The Ohio Department of Education has recently initiated changes to the assessments that are needed for PK–12 educator licensure. The NEW Ohio Assessments for Educators (OAE) will be aligned with appropriate state and national standards.
Sponsored by the Ohio Secondary Transition Improvement Grant, a federally funded project administered by the Ohio Rehabilitation Services Commission (RSC) in collaboration with the ODE Office for Exceptional Children
The Ohio Department of Education (ODE) Division of Learning is offering a series of regional meetings to provide updates on major education initiatives that are being implemented.
In partnership with the Ohio Board of Regents (OBR), the Task Force for Pre-Service Teacher Training in Dyslexia will work with the International Dyslexia Association (IDA) Knowledge and Practice Standards for Teachers of Reading (2010) to develop guidelines for pre-service teacher education programs in Ohio. Access this news article to learn more.
Ohio School Psychologists Association (OSPA) Spring Conference Registration is still open. The conference will be held on April 18-19, 2013, featuring Russell Barkley, Ph.D., internationally recognized expert on ADHD, who has published more than 200 scientific articles and book chapters related to the nature, assessment and treatment of ADHD and related disorders. Registration information can be found on the OSPA website at http://www.ospaonline.org/index.php/conferences.