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Oct. 29, 2018 Articles

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10/29/2018

Licensure renewal window opens Nov. 1

The Ohio Department of Education’s online application system opens Nov. 1 for renewal applications. If your license expires June 30, 2019, you can avoid the rush by submitting your application early, provided you have met your renewal requirements.

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10/29/2018

Registration open for Child Nutrition Training and Vendor Show, Nov. 28

The new Office of Integrated Student Supports invites you to attend the Child Nutrition Training and Vendor Show at the Greater Columbus Convention Center on Nov. 28 from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. The conference brings together state and national experts to collaborate across programs, discuss effective practices and share lessons learned.

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10/29/2018

Final webinar scheduled on district justifications for alternate assessment participation

The Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA) requires each district or community school to submit a justification when it expects to test more than 1 percent of its students using the Alternate Assessment for Students with Significant Cognitive Disabilities (AASCD). If your district expects to test more than 1 percent of its students using the alternate assessment, you must submit the online justification between Nov. 5 and Dec. 10, 2018. Find samples here of this year’s justification form and an optional school-level form.

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10/29/2018

Start Talking!

Alcohol isn’t responsible for a person’s choices, but it does play a role in poor decision-making, including criminal behavior. The link between alcohol and sexual assault is clear. Because of this, we need to discuss that link when we talk to our kids about alcohol.

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10/29/2018

Public comments close Oct. 31 on alternate assessment waiver extension

The Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA) requires states to ensure the total number of students assessed in each subject using the Alternate Assessment for Students with Significant Cognitive Disabilities (AASCD) does not exceed 1 percent of the total number of all students in the state who took Ohio’s State Tests.

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