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1. Best Practices for Low Incidence & Autism Caseload Series: Day 2: Managing Inclusion & Incorporating Ohio's Learning Standards-Extended

Program: ESC of Central Ohio Achievement & Leadership Services

Dates: 6/28/2017

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Managing a caseload of students with Low Incidence Disabilities and Autism and finding a way to teach all of the curriculum (IEP goals, Extended Standards, daily living skills, vocational skills, executive functioning skills, adaptive behavior skills, etc.) within their day can be quite challenging. Learn & share strategies for utilizing their time in inclusion and the resource room effectively and methods for incorporating Ohio’s Learning Standards - Extended into instruction throughout the day. Bring (optional): staff schedule to examine and problem-solve. Questions? Contact Catherine.Rodeheffer@escco.org

2. Best Practices for Low Incidence & Autism Caseload Series: Day 3: Independent Work Systems & Behavior Management Techniques

Program: ESC of Central Ohio Achievement & Leadership Services

Dates: 6/29/2017

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Structured work systems can increase independence and time on task for many students with Low Incidence Disabilities and Autism. However, clear organization and standards need to be in place for this instruction to be effective. Learn ideas, managerial techniques, and best practices for implementing independent work systems. In part 2 of this training, we will address best practices for students with more challenging behaviors. Bring (optional): staff schedule to examine and problem-solve. Questions? Contact Catherine.Rodeheffer@escco.org

3. Understanding the Impact of Trauma on Brains and Behavior

Program: ESC of Central Ohio Achievement & Leadership Services

Dates: 7/10/2017

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: Current research shows that trauma can have profound impact on the brain. Trauma can affect learning, relationships and behavior. By understanding the basic concepts regarding the impact of trauma, schools can be prepared to assist students in being ready to learn and manage emotions more effectively. This session will provide an overview of the research and delve into a framework that can guide teachers in infusing trauma-sensitive practices into their daily work.

4. STACK Summer Institute

Program: ESC of Central Ohio Achievement & Leadership Services

Dates: 7/17/2017 to 7/21/2017

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The ESCCO, in collaboration with its partners at the Ohio Center for Autism and Low Incidence (OCALI) have developed a comprehensive, interactive training designed to give professionals hands-on instruction to enhance their ability to plan for and serve students with autism spectrum disorders. The workshop is a comprehensive five-day training designed to give participants the opportunity to receive training and practice on the use of assessment tools such as UCC (Underlying Characteristics Checklist) and ISSI (Individual Strengths and Skills Inventory). Participants will be able to observe STACK classrooms as well as interact with STACK students and prepare materials for student use. A parent panel, collaborative use of OCALI's Autism Internet Modules and follow up webinars and wiki with resources will also be available. Registration and payment deadline July 7, 2017 or until workshop is full. The first 30 applicants will be accepted. Training questions? Contact: Brooke.Wright@escco.org Registration questions? Contact: Sandy.Denney@escco.org Follow this link for the STACK Summer Institute brochure: http://www.escco.org/wp-content/uploads/2017/02/2017_STACKSummerInstitute.pdf

5. ParaPro Assessment Testing - 8:30-11:30 a.m.

Program: ESC of Central Ohio Achievement & Leadership Services

Dates: 7/19/2017

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.

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

Program: ESC of Central Ohio Achievement & Leadership Services

Dates: 7/19/2017

Closed
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.

7. PBL Ohio Institute with Ron Berger (Please visit www.PBLOhio.com to register)

Program: ESC of Central Ohio Achievement & Leadership Services

Dates: 7/25/2017 to 7/27/2017

Please visit www.PBLOhio.com for event and registration details. Special Keynote Speaker: Ron Berger. Three-Day Academies include: PBL 101 | PBL 201 | PBL Leader Launch | PBL Coaching Academy

8. SIOP (Sheltered Instruction Observation Protocol-Level 1 training)

Program: ESC of Central Ohio Achievement & Leadership Services

Dates: 7/26/2017 to 7/28/2017

This 3-day SIOP (Sheltered Instruction Observation Protocol) training will equip educators with the knowledge and expertise needed to implement and share the SIOP model, as well as a deeper understanding of its effectiveness in the classroom with English learners (ELs) and other students. Content includes the research-based methodology of sheltered instruction for ELs and the eight aspects of sheltered instruction design, in addition to the practice and evaluation of sheltered instruction lessons. Participants will be qualified to utilize and share the SIOP framework with others in their districts. Target audience includes K-12 educators, EL specialists, administrators, coordinators, coaches, and other school leaders. For training questions, please contact: nathan.reiter@escco.org

9. EDUCATOR GIFTED ACADEMY II: Deeper Dive into Nature/Needs and Curriculum/Instruction (WESTERVILLE CITY SCHOOLS ONLY)

Program: ESC of Central Ohio Achievement & Leadership Services

Audience: Teachers serving gifted students through their regular classroom

Dates: 7/31/2017 to 10/5/2017

(Course 2 - 30 hours - Deeper Dive into Nature, Needs, Curriculum, Instruction - second in series of two - prerequisite ESCCO Educator Gifted Academy I) This is the second portion of the ESCCO Educator Gifted Academy. The second blended course will help teachers serving gifted students through their regular classroom meet the new Ohio Gifted Operating Standards mandatory 30 hours of high quality professional development the second year of the implementation of the standards. The second class consists of an in person 4 hour class on July 31, 2017, job embedded exercises and assignments to be completed by October 5, 2017 and a culminating in person 2 hour after school class on Thursday, October 5, 2017. The total number of devoted hours awarded for the 2017-18 school year equals the required 30 clock hours. Participants will be awarded a “Teaching the Gifted” certificate for successfully completing all parts of the course. Two semester hours of Ashland University credit is available for an additional $498. Lead Presenter: Patricia Farrenkopf Facilitators: Holly Kramer, Valerie Jasinski, Deb Logan and Diane McClaskey

10. Interpreting 101: Standards, Ethics and Confidentiality for Interpreters

Program: ESC of Central Ohio Achievement & Leadership Services

Audience: Interpreters, Bilingual Paraprofessionals, Bilingual Aides

Dates: 7/31/2017

This interactive workshop will cover topics such as the Interpreter Code of Ethics, Standards of Practice, interpreter roles, interpreter modes, cultural fluency, professionalism, and education-specific terminology. As a participant, you will take part in real-life scenarios interpreters experience, ask questions, connect with fellow interpreters, and discuss how to navigate a role that can be both complex yet rewarding. The trainer is Erika Shell Castro, Director of Interpreter services at Martti where she has worked since 2006 training over 900 interpreters. Erika was a Bridging the Gap trainer and is a trainer for The Community Interpreter. Erika is an advocate for immigrants and refugees and is a co-founder of LEON and La ClĂ­nica Latina, a free health clinic at OSU for Spanish-speaking uninsured patients. Erika was a recipient of Advocacy in Education Award from Ohio Department of Education in 2000. Erika was recently named the 2016 National Council of Interpreters in Healthcare Language Access Champion. This is a hands on training designed for adult learners who are currently working as interpreters, bilingual assistants or other professionals who serve as interpreters in the educational setting. For questions regarding workshop content, please contact Nathan Reiter at 614.542.4105 or nathan.reiter@escco.org

11. THE ORTON-GILLINGHAM APPROACH (MULTI-DAY): Teaching Literacy Skills to Students with Dyslexia

Program: ESC of Central Ohio Achievement & Leadership Services

Dates: 7/31/2017 to 8/11/2017

The Orton-Gillingham approach is a structured, systematic, multisensory, and diagnostic-prescriptive method for the teaching of language skills (including reading, spelling and handwriting) for students with dyslexia. This course will prepare educators to successfully tutor individual students, or to more effectively implement school-wide "packaged" multi-sensory, structured language education programs (such as Wilson, Patterns for Success, SPIRE, Phonics First, etc.). Course topics will include the characteristics and needs of students with dyslexia, the critical structures of English that must be addressed by instruction, and the design, implementation and evaluation of effective individual lesson plans. Presentations will be through lectures, discussions, demonstrations, videos, and "hands-on" exercises with multi-sensory techniques and materials. This 60-hour introductory course will provide participants with an introduction to the basics of the Orton-Gillingham approach. Completion of this course can also prepare participants for the associate level of Orton-Gillingham Academy certification. Course dates will be 7/31/17 to 8/11/17 (10 days). A total of 60 contact hours will be awarded upon completion. Course materials are included in the cost of the training. Optional 4-semester hours of Ashland Credit available. (2-semester hours each week-at a cost of $498 each week) Lunch is on your own. Questions about the training? Contact: Tom Reed (tom.reed@escco.org) or 614.542.4120.

12. EDUCATOR GIFTED ACADEMY II: Deeper Dive into Nature/Needs and Curriculum/Instruction (South-Western City Schools ONLY - P.M. SESSION)

Program: ESC of Central Ohio Achievement & Leadership Services

Audience: Teachers serving gifted students through their regular classroom

Dates: 8/1/2017 to 10/5/2017

(Course 2 - 30 hours - Deeper Dive into Nature, Needs, Curriculum, Instruction - second in series of two - prerequisite ESCCO Educator Gifted Academy I) This is the second portion of the ESCCO Educator Gifted Academy. The second blended course will help teachers serving gifted students through their regular classroom meet the new Ohio Gifted Operating Standards mandatory 30 hours of high quality professional development the second year of the implementation of the standards. The second class consists of an in person 4 hour class on August 1, 2017, job embedded exercises and assignments to be completed by October 5, 2017 and a culminating in person 2 hour after school class on Thursday, October 5, 2017. The total number of devoted hours awarded for the 2017-18 school year equals the required 30 clock hours. Participants will be awarded a “Teaching the Gifted” certificate for successfully completing all parts of the course. Two semester hours of Ashland University credit is available for an additional $498. Lead Presenter: Patricia Farrenkopf Facilitators: Holly Kramer, Valerie Jasinski, Deb Logan and Diane McClaskey

13. EDUCATOR GIFTED ACADEMY II: Deeper Dive into Nature/Needs and Curriculum/Instruction (a.m. session)

Program: ESC of Central Ohio Achievement & Leadership Services

Audience: Teachers serving gifted students through their regular classroom

Dates: 8/2/2017 to 10/5/2017

(Course 2 - 30 hours - Deeper Dive into Nature, Needs, Curriculum, Instruction - second in series of two - prerequisite ESCCO Educator Gifted Academy I - Participants from the same district should register for the same session. Ex. a.m. or p.m. session) This is the second portion of the ESCCO Educator Gifted Academy. The second blended course will help teachers serving gifted students through their regular classroom meet the new Ohio Gifted Operating Standards mandatory 30 hours of high quality professional development the second year of the implementation of the standards. The second class consists of an in person 4 hour class on August 2, 2017, job embedded exercises and assignments to be completed by October 5, 2017 and a culminating in person 2 hour after school class on Thursday, October 5, 2017. The total number of devoted hours awarded for the 2017-18 school year equals the required 30 clock hours. Participants will be awarded a “Teaching the Gifted” certificate for successfully completing all parts of the course. Two semester hours of Ashland University credit is available for an additional $498. Lead Presenter: Patricia Farrenkopf Facilitators: Holly Kramer, Valerie Jasinski, Deb Logan and Diane McClaskey

14. EDUCATOR GIFTED ACADEMY II: Deeper Dive into Nature/Needs and Curriculum/Instruction (p.m. session)

Program: ESC of Central Ohio Achievement & Leadership Services

Audience: Teachers serving gifted students through their regular classroom

Dates: 8/2/2017 to 10/5/2017

(Course 2 - 30 hours - Deeper Dive into Nature, Needs, Curriculum, Instruction - second in series of two - prerequisite ESCCO Educator Gifted Academy I - Participants from the same district should register for the same session. Ex. a.m. or p.m. session) This is the second portion of the ESCCO Educator Gifted Academy. The second blended course will help teachers serving gifted students through their regular classroom meet the new Ohio Gifted Operating Standards mandatory 30 hours of high quality professional development the second year of the implementation of the standards. The second class consists of an in person 4 hour class on August 2, 2017, job embedded exercises and assignments to be completed by October 5, 2017 and a culminating in person 2 hour after school class on Thursday, October 5, 2017. The total number of devoted hours awarded for the 2017-18 school year equals the required 30 clock hours. Participants will be awarded a “Teaching the Gifted” certificate for successfully completing all parts of the course. Two semester hours of Ashland University credit is available for an additional $498. Lead Presenter: Patricia Farrenkopf Facilitators: Holly Kramer, Valerie Jasinski, Deb Logan and Diane McClaskey

15. Online HQT Language Arts/Reading Course

Program: ESC of Central Ohio Achievement & Leadership Services

Dates: 8/7/2017 to 9/17/2017

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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 $119. Course will run 8/7/17-9/17/17. 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 8/3/17 at midnight or until courses are full. Course payment must be submitted by 8/4/17 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 Math Course

Program: ESC of Central Ohio Achievement & Leadership Services

Dates: 8/7/2017 to 9/17/2017

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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 $119. Course will run 8/7/17-9/17/17. 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 8/3/17 at midnight or until courses are full. Course payment must be submitted by 8/4/17 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.

17. Online HQT Pedagogy Course

Program: ESC of Central Ohio Achievement & Leadership Services

Dates: 8/7/2017 to 9/17/2017

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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 $119. Course will run 8/7/17-9/17/17. 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 8/3/17 at midnight or until course is full. Payment deadline is 8/4/17 or the course will be dropped. Course access will be sent by email right before the course begins.

18. Online HQT Science Course

Program: ESC of Central Ohio Achievement & Leadership Services

Dates: 8/7/2017 to 9/17/2017

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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 $119. Course will run 8/7/17-9/17/17. 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 8/3/17 at midnight or until courses are full. Course payment must be submitted by 8/4/17 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. Online HQT Social Studies Course

Program: ESC of Central Ohio Achievement & Leadership Services

Dates: 8/7/2017 to 9/17/2017

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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 $119. Course will run 8/7/17-9/17/17. 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 8/3/17 at midnight or until course is full. Course payment must be submitted by 8/4/17 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.

20. Making Thinking Visible Online Book Study

Program: ESC of Central Ohio Achievement & Leadership Services

Audience: Administrators, teacher leaders, building leadership team members, instructional coaches, curriculum directors, and teachers.

Dates: 8/7/2017 to 9/11/2017

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How can classrooms become places of intellectual stimulation where learning is viewed not just in test scores but in the development of individuals who can think, plan, create, question, and engage independently as learners? Making Thinking Visible offers educators research-based solutions for showing how thinking can be made visible at any grade level and across all subject areas through the use of effective questioning, listening, documentation, and structures called thinking routines. The ESCCO is pleased to provide independent learning opportunities for individuals interested in expanding their knowledge, understanding, and practices related to these issues. This course is a one credit intensive book study designed for K-12 educators who are seeking graduate level courses for their professional development, license renewal and/or pay scale increases. Participants will need to purchase their own copy of Making Thinking Visible: How to Promote Engagement, Understanding, and Independence for All Learners. The course is set-up in 6 assignments and will require 2-3 hours of course work per assignment. Participants may work at their own pace as all work will be due by the end of the course. Course will run 8/7/17-9/11/17. A certificate of completion for 15 contact hours in content will be available within a week after course completion. An optional 1-hour Ashland University credit option is available for an additional $249. Contact Sandy.Denney@escco.org or by phone at 614.542.4111 for further information. Registration deadline is 8/7/17 at midnight or until courses are full. Course payment must be submitted by 8/7/17 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.

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

Program: ESC of Central Ohio Achievement & Leadership Services

Dates: 8/16/2017

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.

22. Yellow Springs PBL Immersion: Tuning Protocol

Program: ESC of Central Ohio Achievement & Leadership Services

Dates: 9/20/2017

New
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.

23. 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.

24. 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

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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.

25. 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

New
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.

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

Program: ESC of Central Ohio Achievement & Leadership Services

Dates: 9/24/2017

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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.

27. 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.

28. 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

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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.

29. 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

New
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.

30. Yellow Springs PBL Immersion: Tuning Protocol

Program: ESC of Central Ohio Achievement & Leadership Services

Dates: 10/4/2017

New
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.

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

Program: ESC of Central Ohio Achievement & Leadership Services

Dates: 10/5/2017

New
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.

32. Transforming Secondary Schools

Program: ESC of Central Ohio Achievement & Leadership Services

Audience: Administrators, Instructional Coaches, Teacher Leaders

Dates: 10/16/2017

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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

33. Yellow Springs PBL Immersion: Tuning Protocol

Program: ESC of Central Ohio Achievement & Leadership Services

Dates: 10/18/2017

New
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.

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

Program: ESC of Central Ohio Achievement & Leadership Services

Dates: 10/19/2017

New
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.

35. 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.

36. Yellow Springs PBL Immersion: Tuning Protocol

Program: ESC of Central Ohio Achievement & Leadership Services

Dates: 11/8/2017

New
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. 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

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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.

38. 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

New
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.

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

Program: ESC of Central Ohio Achievement & Leadership Services

Dates: 11/20/2017

New
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.

40. 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.

41. Yellow Springs PBL Immersion: Elementary PBL Exhibition Day

Program: ESC of Central Ohio Achievement & Leadership Services

Dates: 12/6/2017

New
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.

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

Program: ESC of Central Ohio Achievement & Leadership Services

Dates: 12/7/2017

New
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.

43. 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.

44. Yellow Springs PBL Immersion: Tuning Protocol

Program: ESC of Central Ohio Achievement & Leadership Services

Dates: 1/24/2018

New
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.

45. 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.

46. Yellow Springs PBL Immersion: Tuning Protocol

Program: ESC of Central Ohio Achievement & Leadership Services

Dates: 2/21/2018

New
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.

47. Yellow Springs PBL Immersion: Tuning Protocol

Program: ESC of Central Ohio Achievement & Leadership Services

Dates: 3/7/2018

New
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.

48. Yellow Springs PBL Immersion: Tuning Protocol

Program: ESC of Central Ohio Achievement & Leadership Services

Dates: 4/11/2018

New
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.

49. Yellow Springs PBL Immersion: Tuning Protocol

Program: ESC of Central Ohio Achievement & Leadership Services

Dates: 4/25/2018

New
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.

50. Yellow Springs PBL Immersion: Elementary PBL Exhibition Day

Program: ESC of Central Ohio Achievement & Leadership Services

Dates: 5/9/2018

New
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.

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

Program: ESC of Central Ohio Achievement & Leadership Services

Dates: 5/16/2018

New
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.