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 we you are experiencing hazardous driving conditions, 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.
Feb
12
Fri
2021
Emergent Literacy Series @ Virtual
Feb 12 @ 9:00 am – 2:30 pm

This three-part literacy series is for preschool teachers, paraprofessionals, supervisors, child care workers, kindergarten teachers, and others looking to build emergent literacy skills at the preschool level. The series was created based on current literacy research in conjunction with Ohio’s State Literacy Plan to provide practices to increase literacy for all students, birth through age five.

Series Dates

  • Part 1:     January 22, 2021  |  9:00 a.m. – 2:30 p.m.
    • Introduction to Emergent Literacy & Teaching Early Phonological Awareness
      Participants will explore the three components of emergent literacy, with connections to research supporting their use, and learn the significance of, and instructional strategies for developing early phonological awareness in children from birth – age 5.
      Register for this Zoom session.

 

  • Part 2:     February 12, 2021 |  9:00 a.m. – 2:30 p.m.
    • Developing Oral Language and Vocabulary for Emergent Literacy
      Learn the significance of developing oral language and vocabulary in young children, and how to build these skills in multiple environments – home, preschool, and child care centers through formal and informal instructional contexts. Participants will also learn to choose vocabulary from vocabulary rich read-aloud texts to pre-teach prior to shared reading experiences.
      Register for this Zoom session.

 

  • Part 3:     March 5, 2021 |  9:00 a.m. – 2:30 p.m.
    • Building Print Awareness through Interactive Read-Alouds
      Explore the significance of print awareness and how to use read-alouds as a tool for print referencing and building meta-linguistic awareness in young children. Modeling of questioning during interactive read-alouds will be used to demonstrate how to direct young children’s attention specifically to print. Participants will leave with a thorough understanding of how to use read-alouds to teach ALL components of emergent literacy using a variety of texts. Connections will also be made to developing early literacy skills along the language and literacy continuum.
      Register for this Zoom session.

 

Download the event flyer.

 

If you have questions regarding the content of the series, email Heather Gaskins or call 419.720.8999, ext. 134

Questions regarding registration can be directed to via email to Lisa Jenkins or by calling 419.720.8999, ext. 151

Feb
16
Tue
2021
Heggerty Professional Development @ Virtual
Feb 16 @ 3:00 pm – 5:00 pm

The journey to becoming a skillful reader beings with phonemic awareness, or the ability to understand that spoken words are made up of individual sounds.

The Heggerty Phonemic Awareness Curriculum focuses on eight phonemic awareness skills, along with two additional activities to develop letter and sound recognition and language awareness. Best of all, it’s engaging, quick, fun, and effective!

Join us for this Professional Learning session for an introduction to the Heggerty Curriculum, learn how to put it into practice, and begin using it with fidelity.

Questions about this session may be directed to Debbie Nagel, M.Ed., SST 1 Consultant.

 

Download the event flyer for full details.

 


Registration

This professional learning opportunity is by invitation only. Please call 419.720.8999, ext. 151 or email Lisa Jenkins with questions.

Feb
19
Fri
2021
STAR (Sit Together and Read) @ Virtual
Feb 19 @ 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm

This is a two-part virtual series focusing on interactive and innovative read aloud practices involving both teachers and caregivers.

Questions regarding the sessions may be directed to Debbie Nagel.


Event Details

Part 1: STAR in the Classroom
February 19, 2021  |  1:00 – 3:00 p.m.

Discussion will center on classroom practices for read-alouds and print awareness. Following this session, participants will use read-alouds for the purpose of advancing emergent literacy skills in all students using the strategies modeled throughout the PD session.

* Register for STAR in the Classroom  >>

 

Part 2: STAR at Home
March 12, 2021  |  1:00 – 3:00 p.m.

STAR at Home focuses on bringing effective read aloud practices into the home and provides a clear line of communication between the classroom and home. Following the session, participants will engage caregivers to use the strategies modeled on STAR cards. They will create a feedback loop between the classroom and home by using a STAR journal.

* Register for STAR at Home  >>

 

Download the event flyer >>

* NOTE: Participants must register for each event date separately. You will receive a confirmation email upon successful registration. Please call  419.720.8999 ext. 151 or email Lisa Jenkins with registration questions.

Mar
5
Fri
2021
Emergent Literacy Series @ Virtual
Mar 5 @ 9:00 am – 2:30 pm

This three-part literacy series is for preschool teachers, paraprofessionals, supervisors, child care workers, kindergarten teachers, and others looking to build emergent literacy skills at the preschool level. The series was created based on current literacy research in conjunction with Ohio’s State Literacy Plan to provide practices to increase literacy for all students, birth through age five.

Series Dates

  • Part 1:     January 22, 2021  |  9:00 a.m. – 2:30 p.m.
    • Introduction to Emergent Literacy & Teaching Early Phonological Awareness
      Participants will explore the three components of emergent literacy, with connections to research supporting their use, and learn the significance of, and instructional strategies for developing early phonological awareness in children from birth – age 5.
      Register for this Zoom session.

 

  • Part 2:     February 12, 2021 |  9:00 a.m. – 2:30 p.m.
    • Developing Oral Language and Vocabulary for Emergent Literacy
      Learn the significance of developing oral language and vocabulary in young children, and how to build these skills in multiple environments – home, preschool, and child care centers through formal and informal instructional contexts. Participants will also learn to choose vocabulary from vocabulary rich read-aloud texts to pre-teach prior to shared reading experiences.
      Register for this Zoom session.

 

  • Part 3:     March 5, 2021 |  9:00 a.m. – 2:30 p.m.
    • Building Print Awareness through Interactive Read-Alouds
      Explore the significance of print awareness and how to use read-alouds as a tool for print referencing and building meta-linguistic awareness in young children. Modeling of questioning during interactive read-alouds will be used to demonstrate how to direct young children’s attention specifically to print. Participants will leave with a thorough understanding of how to use read-alouds to teach ALL components of emergent literacy using a variety of texts. Connections will also be made to developing early literacy skills along the language and literacy continuum.
      Register for this Zoom session.

 

Download the event flyer.

 

If you have questions regarding the content of the series, email Heather Gaskins or call 419.720.8999, ext. 134

Questions regarding registration can be directed to via email to Lisa Jenkins or by calling 419.720.8999, ext. 151

Mar
12
Fri
2021
STAR (Sit Together and Read) @ Virtual
Mar 12 @ 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm

This is a two-part virtual series focusing on interactive and innovative read aloud practices involving both teachers and caregivers.

Questions regarding the sessions may be directed to Debbie Nagel.


Event Details

Part 1: STAR in the Classroom
February 19, 2021  |  1:00 – 3:00 p.m.

Discussion will center on classroom practices for read-alouds and print awareness. Following this session, participants will use read-alouds for the purpose of advancing emergent literacy skills in all students using the strategies modeled throughout the PD session.

* Register for STAR in the Classroom  >>

 

Part 2: STAR at Home
March 12, 2021  |  1:00 – 3:00 p.m.

STAR at Home focuses on bringing effective read aloud practices into the home and provides a clear line of communication between the classroom and home. Following the session, participants will engage caregivers to use the strategies modeled on STAR cards. They will create a feedback loop between the classroom and home by using a STAR journal.

* Register for STAR at Home  >>

 

Download the event flyer >>

* NOTE: Participants must register for each event date separately. You will receive a confirmation email upon successful registration. Please call  419.720.8999 ext. 151 or email Lisa Jenkins with registration questions.

Mar
16
Tue
2021
Literacy Leaders Network @ Virtual
Mar 16 @ 9:00 am – 10:30 am

The Literacy Leaders Network will take a deep dive into all components of the Literacy Improvement Pathway.

Designed for district leaders, superintendents, curriculum directors, special education directors, principals, and literacy coaches, participants will learn the processes needed to create, update, or improve their district’s literacy plan based solidly in the Science of Reading. Vital tools such as the R-TFI, District Implementation Team/District Leadership Team guidance, decision rules, MTSS, curriculum review and adoption, assessment, and more will be covered.

Virtual Meetup Dates and Registration Links

All sessions will be held from 9:00 – 10:30 a.m.

https://zoom.us/meeting/register/tJIrf-mrpjgvE9FYAvh2xAfZaW2I7GWZnomp

November 10, 2020
December 8, 2020 https://zoom.us/meeting/register/tJ0udOiupj8rGdM_S2CvwzxG03hW-yh7Pz64
January 12, 2021 https://zoom.us/meeting/register/tJckcO-vqzMqHtwQw5CamcXmeR7T-TDRL9vY
February 9, 2021 https://zoom.us/meeting/register/tJcqduGrqDkjE9TZsqMwoQNkgrNLDea0Ybeo
March 16, 2021 https://zoom.us/meeting/register/tJEpce2orDIpEtB28_sPIaTbLoCQLTVO4Lym
April 20, 2021 https://zoom.us/meeting/register/tJEvc-2gqDgrH9ZDNKsjom_HbNJL-jM3ddbF
May 11, 2021 https://zoom.us/meeting/register/tJwucumhqzgrGdQ2KXCjBBReCqZI90_87pt7
June 8, 2021 https://zoom.us/meeting/register/tJcqcOCqrTIoH9wk4xELECr8Ee5ZYe1bgPFz

Download the event flyer for more information >>

Note: This Professional Learning opportunity is by invitation only. 

 

For registration questions email Lisa Jenkins or call 419.720.8999, ext. 151.

For questions on the content of the network, please contact Debbie Nagel.

 

Mar
17
Wed
2021
Adolescent Literacy Leaders Network @ Virtual
Mar 17 @ 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 

Download the event flyer for full details.


 

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

 

 

Apr
20
Tue
2021
Literacy Leaders Network @ Virtual
Apr 20 @ 9:00 am – 10:30 am

The Literacy Leaders Network will take a deep dive into all components of the Literacy Improvement Pathway.

Designed for district leaders, superintendents, curriculum directors, special education directors, principals, and literacy coaches, participants will learn the processes needed to create, update, or improve their district’s literacy plan based solidly in the Science of Reading. Vital tools such as the R-TFI, District Implementation Team/District Leadership Team guidance, decision rules, MTSS, curriculum review and adoption, assessment, and more will be covered.

Virtual Meetup Dates and Registration Links

All sessions will be held from 9:00 – 10:30 a.m.

https://zoom.us/meeting/register/tJIrf-mrpjgvE9FYAvh2xAfZaW2I7GWZnomp

November 10, 2020
December 8, 2020 https://zoom.us/meeting/register/tJ0udOiupj8rGdM_S2CvwzxG03hW-yh7Pz64
January 12, 2021 https://zoom.us/meeting/register/tJckcO-vqzMqHtwQw5CamcXmeR7T-TDRL9vY
February 9, 2021 https://zoom.us/meeting/register/tJcqduGrqDkjE9TZsqMwoQNkgrNLDea0Ybeo
March 16, 2021 https://zoom.us/meeting/register/tJEpce2orDIpEtB28_sPIaTbLoCQLTVO4Lym
April 20, 2021 https://zoom.us/meeting/register/tJEvc-2gqDgrH9ZDNKsjom_HbNJL-jM3ddbF
May 11, 2021 https://zoom.us/meeting/register/tJwucumhqzgrGdQ2KXCjBBReCqZI90_87pt7
June 8, 2021 https://zoom.us/meeting/register/tJcqcOCqrTIoH9wk4xELECr8Ee5ZYe1bgPFz

Download the event flyer for more information >>

Note: This Professional Learning opportunity is by invitation only. 

 

For registration questions email Lisa Jenkins or call 419.720.8999, ext. 151.

For questions on the content of the network, please contact Debbie Nagel.

 

May
11
Tue
2021
Literacy Leaders Network @ Virtual
May 11 @ 9:00 am – 10:30 am

The Literacy Leaders Network will take a deep dive into all components of the Literacy Improvement Pathway.

Designed for district leaders, superintendents, curriculum directors, special education directors, principals, and literacy coaches, participants will learn the processes needed to create, update, or improve their district’s literacy plan based solidly in the Science of Reading. Vital tools such as the R-TFI, District Implementation Team/District Leadership Team guidance, decision rules, MTSS, curriculum review and adoption, assessment, and more will be covered.

Virtual Meetup Dates and Registration Links

All sessions will be held from 9:00 – 10:30 a.m.

https://zoom.us/meeting/register/tJIrf-mrpjgvE9FYAvh2xAfZaW2I7GWZnomp

November 10, 2020
December 8, 2020 https://zoom.us/meeting/register/tJ0udOiupj8rGdM_S2CvwzxG03hW-yh7Pz64
January 12, 2021 https://zoom.us/meeting/register/tJckcO-vqzMqHtwQw5CamcXmeR7T-TDRL9vY
February 9, 2021 https://zoom.us/meeting/register/tJcqduGrqDkjE9TZsqMwoQNkgrNLDea0Ybeo
March 16, 2021 https://zoom.us/meeting/register/tJEpce2orDIpEtB28_sPIaTbLoCQLTVO4Lym
April 20, 2021 https://zoom.us/meeting/register/tJEvc-2gqDgrH9ZDNKsjom_HbNJL-jM3ddbF
May 11, 2021 https://zoom.us/meeting/register/tJwucumhqzgrGdQ2KXCjBBReCqZI90_87pt7
June 8, 2021 https://zoom.us/meeting/register/tJcqcOCqrTIoH9wk4xELECr8Ee5ZYe1bgPFz

Download the event flyer for more information >>

Note: This Professional Learning opportunity is by invitation only. 

 

For registration questions email Lisa Jenkins or call 419.720.8999, ext. 151.

For questions on the content of the network, please contact Debbie Nagel.

 

May
19
Wed
2021
Adolescent Literacy Leaders Network @ Virtual
May 19 @ 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 

Download the event flyer for full details.


 

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