • 20 sessions to choose from
  • Keynote speakers—Dr. Doug Reeves and Dr. Kent McIntosh
  • Networking and collaboration opportunities via virtual ‘breakout’ rooms
  • Access to all recorded sessions and materials following the event
  • Opportunity to earn continuing education credit

See the full lineup by downloading the event brochure.

Leading & Learning Together, 2020 OLAC & PBIS Showcase is FREE, but registration is required. Please visit the OLAC website to register.

If you have questions please contact Tamie Cruz.

The Administrator’s Crucial Role in UDL Implementation @ Virtual GoToWebinar
Feb 3 @ 3:30 pm – 4:00 pm

Hosted by: OCALI in Partnership with State Support Team Region 10

Presenters: Sue Seelig – State Support Team Region 10 & Ron Rogers – OCALI

Administrators at the district and building level can help build and a school community where teachers and students feel safe to take risks with their teaching and learning. This webinar will explore the following ways administrators can support UDL implementation:

  • Create a safe and supportive environment for their educators to take risks and extend their teaching practice
  • Encourage and facilitate team collaboration
  • Share information about UDL with all stakeholders
  • Support the purchase of flexible instructional materials
  • Work with district support staff to ensure all teachers and students receive the services needed in the classroom.


Registration link

Click here to be directed to the registration link on GoToWebinar.

Developing Co-Planning Superpowers Using UDL @ Virtual GoToWebinar
Apr 6 @ 3:30 pm – 4:00 pm

Hosted by: OCALI in Partnership with State Support Team Region 3

Presenters: Lindsay Slater – State Support Team Region 3 & Ron Rogers – OCALI

Take your co-planning to the next level using Universal Design for Learning. The UDL Framework can and will give you superpowers that you never knew existed. If you have ever been part of a co-planning team, are currently on a co-planning team, or are thinking about joining or creating a co-planning team, this webinar is for you! Bring your best ideas as we discuss how to make co-planning work for the benefit of all students.



Click here to be directed to the registration link on GoToWebinar.

2021 OLAC & PBIS Showcase @ Virtual
Dec 9 all-day