The North Central Ohio Educational Service Center strives to respond to the professional development needs of our partners and employees. In addition to the on-site training described below, we offer online, self-paced professional development through our partnerships with Educational Impact and Education to Go. Click on the logos to the right to learn more about these professional development opportunities.

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Educational Impact
Meeting the Needs of Gifted Students in the General Classroom
Date(s): , Self-Paced, Online  Time: Self-paced  Location: Online  Registration is Open  Register Online or email pd@ncoesc.org Graduate Credit: Available through Ashland University at $546 for 2 graduate credits
This is an online course. Participants may register at any time within the course period but the coursework must be completed by August 30, 2013 if you are applying for graduate credit. This course is geared toward the general classroom teacher who has identified gifted students in their classroom. The  more...

Science Professional Learning Community
Date(s): February 10, 2014, February 24, 2014, March 10, 2014, March 24, 2014, April 14, 2014, April 28, 2014   Time: 4:00-6:00 PM  Location: NCOESC Tiffin Campus - 928 W. Market St., Tiffin, Oh 44883  Registration is Open  Register Online or email pd@ncoesc.org Graduate Credit: 1 credit hour available for $278.00. Must attend all sessions
This is an opportunity for educators at all levels to meet regularly throughout the school year to engage in collegial discussions. The Science Professional Learning Community is open to any science teacher K-12 who teaches in any of the counties served by the North Central Ohio Educational Service Center  more...

Reading Professional Learning Community
Date(s): March 18, 2014, March 24, 2014, April 10, 2014, April 23, 2014, May 6, 2014, May 13, 2014   Time: 4:00 - 5:30 p.m.  Location: NCOESC-Marion Center - 333 E. Center St., Marion, OH   Registration is Open  Register Online or email pd@ncoesc.org Graduate Credit: 1 hour $278
Join the NCOESC Reading Professional Learning Community. This is an opportunity for educators of all levels to meet and engage in discussion related to reading instruction. Goals for the Reading PLC: 1. Provide a forum for reading teachers to share ideas. 2. Explore best practices to improve teaching and learning  more...

Reading Professional Learning Community
Date(s): March 20, 2014, March 27, 2014, April 8, 2014, April 24, 2014, May 8, 2014, May 15, 2014   Time: 4:00 - 5:30 p.m.  Location: NCOESC Tiffin Campus - 928 W. Market St., Tiffin, Oh 44883  Registration is Open  Register Online or email pd@ncoesc.org Graduate Credit: 1 hour $278
Join the NCOESC Reading Professional Learning Community. This is an opportunity for educators of all levels to meet and engage in discussion related to reading instruction. Goals for the Reading PLC: 1. Provide a forum for reading teachers to share ideas. 2. Explore best practices to improve teaching and learning  more...

Child Safety and Violence Prevention Training
Date(s): April 2, 2014 Self-Paced, Online  Time: 4 contact hours  Location: Online - Ongoing  Registration is Open  Register Online or email pd@ncoesc.org Graduate Credit: N/A
The Child Safety and Violence Prevention training is now available online. Participants may register at anytime during the course period provided they can complete the required four (4) contact hours. This training will assist teachers in meeting requirements for school professionals, outlined by the Ohio Revised Code (ORC) Section 3319.073  more...

Highly Qualified Teacher (HQT) Coursework: Pedagogy
Date(s): May 1, 2014 Online - Enrollment Open  Time: Self Paced  Location: Online  Registration is Open  Register Online or email pd@ncoesc.org Graduate Credit: 3 Hours for $834 With $110 waived
Highly Qualified Teacher (HQT) Coursework:  Meeting Requirements for Intervention Specialists, beginning Feb. 17, 2014 This online course for intervention specialists offers a flexible, self-paced opportunity to meet the HQT requirements of No Child Left Behind (NCLB) and the Individuals with Disabilities Education Improvement Act (IDEIA). The pedagogy course will  more...

Highly Qualified Teacher (HQT) Coursework: Math
Date(s): May 1, 2014 Online - Enrollment Open  Time: Self-Paced  Location: Online  Registration is Open  Register Online or email pd@ncoesc.org Graduate Credit: 3 Hours for $834 With $110 waived
Highly Qualified Teacher (HQT) Coursework:  Meeting Requirements for Intervention Specialists, beginning Feb. 17, 2014 This online math course offers teachers a flexible, self-paced opportunity to meet HQT requirements. It will include presentations of the Common Core Standards. We will also compare and contrast the Common Core State Standards with  more...

Highly Qualified Teacher (HQT) Coursework: ELA
Date(s): May 1, 2014 Online - Enrollment Open  Time: Self Paced  Location: Online  Registration is Open  Register Online or email pd@ncoesc.org Graduate Credit: 3 Hours for $834 With $110 waived
Highly Qualified Teacher (HQT) Coursework:  Meeting Requirements for Intervention Specialists, beginning Feb. 17, 2014 This online ELA course offers teachers a flexible, self-paced opportunity to meet HQT requirements. It will include presentations of the Common Core Standards. We will also compare and contrast the Common Core State Standards with  more...

Highly Qualified Teacher (HQT) Coursework: Science
Date(s): May 1, 2014 Online - Enrollment Open  Time: Self Paced  Location: Online  Registration is Open  Register Online or email pd@ncoesc.org Graduate Credit: 3 Hours for $834 With $110 waived
Highly Qualified Teacher (HQT) Coursework:  Meeting Requirements for Intervention Specialists, beginning Feb. 17, 2014 This online science course offers teachers a flexible, self-paced opportunity to meet HQT requirements. It will include presentations of the New Learning Standards. We will also compare and contrast these standards with Ohio’s Extended Standards  more...

Highly Qualified Teacher (HQT) Coursework: Social Studies
Date(s): May 1, 2014 Online - Enrollment Open  Time: Self Paced  Location: Online  Registration is Open  Register Online or email pd@ncoesc.org Graduate Credit: 3 Hours for $834 With $110 waived
Highly Qualified Teacher (HQT) Coursework:  Meeting Requirements for Intervention Specialists, beginning Feb. 17, 2014 This online social studies course offers teachers a flexible, self-paced opportunity to meet HQT requirements. It will include presentations of the New Learning Standards. We will also compare and contrast these standards with Ohio’s Extended  more...

Sheltered Instruction Observation Protocol (SIOP)
Date(s): May 2, 2014   Time: 8:30 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.  Location: NCOESC Tiffin Campus - 928 W. Market St., Tiffin, Oh 44883  Registration is Open  Register Online or email pd@ncoesc.org Graduate Credit: N/A
The SIOP Model is recommended by ODE as a research-based program for ESL learners, however, many schools use the SIOP model as an effective program for all learners. The eight components of the SIOP model are: 1. Lesson Preparation 2. Building Background 3. Comprehensible Input 4. Strategies 5. Interaction  more...

Crisis Prevention and Intervention Training
Date(s): May 9, 2014 5/9/2014  Time: 8:00 - 4:00 p.m.  Location: NCOESC Tiffin Campus - 928 W. Market St., Tiffin, Oh 44883  Registration is Open  Register Online or email pd@ncoesc.org Graduate Credit: N/A
The Crisis Prevention Intervention training offers nonviolent crisis intervention training designed to teach best practices for managing difficult situations and disruptive behaviors. Areas of concentration relate to Autism Spectrum Disorder, Positive Behavior Intervention and Supports, parents and basic nonviolent physical intervention techniques and strategies. Participants learn how to identify at  more...

SmartBoard Refresher (1 Day)
Date(s): June 13, 2014   Time: 8:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.  Location: NCOESC Tiffin Campus - 928 W. Market St., Tiffin, Oh 44883  Registration is Open  Register Online or email pd@ncoesc.org Graduate Credit: Take any combination of 2 days of classes and receive one graduate hour from Ashland University for $278 (includes class fee)
SmartBoards are still very popular in schools, even though they’ve been around for years. With that comes new updates and features, as well as new innovative ways to use it. Let’s spend a day looking at features you may not know about such as creating videos and sound recordings with  more...

Ohio Teacher Evaluation System Professional Development
Date(s): June 16, 2014, June 17, 2014, June 18, 2014   Time: 8:30 a.m. - 3:30 p.m.  Location: NCOESC Tiffin Campus - 928 W. Market St., Tiffin, Oh 44883  Registration is Open  Register Online or email pd@ncoesc.org Graduate Credit: Available
Ohio Teacher Evaluation System professional development for anyone involved in the teacher evaluation process, principals, supervisors, ESC Consultants and lead teachers. Lunch on your own. PLEASE REGISTER THROUGH STARS https://safe.ode.state.oh.us/portal  more...

iPad for 21st Century Skills (1 or 2 Days)
Date(s): June 16, 2014, June 17, 2014   Time: 8:00 - 4:00 p.m.  Location: NCOESC Tiffin Campus - 928 W. Market St., Tiffin, Oh 44883  Registration is Open  Register Online or email pd@ncoesc.org Graduate Credit: Take any combination of 2 days of classes and receive one graduate hour from Ashland University for $278 (includes class fee).
The iPad is the newest technology for the 2010s in education. Maybe you just received one and want to know how to use it in the classroom. Perhaps you’ve had your iPad awhile and just want some new ideas. Day One: For the brand new iPad user, you will learn  more...

Google Apps for Education (1 Day)
Date(s): June 18, 2014   Time: 8:00 - 4:00 p.m.  Location: NCOESC Tiffin Campus - 928 W. Market St., Tiffin, Oh 44883  Registration is Open  Register Online or email pd@ncoesc.org Graduate Credit: Take any combination of 2 days of classes and receive one graduate hour from Ashland University for $278 (includes class fee).
Schools all over Ohio are moving to Google Apps for Education, has yours? In this session, we will look at GMail and its many features, Calendar and how it can save you time, as well as Drive and the many, new add ons available to enhance your Google experience. Whether  more...

Google Sites (1/2 Day AM)
Date(s): June 19, 2014   Time: 8:00 - 12:00 p.m.  Location: NCOESC Tiffin Campus - 928 W. Market St., Tiffin, Oh 44883  Registration is Open  Register Online or email pd@ncoesc.org Graduate Credit: Take any combination of 2 days of classes and receive one graduate hour from Ashland University for $278 (includes class fee).
For years now, you’ve wanted to create a website to communicate with parents, but you’ve feared learning HTML and Java coding. Fear no more! In this class, you will learn how to create a quick, easy website in Google to be able to share information as well as your students  more...

Using Google Sites for ePortfolios (Aka Googlios) (1/2 Day PM)
Date(s): June 19, 2014   Time: 12:30 - 4:30 p.m.  Location: NCOESC Tiffin Campus - 928 W. Market St., Tiffin, Oh 44883  Registration is Open  Register Online or email pd@ncoesc.org Graduate Credit: Take any combination of 2 days of classes and receive one graduate hour from Ashland University for $278 (includes class fee).
In this afternoon session, we will focus on using Google Sites as an ePortfolio, so that students will have their own site to display and share their work with the world. We will share several Googlios with you and how you can help prepare your students for college interviews and  more...

Creating eBooks & iMovies in the Classroom Using iPad (1/2 Day or 1 Day)
Date(s): June 23, 2014   Time: 8:00 - 4:00 p.m.  Location: NCOESC Tiffin Campus - 928 W. Market St., Tiffin, Oh 44883  Registration is Open  Register Online or email pd@ncoesc.org Graduate Credit: Take any combination of 2 days of classes and receive one graduate hour from Ashland University for $278 (includes class fee).
This half or whole day session will focus on learning about different book building apps available on iPad, as well as how to incorporate them into your studies. In the afternoon we will learn how to use iMovie to make movies, slideshows, and trailers for future events in class. We  more...

Creating High-Quality Assessments
Date(s): June 24, 2014   Time: 8:30 - 3:00 p.m.  Location: NCOESC Tiffin Campus - 928 W. Market St., Tiffin, Oh 44883  Registration is Open  Register Online or email pd@ncoesc.org Graduate Credit: N/A
This is a "hands-on" workshop where teachers will learn the foundations of assessment literacy and high-quality assessment design. Participants will gain a deeper understanding of Webb's Depth of Knowledge (DOK) and how it impacts assessment validity. The session will consist of whole group instruction and individual or small  more...

Web 2.0 (1 Day)
Date(s): June 24, 2014   Time: 8:00 - 4:00 p.m.  Location: NCOESC Tiffin Campus - 928 W. Market St., Tiffin, Oh 44883  Registration is Closed   or email pd@ncoesc.org Graduate Credit: Take any combination of 2 days of classes and receive one graduate hour from Ashland University for $278 (includes class fee).
What is Web 2.0? You will learn about this, as well as how it can foster critical thinking, creativity, and collaboration amongst your students. These resources will not only get your classroom noticed on the Internet, but you will be satisfying the requirements of 21st Century Skills  more...

Flipping Your Classroom (1/2 Day AM)
Date(s): June 25, 2014   Time: 8:00 - 12:00 p.m.  Location: NCOESC Tiffin Campus - 928 W. Market St., Tiffin, Oh 44883  Registration is Open  Register Online or email pd@ncoesc.org Graduate Credit: Take any combination of 2 days of classes and receive one graduate hour from Ashland University for $278 (includes class fee).
The flipped classroom approach is another trend happening across the world in classrooms. Come to this morning only session to discover the theories behind it, success stories of it, the technology involved and what it will take to either partially or totally flip your classroom  more...

Augmented Reality in the Classroom (1/2 Day PM)
Date(s): June 25, 2014   Time: 12:30 - 4:30 p.m.  Location: NCOESC Tiffin Campus - 928 W. Market St., Tiffin, Oh 44883  Registration is Open  Register Online or email pd@ncoesc.org Graduate Credit: Take any combination of 2 days of classes and receive one graduate hour from Ashland University for $278 (includes class fee).
Moving beyond QR codes, virtual reality apps can trigger videos to play when held over images. We will explore the Aurasma app on your iPad, learning how to make images such as book covers come alive with student readings, retellings and book recommendations. We will also look at exciting apps  more...

Developing Your PLN (1 Day)
Date(s): June 26, 2014   Time: 8:00 - 4:00 p.m.  Location: NCOESC Tiffin Campus - 928 W. Market St., Tiffin, Oh 44883  Registration is Open  Register Online or email pd@ncoesc.org Graduate Credit: Take any combination of 2 days of classes and receive one graduate hour from Ashland University for $278 (includes class fee).
Educators around you may be talking about their PLN. What is a PLN? Come to our class and learn all about developing your very own Personal Learning Network. As a great tool for your personalized professional development, use your PLN to connect with other educators to share ideas and collaborate  more...

Using MOODLE to Manage Lessons, Assessments, and SLO’s (Two Days)
Date(s): July 16, 2014, July 17, 2014   Time: 8:00 - 4:00 p.m.  Location: NCOESC Tiffin Campus - 928 W. Market St., Tiffin, Oh 44883  Registration is Open  Register Online or email pd@ncoesc.org Graduate Credit: Take any combination of 2 days of classes and receive one graduate hour from Ashland University for $278 (includes class fee).
Participants will learn how to use MOODLE to create a course in a content management system to support classroom instruction and resources. Teachers will learn how to create a blended learning environment and learn about the flipping strategies for instruction using the NCOESC OhioPortal.org MOODLE system. We will learn how  more...

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