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1. 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.

2. Success Network Meeting

Program: ESC of Central Ohio Achievement & Leadership Services

Audience: Teachers, counselors, and administrators

Dates: 9/5/2019

An Ohio Department of Education representative will be sharing detailed information around the new graduation requirements as well as the released capstone guidelines. We will be providing networking/discussion time for districts to share ideas around strategies to meet the new 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.

3. Online HQT Language Arts/Reading Course

Program: ESC of Central Ohio Achievement & Leadership Services

Dates: 9/9/2019 to 10/20/2019

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 9/9/19-10/20/19. 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 9/5/19 at midnight or until courses are full. Course payment must be submitted by 9/6/19 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.

4. Online HQT Math Course

Program: ESC of Central Ohio Achievement & Leadership Services

Dates: 9/9/2019 to 10/20/2019

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 9/9/19-10/20/19. 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 9/5/19 at midnight or until courses are full. Course payment must be submitted by 9/6/19 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.

5. Online HQT Pedagogy Course

Program: ESC of Central Ohio Achievement & Leadership Services

Dates: 9/9/2019 to 10/20/2019

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 9/9/19-10/20/19. 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 9/5/19 at midnight or until course is full. Payment deadline is 9/6/19 or the course may be dropped. Course access will be sent by email right before the course begins.

6. Online HQT Science Course

Program: ESC of Central Ohio Achievement & Leadership Services

Dates: 9/9/2019 to 10/20/2019

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 9/9/19-10/20/19. 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 9/5/19 at midnight or until courses are full. Course payment must be submitted by 9/6/19 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.

7. Online HQT Social Studies Course

Program: ESC of Central Ohio Achievement & Leadership Services

Dates: 9/9/2019 to 10/20/2019

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 9/9/19-10/20/19. 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 9/5/19 at midnight or until course is full. Course payment must be submitted by 9/6/19 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.

8. 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

9. Central Ohio Curriculum Leaders Network Meeting

Program: ESC of Central Ohio Achievement & Leadership Services

Audience: Invited Curriculum Leaders

Dates: 9/20/2019

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

10. English Learner Administrator Network Meeting

Program: ESC of Central Ohio Achievement & Leadership Services

Dates: 9/24/2019

ELAN is a professional network offered to school administrators and teachers who provide programs and services to English learners. The network focuses on relevant topics and compliance issues, and shares resources. The meetings are open to Consortium member districts and all others. Topics will include discussions of data, trends in CCIP, district priorities, sharing research and evidence-based strategies, use of carryover and spending in required categories. The meetings are also available as "Go to Meetings" over the phone/online. Members of the ESCCO Title lll EL Consortium should enter "LEP" in the payment box to waive the registration fee. For more information, contact Jill Kramer at jill.kramer@escco.org.

11. Are you the "New" Federal District Coordinator?

Program: ESC of Central Ohio Achievement & Leadership Services

Dates: 9/25/2019

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"Newly" designated Federal Coordinators' Network Discussion This Federal Coordinators' Network discussion is for "newly" assigned district coordinators. The meeting conversation will provide professional growth for learning the consolidated application approved process, nonpublic service, and federal compliance requirements, plus much more! Upon request, we will schedule discussion times for this cohort of coordinators to meet periodically or post webinar discussion times, if applicable. Collaboration and professional networking is the ultimate way to stay ahead of the learning curve! Join us!

12. Aspiring Administrators Program

Program: ESC of Central Ohio Achievement & Leadership Services

Dates: 9/25/2019 to 3/4/2020

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This program is designed to introduce prospective leaders to the essential responsibilities, skills, challenges and rewards associated with school administration from a practitioners' perspective. Program attendees will: 1) Explore typical duties and responsibilities of a building administrator to help candidates make an informed decision relative to entering a principal-preparation program. 2) Enhance leadership skills and recognize personal strengths and weaknesses. 3) Use Ohio Standards for Principals as program foundation. 4) Interact with practicing building and district administrators. Session dates are: 9/25/19, 10/23/19, 11/13/19, 1/15/20, 2/12/20 and 3/4/20.. All sessions will be from 4-6 p.m. Note--Member district fees will be waived when the registration is processed. Graduate Credit: Registrants who attend all six sessions are eligible for one hour of Ashland University graduate credit for an additional $249. Cost: ESC Member school districts may send up to five participants at no cost. Additional registrants and those from districts who are not ESC member districts may attend for $199 per participant. Questions? Contact Scott.Stewart@escco.org.

13. Family Engagement for English Learner Success

Program: ESC of Central Ohio Achievement & Leadership Services

Dates: 9/30/2019

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This full-day workshop will share research and practical tips on working with the families of English learners to ensure that ELs reach their potential. Taking an asset-based approach, the strengths of the families are considered and built on. Ideas for literacy and math nights, including parents in decisions, and building parents' capacities to support their children will be shared. Bring a laptop for this interactive session as we will work on creating a family engagement plan for your building or district. This session will be beneficial to EL teachers and administrators. For members of the ESC's Title lll EL Consortium, use "ESC-EL" in the purchase order box. Districts in the ESC membership pay $90. Districts outside the ESC membership pay $100. Lunch on your own. Questions? Contact: Jill.Kramer@escco.org

14. Building Paraprofessional Skills

Program: ESC of Central Ohio Achievement & Leadership Services

Dates: 10/9/2019

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Paraprofessionals and bilingual aides play a vital role in supporting English learners in our schools. This session provides training in second language acquisition, how to support students to foster independence, providing accommodations, effective interpreting and family engagement. For members of the ESC's Title lll EL Consortium, use "ESC-EL" in the payment box. Districts in the ESC membership pay $50. Districts outside the ESC membership pay $60. Questions? Contact: Jill.Kramer@escco.org

15. Leadership Symposium for Alternative Education

Program: ESC of Central Ohio Achievement & Leadership Services

Dates: 10/15/2019

This Leadership Symposium for Alternative Education will engage principals and administrators into discussions for implementation creation and networking. The symposium will provide the National Alternative Education Association(NAEA) Fifteen Research-Based Practices for Effective Alternative Education Programs, sharing of Individual Student Success Plans, implementation of Ohio's Social Emotional Learning Standards, and exploration of Career and Industry Credentialing. Presenters include: Roger Fox, President of the Ohio Alternative Education Association; Cathy Rodeheffer, Coordinator/Instructional Coach for the Specialized On-Site Support Central Ohio Team; and Christine Galvin, Director of College and Career Success. Sponsored by: Ohio's Alternative Education Association Co-Sponsored by: The ESC of Central Ohio Questions? Contact Regina.Lukich@escco.org Note: Board meeting for Board members immediately following presentation.

16. 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

17. Best Practices for Supporting English Learners in the Content Area Classrooms

Program: ESC of Central Ohio Achievement & Leadership Services

Dates: 10/18/2019

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Content and mainstream teachers will be equipped with high impact research-based instructional strategies 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 K-12 educators in any content areas, administrators, coordinators, coaches and EL teachers. Lunch on your own. For members of the ESC's Title lll Consortium, use "ESC-EL" in the payment box. Districts in the ESC membership pay $90. Districts outside the ESC membership pay $100. Questions? Contact: Jill.Kramer@escco.org

18. English Learner Administrator Network Meeting

Program: ESC of Central Ohio Achievement & Leadership Services

Dates: 11/12/2019

ELAN is a professional network offered to school administrators and teachers who provide programs and services to English learners. The network focuses on relevant topics and compliance issues, and shares resources. The meetings are open to Consortium member districts and all others. Topics will include discussions of data, trends in CCIP, district priorities, sharing research and evidence-based strategies, use of carryover and spending in required categories. The meetings are also available as "Go to Meetings" over the phone/online. Members of the ESCCO Title lll EL Consortium should enter "LEP" in the payment box to waive the registration fee. For more information, contact Jill Kramer at jill.kramer@escco.org.

19. Tech Tools for English Learners

Program: ESC of Central Ohio Achievement & Leadership Services

Dates: 11/12/2019

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Educators who work with English Learners must be able to make content accessible based on language proficiency levels. Technology is an excellent way to scaffold learning and make any content available for all learners. This workshop will explore 5 applications that can enhance and support learning for English Learners. Examples of each application and hands-on practice will be included. Please bring a laptop or tablet. For members of the ESC's Title lll Consortium, use "ESC-EL" in the payment box. Districts in the ESC membership pay $50. Districts outside the ESC membership pay $60. Questions? contact: Jill.Kramer@escco.org

20. 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

21. Central Ohio Curriculum Leaders Network Meeting

Program: ESC of Central Ohio Achievement & Leadership Services

Audience: Invited Curriculum Leaders

Dates: 11/22/2019

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

22. Robust Vocabulary Instruction

Program: ESC of Central Ohio Achievement & Leadership Services

Dates: 12/4/2019

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Explicit vocabulary instruction is a proven strategy to help English Learners close the vocabulary gap and increase their reading and listening comprehension. A systematic approach to vocabulary instruction by both English Language teachers and content-area teachers will ensure that English learners will be able to more quickly access the curriculum. Join us to learn ways to make vocabulary instruction effective and fun. EL teachers and general education teachers are encouraged to attend. For members of the ESC's Title lll EL Consortium, use "ESC-EL" in the payment box. Questions? Contact: Jill.Kramer@escco.org

23. Success Network Meeting

Program: ESC of Central Ohio Achievement & Leadership Services

Audience: Administrators, Counselors, WBL coordinators

Dates: 12/5/2019

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Information on developing more work-based learning opportunities will be shared as well as a newly developed OSU program for credentialing teachers to teach CCP courses.

24. 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

25. English Learner Administrator Network Meeting

Program: ESC of Central Ohio Achievement & Leadership Services

Dates: 1/28/2020

ELAN is a professional network offered to school administrators and teachers who provide programs and services to English learners. The network focuses on relevant topics and compliance issues, and shares resources. The meetings are open to Consortium member districts and all others. Topics will include discussions of data, trends in CCIP, district priorities, sharing research and evidence-based strategies, use of carryover and spending in required categories. The meetings are also available as "Go to Meetings" over the phone/online. Members of the ESCCO Title lll EL Consortium should enter "LEP" in the payment box to waive the registration fee. For more information, contact Jill Kramer at jill.kramer@escco.org.

26. Central Ohio Curriculum Leaders Network Meeting

Program: ESC of Central Ohio Achievement & Leadership Services

Audience: Invited Curriculum Leaders

Dates: 2/7/2020

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

27. English Learner Administrator Network Meeting

Program: ESC of Central Ohio Achievement & Leadership Services

Dates: 4/21/2020

ELAN is a professional network offered to school administrators and teachers who provide programs and services to English learners. The network focuses on relevant topics and compliance issues, and shares resources. The meetings are open to Consortium member districts and all others. Topics will include discussions of data, trends in CCIP, district priorities, sharing research and evidence-based strategies, use of carryover and spending in required categories. The meetings are also available as "Go to Meetings" over the phone/online. Members of the ESCCO Title lll EL Consortium should enter "LEP" in the payment box to waive the registration fee. For more information, contact Jill Kramer at jill.kramer@escco.org.

28. Central Ohio Curriculum Leaders Network Meeting

Program: ESC of Central Ohio Achievement & Leadership Services

Audience: Invited Curriculum Leaders

Dates: 4/24/2020

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