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1. Picking Up the Pieces - Middle School

Program: ESC of Central Ohio Achievement & Leadership Services

Audience: School Counselors, School Leadership

Dates: 7/16/2020

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The challenges of adolescence mixed with the uncertainty of COVID -19 has left students feeling fear, anxiety, and unsure of themselves. This workshop will assist counselors to create school supports that will benefit students, teachers, and parents. Counselors will be given strategies to push into classrooms, build relationships with students, and help teachers identify students that need additional resources. These school supports create an infrastructure to shape healthy and supportive school cultures that rebuild broken school connections.

2. Reset Restart Go Teach Science!

Program: ESC of Central Ohio Achievement & Leadership Services

Audience: Teachers K-12, Science Content Specialists, Instructional Coaches, & Curriculum Leaders

Dates: 7/17/2020

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Join the Ohio Department of Education Science Team to learn about resources and strategies to help support implementation of the updated Ohio's Learning Standards for Science. The focus will be on the Nature of Science components, which were made more explicit in the current revision. Tools related to general vertical alignment, planning and teaching strategies are available, as well as items specific to virtual or at-home science instruction. We will also share plans for professional learning opportunities during the upcoming school year. This live virtual session will be held via zoom. Participants will receive the zoom link and password emailed to them the morning of the event. Questions about registration? Contact Jinae Buchannan@jinnae.buchannan@esccorg.

3. Applying the QM K-12 Rubric (K-12 APP)

Program: ESC of Central Ohio Achievement & Leadership Services

Audience: Teachers, instructional designers, and administrators

Dates: 7/20/2020

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New to blended or online learning? Wondering how to ensure that your course checks all the boxes for high-quality online/blended learning? Learn more by taking QM's flagship workshop! Get an introduction to QM, learn how to use the rubric and apply it to a real course. Practice writing helpful recommendations for continuous improvement with the QM Rubric as your guide. Offered completely online during a three-week session, this workshop is recommended for teachers, instructional designers, and administrators who are interested in learning more about research-supported best practices and quality course design. The course begins Monday, July 20, 2020 and ends on Monday, August 10, 2020, and it requires approximately 15 hours of work during the three-week session. The ESC of Central Ohio is proud to offer this workshop at a 50% discount. Cost is $100.00. One hour of graduate credit through Ashland University is available for an additional $249.00. Instructor is QM-certified facilitator Megan Ash.

4. Lean Six Sigma Training

Program: ESC of Central Ohio Achievement & Leadership Services

Audience: Teachers, instructional coaches, WBL coordinators

Dates: 7/20/2020 to 7/24/2020

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The Six Sigma Yellow Belt certification is an industry recognized credential that assists students/teachers who are new to the world of Lean Six Sigma. This training will allow participants to earn the yellow belt giving them the credentials to offer the training to their students.The training for students enables each to formuate and develop foundational knowledge in the Lean Six Sigma process while assisting students into entry-level employees for any industry to improve work through their understanding of DMAIC (Define, Measure, Analyze, Improve and Control). This certification will adopt the approach of advancing the concept and potential of using Six Sigma tools and methodologies within an organization. The Six Sigma Yellow Belt certification requires no education or work experience for students. Five 2- hour sessions over two weeks to earn the credential plus 10-12 hours of independent work. Then one 2-hour session to plan how to implement with students in the classroom.

5. Operating with Intentionallity

Program: ESC of Central Ohio Achievement & Leadership Services

Audience: School Counselors, School Leaders

Dates: 7/21/2020

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Business as usual no longer exist for schools. This workshop will prepare counselors to support students, teachers, and parents by beginning the school year with a toolkit of strategies and plans to maximize their student influence through support. The opportunity to provide character building, positive relationships, and understanding the best way to create an ethic of care within classrooms will be explored. While also promoting a healthy school culture to make students feel safe and reduce parental anxiety. A review of the value of documenting student needs, supports, and interventions appropriately will work to serve as a running record not only for student files but the level of support being provided by counselors. Ultimately, empowering counselors to cultivate systems of support throughout their school community.

6. Equity & Empathy in the Wake of Covid-19 and Social Injustice

Program: ESC of Central Ohio Achievement & Leadership Services

Audience: Teachers, Administrators, District Leaders

Dates: 7/28/2020 to 7/30/2020

Become an advocate for social change in the 2020-2021 school year and beyond with the Equity & Empathy Workshop! You will walk away from this two part series empowered to do your part in eliminating disparate outcomes for students, families, and the communities where they live and work. Together we will briefly historicize the impact of racism on education by making connections between historic and current global events. We will unpack and examine our own biases and share practical strategies and resources for effective, sustainable, equitable and critical pandemic pedagogy through a lens of empathy and social justice. Participants will be mailed an "Equity & Empathy Professional Development Workshop Kit," which will include an Empathy is My Superpower Journal, an Empathy Advocate Bumper sticker, and additional supplies for interactive activities. Each live session will be held via Zoom. A link will be sent to registered participants the morning of the first session. Registration closes July 13 or when the session is full. Session content questions? Contact: Dr. Sierra Austin, Ph.D, Coordinator of Equity & Diversity: sierra.austin@escco.org and Monica Brown, Coordinator of Curriculum and Instructional Support: monica.brown @escco.org. Registration questions? Contact Jinnae Buchannan: jinnae.buchanan@escco.org

7. Best Practices for Supporting English Learners

Program: ESC of Central Ohio Achievement & Leadership Services

Dates: 8/4/2020

This interactive one-day workshop is offered in an online format with presentations, breakout rooms and independent work time. The workshop equips content and general education teachers with research-based instructional techniques that address the needs of English Language Learners (ELLs or ELs) and other diverse populations in content or general education classes. Participants will gain a deeper understanding of working effectively with English learners by developing a differentiated lesson or unit plan. This training provides the opportunity to learn ways to plan and deliver lessons that allow English learners to access content standards as they develop their English proficiency. The target audience includes K-12 educators in any content areas, EL teachers, administrators, coordinators and coaches. Participants will leave with a completed lesson or unit plan, resources and ideas to implement in the new school year. Contact hours will be provided. Contact Jill Kramer at jill.kramer@escco.org for more information. For districts who are members of the ESCCO, the ESC of Central Ohio's Title lll EL Consortium or the ESC of Northeast Ohio's Title lll EL Consortium, the cost is $100 per person. For all others, the cost is $125.

8. Supporting LGBTQ+ Students During COVID & Beyond

Program: ESC of Central Ohio Achievement & Leadership Services

Audience: District Leaders, Curriculum Leaders/Coordinators, Building Administrators, Teachers, School Staff

Dates: 8/4/2020

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There is no denying that COVID-19 is affecting all students. However, LGBTQ+ students are uniquely impacted by this crisis and will require more unique emotional and physical supports from educators. Join us and the Kaleidoscope Youth Center for a virtual townhall webinar to learn how you can best support your LGBTQ+ students for next school year and beyond. Register to explore gender, gender identity, and gender expression. Learn about the risks LGBTQ+ youth face daily. Understand the intersection of gender and sexual identity with race, socioeconomic status, language and other dimensions of identity to examine how student identity impacts learning experiences. This townhall discussions and presentation will be followed by a live Q&A session.

9. Reading Interventions in the Digital Environment (For Beginners)

Program: ESC of Central Ohio Achievement & Leadership Services

Audience: Teachers, instructional coaches, curriculum leaders, literacy intervenionists and specialists, building and district leaders, ESC representatives and regional support colleagues

Dates: 8/7/2020

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Back by popular demand! Join Michelle Elia, SST 5 Ohio Literacy Lead, for a discussion regarding tools and ideas designed to support educators with providing reading interventions to students in the virtual environment. You will leave this session with ideas to put into practice right away! Don't miss this opportunity to collaborate and share resources focused on reading instruction in our digital world. This live virtual session will be held via zoom. Participants will receive the zoom link and password emailed to them the morning of the event. Please note that this popular session is a repeat of sessions previously held on June 8 and July 7, 2020. Questions about registration? Contact Jinnae Buchanan at jinnae.buchanan@escco.org

10. Online HQT Language Arts/Reading Course

Program: ESC of Central Ohio Achievement & Leadership Services

Dates: 8/31/2020 to 10/11/2020

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 8/31/20-10/11/20. 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 8/27/20 at midnight or until courses are full. Course payment must be submitted by 828/20 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.

11. Online HQT Math Course

Program: ESC of Central Ohio Achievement & Leadership Services

Dates: 8/31/2020 to 10/11/2020

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 8/31/20-10/11/20. 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 8/27/20 at midnight or until courses are full. Course payment must be submitted by 8/28/20 or the course may be dropped. This does not apply to purchase order payments. Course access will be sent by email right before the course begins.

12. Online HQT Pedagogy Course

Program: ESC of Central Ohio Achievement & Leadership Services

Dates: 8/31/2020 to 10/11/2020

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 8/31/20-10/11/20. 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 8/27/20 at midnight or until course is full. Payment deadline is 8/28/20 or the course may be dropped. Course access will be sent by email right before the course begins.

13. Online HQT Science Course

Program: ESC of Central Ohio Achievement & Leadership Services

Dates: 8/31/2020 to 10/11/2020

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 8/31/20-10/11/20. 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 8/27/20 at midnight or until courses are full. Course payment must be submitted by 8/28/20 or the course may be dropped. This does not apply to purchase order payments. Course access will be sent by email right before the course begins.

14. Online HQT Social Studies Course

Program: ESC of Central Ohio Achievement & Leadership Services

Dates: 8/31/2020 to 10/11/2020

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 8/31/20/20-10/11/20. 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 8/27/20 at midnight or until course is full. Course payment must be submitted by 8/28/20 or the course may be dropped. This does not apply to purchase order payments. Course access will be sent by email right before the course begins.

15. English Learner Administrator Network Meeting

Program: ESC of Central Ohio Achievement & Leadership Services

Dates: 9/22/2020

ELAN is a professional network offered to school administrators and teachers who provide programs and services to English learners. The network focuses on relevant topics and compliance issues, and shares resources. The meetings are open to Consortium member districts and all others. Topics will include discussions of data, trends in CCIP, district priorities, sharing research and evidence-based strategies, use of carryover and spending in required categories. The meetings will be either in-person and/or virtual, depending on the situation. For virtual meetings, a link will be sent by email prior to the meeting. Members of the ESCCO Title lll EL Consortium should enter "EL_ESC" in the payment box to waive the registration fee. For more information, contact Jill Kramer at jill.kramer@escco.org.

16. English Learner Administrator Network Meeting

Program: ESC of Central Ohio Achievement & Leadership Services

Dates: 11/10/2020

ELAN is a professional network offered to school administrators and teachers who provide programs and services to English learners. The network focuses on relevant topics and compliance issues, and shares resources. The meetings are open to Consortium member districts and all others. Topics will include discussions of data, trends in CCIP, district priorities, sharing research and evidence-based strategies, use of carryover and spending in required categories. The meetings will be either in-person and/or virtual, depending on the situation. For virtual meetings, a link will be sent by email prior to the meeting. Members of the ESCCO Title lll EL Consortium should enter "EL_ESC" in the payment box to waive the registration fee. For more information, contact Jill Kramer at jill.kramer@escco.org.

17. English Learner Administrator Network Meeting

Program: ESC of Central Ohio Achievement & Leadership Services

Dates: 1/19/2021

ELAN is a professional network offered to school administrators and teachers who provide programs and services to English learners. The network focuses on relevant topics and compliance issues, and shares resources. The meetings are open to Consortium member districts and all others. Topics will include discussions of data, trends in CCIP, district priorities, sharing research and evidence-based strategies, use of carryover and spending in required categories. The meetings will be either in-person and/or virtual, depending on the situation. For virtual meetings, a link will be sent by email prior to the meeting. Members of the ESCCO Title lll EL Consortium should enter "EL_ESC" in the payment box to waive the registration fee. For more information, contact Jill Kramer at jill.kramer@escco.org.

18. English Learner Administrator Network Meeting

Program: ESC of Central Ohio Achievement & Leadership Services

Dates: 4/20/2021

ELAN is a professional network offered to school administrators and teachers who provide programs and services to English learners. The network focuses on relevant topics and compliance issues, and shares resources. The meetings are open to Consortium member districts and all others. Topics will include discussions of data, trends in CCIP, district priorities, sharing research and evidence-based strategies, use of carryover and spending in required categories. The meetings will be either in-person and/or virtual, depending on the situation. For virtual meetings, a link will be sent by email prior to the meeting. Members of the ESCCO Title lll EL Consortium should enter "EL_ESC" in the payment box to waive the registration fee. For more information, contact Jill Kramer at jill.kramer@escco.org.