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Oct. 8 2013 Articles

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10/8/2013

From the Superintendent

Colleagues:

I often talk about the great ideas I hear percolating from our educators and leaders. I believe that these educators have a pent-up energy to try new things that will allow them to do their jobs better. I am happy to report that those educators are responding to our call for Straight A Fund applicants. As the deadline for letters of intent to apply for Ohio’s Straight A Funds drew to a close last Friday, 1,481 schools, districts and their partners shared their plans to seek funds for their great ideas.

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10/8/2013

Dates and deadlines

Approaching deadlines or important dates mentioned in previous editions of EdConnection

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10/8/2013

For school superintendents, principals and treasurers

  • Additional Straight A Fund application and scoring process guidance available
  • Foundation payment calculator available for treasurers
  • School leaders invited to open discussions with higher education faculty
  • School security grant webinar for superintendents and treasurers Oct. 9
  • Rural Education National Forum in Columbus Oct. 31-Nov. 1
  • Workers comp premium rebate program helps injured workers; enroll by Oct. 31
  • Schools expected to receive teacher Value-Added data by Nov. 14

 

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10/8/2013

For curriculum directors, teachers and school counselors

  • Training opens for facilitators assisting with Resident Educator Summative Assessment
  • International Baccalaureate leadership seminars Nov. 21 and 22
  • Samsung Solve for Tomorrow contest asks schools to promote STEM approach to learning

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