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1. Yellow Springs PBL Immersion: Tuning Protocol

Program: ESC of Central Ohio Achievement & Leadership Services

Dates: 4/24/2019

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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 Dayton Regional STEM School and Yellow Springs may enroll for a 1-hour Ashland graduate credit option for an additional $249.

2. ELLAN Meeting

Program: ESC of Central Ohio Achievement & Leadership Services

Dates: 4/24/2019

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ELLAN, English Language Learner Administrators Network, is a professional network for school district administrators who are responsible for programs and services for English Language Learners. The Network meets several times a year to discuss topics relevant to serving English Language Learners. Topics may include: legal and legislative updates, fiscal updates, discussions on topics of immediate interest and other topics that arise. Teachers are also invited to attend. Cost is free to Title III Consortium members---Use LEP as the purchase order number when you register. Fee will be waived when registration is processed. Questions? Contact Jill.Kramer@escco.org

3. Out of the Gate Online Coaching Modules

Program: ESC of Central Ohio Achievement & Leadership Services

Dates: 5/1/2019

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For Otterbein "Out of the Gate" cooperating teachers only. 5 online modules to support Otterbein student teachers with implementing PBL during their student teaching experience.

4. Online HQT Language Arts/Reading Course

Program: ESC of Central Ohio Achievement & Leadership Services

Dates: 5/6/2019 to 6/16/2019

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 5/6/19-6/16/19. 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 5/2/19 at midnight or until courses are full. Course payment must be submitted by 5/3/19 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.

5. Online HQT Math Course

Program: ESC of Central Ohio Achievement & Leadership Services

Dates: 5/6/2019 to 6/16/2019

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 5/6/19-6/16/19. 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 5/2/19 at midnight or until courses are full. Course payment must be submitted by 5/3/19 or the course may be dropped. This does not apply to purchase order payments. Course access will be sent by email right before the course begins.

6. Online HQT Pedagogy Course

Program: ESC of Central Ohio Achievement & Leadership Services

Dates: 5/6/2019 to 6/16/2019

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 5/6/19-6/16/19. 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 5/2/19 at midnight or until course is full. Payment deadline is 5/3/19 or the course may be dropped. Course access will be sent by email right before the course begins.

7. PBL Immersion: Special Portfolio Edition (6-12) Dayton Regional STEM School

Program: ESC of Central Ohio Achievement & Leadership Services

Dates: 5/7/2019

This visit is an excellent opportunity to see how a PBL school uses presentations of learning to assess 21st century skills and to observe how the DRSS school culture encourages personal growth. Throughout this day, junior students will be presenting their digital portfolios to an audience of graduating seniors, demonstrating their growth during their junior year through their academics and extra-curricular activities. In addition to visiting 6-12 classrooms and talking with teachers, visitors will observe some of the junior presentations to see how students reflect on their growth through project-based learning. There will also be hallway exhibitions that include culture-themed lanterns, Soapbox Derby cars and birdhouse/feeders to be donated to local nursing homes. Dayton Regional STEM School is located at 1724 Woodman Dr., Kettering, OH 45420. This visit begins at 9am and ends at 3pm. 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. District or school-specific visits are available upon request for groups of 12 people or more. Contact Jenn Reid at jenn.reid@wright.edu to schedule your date.

8. Yellow Springs PBL Immersion: Elementary PBL Exhibition Day

Program: ESC of Central Ohio Achievement & Leadership Services

Dates: 5/7/2019

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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 Dayton Regional STEM School and Yellow Springs may enroll for a 1-hour Ashland graduate credit option for an additional $249.

9. Federal Coordinators' Network Meeting Opportunity!

Program: ESC of Central Ohio Achievement & Leadership Services

Dates: 5/8/2019

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This Federal Coordinators' Network discussion will include a conversation with district coordinators who have recently experienced a federal onsite or desk review, the FY 20 CCIP planning tool screen update and rubric, and nonpublic school service implementation/planning. Also, a detailed conversation about the documentation of the FY 19 Compliance requirements for districts to ensure completion by May 30th . Districts who were federally reviewed this school year included: Hilliard CSD, Marion CSD, Jonathan Alder LSD, Groveport Madison LSD, Chillicothe CSD and Whitehall CSD. Upon registration, webinar information will be sent. The Agenda is posted here: https://escco.org/programs-services/program-resource-services/federal-coordinator-network/

10. More updates to learn about in the FY 19 ESC of Central Ohio's Federal Document Repository webinar opportunity!

Program: ESC of Central Ohio Achievement & Leadership Services

Dates: 5/15/2019

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Updated to include " Building" criteria, the ESC of Central Ohio's Federal Document Repository demo and a 2nd hour for implementing districts will include the easy way to assign building Principals a way to quickly identify required Title I compliance criteria. The first hour of this webinar session - 10:00-11:00am, the demo will discuss the federal criteria resources using the quick reference to determine required documentation, easily identified building designated criteria, sort criteria for quick finds if questioned as to how the district meets federal criteria, and how the database can be a quick monitoring tool for the district coordinator to ensure all federal criteria is completed. The federal program sections included are: Title I-A, II-A, III LEP/Immigrant, Title IV-A, Title V-B Rural Education, Foster Care, Emergency Impact Aid, Uniform Administrative, Costs Principals, and Audit, Uniform Provisions-Private School Participation, Neglected/Delinquent and McKinney-Vento Homeless Assistance Act. The second hour 11:00-noon, will focus on assistance to district coordinators who are accessing the FY 19 Federal Document Repository and uploading required docs. Upon registration, the webinar meeting link and phone access numbers will be sent to your email address. Questions? Contact: Regina.Lukich@escco.org or 614.542.4172

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

Program: ESC of Central Ohio Achievement & Leadership Services

Dates: 5/16/2019

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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 Dayton Regional STEM School and Yellow Springs may enroll for a 1-hour Ashland graduate credit option for an additional $249.

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

Program: ESC of Central Ohio Achievement & Leadership Services

Dates: 5/16/2019

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

13. PBL 101 - 3 Day Academy (note location)

Program: ESC of Central Ohio Achievement & Leadership Services

Dates: 5/28/2019 to 5/30/2019

Project Based Learning (PBL), is a teaching method in which students gain knowledge and skills by working through a process of sustained inquiry in response to a complex question, problem, or challenge. This interactive three-day workshop led by a Buck Institute for Education (BIE)-certified workshop facilitator has three basic parts: Project Design, Assessment, and Management. It is designed to teach the basics of PBL through exemplifying the experience of a project, video analysis of best classroom practice, exploration of PBL tools and project libraries, and development of a project with opportunities for critique & revision. By the end of this workshop, participants will have designed a project for use in their own classroom and will have a better understanding of: 1) The difference between PBL and "doing projects" 2) The need to provide students with opportunities to practice 21st century competencies balanced with learning significant content; and 3) How to manage a project in the classroom. The third day of the workshop is purposefully designed to provide participants with time to gain the knowledge and skills to help them plan their project while allowing time for additional research, refinement, gathering of resources, assessment alignment, and peer review before finalizing their high-quality PBL. Ashland graduate credit is available for an additional $249. Lunch is on own. Training dates are 5/28/19, 5/29/19 & 5/30/19. Location is: Ross Local Schools, 3371 Hamilton Cleves Rd., Hamilton, OH 45013

14. Spring Exhibition Night at the Dayton Regional STEM School

Program: ESC of Central Ohio Achievement & Leadership Services

Dates: 5/30/2019

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Come see the impact of project based learning by viewing and interacting with students' projects from their second semester and help them celebrate their learning from their STEMmersion courses. This Exhibition Night is open house style to the public, with free registration. Questions? Email DRSS Training Center Coordinator Jenn Reid at jenn.reid@wright.edu.

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

Program: ESC of Central Ohio Achievement & Leadership Services

Dates: 6/3/2019 to 6/5/2019

Project Based Learning (PBL), is a teaching method in which students gain knowledge and skills by working through a process of sustained inquiry in response to a complex question, problem, or challenge. This interactive three-day workshop led by a Buck Institute for Education (BIE)-certified workshop facilitator has three basic parts: Project Design, Assessment, and Management. It is designed to teach the basics of PBL through exemplifying the experience of a project, video analysis of best classroom practice, exploration of PBL tools and project libraries, and development of a project with opportunities for critique & revision. By the end of this workshop, participants will have designed a project for use in their own classroom and will have a better understanding of: 1) The difference between PBL and "doing projects" 2) The need to provide students with opportunities to practice 21st century competencies balanced with learning significant content; and 3) How to manage a project in the classroom. The third day of the workshop is purposefully designed to provide participants with time to gain the knowledge and skills to help them plan their project while allowing time for additional research, refinement, gathering of resources, assessment alignment, and peer review before finalizing their high-quality PBL. Ashland graduate credit is available for an additional $249. Lunch is on own. Training dates are 6/3/19, 6/4/19 & 6/5/19. Location is: Dayton Regional STEM School, 1724 Woodman Dr., Kettering, OH 45420

16. De-Mystifying the FBA/BIP Process

Program: ESC of Central Ohio Achievement & Leadership Services

Dates: 6/4/2019 to 6/5/2019

Many educators feel unprepared and uncertain about the FBA/BIP process. During this 2 day training, we will break down and focus on the individual steps involved. Please bring your district template(s) and/or specific guidelines for this interactive training. Plan to leave with multiple resources for completing the FBA/BIP process. Join us on June 4th and 5th from 8:30 – 3:30. Target audience: Intervention Specialists, Behavior Specialists, School Psychologists, School Counselors/Mental Health Specialists, School Administrators, or others who are involved in creating and implementing interventions that help students be more successful! Cost: $198 for ESC Member Districts and $230 for Non-members. Lunch is on your own. Please contact Anne.Quesnell@escco.org with any questions
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 2019-20 academic year in order to continue to serve gifted students.) The first course consists of an in-person, four hour class (date to be determined) and online readings, exercises, and assignments. The total number of devoted hours awarded for the 2019-20 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. Questions about course content can be directed to Colette.Smith@bexleyschools.org Note: Districts with 18 or more participants, the courses are available to host at the district. Contact Colette.Smith@bexleyschools.org to arrange.

18. ESCCO Gifted - Course 1A – 15 hours - characteristics and identification

Program: ESC of Central Ohio Achievement & Leadership Services

Dates: 6/10/2019 to 7/28/2019

In person class on Monday, June 10 with modules 1 and 2 completing a capstone summarizing these two modules. Time will be announced. An optional 1-Semester hour of Ashland University credit available for an additional $249. Questions about course content can be directed to Colette.Smith@bexleyschools.org Note: Districts with 18 or more participants, the courses are available to host at the district. Contact Colette.Smith@bexleyschools.org to arrange.

19. ESCCO Gifted - Course 1B – 15 hours - questioning techniques and lesson redesign

Program: ESC of Central Ohio Achievement & Leadership Services

Dates: 6/10/2019 to 7/26/2019

In person class on Monday, June 10 with modules 1 and 2 completing a capstone summarizing these two modules. Time will be announced. An optional 1-Semester hour of Ashland University credit available for an additional $249. Questions about course content can be directed to Colette.Smith@bexleyschools.org Note: Districts with 18 or more participants, the courses are available to host at the district. Contact Colette.Smith@bexleyschools.org to arrange.

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

Program: ESC of Central Ohio Achievement & Leadership Services

Dates: 6/10/2019 to 6/21/2019

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 6/10-21/19 (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: CyndiSchultz80@gmail.com

21. Best Practices for Supporting English Learners (June session)

Program: ESC of Central Ohio Achievement & Leadership Services

Dates: 6/10/2019 to 6/13/2019

This four day workshop will be offered twice in the summer. Choose one session - June or August. Content and mainstream teachers will be equipped with research-based instructional techniques that address the needs of English Language Learners (ELLs or ELs) in content classes. Participants will gain a deeper understanding of working effectively with English learners. This training provides the opportunity to learn and practice ways to plan and deliver lessons that allow English learners to access content standards as they develop their English proficiency. The target audience includes EL teachers, K-12 educators in any content areas, administrators, coordinators and coaches. Participants will leave with resources and ideas to implement in the new school year. No cost to districts who are members of the ESC’s Title lll English Learner Consortium. Use “LEP” in purchase order box. One semester hour of Ashland University credit available for an additional $249. Lunch is provided. Questions? Contact: Jill.Kramer@escco.org

22. ESCCO Gifted - Course 2A – 15 hours - underrepresented populations and social and emotional needs of gifted students

Program: ESC of Central Ohio Achievement & Leadership Services

Dates: 6/11/2019 to 7/28/2019

In person class on Tuesday, June 11 with modules 1 and 2 completing a capstone summarizing these two modules Time will be announced. An optional 1-Semester hour of Ashland University credit available for an additional $249. Questions? contact: Colette.Smith@escco.org

23. ESCCO Gifted - Course 2B – 15 hours - differentiation and WEPs

Program: ESC of Central Ohio Achievement & Leadership Services

Dates: 6/11/2019 to 7/26/2019

In person class on Tuesday, June 11 with modules 3 and 4 completing a capstone summarizing these two modules Time will be announced. An optional 1-Semester hour of Ashland University credit available for an additional $249. Questions about course content can be directed to Colette.Smith@bexleyschools.org Note: Districts with 18 or more participants, the courses are available to host at the district. Contact Colette.Smith@bexleyschools.org to arrange.
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 (date to be determined), job embedded exercises and assignments and a culminating in person 2 hour after school class (date to be determined). The total number of devoted hours awarded for the 2019-2020 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. Questions about course content contact Colette.Smith@bexleyschools.org Note: Districts with 18 or more participants, courses are available to host at the district. Contact Colette.Smith@bexleyschools.org to arrange.

25. Reaching for New Heights: Leveraging Existing Talents

Program: ESC of Central Ohio Achievement & Leadership Services

Audience: District and School Administrators

Dates: 6/12/2019 to 6/13/2019

Leading a school in today’s complex world requires a special set of skills. Skills not found in just one person, it requires a team approach. However, that team can be under resourced and often overlooked. Reaching for New Heights is designed to provide a unique approach for school administrators to better understand and utilize the powerful resources within their reach while motivating the staff to achieve new heights. The course is designed as a one-day or two-day session with specific embedded takeaways for school and district leaders seeking to become transformational supervisors or administrators in diverse and inclusive schools. Day One Focus: Administrative alignment and embedded application with a specific focus on Mental Health Services for adults and students, De-escalating in targeted situations, and Instructional Coaching for maximum learning. Day Two Focus: Administrative alignment and embedded application with a specific focus on behavioral change and supports for adults and students, English Language supports with an integrated framework, and Leveraging and Maximizing existing staff. Sean Ross is the primary facilitator for this course, please feel free to contact him with any questions sean.ross@escco.org Course Objectives: *Developing a deeper leadership awareness *Understanding the strategic function of the administrator in support services and meeting the needs of our diverse learners *Bridging information and communication gaps for improved educator outcomes

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

Program: ESC of Central Ohio Achievement & Leadership Services

Dates: 6/13/2019

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

27. Central Ohio Curriculum Leaders Network Meeting

Program: ESC of Central Ohio Achievement & Leadership Services

Audience: Invited Curriculum Leaders

Dates: 6/14/2019

The Central Ohio Curriculum Leaders Network is a professional network offered to Central Ohio school district administrators who have the primary responsibility for leadership in teaching and learning. This includes directors of curriculum and instruction, chief academic officers, and directors of elementary / secondary education. Our Goals
• Provide current updates on relevant topics in curriculum, instruction, assessment, professional development, legislative policy, and state accountability systems, such as the Local Report Card and state educator evaluation systems.
• Offer opportunities to collaborate and to share information and resources.
• Provide a network of support to administrators in similar positions. Light refreshments will be served. Contact Cathy Heidelberg with questions or for more information. Cathy.heidelberg@escco.org Office: 614.542.4168 Cell: 419.944.5879

28. CCRE Summer Academy

Program: ESC of Central Ohio Achievement & Leadership Services

Audience: Principals, Asst. Principals, Cohort 1, Cohort 2, Dept. Leaders, Dist. Adm., Counselors

Dates: 6/17/2019 to 6/19/2019

3 day session at the ESCCO for all districts.

29. "PBL Teaching Practices" Online Book Study

Program: ESC of Central Ohio Achievement & Leadership Services

Dates: 6/21/2019 to 8/5/2019

"Project Based Teaching" is the Buck Institute for Education's newest book by Suzie Boss and John Larmer. Whether you are new to project based learning (PBL) or a seasoned PBL practitioner that has experienced a PBL 101 design workshop and implementing it in your classroom, this book provides a deep dive into the Buck Institute's gold standard seven teaching practices that support a PBL student-centered learning environment. The book is a page-turner as it is full of practical tips from practicing PBL teachers that are easy to start implementing immediately. The book study also features accompanying videos that show some of the featured PBL teachers in-action modeling the teaching practices with students in their classrooms. This 15-hour online book study is self-paced for users to complete the course at their convenience anytime during the timeline of Friday, June 21 through Monday, August 5. Participants must purchase their own copy of "Project Based Teaching" and plan to spend about 2 hours working at their convenience in each of the seven modules. Course fee is $99.00. An optional one hour of Ashland University graduate credit is available for $249.00.

30. Better Than Carrots or Sticks Online Book Study

Program: ESC of Central Ohio Achievement & Leadership Services

Audience: Teachers and administrators

Dates: 6/21/2019 to 8/5/2019

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In Better Than Carrots or Sticks, longtime educators provide a practical blueprint for creating a cooperative and respectful classroom climate in which students and teachers work through behavioral issues together. The authors explain how to establish procedures and expectations for student behavior that encourage the development of positive interpersonal skills; develop a non-confrontational rapport with even the most challenging students; and implement conflict resolution strategies that prioritize relationship building and mutual understanding. 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 Better Than Carrots or Sticks. 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.

31. 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: 6/21/2019 to 8/5/2019

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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.

32. The Power of Positive Leadership Online Book Study

Program: ESC of Central Ohio Achievement & Leadership Services

Dates: 6/21/2019 to 8/5/2019

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The Power of Positive Leadership by bestselling author Jon Gordon shares how positive leadership is the real stuff that makes great leaders great. Being a positive leader is not just a nice way to lead. It's the way to lead if you want to build a great culture, unite your organization in the face of adversity, develop a connected and committed team, and achieve excellence and superior results. This 15-hour online book study is self-paced for users to complete the course at their convenience anytime during the timeline of Friday, June 21st through Monday, August 5th. Participants must purchase their own copy of The Power of Positive Leadership by Jon Gordon. An optional one hour of Ashland University graduate credit is available for $249.00.

33. Trauma Sensitive Schools for the Adolescent Years Online Book Study

Program: ESC of Central Ohio Achievement & Leadership Services

Audience: Administrators and Teachers

Dates: 6/21/2019 to 8/5/2019

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Trauma Sensitive Schools for the Adolescent Years by Susan E. Craig provides secondary school teachers and administrators with practical ideas for how to improve student achievement by implementing a trauma- sensitive approach to instruction. This book offers clear explanations of the role that childhood adversity and trauma play in determining academic success, with dozens of concrete strategies. This 15-hour online book study is self-paced for users to complete the course at their convenience anytime during the timeline of Friday, March 22nd through Friday, May 3rd. Participants must purchase their own copy of "Trauma-Sensitive Schools for the Adolescent Years". An optional one hour of Ashland University graduate credit is available for $249.00.

34. Work Based PBL (9-12) CCRE

Program: ESC of Central Ohio Achievement & Leadership Services

Audience: Cohort 1, Cohort 2 and Principals

Dates: 6/26/2019 to 6/28/2019

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 PBL 101 workshop is a pilot that will offer a special WORK-BASED learning focus and will have unique features than the typical PBL 101 (6-12) workshop. This interactive three-day PBL 101 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 that integrates WORK-BASED learning focus 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 methodology of PBL with a WORK-BASED learning focus. 2)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; 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 6/4-6, 2018. Facilitators: Marcy Raymond and Mindy Farry. For questions about Work-Based PBL content, contact Marcy.Raymond@escco.org.

35. Online HQT Language Arts/Reading Course

Program: ESC of Central Ohio Achievement & Leadership Services

Dates: 7/1/2019 to 8/11/2019

New
Participants will learn to align curriculum to the ODE Language Arts/Reading Standards in order to increase student achievement. This course was recently approved by Ashland University as a prerequisite reading block towards gaining the Ohio Reading Endorsement. The course is set-up in 6 weekly modules and will require 6-8 hours of course work each week. Course registration is $126. Course will run 7/1/19-8/11/19. 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 6/27/19 at midnight or until courses are full. Course payment must be submitted by 6/28/19 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.

36. Online HQT Math Course

Program: ESC of Central Ohio Achievement & Leadership Services

Dates: 7/1/2019 to 8/11/2019

New
Participants will learn to align curriculum to the ODE Math Standards in order to increase student achievement. The course is set-up in 6 weekly modules and will require 6-8 hours of course work each week. Course registration is $126. Course will run 7/1/19-8/11/19. 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 6/27/19 at midnight or until courses are full. Course payment must be submitted by 6/28/19 or the course may be dropped. This does not apply to purchase order payments. Course access will be sent by email right before the course begins.

37. Online HQT Pedagogy Course

Program: ESC of Central Ohio Achievement & Leadership Services

Dates: 7/1/2019 to 8/11/2019

New
This online course meets the HQT requirements for 45 contact hours in teaching skills pedagogy. The course is designed to be both theoretical and practical, allowing the participant to design lessons and modify instructional practices to meet the diverse needs of learners in any content area. Upon completion of the course, participants will be able to know and describe four major models of teaching; describe and apply appropriate research-based instructional practices; and develop comprehensive lesson or unit plans for teaching in their content area. The course is set-up in 6 weekly modules and requires 6-8 hours of work each week. Course registration is $126. Course will run 7/1/19-8/11/19. 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 6/27/19 at midnight or until course is full. Payment deadline is 6/28/19 or the course may be dropped. Course access will be sent by email right before the course begins.

38. Online HQT Science Course

Program: ESC of Central Ohio Achievement & Leadership Services

Dates: 7/1/2019 to 8/11/2019

New
Participants will learn to align curriculum to the ODE Science Standards in order to increase student achievement. The course is set-up in 6 weekly modules and will require 6-8 hours of course work each week. Course registration is $126. Course will run 7/1/19-8/11/19. 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 6/27/19 at midnight or until courses are full. Course payment must be submitted by 6/28/19 or the course may be dropped. This does not apply to purchase order payments. Course access will be sent by email right before the course begins.

39. Online HQT Social Studies Course

Program: ESC of Central Ohio Achievement & Leadership Services

Dates: 7/1/2019 to 8/11/2019

New
Participants will learn to align curriculum to the ODE Social Studies Standards in order to increase student achievement. The course is set-up in 6 weekly modules and will require 6-8 hours of course work each week. Course registration is $126. Course will run 7/1/19-8/11/19. 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 6/27/19 at midnight or until course is full. Course payment must be submitted by 6/28/19 or the course may be dropped. This does not apply to purchase order payments. Course access will be sent by email right before the course begins.

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

Program: ESC of Central Ohio Achievement & Leadership Services

Dates: 7/11/2019

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

41. STACK Summer Institute

Program: ESC of Central Ohio Achievement & Leadership Services

Dates: 7/15/2019 to 7/19/2019

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. The cost per registration is $850. Registration and payment deadline July 10, 2019 or until workshop is full. The first 30 applicants will be accepted. Two-semester hours of Ashland University credit will be available at an additional cost of $498. Training questions? Contact: Lindsay.Reid@escco.org Registration questions? Contact: Sandy.Denney@escco.org

42. De-Escalation skills for the classroom and beyond

Program: ESC of Central Ohio Achievement & Leadership Services

Dates: 7/29/2019 to 7/30/2019

Day One will focus on the following: July 29, 2019 8:30-3:30 Participants will learn how to safely and effectively address, manage, and apply interventions to address challenging behaviors, and situations. Areas of focus will include Verbal and Nonverbal communication; evidence based de-escalation approaches and strategies, as well as information and practice with student populations who may have emotional, traumatic, and communicative challenges. Day Two will Focus on students with Autism and other communicative challenges: July 30, 2019 8:30-3:30 Participants will learn how to safely and effectively address, manage, and apply interventions to address challenging behaviors, and situations specifically for students with Autism.. Areas of focus will include Verbal and Nonverbal communication; evidence based de-escalation approaches and strategies. Cost: $99 per day for ESC Member Districts and $115 per day for Non-members. Lunch is on your own. Please contact Bryant.tela@escco.org with any questions.

43. Trauma Responsive Care (a.m. session)

Program: ESC of Central Ohio Achievement & Leadership Services

Audience: For any person working with children.

Dates: 7/29/2019

Trauma Responsive Care goes beyond understanding trauma and its effects to providing interventions that seek to alleviate trauma symptoms and lead to a higher level of functioning. Please join us July 29th from 9:00am-12:00pm. Target Audience: Any person working with children. Cost: $50 for ESC Member Districts and $60 for Non-members. Please contact Neeley.keys@escco.org with any questions.

44. Taking Care of Yourself So You Can Take Care of Others (p.m. session)

Program: ESC of Central Ohio Achievement & Leadership Services

Dates: 7/29/2019

A Self Care workshop to help identify mental health and explore burn out, compassion fatigue and empathy distress. A self-care plan can help you enhance your health and wellbeing, manage your stress, and maintain professionalism as a worker with young people. Learn to identify activities and practices that support your wellbeing as a professional and help you to sustain positive self-care in the long-term. Please join us July 29th from 1:00pm-4:00pm. Target Audience: Any person working with children. Cost: $50 for ESC Member Districts and $60 for Non-members. Please contact Neeley.keys@escco.org with any questions

45. Building a Strong Foundation

Program: ESC of Central Ohio Achievement & Leadership Services

Dates: 7/30/2019 to 7/31/2019

“Where do I start?” “What are my next steps?” As you prepare for the school year, there are many essential components you will need to consider, prepare, and have in place to ensure a strong foundation. Topics include creating classroom structure, expectations, and scheduling; integrating into the school community; leading instructional paraprofessionals; data collection and more….! Please join us on July 30th & 31st from 8:30 a.m.-3:30 p.m. Plan to leave with an organized to-do list full of evidence-based resources and ideas! Target audience: Intervention Specialists. Cost: $198 for ESC Member Districts and $230 for Non-members. Lunch is on your own. Please contact Catherine.rodeheffer@escco.org with questions.

46. The Safe Zones (a.m. session)

Program: ESC of Central Ohio Achievement & Leadership Services

Audience: For any person working with children.

Dates: 7/30/2019

A LGBTQ training providing curricula, activities, and other resources for educators and learners who are hoping to further explore these concepts on their own. We will explore definitions, the LGBTQ umbrella, scenarios and much more. Our Mission is to create an educational, fun, dynamic and impactful training. Please join us July 30th from 9:00am-12:00pm. Target Audience: Any person working with children. Cost: $50 for ESC Member Districts and $60 for Non-members. Please contact Neeley.keys@escco.org with any questions

47. Implicit Bias (p.m. session)

Program: ESC of Central Ohio Achievement & Leadership Services

Audience: For any person working with children.

Dates: 7/30/2019

What IS Implicit Bias? We all have biases! Implicit bias refers to the attitudes or stereotypes that affect our understanding, actions, and decisions in an unconscious manner. This interactive course explores types of implicit biases, understanding them, what effects they can cause and how to address them. Please join us July 30th from 1:00pm-4:00pm. Target Audience: Any person working with children. Cost: $50 for ESC Member Districts and $60 for Non-members. Please contact Neeley.keys@escco.org with any questions
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 2019-20 academic year in order to continue to serve gifted students.) The first course consists of an in-person, four hour class (date to be determined) and online readings, exercises, and assignments. The total number of devoted hours awarded for the 2019-20 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. Questions about course content can be directed to Colette.Smith@bexleyschools.org Note: Districts with 18 or more participants, the courses are available to host at the district. Contact Colette.Smith@bexleyschools.org to arrange.

49. ESCCO Gifted - Course 1A – 15 hours - characteristics and identification

Program: ESC of Central Ohio Achievement & Leadership Services

Dates: 8/5/2019 to 8/23/2019

In person class on Monday, August 5 with modules 1 and 2 completing a capstone summarizing these two modules. Time will be announced. An optional 1-Semester hour of Ashland University credit available for an additional $249. Questions about course content can be directed to Colette.Smith@bexleyschools.org Note: Districts with 18 or more participants, the courses are available to host at the district. Contact Colette.Smith@bexleyschools.org to arrange.

50. ESCCO Gifted - Course 1B – 15 hours - questioning techniques and lesson redesign

Program: ESC of Central Ohio Achievement & Leadership Services

Dates: 8/5/2019 to 9/20/2019

In person class on Monday, August 5 with modules 1 and 2 completing a capstone summarizing these two modules. Time will be announced. An optional 1-Semester hour of Ashland University credit available for an additional $249. Questions about course content can be directed to Colette.Smith@bexleyschools.org Note: Districts with 18 or more participants, the courses are available to host at the district. Contact Colette.Smith@bexleyschools.org to arrange.

51. Best Practices for Supporting English Learners (August session)

Program: ESC of Central Ohio Achievement & Leadership Services

Dates: 8/5/2019 to 8/8/2019

This four day workshop will be offered twice in the summer. Choose one session - June or August. Content and mainstream teachers will be equipped with research-based instructional techniques that address the needs of English Language Learners (ELLs or ELs) in content classes. Participants will gain a deeper understanding of working effectively with English learners. This training provides the opportunity to learn and practice ways to plan and deliver lessons that allow English learners to access content standards as they develop their English proficiency. The target audience includes EL teachers, K-12 educators in any content areas, administrators, coordinators and coaches. Participants will leave with resources and ideas to implement in the new school year. No cost to districts who are members of the ESC’s Title lll English Learner Consortium. Use “LEP” in purchase order box. One semester hour of Ashland University credit available for an additional $249. Lunch is provided. Questions? Contact: Jill.Kramer@escco.org

52. ESCCO Gifted - Course 2A – 15 hours - underrepresented populations and social and emotional needs of gifted students

Program: ESC of Central Ohio Achievement & Leadership Services

Dates: 8/6/2019 to 8/23/2019

In person class on Tuesday, August 6 with modules 1 and 2 completing a capstone summarizing these two modules Time will be announced. An optional 1-Semester hour of Ashland University credit available for an additional $249. Questions? contact: Colette.Smith@escco.org

53. ESCCO Gifted - Course 2B – 15 hours - differentiation and WEPs

Program: ESC of Central Ohio Achievement & Leadership Services

Dates: 8/6/2019 to 9/20/2019

In person class on Tuesday, August 6 with modules 3 and 4 completing a capstone summarizing these two modules Time will be announced. An optional 1-Semester hour of Ashland University credit available for an additional $249. Questions about course content can be directed to Colette.Smith@bexleyschools.org Note: Districts with 18 or more participants, the courses are available to host at the district. Contact Colette.Smith@bexleyschools.org to arrange.
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 (date to be determined), job embedded exercises and assignments and a culminating in person 2 hour after school class (date to be determined). The total number of devoted hours awarded for the 2019-2020 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. Questions about course content contact Colette.Smith@bexleyschools.org Note: Districts with 18 or more participants, courses are available to host at the district. Contact Colette.Smith@bexleyschools.org to arrange.

55. 2019 OTAG Conference (2-days)

Program: ESC of Central Ohio Achievement & Leadership Services

Dates: 8/7/2019 to 8/8/2019

The 17th annual Off to a Great Start (OTAGS) Conference presents Growing Together | Learning Together. Held August 7th& 8th, 2019 at Ohio Dominican University, OTAGS provides affordable and high quality professional development for after school and out-of-school (OST) providers. Gain skills, curriculum content ideas, strengthen professional knowledge, expand your professional network aimed at increasing the quality and impact of your after school programs. Walk-In's Welcome with credit card payment. Earn Ohio Approved credit as well. Ohio Approval with OCCRRA Pin and ODJFS & ODE Contact Hours can be earned. Questions? Contact: Andrea.Summers@escco.org

56. 2019 OTAGS Conference (Day 1 only)

Program: ESC of Central Ohio Achievement & Leadership Services

Dates: 8/7/2019

The 17th annual Off to a Great Start (OTAGS) Conference presents Growing Together | Learning Together. Held August 7th& 8th, 2019 at Ohio Dominican University, OTAGS provides affordable and high quality professional development for after school and out-of-school (OST) providers. Gain skills, curriculum content ideas, strengthen professional knowledge, expand your professional network aimed at increasing the quality and impact of your after school programs. Walk-In's Welcome with credit card payment. Earn Ohio Approved credit as well. Ohio Approval with OCCRRA Pin and ODJFS & ODE Contact Hours can be earned. Questions? Contact: Andrea.Summers@escco.org

57. Restorative Practices Two Day Training

Program: ESC of Central Ohio Achievement & Leadership Services

Dates: 8/7/2019 to 8/8/2019

New
Introduction to Restorative Practices and Using Circles Effectively is a cost effective way to achieve lasting change that enhances and builds relationships between students, staff and parents, improve student behavior, reduce violence and bullying and creates a sense of community. This Professional Development is designed to be sustainable with minimum investment after the initial training at the school. The consultant uses training materials, videos, presentations and evaluations to deliver quality training. Day 1: Introduction to Restorative Practices. Day 2: Using Circles Effectively. Registration fee includes 2 books: The Restorative Practices Handbook and Restorative Circles. Lunch is provided. An optional 1-semester hour of Ashland University credit is available for an additional $249. Questions? Contact: Anne.Quesnell@escco.org

58. 2019 OTAGS Conference (Day 2 only)

Program: ESC of Central Ohio Achievement & Leadership Services

Dates: 8/8/2019

The 17th annual Off to a Great Start (OTAGS) Conference presents Growing Together | Learning Together. Held August 7th& 8th, 2019 at Ohio Dominican University, OTAGS provides affordable and high quality professional development for after school and out-of-school (OST) providers. Gain skills, curriculum content ideas, strengthen professional knowledge, expand your professional network aimed at increasing the quality and impact of your after school programs. Walk-In's Welcome with credit card payment. Earn Ohio Approved credit as well. Ohio Approval with OCCRRA Pin and ODJFS & ODE Contact Hours can be earned. Questions? Contact: Andrea.Summers@escco.org

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

Program: ESC of Central Ohio Achievement & Leadership Services

Dates: 8/15/2019

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

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

Program: ESC of Central Ohio Achievement & Leadership Services

Dates: 9/12/2019

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

61. "PBL Teaching Practices" Online Book Study

Program: ESC of Central Ohio Achievement & Leadership Services

Dates: 9/20/2019 to 11/4/2019

"Project Based Teaching" is the Buck Institute for Education's newest book by Suzie Boss and John Larmer. Whether you are new to project based learning (PBL) or a seasoned PBL practitioner that has experienced a PBL 101 design workshop and implementing it in your classroom, this book provides a deep dive into the Buck Institute's gold standard seven teaching practices that support a PBL student-centered learning environment. The book is a page-turner as it is full of practical tips from practicing PBL teachers that are easy to start implementing immediately. The book study also features accompanying videos that show some of the featured PBL teachers in-action modeling the teaching practices with students in their classrooms. This 15-hour online book study is self-paced for users to complete the course at their convenience anytime during the timeline of Friday, September 20 through Friday, November 4. Participants must purchase their own copy of "Project Based Teaching" and plan to spend about 2 hours working at their convenience in each of the seven modules. Course fee is $99.00. An optional one hour of Ashland University graduate credit is available for $249.00.

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

Program: ESC of Central Ohio Achievement & Leadership Services

Dates: 10/17/2019

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

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

Program: ESC of Central Ohio Achievement & Leadership Services

Dates: 10/22/2019 to 11/4/2019

Project Based Learning (PBL), is a teaching method in which students gain knowledge and skills by working through a process of sustained inquiry in response to a complex question, problem, or challenge. This interactive three-day workshop led by a Buck Institute for Education (BIE)-certified workshop facilitator has three basic parts: Project Design, Assessment, and Management. It is designed to teach the basics of PBL through exemplifying the experience of a project, video analysis of best classroom practice, exploration of PBL tools and project libraries, and development of a project with opportunities for critique & revision. By the end of this workshop, participants will have designed a project for use in their own classroom and will have a better understanding of: 1) The difference between PBL and "doing projects" 2) The need to provide students with opportunities to practice 21st century competencies balanced with learning significant content; and 3) How to manage a project in the classroom. The third day of the workshop is purposefully designed to provide participants with time to gain the knowledge and skills to help them plan their project while allowing time for additional research, refinement, gathering of resources, assessment alignment, and peer review before finalizing their high-quality PBL. Ashland graduate credit is available for an additional $249. Lunch is on own. Training dates are 10/22/19, 10/23/19 & 11/4/19. Location is: Granville Central Office, 130 N. Granger St., Granville, OH 43023

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

Program: ESC of Central Ohio Achievement & Leadership Services

Dates: 11/14/2019

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

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

Program: ESC of Central Ohio Achievement & Leadership Services

Dates: 12/12/2019

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

66. "PBL Teaching Practices" Online Book Study

Program: ESC of Central Ohio Achievement & Leadership Services

Dates: 12/27/2019 to 2/3/2020

"Project Based Teaching" is the Buck Institute for Education's newest book by Suzie Boss and John Larmer. Whether you are new to project based learning (PBL) or a seasoned PBL practitioner that has experienced a PBL 101 design workshop and implementing it in your classroom, this book provides a deep dive into the Buck Institute's gold standard seven teaching practices that support a PBL student-centered learning environment. The book is a page-turner as it is full of practical tips from practicing PBL teachers that are easy to start implementing immediately. The book study also features accompanying videos that show some of the featured PBL teachers in-action modeling the teaching practices with students in their classrooms. This 15-hour online book study is self-paced for users to complete the course at their convenience anytime during the timeline of Friday, December 27 through Monday, February 3. Participants must purchase their own copy of "Project Based Teaching" and plan to spend about 2 hours working at their convenience in each of the seven modules. Course fee is $99.00. An optional one hour of Ashland University graduate credit is available for $249.00.

67. "PBL Teaching Practices" Online Book Study

Program: ESC of Central Ohio Achievement & Leadership Services

Dates: 2/14/2020 to 3/30/2020

"Project Based Teaching" is the Buck Institute for Education's newest book by Suzie Boss and John Larmer. Whether you are new to project based learning (PBL) or a seasoned PBL practitioner that has experienced a PBL 101 design workshop and implementing it in your classroom, this book provides a deep dive into the Buck Institute's gold standard seven teaching practices that support a PBL student-centered learning environment. The book is a page-turner as it is full of practical tips from practicing PBL teachers that are easy to start implementing immediately. The book study also features accompanying videos that show some of the featured PBL teachers in-action modeling the teaching practices with students in their classrooms. This 15-hour online book study is self-paced for users to complete the course at their convenience anytime during the timeline of Saturday, February 14 through Monday, March 30. Participants must purchase their own copy of "Project Based Teaching" and plan to spend about 2 hours working at their convenience in each of the seven modules. Course fee is $99.00. An optional one hour of Ashland University graduate credit is available for $249.00.

68. "PBL Teaching Practices" Online Book Study

Program: ESC of Central Ohio Achievement & Leadership Services

Dates: 4/10/2020 to 5/25/2020

"Project Based Teaching" is the Buck Institute for Education's newest book by Suzie Boss and John Larmer. Whether you are new to project based learning (PBL) or a seasoned PBL practitioner that has experienced a PBL 101 design workshop and implementing it in your classroom, this book provides a deep dive into the Buck Institute's gold standard seven teaching practices that support a PBL student-centered learning environment. The book is a page-turner as it is full of practical tips from practicing PBL teachers that are easy to start implementing immediately. The book study also features accompanying videos that show some of the featured PBL teachers in-action modeling the teaching practices with students in their classrooms. This 15-hour online book study is self-paced for users to complete the course at their convenience anytime during the timeline of Friday, April 10 through Monday, May 25. Participants must purchase their own copy of "Project Based Teaching" and plan to spend about 2 hours working at their convenience in each of the seven modules. Course fee is $99.00. An optional one hour of Ashland University graduate credit is available for $249.00.

69. "PBL Teaching Practices" Online Book Study

Program: ESC of Central Ohio Achievement & Leadership Services

Dates: 6/5/2020 to 7/6/2020

"Project Based Teaching" is the Buck Institute for Education's newest book by Suzie Boss and John Larmer. Whether you are new to project based learning (PBL) or a seasoned PBL practitioner that has experienced a PBL 101 design workshop and implementing it in your classroom, this book provides a deep dive into the Buck Institute's gold standard seven teaching practices that support a PBL student-centered learning environment. The book is a page-turner as it is full of practical tips from practicing PBL teachers that are easy to start implementing immediately. The book study also features accompanying videos that show some of the featured PBL teachers in-action modeling the teaching practices with students in their classrooms. This 15-hour online book study is self-paced for users to complete the course at their convenience anytime during the timeline of Friday, June 5 through Monday, July 6. Participants must purchase their own copy of "Project Based Teaching" and plan to spend about 2 hours working at their convenience in each of the seven modules. Course fee is $99.00. An optional one hour of Ashland University graduate credit is available for $249.00.