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.
ODE Trauma-Informed Schools Conference @ Virtual
Nov 7 @ 9:00 am – 3:15 pm

The Ohio Department of Education is excited to host its first Trauma-Informed Schools Conference for Ohio’s educators and community partners so that, together, we can reach each child and help all students reach their fullest potential. This free event will be held virtually on Saturday, November 7.

The conference will:

  1. Provide information and tools that help educators and community partners better understand the impact of trauma on child development and learning
  2. Help educators apply trauma-informed practices at the district, building and classroom levels to best support the whole child
  3. Provide information and knowledge that supports educator self-care and whole child student well-being

Keynotes and presenters include nationally known individuals and Ohio’s educators and community partners who are engaged in these important practices. Presenters will share their knowledge and experience, while participants will have an opportunity to create networks, connections and engage in professional learning. The event offers an opportunity to become engaged in a statewide network of educators and community partners that promote and strengthen the understanding of the impact of trauma on students and educators alike in Ohio’s schools.

Throughout the day, participants will hear opening remarks from Ohio’s education leaders, participate in two keynote presentations and engage in three additional sessions where participants have opportunities to select from 15 presentations, including time to interact during speaker chats and community chats. Continuing education credits are provided for each session attended (if minimum participation is completed).



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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.



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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

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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.