The University of Akron and Tri-County Educational Service Center are hoping to bring classes to the Tri-County area for educators to obtain their TESOL endorsement. The TESOL endorsement must be attached to a teacher certificate or license to teach English as a second language in an Ohio public/chartered school.
Dalton High School earned First Place to win the Tri-County High School Speech Contest Sweepstakes Trophy by accumulating the most sweepstakes points in the thirty-sixth annual Tri-County High School Speech Contest held Thursday, April 28. The Second Place team was Waynedale High School followed by Northwestern High School in Third Place.
The Tri-County Educational Service Center will be hosting a one-day Grant Writing Workshop on June 9, 2016 at the Tri-County ESC. This workshop focuses on building a working knowledge of the grant writing process and includes such topics as developing your individual preparedness toolkit; developing needs statements, identifying and analyzing funding opportunities, and understanding the relationship between the grant proposal narrative and the budget.
This beginning SLO workshop is designed for teachers who are new to the SLO process. Basic SLO components will be covered, as well as, tips and tools for writing an SLO. New teachers or teachers with no SLO experience should consider attending this informative workshop. ANY teacher, employed in the Tri-County ESC area, may attend these professional development sessions regardless of content area or grade level.
Ashland University and Tri-County Educational Service Center are hoping to bring classes to the Tri-County area for educators to obtain their reading endorsement. These classes may begin as soon as Summer 2016. Ashland University’s Reading Classes prepares teachers to teach reading to students in grades K-12 in Ohio. It can also be obtained through the Master of Education in Curriculum and Instruction.
Tri-County ESC and Wayne Center for the Arts were one of ten partnership teams across the nation to be selected for the 2016 Kennedy Center Partners In Education program. The Kennedy Center in Washington, D.C. is the nation's leading cultural center for arts education.
Through this course participants will explore the writing workshop model, investigate what researchers say about writing across the curriculum, develop, implement, and analyze a writing rubric with students. Through each assignment, the class instructor will provide feedback in order to help support learning personalized to each participant’s growth.
The 2016 Young Authors' Conference will held May 18, 2016 at the College of Wooster. This year marks the 39th anniversary of Wayne County's "Young Authors' Program". The presenter this year is Mike Artell, Author/Illustrator.
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