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September 9, 2013 Articles

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9/9/2013

From the Superintendent

On Wednesday we will take a major step toward launching Ohio’s new Straight A Fund for education innovation when the governing board for the grant program holds its first meeting. We expect that documents outlining how to apply for the first round of funding will be made available soon after the meeting.

The new state budget created the $250 million fund to support sustainable, innovative, local ideas and programs to help transform and modernize our education system. Straight A Fund grants will provide seed money for ideas that raise student achievement, reduce spending and get more resources to the classroom.

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9/9/2013

Deadlines and Dates

Approaching deadlines or important dates mentioned in previous editions of EdConnection

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9/9/2013

For school superintendents, principals and treasurers

2013-2014 Green Ribbon Schools simplified application now online – deadline Nov.15

Public comment period on operating standards for gifted students revisions open through Sept.20

U.S. EPA offers school environmental health webinar series

Schools can save on annual premiums with Ohio BWC workplace safety programs

Registration open now for OCTA fall conference

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9/9/2013

For curriculum directors, teachers and school counselors

2014 Ohio Educational Technology Conference call for proposals and early registration now open

National Assessment Governing Board seeks nominees to fill five positions

INFOhio providing free access to digital reading program for preK-3

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