The Office of Career-Technical Education, in partnership with the Ohio Association for Career and Technical Education, will designate exemplary career-tech seniors from the Class of 2015. For the fourth consecutive year, one promising senior will be chosen from each of Ohio’s 15 career fields. The association will award the Darrell Parks Scholarship of $1,000 each to two of the 15. The partnership, which is new in 2015, will provide increased recognition, including certificates from Superintendent of Public Instruction Richard A. Ross and visibility in a presentation during the association’s conference this summer. To learn more and download the scholarship application form, click here. Submission deadline is March 15, 2015.
The Ohio Department of Education has released the list of industry-recognized credentials used for school and district report cards. Use this link to the Career-Technical Education Data and Accountability webpage for the credential list and information on the credential application process for community stakeholders.
Ohio has received a waiver to eliminate double testing in elementary and middle schools.
State officials have added a robust student section to their Ohio Means Jobs website, hoping it will push K-12 students to think more and earlier about career exploration in the face of the always-changing job market.
Summary of things you need to know about Ohio's State Test. Including test administration, technology, getting students, ready, accommodations and resources.