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4/21/2015

PBIS Building Capacity: Train the Trainer Sessions

Ohio’s School-wide Positive Behavior Support and Interventions (SW-PBIS) is a framework for creating safe and orderly learning environments in schools, while improving the social-emotional outcomes for students. Training and coaching is provided through Ohio’s PBIS network. Five regional training opportunities are offered to train trainers to support implementation in school districts across Ohio.


12/30/2013

Secure Portal for Schools to Submit Safety Plans Now Online

Ohio Attorney General Mike DeWine and Ohio Superintendent of Public Instruction Richard A. Ross announced that Ohio schools may now submit school safety plans via a secure online portal. The portal is one of the many recommendations of the School Safety Task Force which have been implemented.


3/7/2012

It's tornado season. Is your school prepared?

Tornadoes are most likely to occur in Ohio during April through July between the hours of 2 and 10 p.m. A tornado – or severe weather that can give rise to tornadoes – This year's early Ohio tornadoes demonstrate that they can happen any time and any place.