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EMIS Newsflash – November 16, 2017

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Know! To Keep It Safe this Holiday Season – Adults and Alcohol

Holiday-Safe-Start-Talking-1.jpgThe holiday season is upon us, which means more adults will consume alcoholic drinks and in higher quantities. This time of year also puts more people on the roads, as they travel to see family and friends, near and far. It makes sense, then, that this season becomes one of the most dangerous times of the year for alcohol-related accidents and fatalities.


Choose Kind Challenge!

As part of #OhioWonderWeek, the Ohio Department of Education challenges students to send at least 5,000 letters spreading kindness to hospitalized children in Ohio by the end of November. Let’s show that our deeds are our monuments and spread some joy to our peers!


Ohio Teacher Leadership Framework now available

The Ohio Department of Education has published the Ohio Teacher Leadership Framework as a guide to enlisting the state’s strongest educators in improving schools and expanding teachers’ professional growth opportunities.


Know! What’s Hidden in Plain Sight – Part II

StartTalking_Hidden-1.jpgHidden in Plain Sight is a substance misuse awareness program for parents and other adults that helps uncover signs of trouble. In a previous tip, Know! What’s Hidden in Plain Sight - Part I, we learned the importance of being aware of every child’s risk for drug use, and we discovered the key role electronics play in drug-related communications.

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