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1/17/2019

Chartered nonpublic schools planning to administer KRA must register by March 31

Chartered nonpublic schools can administer the Kindergarten Readiness Assessment (KRA) to enrolled kindergarten students.


1/15/2019

Getting Ready for Kindergarten

Schools are preparing for kindergarten registration events and families are learning about kindergarten entrance requirements and options. The Office of Early Learning and School Readiness provides resources and tools for educators, families and children who are getting ready for kindergarten.
 


1/7/2019

Teaching in Taiwan – Special Opportunity

Through a memorandum of understanding with Taiwan’s Ministry of Education, the Ohio Department of Education invites new and experienced licensed elementary and middle school teachers to apply to the Teaching in Taiwan program.


12/20/2018

Plan now to attend free adolescent literacy regional meetings

Plan to attend one of several regional meetings on Adolescent Literacy: Exploring a Culture of Learning offered in early 2019. The event, led by Ohio Department of Education adolescent literacy specialists, will focus on the adolescent literacy component of Ohio’s Plan to Raise Literacy Achievement.


5/24/2018

Strategies and Recommendations to Improve Kindergarten Readiness: A Presentation Summary

On April 24th, colleagues from the Office of Early Learning and School Readiness and The Centers for Families and Children presented at the 2nd Annual Ohio Early Childhood Mental Health Conference. The title of the session was Ohio’s Statewide Data: Preparing Ohio’s Children for Kindergarten Readiness. Presenters included Amy Parker, Jennifer Perkins, Elizabeth Sailer, Ed.D., Margie Spino, Ph.D., Christina Tomazinis, and Tonya Thompson.