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1. 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.

2. 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. The times for the day includes the Exhibition Night. 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.

3. 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 Jean.Kugler@escco.org or 614.542.4161.

4. Creating Cultures of Thinking:The Eight Forces We Must Master to Truly Transform Our Schools Online Book Study

Program: ESC of Central Ohio Achievement & Leadership Services

Audience: Teachers, Coaches, and Administrators

Dates: 12/18/2017 to 8/30/2018

What constitutes an effective and powerful learning experience in the 21st century? As we examine the shifting terrain of education, it is essential to be responsive to complex social developments and to create learning experiences that are engaging and exciting for all learners. Creating Cultures of Thinking, written by leading Harvard researcher Ron Ritchhart, demystifies the process of creating dynamic learning communities by first identifying and then walking us through eight forces we must marshal to build strong group culture. Case studies, practical guidelines, self-assessments, and inquiry projects enable teachers and administrators to understand and shape powerful learning communities. 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 Creating Cultures of Thinking: the 8 Forces We Must Master to Truly Transform Schools. The course is set-up in 6 assignments and will require 2-3 hours of course work for each assignment. Participants may work at their own pace as all work will be due by the end of the course. 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. Course payment must be submitted in order to receive course access.

5. ESCCO EDUCATOR GIFTED ACADEMY I

Program: ESC of Central Ohio Achievement & Leadership Services

Dates: 1/2/2018

(Course 1 – 30 hours - Introduction to Nature, Needs, Curriculum, Instruction – first in series of two) The Gifted Operating Standards for the State of Ohio have been revised to recognize the importance of supporting professional development for general education classroom teachers. To address these changes and prepare teachers to meet them, the ESCCO has developed an Educator Gifted Academy, consisting of two courses that focus on the nature and needs of and curriculum and instruction for gifted students. After successful completion of Course I, participants will receive a certificate that qualifies them to be counted as service providers for gifted students. An optional two semester hours of graduate credit will also be available to purchase for an additional $498. (Participants must also complete Course II by the end of the 2017-18 academic year in order to continue to serve gifted students.) The first course consists of an in-person, four hour class on January 2, 2018 and online readings, exercises, and assignments to be completed by March 15, 2018. The total number of devoted hours awarded for the 2017-18 school year equals the required 30 clock hours. Facilitators of this course have gifted endorsements and direct teaching experiences with K-12 gifted students, K-12 content areas (including mathematics), media and technology, and guidance and counseling. Instructors are: Patricia Farrenkopf, Holly Kramer, Valerie Jasinski, Deb Logan & Diane McClaskey Questions about course content can be directed to Patricia Farrenkopf, Ed.D. at pfarrenk@ashland.edu.

6. Online HQT Language Arts/Reading Course

Program: ESC of Central Ohio Achievement & Leadership Services

Dates: 1/8/2018 to 2/18/2018

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 1/8/18-2/18/18. 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 1/4/18 at midnight or until courses are full. Course payment must be submitted by 1/5/18 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.

7. Online HQT Math Course

Program: ESC of Central Ohio Achievement & Leadership Services

Dates: 1/8/2018 to 2/18/2018

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 1/8/18-2/18/18. 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 1/4/18 at midnight or until courses are full. Course payment must be submitted by 1/5/18 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.

8. Online HQT Pedagogy Course

Program: ESC of Central Ohio Achievement & Leadership Services

Dates: 1/8/2018 to 2/18/2018

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 1/8/18-2/18/18. 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 1/4/18 at midnight or until course is full. Payment deadline is 1/5/18 or the course will be dropped. Course access will be sent by email right before the course begins.

9. Online HQT Science Course

Program: ESC of Central Ohio Achievement & Leadership Services

Dates: 1/8/2018 to 2/18/2018

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 1/8/18-2/18/18. 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 1/4/18 at midnight or until courses are full. Course payment must be submitted by 1/5/18 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.

10. Online HQT Social Studies Course

Program: ESC of Central Ohio Achievement & Leadership Services

Dates: 1/8/2018 to 2/18/2018

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 1/8/18-2/18/18. 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 1/4/18 at midnight or until course is full. Course payment must be submitted by 1/5/18 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. Applying the Quality Matters (QM) Secondary Rubric

Program: ESC of Central Ohio Achievement & Leadership Services

Dates: 1/8/2018 to 1/29/2018

Offered online, the Applying the QM Secondary Rubric course focuses on the K-12 Secondary Rubric developed by Quality Matters. Participants focus on the use of the rubric in reviewing the design of online and blended courses, on its application to a teacher-created course, and on writing helpful recommendations for continuous course improvement. Intended for teachers, instructional designers, and administrators who are interested in learning more about research-supported best practices and quality course design, the course requires approximately 15 hours of work during the three-week session. The course begins January 8, 2018 and ends on January 29, 2018. Instructor is Megan Ash.

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

Program: ESC of Central Ohio Achievement & Leadership Services

Dates: 1/9/2018 to 1/19/2018

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 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 1/9/18, 1/10/18 & 1/19/18. Snow dates are 1/22 & 24/18

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

Program: ESC of Central Ohio Achievement & Leadership Services

Dates: 1/10/2018

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 Jean.Kugler@escco.org or 614.542.4161.

14. i3 Professional Learning Event- i3 district teachers and administrators only

Program: ESC of Central Ohio Achievement & Leadership Services

Dates: 1/11/2018

Ambitious Teaching: A deep dive into the CIF in Action I3 Exemplar Empowering Students to Scaffold Learning to Produce Results – Alief Early College High School, Houston, TX Tools and Techniques for CIF implementation for the gradual release of structures and strategies to produce efficacy in students.



•Teachers – Tools and Techniques for Effective Scaffolding in the Classroom



•Leaders – “Look for” indicators of successful scaffolding strategies in the classroom Working Lunch Discussions – Effective Use of Literacy Groups



•Lunch distribution and 30 minutes to settle into lunch with guided discussion questions oExample: Research shows that teacher integration of literacy-related instructional strategies facilitates student learning across all content areas. With the use of content-specific information, it is through the literacy skills of reading, writing, listening, speaking, viewing and presenting that students acquire and retain content knowledge and content-specific abilities. Why then are students left to read (or not read) on their own without training in the collaborative effort that may produce a deeper understanding in all content areas? CIF Strategy for the Development of Literacy Groups - research and protocol introductions Community of Practice – Effective Questioning Strategies using the 5 Whys Protocol

15. Support for students experiencing trauma, crisis, neglect (note location)

Program: ESC of Central Ohio Achievement & Leadership Services

Dates: 1/12/2018

Participants will understand the needs of students experiencing trauma and learn to support them in K-12 school setting. For teams of 3 or more the cost will be discounted by $10 when the registration is processed.

16. Transforming Secondary Schools

Program: ESC of Central Ohio Achievement & Leadership Services

Audience: Administrators, Instructional Coaches, Teacher Leaders

Dates: 1/18/2018

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

17. 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.

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

Program: ESC of Central Ohio Achievement & Leadership Services

Dates: 1/25/2018

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. The times for the day includes the Exhibition Night. 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.

19. 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: 1/29/2018 to 8/30/2018

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. This course is ongoing and participants may work at their own pace To complete all assignments. A certificate of completion for 15 contact hours in content will be available within a week after all assignments are completed. 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. Course access will be sent by email once the participant has registered and payment has been accepted.

20. How to Use Grading to Improve Learning Book Study

Program: ESC of Central Ohio Achievement & Leadership Services

Dates: 1/31/2018 to 7/31/2018

Grades are imperfect, shorthand answers to "What did students learn, and how well?" In How to Use Grading to Improve Learning Susan Brookhart guides educators at all levels in utilizing research based strategies that are fundamental to effective grading and learning practices in or to produce grades that accurately communicate students' achievement of learning goals. 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 How to Use Grading to Improve Learning. The course is set-up in assignments and participants may work at their own pace as all work will be due by the end of the course. 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 Christine.Galvin@escco.org for course information or Sandy.Denney@escco.org for registration information. Course payment must be submitted in order to receive course access.

21. 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.

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

Program: ESC of Central Ohio Achievement & Leadership Services

Dates: 2/14/2018

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 Jean.Kugler@escco.org or 614.542.4161

23. i3 Professional Development Webinar- i3 teachers and administrators only

Program: ESC of Central Ohio Achievement & Leadership Services

Dates: 2/14/2018

Effective use of scaffolding for learning.

24. 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.

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

Program: ESC of Central Ohio Achievement & Leadership Services

Dates: 2/22/2018

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. The times for the day includes the Exhibition Night. 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.

26. 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.

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

Program: ESC of Central Ohio Achievement & Leadership Services

Dates: 3/8/2018

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. The times for the day includes the Exhibition Night. 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.

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

Program: ESC of Central Ohio Achievement & Leadership Services

Dates: 3/14/2018

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 Jean.Kugler@escco.org or 614.542.4161

29. Shaping Innovation As a School Leader (note location)

Program: ESC of Central Ohio Achievement & Leadership Services

Dates: 3/16/2018

Innovation is the creation of a new procedure, product or pathway to attain outcomes that improve overall performance. Hear how school leaders have utilized innovative environments to leverage the student experience. Leave with practical ideas to strengthen your work. Cost is $49 or $39 per person if a team of 3 or more from a district register. Discount will be taken when registration is processed. Lunch will be provided.

30. 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.

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

Program: ESC of Central Ohio Achievement & Leadership Services

Dates: 4/11/2018

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 Jean.Kugler@escco.org or 614.541.5161

32. i3 Professional Development Webinar- i3 teachers and administrators only

Program: ESC of Central Ohio Achievement & Leadership Services

Dates: 4/18/2018

Literacy groups

33. 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.

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

Program: ESC of Central Ohio Achievement & Leadership Services

Dates: 5/1/2018

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. The times for the day includes the Exhibition Night. 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. i3 Professional Learning Event- i3 teachers and administrators only

Program: ESC of Central Ohio Achievement & Leadership Services

Dates: 5/8/2018

Ambitious Teaching: A deep dive into the CIF in Action I3 Exemplar Learning through the Exploration of Texts in Literacy Groups Across Content Areas – @ Metro Early College High School Metro instructors bring lessons and student artifacts that are formatted to promote literacy in their content areas using literacy group strategies (Math, Science, Social Studies, Art, ELA, Spanish) Tools and Techniques for CIF Implementation of Literacy Groups

•Teachers – Tools and Techniques for Literacy Groups per content area

•Leaders – “Look for” indicators of successful literacy group strategies Working Lunch Discussions – Common Instructional Framework as a School-wide Improvement Practice

•Lunch distribution and 30 minutes to settle into lunch with guided discussion questions Example: How do we improve our collective teaching practice? How do we ensure that every classroom is a place of rich and valuable learning for all students? And who’s responsible for doing so? Principals facilitate discussion per building cohort. Lesson Study – Scaffolding Learning

36. 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.

37. 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.

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

Program: ESC of Central Ohio Achievement & Leadership Services

Dates: 5/16/2018

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 Jean.Kugler@escco.org or 614.542.4161

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

Program: ESC of Central Ohio Achievement & Leadership Services

Dates: 5/18/2018

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. The times for the day includes the Exhibition Night. 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.

40. i3 Professional Learning Event- i3 Administrators Only

Program: ESC of Central Ohio Achievement & Leadership Services

Dates: 6/7/2018

Principals only training.

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

Program: ESC of Central Ohio Achievement & Leadership Services

Dates: 6/13/2018

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 Jean.Kugler@escco.org or 614.542.4161

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

Program: ESC of Central Ohio Achievement & Leadership Services

Dates: 7/18/2018

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 Jean.Kugler@escco.org or 614.542.4161

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

Program: ESC of Central Ohio Achievement & Leadership Services

Dates: 8/22/2018

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 Jean.Kugler@escco.org or 614.542.4161

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

Program: ESC of Central Ohio Achievement & Leadership Services

Dates: 9/19/2018

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 sandy.denney@escco.org or tom.reed@escco.org

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

Program: ESC of Central Ohio Achievement & Leadership Services

Dates: 10/17/2018

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 Jean.Kugler@escco.org or 614.542.4161

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

Program: ESC of Central Ohio Achievement & Leadership Services

Dates: 11/14/2018

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 Jean.Kugler@escco.org or 614.542.4161

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

Program: ESC of Central Ohio Achievement & Leadership Services

Dates: 12/12/2018

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 Jean.Kugler@escco.org or 614.542.4161