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11/23/2019

State Superintendent Paolo DeMaria Invites 10 First-Year Teachers to Dinner

By: Staff Blogger

With Thanksgiving quickly approaching, State Superintendent Paolo DeMaria showed his gratitude to those choosing the teaching profession by inviting 10 first-year teachers to join him for dinner. Superintendent DeMaria and the group of teachers discussed their experiences with students during this first year, the future of education, shared ideas and celebrated victories. On behalf of all of us at the Ohio Department of Education, thank you to all teachers for the important work you do every day. Happy Thanksgiving!

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11/22/2019

State Superintendent Paolo DeMaria Attends Youth Human Trafficking Prevention Summit

By: Staff Blogger

State Superintendent Paolo DeMaria was at the statehouse with the 2019 Ohio Teacher of the Year and current Ohio Teacher Fellow, Mona Al-Hayani. Al-Hayani is an advocate for human tracking prevention. Her student group, Young Women for Change, assisted with the programming at this year’s summit.

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11/21/2019

State Superintendent Paolo DeMaria Speaks at Leader in Me Symposium

By: Staff Blogger

State Superintendent Paolo DeMaria delivered the keynote address to educators attending the Leader in Me Symposium.

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11/20/2019

State Superintendent Paolo DeMaria Visits Foxfire Schools

By: Staff Blogger

State Superintendent Paolo DeMaria visited Foxfire High School and Foxfire Intermediate School. Foxfire Schools serve students from 18 different districts in eight counties and have formed strong partnerships with those districts to better serve students.

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11/20/2019

State Superintendent Paolo DeMaria Attends Opportunities for Rural Appalachian Ohio: A Policy Summit for Southeast Ohio

By: Staff Blogger

State Superintendent Paolo DeMaria Attends Opportunities for Rural Appalachian Ohio: A Policy Summit for Southeast Ohio
State Superintendent Paolo DeMaria joined other state leaders for a panel discussion about issues that matter to Southeast Ohio. Buckeye Hills Regional Council hosted the summit.

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