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Oct. 5, 2020 Articles

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10/5/2020

Ohio Department of Education awarded $2 million school-based mental health grant

The Ohio Department of Education, along with several local, state and regional partners, was awarded a $2 million school-based mental health federal grant to improve access to mental health and behavioral health services in Appalachian counties in southeastern Ohio. Over the next five years, the grant will be used to implement school-based mental health care and increase the overall number of mental health care providers in the region through recruitment, employment and retention strategies.
 

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10/5/2020

Youngstown City Schools pairs community partnerships with Student Wellness and Success funds to open school-based health centers

Youngstown City School District has partnered with Quickmed Urgent Care to open two school-based health centers in the district this fall. The school-based health centers, funded through the state’s Student Wellness and Success Funds, complement the crucial work of school nurses to provide much-needed medical care to students, families, staff and the community.

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10/5/2020

Ohio Department of Mental Health and Addiction Services and Ohio Department of Education partner to launch “ABCs of Mental Health”

The Ohio Department of Mental Health and Addiction Services and Ohio Department of Education are offering a new resource called the ABCs of Mental Health. Access relevant information about mental health at OMHAS’s dedicated webpage.

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10/5/2020

Request for parent input on Ohio’s State Tests performance standards

The Department is looking for parents interested in participating in six virtual discussion committees to review performance levels for Ohio’s State Tests in English language arts and mathematics. Applications for these parent discussion committees must be submitted by 4 p.m. on Friday, Oct. 16. Interested participants should have online access for viewing the meeting information virtually, but video capability is not required.

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10/5/2020

Leading & Learning Together: OLAC and PBIS Showcase on Dec. 15

The Ohio Leadership Advisory Council and Ohio PBIS Network will host a joint event called Leading & Learning Together on Dec. 15. Nominations for the 2020 OLAC Outstanding District Award are open until Oct. 15.

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