Serving school districts in Ashland, Crawford, Huron, Knox, Marion,

Medina, Morrow, Richland, Seneca, and Wyandot Counties in Ohio

1495 W. Longview Ave., Suite 200

Mansfield, Ohio 44906

Telephone: 419.747.4808

Toll Free: 800-424-7372

Fax: 419.747.3806

 

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PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT

This page provides a listing of professional development opportunities for all school support staff, including paraprofessionals, teachers and administrators.  You will find professional development opportunities available from SST 7 and other regional educational agencies.  

 

We will do our best to list them by date here, but we also suggest that you visit our Events Calendar, which you can print for your convenience.  Please remember, as in the past, attendees need to register in STARS (if applicable) to attend the sessions.

 

If you have any questions, please feel free to contact us at (419) 747-4808 or 1-800-424-7372, or use our Contact page.

 

All events will be held at the State Support Team 7, 1495 W. Longview Ave., Mansfield, OH 44906, unless otherwise indicated.  Training details and descriptor can be found on our Events Calendar.

September 2018

September 18, 2018 - (1:00 pm - 3:30 pm) - OIP Network/Training Series

Location:  State Support Team Region 7, 1495 W. Longview Ave., Mansfield, OH  44906

Description: This network/series is targeted for Facilitators of the Ohio Improvement Process (OIP). Topics include ESSA Accountability, The Local Report Card, Ohio Improvement Process (OIP), Meet Your SST OIP Consultant and Preparing for the March 21, 2019 Showcase. OIP Flyer   Detailed Description

October 2018

October 4, 2018 - (8:30 am - 3:00 pm) - PBIS Coaches Meeting

Location:  State Support Team Region 7, 1495 W. Longview Ave., Mansfield, OH  44906

Description: School buildings that are implementing the Positive Behavior Interventions Supports (PBIS) framework must have a PBIS coach. This person will build capacity for the development, implementation, monitoring, evaluation and sustainability of PBIS Framework. SST7 provided ongoing professional development, technical assistance and networking to coaches to support them in their role.  Please join us for up-to-date information and resources to assist your team in sustaining an environment that supports ALL students learning.

December 2018

February 2019

March 2019

March 21, 2019 - (1:00 pm - 3:30 pm) - OIP Network/Training Series

Location:  State Support Team Region 7, 1495 W. Longview Ave., Mansfield, OH  44906

Description: This network/series is targeted for Facilitators of the Ohio Improvement Process (OIP). Topics include ESSA, Accountability, Local Report Card.  Facilitators will be asked to prepare a brief presentation to showcase their learning from this year.    OIP Flyer   Detailed Description

October 16, 2018 - (8:30 am - 3:00 pm) - OIP Network/Training Series

Location:  State Support Team Region 7, 1495 W. Longview Ave., Mansfield, OH  44906

Description: Participants attending this training will receive coaching instruction and resource information necessary to serve as an OIP internal or external facilitator for OIP stages 0-4.  Topics include Teacher Based Teams: Mind Frames, Ohi's Learning Standards, Strategies, Evidence-based Practices, Depth of Knowledge (DOK), Developing Success Criteria, Assessments.

OIP Flyer    Detailed Description

CANCELLED October 18, 2018 - (8:30 am - 3:30 pm) - PBIS Training 

Location:  State Support Team Region 7, 1495 W. Longview Ave., Mansfield, OH  44906

Description: District and/or building leadership teams will (a) develop a fundamental understanding of School-wide Positive Behavioral Interventions and Supports and its intended purpose and outcomes in order to create, implement, monitor, evaluate and sustain a PBIS framework; (b) develop and demonstrate a basic understanding of how to access and use online resources such as www.pbis.org and www.pbisapps.org in creating a School-wide PBIS framework; and (c) develop and demonstrate a basic understanding of how to access and use the PBIS resources provided.

February 12, 2019 - (8:30 am - 3:30 pm) - PBIS Training

Location:  State Support Team Region 7, 1495 W. Longview Ave., Mansfield, OH  44906

Description: District and/or building leadership teams will (a) develop a fundamental understanding of School-wide Positive Behavioral Interventions and Supports and its intended purpose and outcomes in order to create, implement, monitor, evaluate and sustain a PBIS framework; (b) develop and demonstrate a basic understanding of how to access and use online resources such as www.pbis.org and www.pbisapps.org in creating a School-wide PBIS framework; and (c) develop and demonstrate a basic understanding of how to access and use the PBIS resources provided.

CANCELLED October 9, 2018 - (8:30 am - 3:30 pm) - PBIS Training 

Location:  State Support Team Region 7, 1495 W. Longview Ave., Mansfield, OH  44906

Description: District and/or building leadership teams will (a) develop a fundamental understanding of School-wide Positive Behavioral Interventions and Supports and its intended purpose and outcomes in order to create, implement, monitor, evaluate and sustain a PBIS framework; (b) develop and demonstrate a basic understanding of how to access and use online resources such as www.pbis.org and www.pbisapps.org in creating a School-wide PBIS framework; and (c) develop and demonstrate a basic understanding of how to access and use the PBIS resources provided.

February 6, 2019 - (8:30 am - 3:00 pm) - PBIS Coaches Meeting

Location:  State Support Team Region 7, 1495 W. Longview Ave., Mansfield, OH  44906

Description: School buildings that are implementing the Positive Behavior Interventions Supports (PBIS) framework must have a PBIS coach. This person will build capacity for the development, implementation, monitoring, evaluation and sustainability of PBIS Framework. SST7 provided ongoing professional development, technical assistance and networking to coaches to support them in their role.  Please join us for up-to-date information and resources to assist your team in sustaining an environment that supports ALL students learning.

May 2019

May 1, 2019 - (8:30 am - 3:00 pm) - PBIS Coaches Meeting

Location:  State Support Team Region 7, 1495 W. Longview Ave., Mansfield, OH  44906

Description: School buildings that are implementing the Positive Behavior Interventions Supports (PBIS) framework must have a PBIS coach. This person will build capacity for the development, implementation, monitoring, evaluation and sustainability of PBIS Framework. SST7 provided ongoing professional development, technical assistance and networking to coaches to support them in their role.  Please join us for up-to-date information and resources to assist your team in sustaining an environment that supports ALL students learning.

December 18, 2018 - (8:30 am - 3:00 pm) - OIP Network/Training Series

Location:  State Support Team Region 7, 1495 W. Longview Ave., Mansfield, OH  44906

Description: Participants attending this training will receive coaching instruction and resource information necessary to serve as an OIP internal or external facilitator for OIP stages 0-4.  Topics include OIP Stages, TBT Review/Stages Prep2, TBT Review, District Leadership Teams (DLT) and Building Leadership Teams (BLT), Improvement Science, Creating an Instructional Framework, Evidence-based Practices.   OIP Flyer   Detailed Description

February 19, 2019 - (8:30 am - 3:00 pm) - OIP Network/Training Series

Location:  State Support Team Region 7, 1495 W. Longview Ave., Mansfield, OH  44906

Description: Participants attending this training will receive coaching instruction and resource information necessary to serve as an OIP internal or external facilitator for OIP stages 0-4.  Topics include OIP Stages 2-4, OIP Stages Prep 2 Review, DLTs and BLTS, Implementation Science, Developing Professional Development Calendars, Developing Data Calendars, Coaching, Decision Framework (DF).    OIP Flyer    Detailed Description

September 21, 2018 - (9:00 am - 3:00 pm) - Partnering with Families to Support Early Literacy Series

Location:  State Support Team Region 7, 1495 W. Longview Ave., Mansfield, OH  44906

Description: Goals: (1) Apply communication skills in order to operationalize ways to use inviting language with parents/families. (2) Utilize growth mindset/habits of mind skills to increase family engagement and draw upon family's assets and interests. (3) Improve language and literacy opportunities at home and at school. (4) Examine language and literacy resources for everyday family activities to support early literacy and promote family engagement. Participants are encouraged to attend all series events: September 21, 2018, November 9, 2018, January 25, 2019, and March 22, 2019.  Registration is through STARS and OCCRA.

March 22, 2019 - (9:00 am - 3:00 pm) - Partnering with Families to Support Early Literacy Series

Location:  State Support Team Region 7, 1495 W. Longview Ave., Mansfield, OH  44906

Description: Goals: (1) Apply communication skills in order to operationalize ways to use inviting language with parents/families. (2) Utilize growth mindset/habits of mind skills to increase family engagement and draw upon family's assets and interests. (3) Improve language and literacy opportunities at home and at school. (4) Examine language and literacy resources for everyday family activities to support early literacy and promote family engagement. Participants are encouraged to attend all series events: September 21, 2018, November 9, 2018, January 25, 2019, and March 22, 2019.  Registration is through STARS and OCCRA.

November 2018

November 9, 2018 - (9:00 am - 3:00 pm) - Partnering with Families to Support Early Literacy Series

Location:  State Support Team Region 7, 1495 W. Longview Ave., Mansfield, OH  44906

Description: Goals: (1) Apply communication skills in order to operationalize ways to use inviting language with parents/families. (2) Utilize growth mindset/habits of mind skills to increase family engagement and draw upon family's assets and interests. (3) Improve language and literacy opportunities at home and at school. (4) Examine language and literacy resources for everyday family activities to support early literacy and promote family engagement. Participants are encouraged to attend all series events: September 21, 2018, November 9, 2018, January 25, 2019, and March 22, 2019.  Registration is through STARS and OCCRA.

January 2019

January 25, 2019 - (9:00 am - 3:00 pm) - Partnering with Families to Support Early Literacy Series

Location:  State Support Team Region 7, 1495 W. Longview Ave., Mansfield, OH  44906

Description: Goals: (1) Apply communication skills in order to operationalize ways to use inviting language with parents/families. (2) Utilize growth mindset/habits of mind skills to increase family engagement and draw upon family's assets and interests. (3) Improve language and literacy opportunities at home and at school. (4) Examine language and literacy resources for everyday family activities to support early literacy and promote family engagement. Participants are encouraged to attend all series events: September 21, 2018, November 9, 2018, January 25, 2019, and March 22, 2019.  Registration is through STARS and OCCRA.

September 28, 2018 - (8:30 am - 3:30 pm) - IDEA Series Day 1: How Do Federal and State Laws Support Best Practices for Special Education Programs?

Location:  State Support Team Region 7, 1495 W. Longview Ave., Mansfield, OH  44906

November 6, 2018 - (8:20 am - 3:30 pm) - IDEA Series Day 2: Serving Students with Disabilities: Where Are We? How Can We Improve?

Location:  State Support Team Region 7, 1495 W. Longview Ave., Mansfield, OH  44906 

January 10, 2019 - (8:20 am - 3:30 pm) - IDEA Series Day 3: Evaluation Team Reports (ETRs): How Can we Use the Evaluation Process and Document to Improve Instruction for Students with Disabilities?

Location:  State Support Team Region 7, 1495 W. Longview Ave., Mansfield, OH  44906

Description:

February 21, 2019 - (8:20 am - 3:30 pm) - IDEA Series Day 4: Individual Education Programs (IEPs): How Can WE Write IEPs that Truly Guide High Impact Instruction for Students with Disabilities in Order to Close the Achievement Gap?

Location:  State Support Team Region 7, 1495 W. Longview Ave., Mansfield, OH  44906

 

March 11, 2019 - (8:20 am - 3:30 pm) - IDEA Series Day 5: Specially Design Instruction (SDI):  How Are Schools Providing Specially Designed Instruction, Utilizing Evidence-Based Practices and How Do They Know If It Is Working?

Location:  State Support Team Region 7, 1495 W. Longview Ave., Mansfield, OH  44906

 

April 2019

April 24, 2019 - (8:20 am - 3:30 pm) - IDEA Series Day 6: Continuing to Learn and Grow from Best Practices in the Field of Special Education

Location:  State Support Team Region 7, 1495 W. Longview Ave., Mansfield, OH  44906 

October 22, 2018 - (8:30 am - 3:00 pm) - Legal Updates

Location:  State Support Team Region 7, 1495 W. Longview Ave., Mansfield, OH  44906

Description: Jessica Dawso, former Office of Exceptional Associate Director and current attorney for Scott Scriven (LLP) will be providing legal updates on special education and related legislation.

September 25 or 26, 2018 - (8:30 am - 3:00 pm) - University Design for Learning with Dr. Katie Novak

Location:  Kehoe Center, Shelby.

Description: Are you passionate about creating conditions for learners to become knowledgeable, goal-directed, and motivated?  Are you a proactive educator who strives to teach in a way that is accessible and engaging for every learner?  If so, you won't want to miss this engaging session presented by Dr. Katie Novak, author of many books, most well known for her UDL Now! book.  Join us as Katie shows us the power that each one of us has to empower learners to become independent, problem-solving, engaged learners! Katie will help us understand why and how to use the Universal Design for Learning framework to intentionally plan for  learner variability and reduce barriers within our learning environments.  The session will meet the needs of participants who are new to UDL, as well as those who have already begun designing instruction using the UDL framework!  Be ready to move, to laugh and to learn!   

September 19, 2018 - (9:00 am - 2:30 pm) - Principals as Instructional Leaders (PAILS)

Location:  State Support Team Region 7, 1495 W. Longview Ave., Mansfield, OH  44906

November 8, 2018 - (9:00 am - 2:30 pm) - Principals as Instructional Leaders (PAILS)

Location:  State Support Team Region 7, 1495 W. Longview Ave., Mansfield, OH  44906

Feburary 28, 2019 - (9:00 am - 2:30 pm) - Principals as Instructional Leaders (PAILS)

Location:  State Support Team Region 7, 1495 W. Longview Ave., Mansfield, OH  44906

October 23, 2018 - (1:00 pm - 3:30 pm) - Early Childhood Leadership Meeting

Location:  State Support Team Region 7, 1495 W. Longview Ave., Mansfield, OH  44906 

November 27, 2018 - (1:00 pm - 3:30 pm) - Early Childhood Leadership Meeting

Location:  State Support Team Region 7, 1495 W. Longview Ave., Mansfield, OH  44906

January 22, 2019 - (1:00 pm - 3:30 pm) - Early Childhood Leadership Meeting

Location:  State Support Team Region 7, 1495 W. Longview Ave., Mansfield, OH  44906

March 26, 2019 - (1:00 pm - 3:30 pm) - Early Childhood Leadership Meeting

Location:  State Support Team Region 7, 1495 W. Longview Ave., Mansfield, OH  44906