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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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News & Announcements
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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Summit Educational Service Center Welcomes New Board of Governors Member
Summit Educational Service Center Welcomes New Board of Governors Member
Introducing Sean Fremon, Summit ESC's new Governing Board Member
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Summit ESC Fall 2019 Professional Development Booklet - Now Available
Summit ESC Fall 2019 Professional Development Booklet - Now Available
Our Summit ESC Professional Development Booklet details the latest trainings and events scheduled here for Spring 2019 for both the Summit  ESC and SST8.
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Upcoming Events
Dec
9
Ready, Set, Go! Leadership Academy for New Principals, Assistant Principals & Building Leaders
This series is designed to lift the skills of new principals, assistant principals, and building leaders. Planned topics will include: Evaluations, District & Building Report Card, Curriculum, Assessment & State Testing, The Special Needs Child, Board Policy and Labor Relations, Student Handbooks, Reflective Practice, Working Effectively with Support Staff, as well as topics that are suggested by the participants.
 
Future meeting dates: 2/10/20, 4/13/20       

Dec
10
4th Gr. Social Studies Revised Model Curriculum for Future Success

 Agenda:

  • What do I know? What do I need to know? Modified Crosswalk, Vocabulary and Content
  • Analyze sample patterns and concepts
  • Introduction to DOK – Depth of Knowledge used by ODE to write assessments, determine sample DOK question levels and rewrite questions with increased DOK rigor
  • Receive a color-coded revised 2019 Model Curriculum and more

Cost: $ 35.00 + $10 material fee 

Contact Hours: 5.5

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


Dec
11
2019-2020 EL Tutor Training

Agenda:

  • Sharing Writing and Reading lesson exemplars and compare to the Ohio EL Achievement Level Descriptors
  • Scaffolds to support ELLs in Writing and Discussion
  • Network time
Cost: $20.00 per session 
Contact Hours:
 
We plan our programming based on your registration.  Therefore, we will not issue refunds if you do not attend.

Dec
11
Business Advisory Council
Business Advisory Council 2019 - 2020 Meetings
November 25, 2019
January 27, 2020
March, 17, 2020 

Dec
11
Women's Leadership Network
 DECEMBER'S TOPIC: CURRENT TRENDS/ISSUES FACING WOMEN IN THE WORKPLACE
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.

Dec
12
Aspiring Superintendent's Cohort
This cohort is designed specifically for those educators who have an interest in engaging in the School Superintendent role. This month's topic is Needs Assessment and Stategic Planning with presenters, Dana Addis, Superintendent, Norton City Schools, and Joseph Iacano, Superintendent, Summit Educational Service Center.               


Dec
12
Referral and Evaluation of EL students for Special Education in Grades 1-6
Referral and Evaluation of EL students for Special Education in PreK- K, 1-6, 7-12

In this workshop series, participants will examine real cases of EL students that were referred for special education. Participants will have the opportunity to review referral information, discuss data, make inferences and predictions on how the cases would have been addressed. Participants will also have the opportunity to discuss and evaluation the data obtained during the evaluations as well as the team decisions on eligibility and in the development of IEP goals.

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

Session 1- PreK-K

When: October 10, 2019

Time: 8:30-11:30

Where: Summit ESC

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

Session 2- Grades 1- 6

When: December 12, 2019

Time: 8:30-11:30

Where: Summit ESC

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

Session 3- Grades 7-12

When: March 12, 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 
We plan our programming based on your registration.  Therefore, we will not issue refunds if you do not attend. 

Dec
13
Summit Preschool ONLY CPR/AED Training
Summit Preschool ONLY CPR/ AED Training             
Dec
13
Summit Preschool ONLY First Aid
Summit Preschool ONLY First Aid
Jan
8
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:  Self-Care...Mental, Physical and Emotional

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