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1. CCRE - Common Instructional Framework Boot Camp

Program: ESC of Central Ohio Achievement & Leadership Services

Audience: Teachers, instructional coaches middle and high school

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

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A deep dive into the evidence based practices for college and career readiness, the workshop focuses on a common instructional framework for teachers that embed content standards while focusing on the strategies that assist students in becoming college and career ready. Participants will leave with a strategic implementation plan for their classroom for 2019-20. This session is appropriate for any classroom teacher who is new to CIF or who want further information about the CIF and how to implement it with time for planning.

2. CCRE - Evidence Based Practices for School Counselors

Program: ESC of Central Ohio Achievement & Leadership Services

Audience: School Counselors, Counseling Teams for Middle and High Schools

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

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This workshop is designed for school counselors working on the implementation of their student support plans. Participants will have dedicated work time with assistance in the development of their school based student support plan for 2019-20.

3. CCRE - Implementing Achieve 3000 for College and Career Interventions

Program: ESC of Central Ohio Achievement & Leadership Services

Audience: Science, Social Studies and ELA Teachers, Instructional Coaches Middle and High School

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

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The focus for this workshop is the implementation with fidelity Achieve 3000 as an intervention for content level delivery in Science, Social Studies and English Language Arts. Participants leave with a strategic implementation plan for their classrooms.This session is not an introduction to the use of Achieve 3000. Participants should have at least some experience with logging in and utilization of the tool with students.

4. CCRE - Implementing MTSS/RTI with Fidelity - A Team Workshop

Program: ESC of Central Ohio Achievement & Leadership Services

Audience: MTSS Teams, RTI Teams, Instructional Coaches Middle and High School

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

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For teams working on implementation of MTSS/RTI with fidelity to the evidence based practices focused on preparing students for college and career. Teams will have facilitated conversations, problem solve existing conditions and leave with a plan for implementing MTSS/RTI with fidelity for the 2019-20 school year.

5. CCRE - Leadership Development, Utilizing Data to Promote College and Career Readiness

Program: ESC of Central Ohio Achievement & Leadership Services

Audience: Principals and Assistant Principals

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

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Utilizing data to promote college and career readiness has been designed for Principals and Assistant Principals. Fidelity of implementation monitoring for interventions for college and career readiness and coaching performance to meet student outcomes are the focus of the professional learning. Participants will leave with building leadership plans for implementation of the use of college and career readiness data for 2019-20.

6. CCRE - Mathematics Intervention, Utilizing ALEKs for College and Career Interventions

Program: ESC of Central Ohio Achievement & Leadership Services

Audience: Mathematics Teachers, Instructional Coaches Middle and High School

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

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A deep dive into the fidelity of implementation of ALEKs as an intervention for mathematics for college and career readiness. Presenters will share real and practical implementation strategies for blending instruction, implementing ALEKs for remediation of skills and extention/enrichment. Participants leave with a strategic implementation plan for their classroom. This session is not an introduction to ALEKs. Participants should have at least a semester of use of the tool for intervention in their mathematics classrooms.

7. 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

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3 day session at the ESCCO for all districts.

8. SWCSD Gifted Curriculum - Assessment Writing

Program: ESC of Central Ohio Achievement & Leadership Services

Audience: Gifted Intervention Teachers - Intermediate Schools

Dates: 6/17/2019

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Curriculum Writing Day 8 - Assessment of Mastery for 2019-20

9. "PBL Teaching Practices" Online Book Study

Program: ESC of Central Ohio Achievement & Leadership Services

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

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"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.

10. 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.

11. 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.

12. 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.

13. 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, June 21st through Friday, August 5th. 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.

14. ParaPro Assessment Testing - 8:30-Noon

Program: ESC of Central Ohio Achievement & Leadership Services

Dates: 6/24/2019

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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 614.542.4111

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

Program: ESC of Central Ohio Achievement & Leadership Services

Dates: 6/24/2019

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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 614.542.4111

16. PBL 101

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 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 6/26-27-28, 2019. Facilitator: Will Kirby

17. Online HQT Language Arts/Reading Course

Program: ESC of Central Ohio Achievement & Leadership Services

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

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 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.

18. Online HQT Math Course

Program: ESC of Central Ohio Achievement & Leadership Services

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

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 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.

19. Online HQT Pedagogy Course

Program: ESC of Central Ohio Achievement & Leadership Services

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

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 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.

20. Online HQT Science Course

Program: ESC of Central Ohio Achievement & Leadership Services

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

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.

21. Online HQT Social Studies Course

Program: ESC of Central Ohio Achievement & Leadership Services

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

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.

22. 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

23. STACK Summer Institute

Program: ESC of Central Ohio Achievement & Leadership Services

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

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The ESCCO, in collaboration with its partners at the Ohio Center for Autism and Low Incidence (OCALI) have developed a comprehensive, interactive training designed to give professionals hands-on instruction to enhance their ability to plan for and serve students with autism spectrum disorders. The workshop is a comprehensive five-day training designed to give participants the opportunity to receive training and practice on the use of assessment tools such as UCC (Underlying Characteristics Checklist) and ISSI (Individual Strengths and Skills Inventory). Participants will be able to observe STACK classrooms as well as interact with STACK students and prepare materials for student use. A parent panel, collaborative use of OCALI's Autism Internet Modules and follow up webinars and wiki with resources will also be available. 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

24. De-Escalation Skills for the Classroom (and Beyond)

Program: ESC of Central Ohio Achievement & Leadership Services

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

SOS Team member Bryant Tela will lead this two-day session, exploring how to safely and effectively address, manage and apply interventions to challenging behaviors and situations. Day one includes a focus on verbal and non-verbal communication, evidence-based de-escalation approaches and strategies and information and practice with student populations who may have emotional, traumatic and communicative challenges. Day two will focus mainly on students with Autism and other communicative challenges. Cost: $99/day for ESC member districts / $115/day for non-members. Lunch is on your own. Please contact Bryant.tela@escco.org with any questions.

25. 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. Neeley Keys, a member of the ESC's SOS Team, will explain how care includes providing interventions that seek to alleviate trauma symptoms and lead to a higher level of functioning. This morning session is designed for anyone working with children. Cost: $50 for ESC member districts / $60 for non-members. Please contact Neeley.keys@escco.org with any questions.

26. 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

Are you aware of the signs of mental health struggles? Join the ESC's SOS Team member Neeley Keys to explore the symptoms of burn out, compassion fatigue and empathy distress. You'll learn how implementing a self-care plan can help improve your health and well-being and manage stress, as well as activities and practices that support your professional endeavors and help sustain long-term, positive self-care. If you work with children in any setting, you could benefit from this afternoon session. Cost: $50 for ESC member districts / $60 for non-members. Please contact Neeley.keys@escco.org with any questions.

27. 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 coming school year, there are many essential components to consider, prepare and have in place to ensure a strong foundation. Cathy Rodeheffer, SOS Team member, will address topics such as creating classroom structure, expectations and scheduling; integrating into the school community; leading instructional paraprofessionals and data collection. 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/ $230 for non-members. Lunch is on your own. Please contact Catherine.rodeheffer@escco.org with questions.

28. 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

This session includes LGBTQ training and provides curricula, activities and other resources for those hoping to further explore these concepts on their own. Neeley Keys, an ESC SOS Team member, will guide you through definitions, the LGBTQ umbrella, scenarios and more with the intent of creating an educational, fun, dynamic and impactful training Cost: $50 for ESC member districts / $60 for non-members. Please contact Neeley.keys@escco.org with any questions.

29. Implicit Bias (p.m. session)

Program: ESC of Central Ohio Achievement & Leadership Services

Audience: For any person working with children.

Dates: 7/30/2019

We all have biases! So what exactly is "implicit bias?" Simply put, it refers to the attitudes or stereotypes that affect our understanding, actions and decisions in an unconscious manner. SOS Team member Neeley Keys will lead this interactive session exploring and explaining how to understand different types of implicit biases, as well as the effects they can cause and how to address them. Cost: $50 for ESC member districts / $60 for non-members. Please contact Neeley.keys@escco.org with any questions

30. ESCCO Educator Gifted Course 1 (8/5/19-9/20/19) 30 hours Introduction to Nature, Needs, Curriculum, Instruction first in series of two

Program: ESC of Central Ohio Achievement & Leadership Services

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

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.

31. 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.

32. 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.

33. Best Practices for Supporting English Learners (August 5-6-7, 2019 session)

Program: ESC of Central Ohio Achievement & Leadership Services

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

Content and mainstream teachers are invited to join Jill Kramer, EL Coordinator and SOS Team member, to learn about 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 ELs and have the opportunity to learn and practice ways to plan and deliver lessons that allow ELs to access content standards as they develop their English proficiency. This session is designed for EL teachers, K-12 educators in any content areas, administrators, coordinators and coaches. Participants will leave equipped 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. Please note: This is now a 3-day training from 8:00-4:00 p.m. on August 5-6-7. This change is in order to use your time more efficiently. Questions? Contact sjledcon@gmail.com

34. 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

35. 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.

37. 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

38. 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

39. Restorative Practices (Two-Day Training)

Program: ESC of Central Ohio Achievement & Leadership Services

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

This introductory session 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 event 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 one hour of Ashland University credit is available for an additional $249. Questions? Contact: Anne.Quesnell@escco.org. (SOS Team PD Event)

40. 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

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

Program: ESC of Central Ohio Achievement & Leadership Services

Dates: 8/21/2019

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

42. Ohio AP 2019 Fall Workshops (a.m. session)

Program: ESC of Central Ohio Achievement & Leadership Services

Audience: District and School Leaders, AP Coordinators, Instructional Leaders and AP staff

Dates: 8/30/2019

New
College Board is making improvements to the way AP works that will impact every high school in Ohio and across the United States. These improvements are in response to what College Board has been hearing from practitioners to better meet the needs of teachers and students. Beginning in the 2019-2020 school year College Board will roll out new resources to support teachers and students all year. These improvements will require a change to the timeline and registration process for schools and students. All schools offering AP will implement these changes in the 2019-20 school year. We look forward to your confirmation and moving forward with next steps. Questions? Contact: Mark Yoho at myoho@collegeboard.org

43. Central Office Administrator Onboarding Program

Program: ESC of Central Ohio Achievement & Leadership Services

Audience: New District Leaders

Dates: 9/5/2019 to 12/10/2019

The ESC of Central Ohio and Leadership Excelleration have partnered to offer this Administrator Onboarding Program. Administrator Onboarding helps Districts integrate leaders into new roles so they can build credibility, contribute faster, adapt to lead the District culture and lead high performing teams. The Impact of integrated onboarding : High credibility ratings; Lead with vision and purpose; Reduce risk of turnover; Accelerate time to productivity; Develop a sense of belonging; Build loyalty by showing commitment; Integrate with District culture

44. ODE Gifted Regional Meeting Fall 2019 Update

Program: ESC of Central Ohio Achievement & Leadership Services

Dates: 9/5/2019

The Office for Exceptional Children is pleased to announce the following upcoming Regional Meetings related to Gifted Education. The target audience is district administrators responsible for gifted education programs. The agenda will include guidance from the department and updates on gifted education. Presented by: Michael Demczyk, Maria Lohr, and Jeffrey Shoemaker, Education Program Specialists for Gifted Services, Office for Exceptional Children, ODE.

45. Success Network Meeting

Program: ESC of Central Ohio Achievement & Leadership Services

Audience: Teachers, counselors, and administrators

Dates: 9/5/2019

New
An Ohio Department of Education representative will be sharing detailed information around the new capstone guidelines and we will be providing networking/discussion time for districts to share ideas around utilizing capstones to meet graduation requirements. Central Ohio area districts will also be sharing results of their work with credit recovery programs and how it has resulted in increased graduation of at risk students as well as earning online industry credentials.

46. 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

47. "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.

48. English Language Learners Administrator Network (ELLAN) Meeting

Program: ESC of Central Ohio Achievement & Leadership Services

Dates: 9/24/2019

This ELLAN network discussion will provide a discussion facilitated by Sara Levitt, ESOL Teacher for Yearling High School-Whitehall City School District. She will share: Collaborative EL approach strategies with content teachers, Gaging the progress of your EL Learners, quick assessments, EL Plan K-12, Best Practices and Teacher/parent Input for improving student achievement. Consortium districts will discuss the EL Survey results and goals/strategies for the Consolidated Title III planning for SY 2019-20. Consortium members put LEP in the space for purchase order. A "Go-to-Meeting" link and information will be provided a few days before the meeting if you are unable to attend in person! Join us! Questions? contact Regina.Lukich@escco.org

49. Dayton Regional STEM School PBL Immersion (note location)

Program: ESC of Central Ohio Achievement & Leadership Services

Dates: 10/8/2019

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 (provided), walk through the steps of an inter-disciplinary PBL project with a teacher and hear from a panel of students, teachers, and administrators. Dayton Regional STEM School is located at 1724 Woodman Dr., Kettering, OH 45420. This visit begins at 9am and ends at 3pm. 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. 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.

50. 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

51. 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 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

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

Program: ESC of Central Ohio Achievement & Leadership Services

Dates: 10/22/2019 to 10/24/2019

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 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 & 10/24/19. Location is: Dayton Regional STEM School, 1724 Woodman Dr., Kettering, OH 45420

53. English Language Learners Administrator Network (ELLAN) Meeting

Program: ESC of Central Ohio Achievement & Leadership Services

Dates: 11/12/2019

This ELLAN network discussion will provide a discussion facilitated by Sara Levitt, ESOL Teacher for Yearling High School-Whitehall City School District. She will share: Collaborative EL approach strategies with content teachers, Gaging the progress of your EL Learners, quick assessments, EL Plan K-12, Best Practices and Teacher/parent Input for improving student achievement. Consortium districts will discuss the EL Survey results and goals/strategies for the Consolidated Title III planning for SY 2019-20. Consortium members put LEP in the space for purchase order. A "Go-to-Meeting"½ link and information will be provided a few days before the meeting if you are unable to attend in person! Join us! Questions? contact Regina.Lukich@escco.org

54. 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

55. Dayton Regional STEM School PBL Immersion (note location)

Program: ESC of Central Ohio Achievement & Leadership Services

Dates: 12/12/2019

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 (provided), walk through the steps of an inter-disciplinary PBL project with a teacher and hear from a panel of students, teachers, and administrators. Dayton Regional STEM School is located at 1724 Woodman Dr., Kettering, OH 45420. This visit begins at 9am and ends at 3pm. 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. 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.

56. 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

57. "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.

58. English Language Learners Administrator Network (ELLAN) Meeting

Program: ESC of Central Ohio Achievement & Leadership Services

Dates: 1/28/2020

This ELLAN network discussion will provide a discussion facilitated by Sara Levitt, ESOL Teacher for Yearling High School-Whitehall City School District. She will share: Collaborative EL approach strategies with content teachers, Gaging the progress of your EL Learners, quick assessments, EL Plan K-12, Best Practices and Teacher/parent Input for improving student achievement. Consortium districts will discuss the EL Survey results and goals/strategies for the Consolidated Title III planning for SY 2019-20. Consortium members put LEP in the space for purchase order. A "Go-to-Meeting"½½½ link and information will be provided a few days before the meeting if you are unable to attend in person! Join us! Questions? contact Regina.Lukich@escco.org

59. "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.

60. "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.

61. English Language Learners Administrator Network (ELLAN) Meeting

Program: ESC of Central Ohio Achievement & Leadership Services

Dates: 4/21/2020

This ELLAN network discussion will provide a discussion facilitated by Sara Levitt, ESOL Teacher for Yearling High School-Whitehall City School District. She will share: Collaborative EL approach strategies with content teachers, Gaging the progress of your EL Learners, quick assessments, EL Plan K-12, Best Practices and Teacher/parent Input for improving student achievement. Consortium districts will discuss the EL Survey results and goals/strategies for the Consolidated Title III planning for SY 2019-20. Consortium members put LEP in the space for purchase order. A "Go-to-Meeting"½½½½½½½ link and information will be provided a few days before the meeting if you are unable to attend in person! Join us! Questions? contact Regina.Lukich@escco.org

62. "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.