Program coordinators can choose from one of two upcoming day-long meetings for an opportunity to learn from the Ohio Department of Education staff and other coordinators about implementing the program. The department will host one meeting on Wednesday, May 7 at the Mid-Ohio Educational Service Center in Mansfield and another on Wednesday, May 14 in Dublin at the Online Computer Library Center.
The June 1 RESA deadline is quickly approaching, so please encourage RESA candidates to work on finalizing their task submissions. Many candidates have either not started remaining tasks or are still in process of submitting them.
Most families are well aware and proud to point out the talents and passions that have been passed on from generation to generation (athletic ability, musical gifts, artistic skills, etc.). Most are also well aware of specific health issues that run in the family (cancer, diabetes, heart disease, etc.), and many are conscientious to not only share such information with their children, but to encourage by example, healthy behavioral choices to avoid them.
April is Alcohol Awareness Month. In this Know! Parent Tip we focus on alcohol’s effects specific to young females.
Many adults assume that underage drinking mostly involves boys. That assumption however, is false. In fact, girls have not only caught up to boys when it comes to drinking, but in many cases have surpassed them. According to results from the 2012 National Survey on Drug Use and Health, among youth aged 12 to 17, the percentage of females who were current drinkers (13.2 percent) was higher than their male counterparts (12.6 percent).
To stay on track with the legal requirements related to educator evaluation systems, superintendents and principals should keep abreast of the upcoming schedule for completing various steps of the process, including those that must be documented soon in the electronic Teacher and Principal Evaluation System (eTPES).