Virtual Meetups for Content Area Educators

The Ohio Department of Education is scheduling virtual meetups in collaboration with various professional organizations across the state to support administrators and educators in each content area during the ordered school-building closure. The purpose of the meetups is to support educators and provide a platform to network, share and gain new skills or strategies to help students succeed while learning remotely. This aligns with the vision of Ohio’s Strategic Plan for Education, Each Child, Our Future, which focuses on the whole child by empowering teachers to help students become resilient, lifelong learners who contribute to society. The virtual meetups will help facilitate discussions about equitable learning opportunities and practices for each child while partnering with educators and professional organizations to promote quality schools and student success.

The Department will co-host and publicize the virtual meetups in conjunction with guest facilitators sponsored by professional organizations. Sessions will focus on a broad range of topics or strategies depending on the content area.


Upcoming Meetups  

Google Classroom Tutorial and Setup
Kathy Koepp, Director of Professional Development from Elyria City Schools, will conduct a step-by-step walkthrough of the Google Classroom for physical education and health teachers. Educators will need access to a device with internet capabilities to take full advantage of this tutorial.
  • Date/time: September 22, 4-5 p.m.
  • Presenter: Kathy Koepp, Elyria City Schools
  • Content area: Physical Education
  • Join the meeting
    • By phone: ‪+1 971-232-0935, PIN: ‪878 563 322#
Technology Open Forum
This open forum will provide educators an informal space to discuss their return to school experiences and ways to support navigating the new school year. Participants will have the chance to ask questions and share ideas and resources concerning integrating technology tools, content and skills into their classrooms and curriculums. Computer Science Updates and Open Forum
Join the Ohio Department of Education in a session to discuss recent computer science updates, including legislative changes. Participants will have the chance to ask questions and share ideas and resources concerning integrating computer science tools, content and skills into their classrooms and curriculums.
  • Date/time: Sept. 29, 2021, 4:30-5:15 p.m.
  • Presenter(s): John Wiseman and Janelle Horton, Ohio Department of Education
  • Content area: Computer Science
  • Partner: Ohio’s EdTechs
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Schoolhouse.world – Peer tutoring, for free
In this meetup, school leaders can learn about the benefits of using schoolhouse.world with their students in need of tutoring or extra academic services.
  • Date/time: October 7, 3:30 p.m.
  • Presenter: Drew Bent, Schoolhouse.world
  • Content area: All
  • Join the meeting

Past Virtual Meetups 


Partnering Professional Organizations

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