Call for Professional Conference Clinic Proposals!
December 3, 2013
Have a presentation idea? We need it! A survey from OAESA's 2013 Professional Conference showed the number one reason for attendance was clinics. Make a difference in your colleagues' careers and submit YOUR presentation idea! Know a colleague who would be a great presenter? Spread the word. Priority will be given to proposals that specifically address the literacy theme of this year's conference.
Click here for the proposal sheet and instructions. Questions? E-mail Audrey Carson at firstname.lastname@example.org or call 614-794-9190. The deadline for 2014 Professional Conference presentation proposals is January 17, 2014.
2014 Professional Conference Registration Now OPEN! Use Scholastic Dollars To Pay For Registration
October 30, 2013
Registration for Literacy LIVE, the 2014 Professional Conference is now OPEN with big news: if you do Scholastic Book Fairs at your school, you cause use the Scholastic Dollars earned to pay your way to the conference! We are also highly encouraging you to bring your teachers this year, as the literacy focus is critical to embed within an entire staff. Keynote speakers will include Todd Whitaker, a leading presenter in the field of education, as well as others to be announced. With more clinic options than ever, a new awards banquet, and a free un-conference on Monday, how could you not register TODAY?
Leader in Me Ohio Symposium
October 8, 2013
Each year educators across North America gather at The Leader in Me Symposium Series to connect as a community of innovators, celebrate progress, and create new paths to achieve greatness in education. The 7 Habits, popular with entrepreneurs, businesspeople and educators across the world, are the backbone of The Leader in Me, a full school transformation process that brings leadership and 21st Century life skills to the classroom. Come see why over 1500 schools have joined the movement.
We would like to invite you and your school to attend in Columbus on March 18‐19.
At the symposium you will:
- Invigorate your staff
- Meet other pioneering educators
- Learn best practices from educator-led breakout sessions
- Be inspired by student leaders
- Gain fresh ideas from school and classroom visits
- Draw inspiration from thought leaders including Lonnie Moore, Drew Dudley and more!
Join the movement! Go here for event details and registration.
*10% discount on groups of 10 or more. Groups must register together for discount to apply.
OILA Kickoff Institute A Success
September 30, 2013
The Ohio Instructional Leadership Academy began last week as 155 principals and teacher leaders from across the state, making up 54 teams, convened in Dublin last week. The two-day institute focused on broadening the definition and understanding of instructional leadership, the Common Core, and Ohio Standards, as well as identifying effective instruction. Keynote speaker Dr. Anthony Muhammad, bestselling author of "The Collaborative Administrator: Working Together as a Professional Learning Community", was well received. Participants will now begin work on the first online SAIL course, Instructional Leadership for School Improvement. The next in-person institute will take place March 19-20, 2014 at the Embassy Suites in Dublin.