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State Superintendent of Public Instruction Paolo DeMaria today announced that 68 Ohio schools will be honored with the Purple Star Award this school year. The award recognizes a school’s commitment to serving and supporting students and families connected to the United States armed forces and Ohio National Guard. The list of honorees is available on the Ohio Department of Education’s Purple Star webpage.
The Ohio Department of Education today announced the grantees awarded federal funding for the 21st Century Community Learning Center (21st CCLC) program. The program creates or expands community learning centers that provide academic enrichment and youth development opportunities for students who attend predominantly high-poverty and low-performing schools.
The Ohio Department of Education today announced the 11 teachers who are designated as the “2022 Teacher of the Year” for their respective State Board of Education district through the Teacher of the Year Program. Of the group of 11, four teachers were selected as state finalists to be considered for recognition as Ohio’s Teacher of the Year for 2022.
The Ohio Department of Education this week recognized Ohio students for their commitment to military service with the Annual All-Ohio United States Armed Forces Career Commitment Celebration.
In a new video, State Superintendent Paolo DeMaria and Maj. Gen. Deborah Ashenhurst, director of the Ohio Department of Veterans Services, join Ohio Governor Mike DeWine to recognize and congratulate students who have committed to military service, including active duty, Reserve and National Guard.
The Ohio Department of Education, in partnership with TEACH, is excited to announce “The Future Depends on Teachers,” a new public service announcement campaign for PK-12 schools, airing in time for Teacher Appreciation Week. It celebrates the role teachers play in shaping the future and invites people to explore teaching at a time when teachers are needed more than ever.