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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!
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State Superintendent Paolo DeMaria visits one of our Summit Preschool classrooms.
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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
Two New Board Members Sworn Into Office at Summit Educational Service Center
Two New Board Members Sworn Into Office at Summit Educational Service Center
The Summit Educational Service Center recently welcomed two new members to its Governing Board.
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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
Feb
20
Aspiring Superintendent's Cohort
Managing School District Crisis Moments 
Presenter: Matt Montgomery, Superintendent, Revere Local Schools

Feb
20
NOVA Chat and You: A Model and Strategies to Grow Language
This workshop will present research-based techniques and strategies to increase       communication for individuals using a speech generating device (SGD) via communication partner education.  Participants will learn about communication and communication characteristics common to both partners, how to increase communication by modifying their own behaviors, and a simple strategy to incorporate into everyday communicative contexts.  Six techniques to incorporate into everyday communicative contexts will be  presented, as well as a 3-4 step strategy for implementing.  Participants will be given time to practice (role-play) various communication partner roles across communication contexts, as well as hands-on practice with situations they may encounter on a regular basis with the individual using the SGD .
 
Will recieve 0.25 ASHA Credits 

Feb
20
Oh the Things You Can Do! A Chat Editor Make & Take Session
This interactive course begins with a review of Saltillo’s Chat Editor, the free companion software that is available to use with both the TouchChat Application and the Saltillo devices (e.g., NOVA chat, Chat Fusion, TouchChat Express). After creating a configuration, participants will observe how to transfer and open a vocabulary file within Chat Editor software. Participants will then engage in a hands-on learning experience, as they discover how to print pages and use the button capture tool to create button sequences. Participants will then paste these button sequences into provided templates to create quick and easy visual supports and materials.

Participants must bring/have a computer with the most updated Chat Editor software.                   https://saltillo.com/products#chat-editor

 

Will recieve 0.10 ASHA Credits  


Feb
20
Parent Transition Academy- Navigating Transition: DD, OOD, and the IEP
January 23- The Route to Self-Efficacy & Self-Advocacy: Self-Determination!
Presented by: Vonnie Michali & Kelly Weitzel– Kent State University
At the Summit ESC 420 Washington Ave. Cuyahoga Falls, Ohio
 
February 20-Navigating Transition: DD, OOD, and the IEP
6:30-8:00 (registration at 6:00)  
Presented by: Jacquie Owens–Summit DD, Michele Shockey– OOD, Matt Marino– Summit ESC
At the Summit County Board of DD 89 E Howe Road Tallmadge, Ohio 
 
March 12- Financial Planning for Students with Disabilities
6:30-8:00 (registration at 6:00)  
Presented BY: Brian Aikens– Aikens Financial Northwest Mutual
At the Summit ESC 420 Washington Ave. Cuyahoga Falls, Ohio 44221 
 
April 23- Guardianship and Healthcare Transitions
6:30-8:00 (registration at 6:00)  
Presented by: Magistrate Paula Hass– Summit County Probate Court, & Erica Krapf– Akron Children’s Hospital
At the Summit County Board of DD 89 E Howe Road Tallmadge, Ohio  

Feb
21
CPI (Nonviolent Crisis Intervention Training) Refresher
The cornerstone of CPU since 1980, this program is considered the global standard for crisis prevention and intervention training. With a core philosophy of providing for the Care, Welfare, Safety, and SecuritySM of everyone involved in a crisis situation, the program's proven strategies give human service providers and educators the skills to safely respond to various levels of risk behavior while balancing the responsibilities of care.
Feb
21
Using High Quality Student Data: From Instruction to Evaluation
We will discuss what makes Data "High Quality" and how to use data to determine instructional decisions to move students forward.
 

During this session we will be conducting a crosswalk between OTES 1.0 and the most updated version of OTES 2.0, highlighting  important distinctions and information.

Cost: $50.00  (Includes Lunch)

Contact Hours: 5.5 hours 

Note: This is not OTES 2.0 Bridge or Full Credentialing 


Feb
25
Get your GAISE on! Developing Statistics Instruction for Middle Grade Students
Ohio's Learning Standards for Mathematics has added specific reference to the GAISE Model in grades 6-8. 
In this session:
  • Participants will examine the progression of statistical learning and the implications for the classroom. 
  • The Statistics and Probability Domain is part of each Ohio State Test in Grades 6-8

For:  Teachers Grades 6, 7, 8, Math Coaches & Administrators

Cost: $35.00 

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


Feb
26
Pizzas, Pies and Parts! Developing Fractions Instruction for Intermediate Grade Students
 In this session:
  • Examine the ways students learn fractions.
  • Participants will examine the progression of learning from introduction to proficiency.
  • Tasks which support student learning will be shared as well as ways to assess student progress. 

For: Teachers Grades 3, 4, 5 Math Coaches & Administrators

Cost: $35.00

Contact Hours: 5.5

Lunch will be on your own

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


Mar
2
Young People in Recovery Presents: School Based Mental Health Supports 2.0 Supporting Staff & Stud
Agenda:

* Drugs & Alcohol as it relates to Mental Health

* Barriers to Suicide Prevention

* HB123

* Updates from Youth Suicide Prevention Subcommittee

* Liability for Counselors

* Library Resources

* Q & A

Target Audience: 

School Counselors, Administrators, Psychologists, Social Workers, & School Resources Officers 


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