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Mayor Recognizes ESC StaffCuyahoga Falls Mayor, Don Walters, recognized Summit ESC being named a Northeast Ohio Top Workplace two years in a row!
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Pink Out!Summit ESC staff recognized Breast Cancer Awareness Month by wearing Pink!
Photo of ESC staff members wearing pink to recognize Breast Cancer Awareness Month.
Summit ESC - Named a 2019 Northeast Ohio Top Workplace Award
State Superintendent Paolo DeMaria visits one of our Summit Preschool classrooms.
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Summit ESC Advertisement - Supporting Bright Futures
Summit ESC's Curriculum & Instruction team host Dr. Karin HessOver 200 participants explored how depth of knowledge and cognitive rigor are tied to good instruction and formative assessments
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Substitute Teaching advertisement
News & Announcements
We're Hiring!
We're Hiring!
Our Summit Preschool Program is expanding and we're looking for great candidates!
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Summit ESC Spring 2020 Professional Development Booklet - Now Available
Summit ESC Spring 2020 Professional Development Booklet - Now Available
Our Summit ESC Professional Development Booklet details the latest trainings and events scheduled here for Spring 2020 for both the Summit  ESC and SST8.
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Summit ESC Superintendent Joe Iacano Joins Leadership Akron
Summit ESC Superintendent Joe Iacano Joins Leadership Akron
The Leadership Akron Signature Program brings together the region’s top leaders from diverse sectors who are interested in broadening their community impact.
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Summit ESC Builds Leadership Capacity through “Lifting Leaders”
Summit ESC Builds Leadership Capacity through “Lifting Leaders”
The “Lifting Leaders” project was created to identify potential leaders and to provide development opportunities in the Summit County area.
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2019 Education Celebration
2019 Education Celebration
The All-County Teaching Team members are nominated by the community and chosen...
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Summit ESC’S Steve Miller to Receive 2019 OCTM Bert Waits Friend of Mathematics Award
Summit ESC’S Steve Miller to Receive 2019 OCTM Bert Waits Friend of Mathematics Award
Summit ESC’S Steve Miller to Receive 2019 OCTM Bert Waits Friend of Mathematics Award...


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Summit ESC’s Katie Leigh Awarded Grant from Martha Holden Jennings Foundation
Summit ESC’s Katie Leigh Awarded Grant from Martha Holden Jennings Foundation
We are excited to announce that Katie Leigh, Student Services Supervisor, was recently awarded a Martha Holden Jennings Foundation grant for $11,449.
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Summit ESC Earns Top Workplace Honors for Second Straight Year
Summit ESC Earns Top Workplace Honors for Second Straight Year
The Plain Dealer Names Summit ESC a winner of the Cleveland Top Workplaces 2019 Award.....
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Upcoming Events
Jan
30
Identifying EL Students for Special Education: Making “True-Peer” Comparisons

Identifying EL Students for Special Education:

Making “True-Peer” Comparisons

In this professional presentation, participants will extend their knowledge on updated best practices to assess English Learners for special education services considering metrics that are common regardless of their first language. The participant will obtain knowledge of assessment tolls as well as validity evaluation tools to make sure that “true-peer” comparisons are being made and result are valid rather than expression of differences in culture and /or language.

Who: Administrators, general education teachers, intervention specialist, SLP’s, School Psychologist, counselors, ESL tutors

When: January 30, 2020

Time: 8:30-11:30

Where: Summit ESC

Cost: Consortium Members: FREE                             Non- Consortium: $25

Payment can made by PO, check, money order or cash only to the Summit ESC 420 Washington Ave. Cuyahoga Falls, Ohio 44221 Attn: Brenda Palinkas 
normal;background:white'>We plan our programming based on your registration.  Therefore, we will not issue refunds if you do not attend. 


Jan
31
Summit Preschool Communicable Disease Training
Summit Preschool Communicable Disease Training
Feb
4
Strategies for Teaching Gifted in the Regular Classroom (Competencies a, c,) REPEAT SESSION
THIS IS A REPEAT SESSION FROM NOVEMBER 19, 2019
 Learning Objectives:
 Participants sharing with others a prepared lesson/unit used with gifted students 
“Critical friend analysis” of differentiation strategies in action
Instructional strategies to enhance differentiation practices in the classroom
Hands-on time for planning differentiated lessons and activities with school colleagues

Cost:  $50 includes Lunch
Contact Hours: 6

We plan our programming based on your registration.  Therefore, we will not issue refunds if you do not attend.

Feb
4
Transportation Leader's Network
Ready, Set, Go...What Motivates You (& Others) in Your Workplace?
Have you ever wondered why your co-workers approach their jobs differently from you? Come to this session to learn about adult motivation in the workplace and how each of us can contribute our skills and talents to an optimal work team!
11am - noon - Presentation;
noon - 1pm -  Coffee & Conversation: an “in-basket session”...bring your questions and resources to share with other transportation colleagues! 


Feb
5
Enhance Literacy Skills in the Social Studies Classroom: Grades 3-8
Learning Objectives:
This session will focus on providing teachers with strategies for enhancing literacy instruction in the content area classroom.
Strategies will include different ways students can build vocabulary comprehension and literacy skills while engaging in the reading of content area text and primary resources. 
Cost: $35.00
Contact Hours: 5.5


Feb
6
Curriculum Directors' Roundtable
The focus of this collaborative group is to share and learn information on curriculum-related topics relevant to the district-level leader.
NO COST
Contact Hours: 2
Registration: Contact Sally at sallyg@summitesc.org or 330-945-5600 ext. 511225 

Feb
6
DESMOS Network
This is a monthly meeting for all educators interested in the use DESMOS.
Come learn the Basics:
  • Work on creating activities, and share ideas.
  • The DESMOS calculator is available for students using the online OST for Mathematics. 
Future Dates:
3-5-20
5-14-20
This DESMOS Network is FREE

Feb
6
Special Education Director Round Table
Sped Director Round Table
 
October 3, 2019
December 5, 2019
February 6, 2020
March 5, 2020- (preschool consortium only)
April 2, 2020 

Feb
11
Effective Mathematics Teacher Practices- I Think I can.I Think I can, Solve that Problem! Day 2 of 2
Learning Objective:
Effective mathematics instruction provides opportunities for students to develop perseverance and persistence in approaching problems in which they are not familiar. We want our students to have ideas on how to move forward in solving problems even if at times they might get stuck. Strategies will be shared that encourage students to explain and reflect on their thinking which will foster ideas of an "I can do it" mindset. These strategies can be adopted into all content areas.
2 Day Series: Day 2 of 2
Session 1 is Nov. 19, 2019 
Session 2 is Feb. 11, 2020
Contact Hours Total: 11
Cost: $ 70.00 for both days 
 
We plan our programming based on your registration.  Therefore, we will not issue refunds if you do not attend. 

Feb
12
Women's Leadership Network
Are you in a leadership position in a school system, legal field, private enterprise, or  medical  profession?  This group is for you!  This network is designed to encourage women to pursue leadership positions by building professional and personal relationships, developing skills and capacity to lead, and creating and contributing to a scaffold of resources for current and future use.  Women who are in positions of leadership or aspire to such are encouraged to join the network.                                          
This month’s topic: Social Media and You! The Do's and Don'ts

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