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Feb. 4, 2014 Articles

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2/4/2014

From the Superintendent

I believe that one of the most promising opportunities in education right now is the potential to help our girls and boys be better connected to the world of knowledge through technology. When I was a district superintendent, I would have loved to see my students and teachers enjoy the almost limitless access to information and the highly interactive learning technologies that have become available in just the last few years.

That’s why I’m excited about the new Ohio eTextbook Pilot, a $6 million grant program to help schools buy digital educational materials and professional development resources.

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2/4/2014

Deadlines and Dates

Approaching deadlines or important dates mentioned in previous editions of EdConnection

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2/4/2014

For school superintendents, principals and treasurers

  • Superintendents requested to submit Value-Added roster verification commitment forms
  • Save the Date: Feb. 11 webcast, Straight A Fund general information

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2/4/2014

For curriculum directors, teachers and school counselors

  • Save the Date: Feb. 12 webcast, 2:30 to 4 p.m. – New kindergarten readiness assessment
  • Educators needed for paid positions to score Ohio Resident Educator Summative Assessments
  • Value-Added video presentation is now available
  • Earth Science Activities now correlated to new Ohio Science Standards
  • Register for School and Public Libraries: Partners on the Road to Reading Success

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