Calendar of Events

Jan
18

Weekly Literacy Professional Learning Chats with Franki Sibberson: Word Play, Word Study & Vocab


Weekly Literacy Professional Learning Chats with Franki Sibberson: Word Play, Word Study and Vocabulary in Grades 3-6

Literacy learners in grades 3-6 come across new words daily in reading. As students read more complex texts, vocabulary is often more robust. Effective routines for word study time as well as ways teachers can use text sets to build content vocabulary knowledge will be explored. 

Questions about the content? Please contact Jill Reinhart, [email protected] Questions about registration? Please contact Jessica Seymour at [email protected] By registering for any ESC of Central Ohio virtual or in-person events, you will be automatically subscribed to our professional development monthly email or any other emails that are relevant to your position. You may unsubscribe at any time.
Jan
19

Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA) Federal Program Chat


Regina Lukich, ESCCO Director of Program Resources will be facilitating an ESSA Federal Coordinator chat time for questions, resource sharing, and technical assistance to meet compliance. If you prefer to schedule a district federal programs technical assistance meeting, please contact [email protected] directly. 

Questions about the content? Please contact Regina Lukich, [email protected] Questions about registration? Please contact Jessica Seymour at [email protected] By registering for any ESC of Central Ohio virtual or in-person events, you will be automatically subscribed to our professional development monthly email or any other emails that are relevant to your position. You may unsubscribe at any time. Zoom Link: https://zoom.us/j/95211783604#success
Jan
20

Instructional Coaching (Four-part series)


This four-part series is designed to provide and support instructional coaching skill in working with adult educators that ultimately impact student learning as well as create a professional, collaborative learning community for instructional coaches themselves.  We will offer an additional session for those new to the instructional coaching role. The series will support the unique needs of those new to the coaching role and those experienced with instructional coaching. It will provide opportunities for coaches to develop and refine their practice, monitor their effectiveness, and create a network of support throughout the Central Ohio community.  

Topics will include:
  • Relationship building and adult learning
  • Coaching conversations/questioning stems
  • Instructional context for student success (e.g., use of high-quality assessments and high-quality instructional materials, learning environments and digital learning tools)
  • Role of data—tools for success and monitoring
  • Essential elements in literacy/numeracy coaching that impact student learning
Cost Considerations:  
  • No cost to member districts (Cost covered by ESC)
  • Each member district participant in this series will receive a professional coaching text. ($30 per participant)
  • Non-member districts may participate if room is available for a fee.
Dates and Time: (8:30-11:30 each session)
  • All sessions are planned to be onsite at ESCCO: 2080 Citygate Dr., Columbus OH 43219
    • New Coaching Session: October 21, 2021 (for those new to coaching only)
    • Session 1: October 28, 2021
    • Session2:  November 18, 2021
    • Session 3:  January 20, 2022
    • Session 4:  February 24, 2022
Deadline for registration is Friday, October 8.
SEATS ARE LIMITED therefore confirmation will be sent to participants on Monday, October 11.

If you have any questions, please feel free to contact [email protected] or [email protected].
Jan
21

Curriculum Leaders Network Meeting


The Curriculum Leaders Network is a professional network offered to Central Ohio administrators who have the primary responsibility for leadership in teaching and learning. Network meetings will focus on providing current updates from ODE (federal and state work that impacts our districts), sharing research and resources regarding relevant "hot" topics, and networking time for cross district collaboration. Questions about the content? Please contact Jill Reinhart at [email protected] Questions about registration? Please contact Jessica Seymour at [email protected] By registering for any ESC of Central Ohio virtual or in-person events, you will be automatically subscribed to our professional development monthly email or any other emails relevant to your position. You may unsubscribe at any time.
Jan
25

English Learner Administrator Network (ELAN) Meeting


ELAN is a professional network offered to school administrators and teachers who provide programs and services to English learners. This is the third of four ELAN meetings held during the year. The network focuses on relevant topics, compliance issues, and shared resources. The meetings are open to Consortium member districts and all others. Topics may include discussions of data, trends in CCIP, district priorities, sharing research and evidence-based strategies, use of Title III funds and EL program development. The agenda will be posted online a week before the meeting. The session is free for ESCCO Title III Consortium members, $60 for districts who are members of the ESCCO and $75 for others. NOTE: Members of the ESCCO Title III EL Consortium should enter "EL_ESC" in the payment box to waive the registration fee. The meeting will be held virtually, a zoom link will be emailed before the meeting start. 

Questions about the content? Please contact Jill Kramer at [email protected] Questions about registration? Please contact Jessica Seymour at [email protected] By registering for any ESC of Central Ohio virtual or in-person events, you will be automatically subscribed to our professional development monthly email or any other emails that are relevant to your position. You may unsubscribe at any time.
Jan
25

Project SEARCH at Nationwide Children's Hospital Information Session


The Nationwide Children’s Hospital Project SEARCH program is a one year, business-led employment preparation program aimed toward students ages 18-22 with disabilities.

Visit www.projectsearch.us to learn more about Project SEARCH. Have questions about Project SEARCH at Nationwide Children's Hospital? Send an email to [email protected].
Jan
25

Weekly Literacy Professional Learning Chats with Franki Sibberson: Let's Talk About Awards! (K-12)


ALA's Book Awards will be announced this week. We'll spend this session exploring ALA's awards as well as others, discover new books to use with students and learn more about award lists as ways to expand reading, diversify our libraries and more. 

Questions about the content? Please contact Jill Reinhart, [email protected] Questions about registration? Please contact Jessica Seymour at [email protected] By registering for any ESC of Central Ohio virtual or in-person events, you will be automatically subscribed to our professional development monthly email or any other emails that are relevant to your position. You may unsubscribe at any time.
Jan
26

Math Chats: Using Jump-Start Routines to Build Fluency and Reasoning with Matthew Fannon


Are you looking for new and exciting ways to motivate your students at the beginning of class? Jump-Start Routines are a simple, yet highly engaging activities that promote mathematical fluency and reasoning skills. Participants will learn how to implement these routines in the classroom though modeling. The session is free for ESCCO member districts. A link to the online session will be sent to those who register for the session. 

Questions about the content? Please contact Matthew Fannon, [email protected] Questions about registration? Please contact Jessica Seymour at [email protected] By registering for any ESC of Central Ohio virtual or in-person events, you will be automatically subscribed to our professional development monthly email or any other emails that are relevant to your position. You may unsubscribe at any time.
Jan
27

Instructional Coaching Series


Back by popular demand! Due to continued interest, we are delighted to offer our Instructional Coaching series once again. This 4-part series is designed to provide and support instructional coaching skill in working with adult educators that ultimately impact student learning as well as create a professional, collaborative learning community for instructional coaches themselves. This series will support the unique needs of both new to the coaching role and those experienced with instructional coaching. This series will provide opportunities for coaches to develop and refine their practice, monitor their effectiveness, and create a network of support throughout the Central Ohio community. 

This offering is limited to 15 people due to Covid-19 restrictions. *Please note: this is the same content as the Fall Instructional Coaching Series.* Questions about the content? Please contact Stephanie Warner, [email protected] Questions about registration? Please contact Jessica Seymour at [email protected] By registering for any ESC of Central Ohio virtual or in-person events, you will be automatically subscribed to our professional development monthly email or any other emails that are relevant to your position. You may unsubscribe at any time.
Jan
27

Phonemic Awareness and Phonics: Practical Tips for ELs


This online session will introduce effective, research-based strategies to enhance phonemic awareness and phonics skills of English learners in elementary school.? The strategies are practical, multisensory, and multimodal making them perfect for providing the scaffolding students need to master these crucial foundational literacy skills.? You will leave the session with a lesson plan template and some fun new strategies that you can use in your classroom tomorrow. Jill Kramer and Katie Mikita will facilitate this session. A link to the session will be sent the morning of the session. This session will be of particular interest to EL Teachers, Reading Teachers and Classroom Teachers. 

Members of the ESC of Central Ohio's Title lll EL Consortium attend at no additional cost, please enter "ESC-EL” in the payment box. Districts in the ESC Membership pay $60.00. Districts outside the ESC pay $75.00. Questions about the content? Please contact Jill Kramer, [email protected] Questions about registration? Please contact Jessica Seymour at [email protected] By registering for any ESC of Central Ohio virtual or in-person events, you will be automatically subscribed to our professional development monthly email or any other emails that are relevant to your position. You may unsubscribe at any time.
Jan
27

Shifting the Balance Book Study


Please join Jill Reinhart and other primary K-3 literacy educators across Central Ohio in a virtual book study around the 6 shifts outlined by Jan Burkins and Kari Yates in their text entitled Shifting the Balance: 6 Ways to Bring the Science of Reading into the Balanced Literacy Classroom (2021). 

There will be 6 one-hour virtual meet ups to discuss the text and consider additional resources. Contact hours include reading and reflection outside of the sessions for a total of 10 contact hours. Participants are responsible for purchasing the text, here is the link; https://www.stenhouse.com/content/shifting-balance
Feb
01

Middle Grade Teacher Virtual Book Club with Franki Sibberson


Are you a teacher of grades 3-6 who loves to find new books for your students to enjoy? Join other middle grade teachers virtually to read and discuss children's books. We'll meet on the first Tuesday of the month. Each month, we'll focus on one middle grade novel to read and discuss. Teachers will be able to consider the learning each novel offers students. The selected title will be shared with participants one month before each meetup. We'll read the book in its entirety before the meeting. We'll also spend time sharing a variety of other books that we've discovered for our classrooms. 

Questions about the content? Please contact Jill Reinhart, [email protected] Questions about registration? Please contact Jessica Seymour at [email protected] 

By registering for any ESC of Central Ohio virtual or in-person events, you will be automatically subscribed to our professional development monthly email or any other emails that are relevant to your position. You may unsubscribe at any time
Feb
01

Project SEARCH at nationwide Children's Hospital Information Session (Virtual)


The Nationwide Children’s Hospital Project SEARCH program is a one year, business-led employment preparation program aimed toward students ages 18-22 with disabilities.

Virtual meeting via Zoom (link will be sent upon registration)

Visit www.projectsearch.us to learn more about Project SEARCH. Have questions about Project SEARCH at Nationwide Children's Hospital? Send an email to [email protected].
Feb
01

Success Network Meeting


The Success Network is designed for counselors, teachers, and administrators to work collaboratively around current college and career success topics and issues. Each agenda is determined by the needs & requests of network members & will be shared out prior to meeting dates. 

Questions about the content? Please contact Christine Galvin at [email protected] Questions about registration? Please contact Jessica Seymour at [email protected] By registering for any ESC of Central Ohio virtual or in-person events, you will be automatically subscribed to our professional development monthly email or any other emails that are relevant to your position. You may unsubscribe at any time.
Feb
02

Math Chats: Engaging Mathematical Instruction Through Movement with Matthew Fannon


Research shows that movement can increase focus and cognitive skills for students. What kinesthetic learning strategies can teachers use to increase student performance? In this session, the host will model instructional strategies, such as Amazing Race and Math Basketball, that get students up and moving while engaging them in mathematical concepts. The session is free for ESCCO member districts. A link to the online session will be sent to those who register for the session. 

Questions about the content? Please contact Matthew Fannon, [email protected] Questions about registration? Please contact Jessica Seymour at [email protected] By registering for any ESC of Central Ohio virtual or in-person events, you will be automatically subscribed to our professional development monthly email or any other emails that are relevant to your position. You may unsubscribe at any time.
Feb
08

Instructional Coaching Series


Back by popular demand! Due to continued interest, we are delighted to offer our Instructional Coaching series once again. This 4-part series is designed to provide and support instructional coaching skill in working with adult educators that ultimately impact student learning as well as create a professional, collaborative learning community for instructional coaches themselves. This series will support the unique needs of both new to the coaching role and those experienced with instructional coaching. This series will provide opportunities for coaches to develop and refine their practice, monitor their effectiveness, and create a network of support throughout the Central Ohio community. 

This offering is limited to 15 people due to Covid-19 restrictions. *Please note: this is the same content as the Fall Instructional Coaching Series.* Questions about the content? Please contact Stephanie Warner, [email protected] Questions about registration? Please contact Jessica Seymour at [email protected] By registering for any ESC of Central Ohio virtual or in-person events, you will be automatically subscribed to our professional development monthly email or any other emails that are relevant to your position. You may unsubscribe at any time.
Feb
08

Weekly Literacy Professional Learning Chats: Grouping Beyond Levels in Grades 3-6


Flexible grouping is critical in grades 3-6. Students' needs can be best met when students are grouped in ways that allow growth in a specific skill or strategy. This session will explore ways to group children intentionally and to also be intentional about resource selection for teaching small groups. 

Questions about the content? Please contact Jill Reinhart, [email protected] Questions about registration? Please contact Jessica Seymour at [email protected] By registering for any ESC of Central Ohio virtual or in-person events, you will be automatically subscribed to our professional development monthly email or any other emails that are relevant to your position. You may unsubscribe at any time.
Feb
09

Math Chats: Games to Promote Mathematical Thinking with Stephanie Warner


"Scientists have determined that it takes approximately 400 repetitions to create a new synapse in the brain - unless it is done with play, in which case, it takes between 10 and 20 repetitions!” ~ Dr. Karyn Purvis, Director of Texas Christian University's Child Development Center. Games are an important and FUN way for students to engage in mathematical thinking, build test strategies, communicating precise mathematical language, and develop critical mathematical understanding. Participants will experience math games to promote purposeful mathematical thinking in the classroom. The session is free for ESCCO member districts. A link to the online session will be sent to those who register for the session. 

Questions about the content? Please contact Stephanie Warner at [email protected] Questions about registration? Please contact Jessica Seymour at [email protected] By registering for any ESC of Central Ohio virtual or in-person events, you will be automatically subscribed to our professional development monthly email or any other emails that are relevant to your position. You may unsubscribe at any time.

Feb
10

Shifting the Balance Book Study


Please join Jill Reinhart and other primary K-3 literacy educators across Central Ohio in a virtual book study around the 6 shifts outlined by Jan Burkins and Kari Yates in their text entitled Shifting the Balance: 6 Ways to Bring the Science of Reading into the Balanced Literacy Classroom (2021). 

There will be 6 one-hour virtual meet ups to discuss the text and consider additional resources. Contact hours include reading and reflection outside of the sessions for a total of 10 contact hours. Participants are responsible for purchasing the text, here is the link; https://www.stenhouse.com/content/shifting-balance
Feb
11

ParaPro Assessment Testing


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 $75. This must be paid before testing. Note: if you have two years of college you do not need to take the exam. 

By registering for any ESC of Central Ohio virtual or in-person events, you will be automatically subscribed to our professional development monthly email or any other emails that are relevant to your position. You may unsubscribe at any time.
Feb
11

ParaPro Assessment Testing


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 $75. This must be paid before testing. Note: if you have two years of college you do not need to take the exam. 

By registering for any ESC of Central Ohio virtual or in-person events, you will be automatically subscribed to our professional development monthly email or any other emails that are relevant to your position. You may unsubscribe at any time.
Feb
15

Weekly Literacy Professional Learning Chats with Franki Sibberson: Planning Minilesson Cycles


In this chat, Franki will discuss the importance of intentional planning within the literacy block. She will focus on planning short focused minilesson cycles that help students grow as readers and writers of both fiction and nonfiction. Various ways to consider layering books will also be discussed. Booklists and digital resources that support effective minilessons will be shared. 

Questions about the content? Please contact Jill Reinhart, [email protected] Questions about registration? Please contact Jessica Seymour at [email protected] By registering for any ESC of Central Ohio virtual or in-person events, you will be automatically subscribed to our professional development monthly email or any other emails that are relevant to your position. You may unsubscribe at any time.
Feb
16

Math Chats: A Hands-On Approach to Understanding Fractions with Stephanie Warner


Did you know that manipulatives have been used in mathematics for nearly two hundred years? According to the National Research Council, manipulatives can provide valuable support for student learning when used to build links between objects and mathematical ideas. Come experience how this hands-on approach can be used purposefully to develop and supports students' understanding of fractions. The session is free for ESCCO member districts. A link to the online session will be sent to those who register for the session. 

Questions about the content? Please contact Stephanie Warner, [email protected] Questions about registration? Please contact Jessica Seymour at [email protected] By registering for any ESC of Central Ohio virtual or in-person events, you will be automatically subscribed to our professional development monthly email or any other emails that are relevant to your position. You may unsubscribe at any time.
Feb
18

Curriculum Leaders Network Meeting


The Curriculum Leaders Network is a professional network offered to Central Ohio administrators who have the primary responsibility for leadership in teaching and learning. Network meetings will focus on providing current updates from ODE (federal and state work that impacts our districts), sharing research and resources regarding relevant "hot" topics, and networking time for cross district collaboration. Questions about the content? Please contact Jill Reinhart at [email protected] Questions about registration? Please contact Jessica Seymour at [email protected] By registering for any ESC of Central Ohio virtual or in-person events, you will be automatically subscribed to our professional development monthly email or any other emails relevant to your position. You may unsubscribe at any time.
Feb
22

Weekly Literacy Professional Learning Chats with Franki Sibberson: Power of Series Books/Supports


Weekly Literacy Professional Learning Chats with Franki Sibberson: Power of Series Books/Supports and Challenges-Grades 2-6

Do you remember your favorite series as a child? Series books are often a gateway for children to become lifelong readers. These books are especially important for readers in grades 2-6. We'll explore the various supports and challenges in series books, how to support reader growth with series books and we'll take a close look at some specific series. 

Questions about the content? Please contact Jill Reinhart, [email protected] Questions about registration? Please contact Jessica Seymour at [email protected] By registering for any ESC of Central Ohio virtual or in-person events, you will be automatically subscribed to our professional development monthly email or any other emails that are relevant to your position. You may unsubscribe at any time.
Feb
23

Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA) Federal Program Chat


Regina Lukich, ESCCO Director of Program Resources will be facilitating an ESSA Federal Coordinator chat time for questions, resource sharing, and technical assistance to meet compliance. If you prefer to schedule a district federal programs technical assistance meeting, please contact [email protected] directly. 

Questions about the content? Please contact Regina Lukich, [email protected] Questions about registration? Please contact Jessica Seymour at [email protected] By registering for any ESC of Central Ohio virtual or in-person events, you will be automatically subscribed to our professional development monthly email or any other emails that are relevant to your position. You may unsubscribe at any time. Zoom Link: https://zoom.us/j/95211783604#success
Feb
23

NWEA Leadership Summit


Over the past year, the phrase learning loss has been widely used to describe the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on student learning. Despite the interruption to schooling, there are many anecdotes, artifacts, and data that point to student and educator learning, progress, strength, and resilience. While student academic learning may be unfinished, it is not lost. With commitment and care, leaders and educators can engage in data and collaborative practices to support positive impacts to well-being, social-emotional needs, and academics. Join this session to explore the necessary components for building a strong culture of data use, learn practical ways to support educators' and students' social and emotional well-being, and understand how to use MAP Growth data to support students' access to grade-level instruction. You will walk away with a toolkit of strategies and resources, all of which will strengthen your implementation of OTES 2.0. 

NOTE: This event will be held in-person unless otherwise notified and following COVID-19 protocols. 

Questions about the content? Please contact Stephanie Warner, [email protected] Questions about registration? Please contact Jessica Seymour at [email protected] By registering for any ESC of Central Ohio virtual or in-person events, you will be automatically subscribed to our professional development monthly email or any other emails that are relevant to your position. You may unsubscribe at any time.
Feb
24

Instructional Coaching (Four-part series)


This four-part series is designed to provide and support instructional coaching skill in working with adult educators that ultimately impact student learning as well as create a professional, collaborative learning community for instructional coaches themselves.  We will offer an additional session for those new to the instructional coaching role. The series will support the unique needs of those new to the coaching role and those experienced with instructional coaching. It will provide opportunities for coaches to develop and refine their practice, monitor their effectiveness, and create a network of support throughout the Central Ohio community.  

Topics will include:
  • Relationship building and adult learning
  • Coaching conversations/questioning stems
  • Instructional context for student success (e.g., use of high-quality assessments and high-quality instructional materials, learning environments and digital learning tools)
  • Role of data—tools for success and monitoring
  • Essential elements in literacy/numeracy coaching that impact student learning
Cost Considerations:  
  • No cost to member districts (Cost covered by ESC)
  • Each member district participant in this series will receive a professional coaching text. ($30 per participant)
  • Non-member districts may participate if room is available for a fee.
Dates and Time: (8:30-11:30 each session)
  • All sessions are planned to be onsite at ESCCO: 2080 Citygate Dr., Columbus OH 43219
    • New Coaching Session: October 21, 2021 (for those new to coaching only)
    • Session 1: October 28, 2021
    • Session2:  November 18, 2021
    • Session 3:  January 20, 2022
    • Session 4:  February 24, 2022
Deadline for registration is Friday, October 8.
SEATS ARE LIMITED therefore confirmation will be sent to participants on Monday, October 11.

If you have any questions, please feel free to contact [email protected] or [email protected].
Feb
24

Shifting the Balance Book Study


Please join Jill Reinhart and other primary K-3 literacy educators across Central Ohio in a virtual book study around the 6 shifts outlined by Jan Burkins and Kari Yates in their text entitled Shifting the Balance: 6 Ways to Bring the Science of Reading into the Balanced Literacy Classroom (2021). 

There will be 6 one-hour virtual meet ups to discuss the text and consider additional resources. Contact hours include reading and reflection outside of the sessions for a total of 10 contact hours. Participants are responsible for purchasing the text, here is the link; https://www.stenhouse.com/content/shifting-balance
Mar
01

Middle Grade Teacher Virtual Book Club with Franki Sibberson


Are you a teacher of grades 3-6 who loves to find new books for your students to enjoy? Join other middle grade teachers virtually to read and discuss children's books. We'll meet on the first Tuesday of the month. Each month, we'll focus on one middle grade novel to read and discuss. Teachers will be able to consider the learning each novel offers students. The selected title will be shared with participants one month before each meetup. We'll read the book in its entirety before the meeting. We'll also spend time sharing a variety of other books that we've discovered for our classrooms. 

Questions about the content? Please contact Jill Reinhart, [email protected] Questions about registration? Please contact Jessica Seymour at [email protected] 

By registering for any ESC of Central Ohio virtual or in-person events, you will be automatically subscribed to our professional development monthly email or any other emails that are relevant to your position. You may unsubscribe at any time
Mar
02

Math Chats: The Power Behind Effective Lesson Closures with Matthew Fannon


What typically makes a firework display so memorable for the spectators? The grand finale! In our classrooms, the lesson component that could have the biggest impact on our students is the lesson closure. In this session, learn through participation in different lesson summary strategies that will help students understand mathematical concepts on a deeper level. The session is free for ESCCO member districts. A link to the online session will be sent to those who register for the session. 

Questions about the content? Please contact Matthew Fannon, [email protected] Questions about registration? Please contact Jessica Seymour at [email protected] By registering for any ESC of Central Ohio virtual or in-person events, you will be automatically subscribed to our professional development monthly email or any other emails that are relevant to your position. You may unsubscribe at any time.
Mar
03

Instructional Coaching Series


Back by popular demand! Due to continued interest, we are delighted to offer our Instructional Coaching series once again. This 4-part series is designed to provide and support instructional coaching skill in working with adult educators that ultimately impact student learning as well as create a professional, collaborative learning community for instructional coaches themselves. This series will support the unique needs of both new to the coaching role and those experienced with instructional coaching. This series will provide opportunities for coaches to develop and refine their practice, monitor their effectiveness, and create a network of support throughout the Central Ohio community. 

This offering is limited to 15 people due to Covid-19 restrictions. *Please note: this is the same content as the Fall Instructional Coaching Series.* Questions about the content? Please contact Stephanie Warner, [email protected] Questions about registration? Please contact Jessica Seymour at [email protected] By registering for any ESC of Central Ohio virtual or in-person events, you will be automatically subscribed to our professional development monthly email or any other emails that are relevant to your position. You may unsubscribe at any time.
Mar
08

Weekly Literacy Professional Learning Chats with Franki Sibberson: Mentor Texts in Writing


Reading with a writer's perspective is a skill that is built over time. Choosing mentor texts that help students learn from other writers is a first step. Supporting writers in finding their own mentors is another important piece of this work. This session will focus on the power of mentor texts and supporting writers as they learn from other writers in published texts, in the classroom and beyond. 

Questions about the content? Please contact Jill Reinhart, [email protected] Questions about registration? Please contact Jessica Seymour at [email protected] By registering for any ESC of Central Ohio virtual or in-person events, you will be automatically subscribed to our professional development monthly email or any other emails that are relevant to your position. You may unsubscribe at any time.
Mar
09

Math Chats: Free Math Resources for Content Knowledge and Instructional Delivery with Matthew Fannon


Are you feeling uncomfortable with teaching a particular concept? Are you struggling with having time to create meaningful practice problems for your students? We have you covered! Come learn about the many free mathematics resources that can help you understand mathematical concepts, create engaging opportunities for students to explore mathematics, and provide resources for meaningful formative assessments. The session is free for ESCCO member districts. A link to the online session will be sent to those who register for the session. 

Questions about the content? Please contact Matthew Fannon, [email protected] Questions about registration? Please contact Jessica Seymour at [email protected] By registering for any ESC of Central Ohio virtual or in-person events, you will be automatically subscribed to our professional development monthly email or any other emails that are relevant to your position. You may unsubscribe at any time.
Mar
11

ParaPro Assessment Testing


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 $75. This must be paid before testing. Note: if you have two years of college you do not need to take the exam. 

By registering for any ESC of Central Ohio virtual or in-person events, you will be automatically subscribed to our professional development monthly email or any other emails that are relevant to your position. You may unsubscribe at any time.
Mar
11

ParaPro Assessment Testing


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 $75. This must be paid before testing. Note: if you have two years of college you do not need to take the exam. 

By registering for any ESC of Central Ohio virtual or in-person events, you will be automatically subscribed to our professional development monthly email or any other emails that are relevant to your position. You may unsubscribe at any time.
Mar
15

Instructional Coaching Series


Back by popular demand! Due to continued interest, we are delighted to offer our Instructional Coaching series once again. This 4-part series is designed to provide and support instructional coaching skill in working with adult educators that ultimately impact student learning as well as create a professional, collaborative learning community for instructional coaches themselves. This series will support the unique needs of both new to the coaching role and those experienced with instructional coaching. This series will provide opportunities for coaches to develop and refine their practice, monitor their effectiveness, and create a network of support throughout the Central Ohio community. 

This offering is limited to 15 people due to Covid-19 restrictions. *Please note: this is the same content as the Fall Instructional Coaching Series.* Questions about the content? Please contact Stephanie Warner, [email protected] Questions about registration? Please contact Jessica Seymour at [email protected] By registering for any ESC of Central Ohio virtual or in-person events, you will be automatically subscribed to our professional development monthly email or any other emails that are relevant to your position. You may unsubscribe at any time.