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.
Dec
8
Tue
2020
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.


 

Registration

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

Feb
3
Wed
2021
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.

Apr
6
Tue
2021
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.


 

Registration

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

Apr
15
Thu
2021
Walter Horn Burley Award Nominations Due
Apr 15 @ 4:00 pm – 4:00 pm

Honor an exemplary educator, educator team, and/or student with disabilities by nominating them for the 2021 Horn Walter Burley Outstanding Achievement Awards.

Ohio public schools, community schools, career centers, and county boards of developmental disabilities are encouraged to recognize the achievements of Ohio educators and students with disabilities by recommending them for these prestigious state awards.

  • The R.A. Horn Outstanding Achievement Award recognizes the accomplishments of one exemplary special education student from each of Ohio’s 16 State Support Team regions.
  • Franklin B. Walter Outstanding Educator Award is presented to one educator or team from each of Ohio’s 16 State Support Team regions for extraordinary contributions to the education of students with disabilities.
  • In addition, the Ohio Coalition for the Education of Children with Disabilities Executive Committee will select an Ohio parent to receive the Margaret M. Burley Award.

The annual Horn Walter Burley Awards are sponsored by the Ohio Coalition for the Education of Children with Disabilities with assistance from Ohio’s State Support Teams.

Nomination Information

Visit the awards page for full details >>

May
1
Sat
2021
2020-21 PBIS Award Applications Due
May 1 all-day

Schools or districts that choose to complete the PBIS Recognition System Application for 2020-2021 (new or seeking higher level award) must complete the entire application package including the Tiered Fidelity Inventory (TFI) and walkthrough. (The TFI and walkthrough may be done virtually for districts or schools with remote learning.)

See the full details >>

Important Note: Application materials are due to SST 1 by Saturday, May 1.*

*If you plan to submit a physical binder with your application, it must be received by no later than 4:00 p.m. on Monday, May 3.

 

Questions?

For additional support, please contact Tamie Cruz, SST 1 Consultant at 419.720.8999, ext. 123