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.
An updated Chart of Approved Instruments for gifted identification has been posted, as well as an updated Combined Factsheet of identification scores.
New guidance documents have been posted related to High Quality Professional Development and Ongoing Assistance for general education teachers providing gifted services.
The updated Testing Rules for Subject-Accelerated Students have been posted. The Rules have been updated to reflect the recent federal waiver related to state testing.
Ohio has received a waiver to eliminate double testing in elementary and middle schools.