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1. Foundational Literacy (for Americorps members only)

Program: ESC of Central Ohio Achievement & Leadership Services

Audience: Americorps members only

Dates: 9/12/2017 to 9/13/2017

This 2-day training will review Common Core State Standards for ELA. The training will also review and expand the NRP Report's "5 Big Ideas" which are: Phonemic Awareness, Phonics, Fluency, Vocabulary and Comprehension. In the training you will identify and practice instructional and assessment activities. There will be a 1-semester hour Ashland University credit available at the training for an additional $249. Lunch is on your own.

2. Yellow Springs PBL Immersion: Tuning Protocol

Program: ESC of Central Ohio Achievement & Leadership Services

Dates: 9/20/2017

Want to see a K-12 district fully immersed in PBL? For those considering PBL 101 training or have taken PBL 101 and want to see PBL in action, this is for you. This is an opportunity to see teachers and students working in different stages of PBL and to meet with the school superintendent, Mario Basora and his building principals to learn more about their journey. Your visit will include building visits to the elementary and MS/HS buildings. Visits might include opportunities in which you can observe teachers using a Tuning Protocol to revise and refine their project design and/or to engage with students and their teachers as they are putting the final touches on their PBL projects for Exhibition Night. Each visit ends with a Student Panel Q/A session. Plan to begin your day at the Mills Lawn ES, 200 S. Walnut St., Yellow Springs, OH 45387. 8:00 AM - 3:30 PM. Lunch is provided. . Participants attending two days of PBL Immersion visits at both DRSS and Yellow Springs may enroll for a 1-hour Ashland graduate credit option for an additional $249.

3. ParaPro Assessment Testing - 1:00-4:00

Program: ESC of Central Ohio Achievement & Leadership Services

Dates: 9/20/2017

This testing is for prospective and practicing paraprofessionals. The test will be taken on a computer. Testing time is 2 1/2 hours. The test consists of 90 multiple choice questions in reading, mathematics and writing. The cost is a non-refundable fee of $55. This must be paid before testing. Note: if you have two years of college you do not need to take the exam. Questions? Contact tom.reed@escco.org or 614.542.4120.

4. Dayton Regional STEM School PBL Immersion (6-12)

Program: ESC of Central Ohio Achievement & Leadership Services

Dates: 9/21/2017

Dayton Regional STEM School PBL Immersion (6-12) See how the Dayton Regional STEM School engages 6-12 grade learners in PBL every day! During your visit, participate in a gallery walk of student work, then join a classroom where learners collaborate on a project, participate in critique of student work, or use technology to create websites, 3-D models and more. After lunch, walk through the steps of an inter-disciplinary PBL project with a teacher and hear from a panel of students, teachers, and administrators. Dayton Regional STEM School is located at 1724 Woodman Dr., Kettering, OH 45420. Participants attending two days of PBL Immersion visits at both DRSS and Yellow Springs may enroll for a 1-hour Ashland graduate credit option for an additional $249.

5. PBL 101 3-day Academy - Grades 6-12 (Note location)

Program: ESC of Central Ohio Achievement & Leadership Services

Dates: 9/21/2017 to 9/27/2017

Project Based Learning (PBL), is a teaching method in which students gain knowledge and skills by working through a process of sustained inquiry in response to a complex question, problem, or challenge. This interactive three-day workshop led by a Buck Institute for Education (BIE)-certified workshop facilitator has three basic parts: Project Design, Assessment, and Management. It is designed to teach the basics of PBL through exemplifying the experience of a project, video analysis of best classroom practice, exploration of PBL tools and project libraries, and development of a project with opportunities for critique & revision. By the end of this workshop, participants will have designed a project for use in their own classroom and will have a better understanding of: 1) The difference between PBL and "doing projects" 2) The need to provide students with opportunities to practice 21st century competencies balanced with learning significant content; and 3) How to manage a project in the classroom. The third day of the workshop is purposefully designed to provide participants with time to gain the knowledge and skills to help them plan their project while allowing time for additional research, refinement, gathering of resources, assessment alignment, and peer review before finalizing their high-quality PBL. Ashland graduate credit is available for an additional $249. Lunch is on own. Training dates are 9/21, 9/26 and 9/27/17.

6. Engaging Students through the Common Instructional Framework (am session only)

Program: ESC of Central Ohio Achievement & Leadership Services

Audience: Administrators, Instructional Coaches, Teacher Leaders, and Teachers

Dates: 9/22/2017

Jobs for the Future’s Common Instructional Framework, a core component in Early College Designs for schools, contains six powerful teaching and learning strategies:

•Collaborative Group Work

•Writing to Learn

•Scaffolding

•Questioning

•Classroom Talk

•Literacy Groups Schools that have implemented all six strategies with fidelity have experienced significant gains in student achievement and strong improvement in student graduation rates. They have also improved the success rate of their students in college-level courses. The Common Instructional Framework, when implemented comprehensively, is built on high expectations for all students. Participants will learn how to model Common Instructional Framework Strategies, provide clear guidelines and structures in implementing them, and continually provide feedback on how students are incorporating them in to their learning. As a result, students recognize the six strategies as critical to their under standing of complex material. Within a short period of time, students use them on their own initiative throughout a lesson to support their learning throughout every lesson.

7. Engaging Students through the Common Instructional Framework (Full Day w/ Afternoon Planning Session)

Program: ESC of Central Ohio Achievement & Leadership Services

Audience: Administrators, Instructional Coachers, Teacher Leaders, and Teachers

Dates: 9/22/2017

Jobs for the Future’s Common Instructional Framework, a core component in Early College Designs for schools, contains six powerful teaching and learning strategies:
•Collaborative Group Work
•Writing to Learn
•Scaffolding
•Questioning
•Classroom Talk
•Literacy Groups Schools that have implemented all six strategies with fidelity have experienced significant gains in student achievement and strong improvement in student graduation rates. They have also improved the success rate of their students in college-level courses. The Common Instructional Framework, when implemented comprehensively, is built on high expectations for all students. Participants will learn how to model Common Instructional Framework Strategies, provide clear guidelines and structures in implementing them, and continually provide feedback on how students are incorporating them in to their learning. As a result, students recognize the six strategies as critical to their under standing of complex material. Within a short period of time, students use them on their own initiative throughout a lesson to support their learning throughout every lesson. The afternoon will be utilized for Common Instructional Framework roll out and implementation planning for your unique setting.

8. Aspiring Administrators Program

Program: ESC of Central Ohio Achievement & Leadership Services

Dates: 9/27/2017 to 2/21/2018

This program is designed to introduce prospective leaders to the essential responsibilities, skills, challenges and rewards associated with school administration from a practitioners' perspective. Program attendees will: 1) Explore typical duties and responsibilities of a building administrator to help candidates make an informed decision relative to entering a principal-preparation program. 2) Enhance leadership skills and recognize personal strengths and weaknesses. 3) Use Ohio Standards for Principals as program foundation. 4) Interact with practicing building and district administrators. Session dates are: 9/27/17, 10/18/17, 11/15/17, 1/17/18, 2/21/18 and 3/7/18. All sessions will be from 4-6 p.m. Graduate Credit: Registrants who attend all six sessions are eligible for one hour of Ashland University graduate credit for an additional $249. Cost: ESC Member school districts may send up to five participants at no cost. Additional registrants and those from districts who are not ESC member districts may attend for $199 per participant. Questions? Contact Scott.Stewart@escco.org or 614.273.9262

9. WHEN EAST MEETS WEST

Program: ESC of Central Ohio Achievement & Leadership Services

Dates: 9/29/2017

Cultural Exchange Along the Silk Road Friday, September 29, 2017 8:30am-4:00pm CSCC Conference Center Breakfast and lunch included $25.00 registration fee The Humanities Department at Columbus State Community College will host the second annual When East Meets West symposium on Friday, September 29, 2017. This year’s conference focuses on cultural, commercial, and religious exchange along the Silk Road, with particular emphasis on connections between Byzantium and China. The program includes a morning and afternoon session; each session will feature two scholarly presentations followed by a moderated discussion session with the audience and presenters. The program this year features Dr. Scott Levi, associate professor of History at the Ohio State University, who will talk about the commercial history of the Silk Road. The symposium presents an excellent professional development opportunity, and fulfills 7.5 CEU hours. Parking is free, and a continental breakfast and buffet lunch is included in the $25.00 registration fee. Teachers will also receive resources for teaching the Silk Road, including primary and secondary sources. Questions can be sent to Jennifer Nardone: jnardone@cscc.edu.

10. Responding to Your Data: Tools & Resources for Leading Team Conversations (am session)

Program: ESC of Central Ohio Achievement & Leadership Services

Audience: Administrators, Instructional Coaches, Teacher Based Team Leaders

Dates: 10/3/2017

This session is perfect for instructional coaches and building principals! District and school leaders will investigate new resources to strengthen standards-based instruction, increase student learning, and improve results with district data and ODE's Report Card. Participants will also understand all components of ODE's Report Card as well as any upcoming changes. Participants will be equipped to support and guide teachers with new protocols and processes to examine data and improve instruction. Participants will leave the session with school improvement tools bundled electronically for immediate implementation in your unique school setting. The session content is in alignment with the Ohio Improvement Process for districts in Moderate D-F Support status. Target audience: principals, instructional coaches, teacher-leaders, department chairs, and curriculum directors.

11. Responding to Your Data: Tools & Strategies for Leading Team Conversations (pm session)

Program: ESC of Central Ohio Achievement & Leadership Services

Audience: Administrators, Instructional Coaches, Teacher Leaders

Dates: 10/3/2017

This session is perfect for instructional coaches and building principals! District and school leaders will investigate new resources to strengthen standards-based instruction, increase student learning, and improve results with district data and ODE's Report Card. Participants will also understand all components of ODE's Report Card as well as any upcoming changes. Participants will be equipped to support and guide teachers with new protocols and processes to examine data and improve instruction. Participants will leave the session with school improvement tools bundled electronically for immediate implementation in your unique school setting. The session content is in alignment with the Ohio Improvement Process for districts in Moderate D-F Support status. Target audience: principals, instructional coaches, teacher-leaders, department chairs, and curriculum directors.

12. Yellow Springs PBL Immersion: Tuning Protocol

Program: ESC of Central Ohio Achievement & Leadership Services

Dates: 10/4/2017

Want to see a K-12 district fully immersed in PBL? For those considering PBL 101 training or have taken PBL 101 and want to see PBL in action, this is for you. This is an opportunity to see teachers and students working in different stages of PBL and to meet with the school superintendent, Mario Basora and his building principals to learn more about their journey. Your visit will include building visits to the elementary and MS/HS buildings. Visits might include opportunities in which you can observe teachers using a Tuning Protocol to revise and refine their project design and/or to engage with students and their teachers as they are putting the final touches on their PBL projects for Exhibition Night. Each visit ends with a Student Panel Q/A session. Plan to begin your day at the Mills Lawn ES, 200 S. Walnut St., Yellow Springs, OH 45387. 8:00 AM - 3:30 PM. Lunch is provided. . Participants attending two days of PBL Immersion visits at both DRSS and Yellow Springs may enroll for a 1-hour Ashland graduate credit option for an additional $249.

13. Dayton Regional STEM School PBL Immersion (6-12)

Program: ESC of Central Ohio Achievement & Leadership Services

Dates: 10/5/2017

Dayton Regional STEM School PBL Immersion (6-12) See how the Dayton Regional STEM School engages 6-12 grade learners in PBL every day! During your visit, participate in a gallery walk of student work, then join a classroom where learners collaborate on a project, participate in critique of student work, or use technology to create websites, 3-D models and more. After lunch, walk through the steps of an inter-disciplinary PBL project with a teacher and hear from a panel of students, teachers, and administrators. Dayton Regional STEM School is located at 1724 Woodman Dr., Kettering, OH 45420. Participants attending two days of PBL Immersion visits at both DRSS and Yellow Springs may enroll for a 1-hour Ashland graduate credit option for an additional $249.

14. Online HQT Language Arts/Reading Course

Program: ESC of Central Ohio Achievement & Leadership Services

Dates: 10/16/2017 to 11/26/2017

New
Participants will learn to align curriculum to the ODE Language Arts/Reading Standards in order to increase student achievement. This course was recently approved by Ashland University as a prerequisite reading block towards gaining the Ohio Reading Endorsement. The course is set-up in 6 weekly modules and will require 6-8 hours of course work each week. Course registration is $126. Course will run 10/16/17-11/26/17. A certificate of completion for 45 contact hours in content will be available within a week after course completion. An optional 3-hour Ashland University credit option is available for an additional $747. Contact Sandy.Denney@escco.org or by phone at 614.542.4111 for further information. Registration deadline is 10/12/17 at midnight or until courses are full. Course payment must be submitted by 10/13/17 or the course will be dropped. This does not apply to purchase order payments. Course access will be sent by email right before the course begins.

15. Online HQT Math Course

Program: ESC of Central Ohio Achievement & Leadership Services

Dates: 10/16/2017 to 11/26/2017

New
Participants will learn to align curriculum to the ODE Math Standards in order to increase student achievement. The course is set-up in 6 weekly modules and will require 6-8 hours of course work each week. Course registration is $126. Course will run 10/16/17-11/26/17. A certificate of completion for 45 contact hours in content will be available within a week after course completion. An optional 3-hour Ashland University credit option is available for an additional $747. Contact Sandy.Denney@escco.org or by phone at 614.542.4111 for further information. Registration deadline is 10/12/17 at midnight or until courses are full. Course payment must be submitted by 10/13/17 or the course will be dropped. This does not apply to purchase order payments. Course access will be sent by email right before the course begins.

16. Online HQT Pedagogy Course

Program: ESC of Central Ohio Achievement & Leadership Services

Dates: 10/16/2017 to 11/26/2017

New
This online course meets the HQT requirements for 45 contact hours in teaching skills pedagogy. The course is designed to be both theoretical and practical, allowing the participant to design lessons and modify instructional practices to meet the diverse needs of learners in any content area. Upon completion of the course, participants will be able to know and describe four major models of teaching; describe and apply appropriate research-based instructional practices; and develop comprehensive lesson or unit plans for teaching in their content area. The course is set-up in 6 weekly modules and requires 6-8 hours of work each week. Course registration is $126. Course will run 10/16/17. A certificate of completion for 45 content hours in pedagogy will be available within a week after course completion. An additional 3-hour Ashland University credit option is available for an additional $747. Contact Sandy.Denney@escco.org or by phone at 614.542.4111 for further information. Registration deadline is 10/12/17 at midnight or until course is full. Payment deadline is 10/13/17 or the course will be dropped. Course access will be sent by email right before the course begins.

17. Online HQT Science Course

Program: ESC of Central Ohio Achievement & Leadership Services

Dates: 10/16/2017 to 11/26/2017

New
Participants will learn to align curriculum to the ODE Science Standards in order to increase student achievement. The course is set-up in 6 weekly modules and will require 6-8 hours of course work each week. Course registration is $126. Course will run 10/16/17-11/26/17. A certificate of completion for 45 contact hours in content will be available within a week after course completion. An optional 3-hour Ashland University credit option is available for an additional $747. Contact Sandy.Denney@escco.org or by phone at 614.542.4111 for further information. Registration deadline is 10/12/17 at midnight or until courses are full. Course payment must be submitted by 10/13/17 or the course will be dropped. This does not apply to purchase order payments. Course access will be sent by email right before the course begins.

18. Online HQT Social Studies Course

Program: ESC of Central Ohio Achievement & Leadership Services

Dates: 10/16/2017 to 11/26/2017

New
Participants will learn to align curriculum to the ODE Social Studies Standards in order to increase student achievement. The course is set-up in 6 weekly modules and will require 6-8 hours of course work each week. Course registration is $126. Course will run 10/16/17-11/26/17. A certificate of completion for 45 contact hours in content will be available within a week after completion. An optional 3-semester hour Ashland University credit option is available for an additional $747. Contact Sandy.Denney@escco.org or by phone at 614.542.4111 for further information. Registration deadline is 10/12/17 at midnight or until course is full. Course payment must be submitted by 10/13/17 or the course will be dropped. This does not apply to purchase order payments. Course access will be sent by email right before the course begins.

19. Transforming Secondary Schools

Program: ESC of Central Ohio Achievement & Leadership Services

Audience: Administrators, Instructional Coaches, Teacher Leaders

Dates: 10/16/2017

What does it mean to be college and career ready? Researchers forecast that by 2018, approximately two thirds of the current jobs and 90% of all newly created jobs will require at least some postsecondary training. However, 60% of students who enroll in college are not prepared and require remedial coursework. In this session, Participants will:
•Utilize college and career readiness indicators to analyze current practices
•Align assessments to rigor required by state and national standardized testing such as ACT
•Increase student engagement and learning through strategies that build college and career readiness
•Strengthen results on the Prepared for Success report card measure

20. Yellow Springs PBL Immersion: Tuning Protocol

Program: ESC of Central Ohio Achievement & Leadership Services

Dates: 10/18/2017

Want to see a K-12 district fully immersed in PBL? For those considering PBL 101 training or have taken PBL 101 and want to see PBL in action, this is for you. This is an opportunity to see teachers and students working in different stages of PBL and to meet with the school superintendent, Mario Basora and his building principals to learn more about their journey. Your visit will include building visits to the elementary and MS/HS buildings. Visits might include opportunities in which you can observe teachers using a Tuning Protocol to revise and refine their project design and/or to engage with students and their teachers as they are putting the final touches on their PBL projects for Exhibition Night. Each visit ends with a Student Panel Q/A session. Plan to begin your day at the Mills Lawn ES, 200 S. Walnut St., Yellow Springs, OH 45387. 8:00 AM - 3:30 PM. Lunch is provided. . Participants attending two days of PBL Immersion visits at both DRSS and Yellow Springs may enroll for a 1-hour Ashland graduate credit option for an additional $249.

21. Dayton Regional STEM School PBL Immersion (6-12)

Program: ESC of Central Ohio Achievement & Leadership Services

Dates: 10/19/2017

Dayton Regional STEM School PBL Immersion (6-12) See how the Dayton Regional STEM School engages 6-12 grade learners in PBL every day! During your visit, participate in a gallery walk of student work, then join a classroom where learners collaborate on a project, participate in critique of student work, or use technology to create websites, 3-D models and more. After lunch, walk through the steps of an inter-disciplinary PBL project with a teacher and hear from a panel of students, teachers, and administrators. Dayton Regional STEM School is located at 1724 Woodman Dr., Kettering, OH 45420. Participants attending two days of PBL Immersion visits at both DRSS and Yellow Springs may enroll for a 1-hour Ashland graduate credit option for an additional $249.

22. PBL 101 3-day Academy - Grades K-5 (Note location)

Program: ESC of Central Ohio Achievement & Leadership Services

Dates: 10/19/2017 to 10/31/2017

Project Based Learning (PBL), is a teaching method in which students gain knowledge and skills by working through a process of sustained inquiry in response to a complex question, problem, or challenge. This interactive three-day workshop led by a Buck Institute for Education (BIE)-certified workshop facilitator has three basic parts: Project Design, Assessment, and Management. It is designed to teach the basics of PBL through exemplifying the experience of a project, video analysis of best classroom practice, exploration of PBL tools and project libraries, and development of a project with opportunities for critique & revision. By the end of this workshop, participants will have designed a project for use in their own classroom and will have a better understanding of: 1) The difference between PBL and "doing projects" 2) The need to provide students with opportunities to practice 21st century competencies balanced with learning significant content; and 3) How to manage a project in the classroom. The third day of the workshop is purposefully designed to provide participants with time to gain the knowledge and skills to help them plan their project while allowing time for additional research, refinement, gathering of resources, assessment alignment, and peer review before finalizing their high-quality PBL. Ashland graduate credit is available for an additional $249. Lunch is on own. Training dates are 10/19/17, 10/30/17 & 10/31/17.

23. ParaPro Assessment Testing - 1:00-4:00

Program: ESC of Central Ohio Achievement & Leadership Services

Dates: 10/24/2017

This testing is for prospective and practicing paraprofessionals. The test will be taken on a computer. Testing time is 2 1/2 hours. The test consists of 90 multiple choice questions in reading, mathematics and writing. The cost is a non-refundable fee of $55. This must be paid before testing. Note: if you have two years of college you do not need to take the exam. Questions? Contact tom.reed@escco.org or 614.542.4120.

24. Yellow Springs PBL Immersion: Tuning Protocol

Program: ESC of Central Ohio Achievement & Leadership Services

Dates: 11/8/2017

Want to see a K-12 district fully immersed in PBL? For those considering PBL 101 training or have taken PBL 101 and want to see PBL in action, this is for you. This is an opportunity to see teachers and students working in different stages of PBL and to meet with the school superintendent, Mario Basora and his building principals to learn more about their journey. Your visit will include building visits to the elementary and MS/HS buildings. Visits might include opportunities in which you can observe teachers using a Tuning Protocol to revise and refine their project design and/or to engage with students and their teachers as they are putting the final touches on their PBL projects for Exhibition Night. Each visit ends with a Student Panel Q/A session. Plan to begin your day at the Mills Lawn ES, 200 S. Walnut St., Yellow Springs, OH 45387. 8:00 AM - 3:30 PM. Lunch is provided. . Participants attending two days of PBL Immersion visits at both DRSS and Yellow Springs may enroll for a 1-hour Ashland graduate credit option for an additional $249.

25. Decontructing High School Schedules to Create Opportunity and Equity (am session)

Program: ESC of Central Ohio Achievement & Leadership Services

Audience: Administrators, School Counselors, Master Schedule Builders

Dates: 11/15/2017

The creation of an effective school schedule is a key component for student post secondary success. During this session, participants will be equipped with several tools and protocols to audit their current college and career pathway scheduling system. Participants will also explore many different models of scheduling, discuss the pros, cons, costs, and research related to these models, and outline an adoption and implementation process. Schedules to be discussed include the following:
• Six, seven, eight, nine, and ten-period scheduling plans,
• Rotating and drop schedules,
• Alternating day block schedules,
• The 4X4 semester plan,
• The 3X5 trimester plan,
• The flexible modular schedule,
• Hybrid models which combine features of several basic schedules,
• Plans for credit recovery and rescue, which may assist overage and under-credited students.

26. Deconstructing High School Schedules to Create Opportunity & Equity (PM session)

Program: ESC of Central Ohio Achievement & Leadership Services

Audience: Administrators, School Counselors, Master Schedule Builders

Dates: 11/15/2017

The creation of an effective school schedule is a key component for student post secondary success. During this session, participants will be equipped with several tools and protocols to audit their current college and career pathway scheduling system. Participants will also explore many different models of scheduling, discuss the pros, cons, costs, and research related to these models, and outline an adoption and implementation process. Schedules to be discussed include the following:

• Six, seven, eight, nine, and ten-period scheduling plans,

• Rotating and drop schedules,

• Alternating day block schedules,

• The 4X4 semester plan,

• The 3X5 trimester plan,

• The flexible modular schedule,

• Hybrid models which combine features of several basic schedules,

• Plans for credit recovery and rescue, which may assist overage and under-credited students.

27. Yellow Springs PBL Immersion: MS/HS PBL Exhibition Day

Program: ESC of Central Ohio Achievement & Leadership Services

Dates: 11/20/2017

Want to see a K-12 district fully immersed in PBL? For those considering PBL 101 training or have taken PBL 101 and want to see PBL in action, this is for you. This is an opportunity to see teachers and students working in different stages of PBL and to meet with the school superintendent, Mario Basora and his building principals to learn more about their journey. Your visit will include building visits to the elementary and MS/HS buildings. Visits might include opportunities in which you can observe teachers using a Tuning Protocol to revise and refine their project design and/or to engage with students and their teachers as they are putting the final touches on their PBL projects for Exhibition Night. Each visit ends with a Student Panel Q/A session. Plan to begin your day at the Yellow Springs HS, 420 E. Enon Rd.,Yellow Springs, OH 45387. 9:00 AM - 3:30 PM. Lunch is provided. . Participants attending two days of PBL Immersion visits at both DRSS and Yellow Springs may enroll for a 1-hour Ashland graduate credit option for an additional $249.

28. ParaPro Assessment Testing - 1:00-4:00

Program: ESC of Central Ohio Achievement & Leadership Services

Dates: 11/21/2017

This testing is for prospective and practicing paraprofessionals. The test will be taken on a computer. Testing time is 2 1/2 hours. The test consists of 90 multiple choice questions in reading, mathematics and writing. The cost is a non-refundable fee of $55. This must be paid before testing. Note: if you have two years of college you do not need to take the exam. Questions? Contact tom.reed@escco.org or 614.542.4120.

29. Yellow Springs PBL Immersion: Elementary PBL Exhibition Day

Program: ESC of Central Ohio Achievement & Leadership Services

Dates: 12/6/2017

Want to see a K-12 district fully immersed in PBL? For those considering PBL 101 training or have taken PBL 101 and want to see PBL in action, this is for you. This is an opportunity to see teachers and students working in different stages of PBL and to meet with the school superintendent, Mario Basora and his building principals to learn more about their journey. Your visit will include building visits to the elementary and MS/HS buildings. Visits might include opportunities in which you can observe teachers using a Tuning Protocol to revise and refine their project design and/or to engage with students and their teachers as they are putting the final touches on their PBL projects for Exhibition Night. Each visit ends with a Student Panel Q/A session. Plan to begin your day at the Mills Lawn ES, 200 S. Walnut St., Yellow Springs, OH 45387. 9:00 AM - 2:30 PM. Lunch is provided. . Participants attending two days of PBL Immersion visits at both DRSS and Yellow Springs may enroll for a 1-hour Ashland graduate credit option for an additional $249.

30. Dayton Regional STEM School PBL Immersion (6-12)

Program: ESC of Central Ohio Achievement & Leadership Services

Dates: 12/7/2017

Dayton Regional STEM School PBL Immersion (6-12) See how the Dayton Regional STEM School engages 6-12 grade learners in PBL every day! During your visit, participate in a gallery walk of student work, then join a classroom where learners collaborate on a project, participate in critique of student work, or use technology to create websites, 3-D models and more. After lunch, walk through the steps of an inter-disciplinary PBL project with a teacher and hear from a panel of students, teachers, and administrators. Dayton Regional STEM School is located at 1724 Woodman Dr., Kettering, OH 45420. Participants attending two days of PBL Immersion visits at both DRSS and Yellow Springs may enroll for a 1-hour Ashland graduate credit option for an additional $249.

31. ParaPro Assessment Testing - 1:00-4:00

Program: ESC of Central Ohio Achievement & Leadership Services

Dates: 12/13/2017

This testing is for prospective and practicing paraprofessionals. The test will be taken on a computer. Testing time is 2 1/2 hours. The test consists of 90 multiple choice questions in reading, mathematics and writing. The cost is a non-refundable fee of $55. This must be paid before testing. Note: if you have two years of college you do not need to take the exam. Questions? Contact tom.reed@escco.org or 614.542.4120.

32. Yellow Springs PBL Immersion: Tuning Protocol

Program: ESC of Central Ohio Achievement & Leadership Services

Dates: 1/24/2018

Want to see a K-12 district fully immersed in PBL? For those considering PBL 101 training or have taken PBL 101 and want to see PBL in action, this is for you. This is an opportunity to see teachers and students working in different stages of PBL and to meet with the school superintendent, Mario Basora and his building principals to learn more about their journey. Your visit will include building visits to the elementary and MS/HS buildings. Visits might include opportunities in which you can observe teachers using a Tuning Protocol to revise and refine their project design and/or to engage with students and their teachers as they are putting the final touches on their PBL projects for Exhibition Night. Each visit ends with a Student Panel Q/A session. Plan to begin your day at the Mills Lawn ES, 200 S. Walnut St., Yellow Springs, OH 45387. 8:00 AM - 3:30 PM. Lunch is provided. . Participants attending two days of PBL Immersion visits at both DRSS and Yellow Springs may enroll for a 1-hour Ashland graduate credit option for an additional $249.

33. American Crossroads Symposium

Program: ESC of Central Ohio Achievement & Leadership Services

Dates: 2/2/2018

Protest Art during the Great Depression Friday, February 2, 2018 8:30am-4:00pm CSCC Conference Center Breakfast and lunch included $25.00 registration fee The Humanities department at Columbus State Community College presents the first annual American Crossroads symposium on Friday, February 2, 2018. This year’s symposium focuses on art and protest during the Great Depression, including discussions about the visual and performing arts, literature, and music that in some way critically addressed the political, social, and/or economic climate of the 1930s as well as broader questions of what constitutes protest in the arts or whether such works have renewed relevance given today’s political climate. The program includes a morning and afternoon session; each session will feature two scholarly presentations followed by a moderated discussion session with the audience and presenters. The symposium presents an excellent professional development opportunity, and fulfills 7.5 CEU hours. Parking is free, and a continental breakfast and buffet lunch is included in the $25.00 registration fee. Teachers will also receive resources for teaching and talking about protest art in the classroom, including primary and secondary sources. Questions can be sent to Jennifer Nardone: jnardone@cscc.edu.

34. Yellow Springs PBL Immersion: Tuning Protocol

Program: ESC of Central Ohio Achievement & Leadership Services

Dates: 2/21/2018

Want to see a K-12 district fully immersed in PBL? For those considering PBL 101 training or have taken PBL 101 and want to see PBL in action, this is for you. This is an opportunity to see teachers and students working in different stages of PBL and to meet with the school superintendent, Mario Basora and his building principals to learn more about their journey. Your visit will include building visits to the elementary and MS/HS buildings. Visits might include opportunities in which you can observe teachers using a Tuning Protocol to revise and refine their project design and/or to engage with students and their teachers as they are putting the final touches on their PBL projects for Exhibition Night. Each visit ends with a Student Panel Q/A session. Plan to begin your day at the Mills Lawn ES, 200 S. Walnut St., Yellow Springs, OH 45387. 8:00 AM - 3:30 PM. Lunch is provided. . Participants attending two days of PBL Immersion visits at both DRSS and Yellow Springs may enroll for a 1-hour Ashland graduate credit option for an additional $249.

35. Yellow Springs PBL Immersion: Tuning Protocol

Program: ESC of Central Ohio Achievement & Leadership Services

Dates: 3/7/2018

Want to see a K-12 district fully immersed in PBL? For those considering PBL 101 training or have taken PBL 101 and want to see PBL in action, this is for you. This is an opportunity to see teachers and students working in different stages of PBL and to meet with the school superintendent, Mario Basora and his building principals to learn more about their journey. Your visit will include building visits to the elementary and MS/HS buildings. Visits might include opportunities in which you can observe teachers using a Tuning Protocol to revise and refine their project design and/or to engage with students and their teachers as they are putting the final touches on their PBL projects for Exhibition Night. Each visit ends with a Student Panel Q/A session. Plan to begin your day at the Mills Lawn ES, 200 S. Walnut St., Yellow Springs, OH 45387. 8:00 AM - 3:30 PM. Lunch is provided. . Participants attending two days of PBL Immersion visits at both DRSS and Yellow Springs may enroll for a 1-hour Ashland graduate credit option for an additional $249.

36. Yellow Springs PBL Immersion: Tuning Protocol

Program: ESC of Central Ohio Achievement & Leadership Services

Dates: 4/11/2018

Want to see a K-12 district fully immersed in PBL? For those considering PBL 101 training or have taken PBL 101 and want to see PBL in action, this is for you. This is an opportunity to see teachers and students working in different stages of PBL and to meet with the school superintendent, Mario Basora and his building principals to learn more about their journey. Your visit will include building visits to the elementary and MS/HS buildings. Visits might include opportunities in which you can observe teachers using a Tuning Protocol to revise and refine their project design and/or to engage with students and their teachers as they are putting the final touches on their PBL projects for Exhibition Night. Each visit ends with a Student Panel Q/A session. Plan to begin your day at the Mills Lawn ES, 200 S. Walnut St., Yellow Springs, OH 45387. 8:00 AM - 3:30 PM. Lunch is provided. . Participants attending two days of PBL Immersion visits at both DRSS and Yellow Springs may enroll for a 1-hour Ashland graduate credit option for an additional $249.

37. Yellow Springs PBL Immersion: Tuning Protocol

Program: ESC of Central Ohio Achievement & Leadership Services

Dates: 4/25/2018

Want to see a K-12 district fully immersed in PBL? For those considering PBL 101 training or have taken PBL 101 and want to see PBL in action, this is for you. This is an opportunity to see teachers and students working in different stages of PBL and to meet with the school superintendent, Mario Basora and his building principals to learn more about their journey. Your visit will include building visits to the elementary and MS/HS buildings. Visits might include opportunities in which you can observe teachers using a Tuning Protocol to revise and refine their project design and/or to engage with students and their teachers as they are putting the final touches on their PBL projects for Exhibition Night. Each visit ends with a Student Panel Q/A session. Plan to begin your day at the Mills Lawn ES, 200 S. Walnut St., Yellow Springs, OH 45387. 8:00 AM - 3:30 PM. Lunch is provided. . Participants attending two days of PBL Immersion visits at both DRSS and Yellow Springs may enroll for a 1-hour Ashland graduate credit option for an additional $249.

38. Yellow Springs PBL Immersion: Elementary PBL Exhibition Day

Program: ESC of Central Ohio Achievement & Leadership Services

Dates: 5/9/2018

Want to see a K-12 district fully immersed in PBL? For those considering PBL 101 training or have taken PBL 101 and want to see PBL in action, this is for you. This is an opportunity to see teachers and students working in different stages of PBL and to meet with the school superintendent, Mario Basora and his building principals to learn more about their journey. Your visit will include building visits to the elementary and MS/HS buildings. Visits might include opportunities in which you can observe teachers using a Tuning Protocol to revise and refine their project design and/or to engage with students and their teachers as they are putting the final touches on their PBL projects for Exhibition Night. Each visit ends with a Student Panel Q/A session. Plan to begin your day at the Mills Lawn ES, 200 S. Walnut St., Yellow Springs, OH 45387. 9:00 AM - 2:30 PM. Lunch is provided. . Participants attending two days of PBL Immersion visits at both DRSS and Yellow Springs may enroll for a 1-hour Ashland graduate credit option for an additional $249.

39. Yellow Springs PBL Immersion: MS/HS PBL Exhibition Day

Program: ESC of Central Ohio Achievement & Leadership Services

Dates: 5/16/2018

Want to see a K-12 district fully immersed in PBL? For those considering PBL 101 training or have taken PBL 101 and want to see PBL in action, this is for you. This is an opportunity to see teachers and students working in different stages of PBL and to meet with the school superintendent, Mario Basora and his building principals to learn more about their journey. Your visit will include building visits to the elementary and MS/HS buildings. Visits might include opportunities in which you can observe teachers using a Tuning Protocol to revise and refine their project design and/or to engage with students and their teachers as they are putting the final touches on their PBL projects for Exhibition Night. Each visit ends with a Student Panel Q/A session. Plan to begin your day at the Yellow Springs HS, 420 E. Enon Rd.,Yellow Springs, OH 45387. 9:00 AM - 3:30 PM. Lunch is provided. . Participants attending two days of PBL Immersion visits at both DRSS and Yellow Springs may enroll for a 1-hour Ashland graduate credit option for an additional $249.