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JAN
2

#ohprinchat lets you join colleagues from across the state for rich discussions--without even leaving your couch!

Ready to embrace the challenge of the New Year, but not quite ready for the holiday break to end? We hear you! Let's help each other recharge for the second half of the year with questions including:

Q1: What’s your New Year’s resolution? 

Q2: How do you stay recharged outside of school?

Q3: How do you change up your routine to keep things fresh?

Q4: How do you help keep your staff energized for the 2nd half of the year? 

Q5: What resources do you use to recharge for the new year? 

Q6: How do you energize students for learning after their holiday break?

How to Twitter Chat:

1. Login to your Twitter account.

2. Use the search bar to find #ohprinchat. (We recommend sorting by "Most Recent" so you can follow the conversation live!)

3. Tweet your answers to the questions, making sure to include #ohprinchat so everyone can see your responses!

4. Make sure to follow the other chatters. It's a great way to expand your PLN!

JAN
11

Hosted by OAESA and OASSA
Recommended for all K-12 school administrators and any staff members responsible for developing the school handbook or enforcing the code of conduct.


Is your school handbook all it should be?


Compliance, legal issues, and ineffective practices can make updating your school handbook a sticky situation. Led by legal experts and practitioners, this interactive session is designed to ensure your school handbook has you covered.  Included will be required language resulting from recent legislation, court decisions, and changes in the Ohio Revised Code (O.R.C.).

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JAN
12
W-E Swung the Learning Pendulum
by Brian Patrick, principal, Willoughby-Eastlake Schools

Get the unique story of one public STEM school, and find your own inspiration for helping children learn authentically. The presenters will share details on their school’s model and a typical day and provide authentic PBL examples that have helped foster success.

Log-in instructions:

1. Visit https://oaesa.adobeconnect.com/learningpendulum/

2. Enter the room as a GUEST

3. Type your name in the space provided. 

4. Enjoy the presentation!


Sponsored by our corporate partner:

JAN
19
Stephen M. R. Covey has inspired millions in his best-selling book Speed of Trust.  Now he is presenting an exclusive webinar just for OAESA members before speaking in person at the OAESA annual professional conference, Team Up! Superheroes for Kids, in June. 

Leading at the Speed of Trust
Trust is hard, real, and quantifiable. It measurably affects both speed and cost. A function of character and competence, trust can be created and destroyed, effectively taught and learned. In most cases, lost trust can even be restored.



This event is limited to the first 100 participants. To log in:

1. Visit https://oaesa.adobeconnect.com/coveywebinar/

2. Enter the room as a GUEST

3. Type your name in the space provided. 

4. Enjoy the presentation!

 
Thank you to our corporate partner FranklinCovey for sponsoring this webinar:
FEB
6

#ohprinchat lets you join colleagues from across the state for rich discussions--without even leaving your couch!

Does your staff need a little pick-me-up during these grey February days? Join #ohprinchat for ideas to keep your team motivated. Questions for discussion include:

Q1. How do you “take the temperature” of your staff’s morale?

Q2: What actions do you take to reduce stress/workload?

Q3: How do you express appreciation for your staff (and empower them to appreciate one another) in meaningful ways?

Q4: How do you establish and support personal/professional balance for yourself and your staff? 

Q5:  How do we keep ourselves grounded in our mission during challenging times?

Q6: Share some ideas that have worked for you in lifting and sustaining a positive school morale.

How to Twitter Chat:
1. Login to your Twitter account.

2. Use the search bar to find #ohprinchat. (We recommend sorting by "Most Recent" so you can follow the conversation live!)

3. Tweet your answers to the questions, making sure to include #ohprinchat so everyone can see your responses!

4. Make sure to follow the other chatters. It's a great way to expand your PLN!

FEB
8
Are legal issues in education your Kryptonite? Stay on top of the constantly changing laws and legal issues that affect your school and your day-to-day decisions. Our legal experts will be on hand to demystify these changes with a focus on the legislative issues schools need to know.
 
Hosted by the Ohio Association of Elementary School Administrators and the Ohio Association of Secondary School Administrators.
FEB
9
Catalyst for Learning
by Melanie Pearn and Stephanie Ward, Mentor Exempted Village Schools

Learn about Catalyst, an off-site classroom designed to enhance teaching with the use of technology and blended learning. The experience allows teachers to take risks in their instruction while collaborating closely with the instructional coach and provides meaningful learning to share with their colleagues. We’ll share the synopsis of the program and the impact it had on one school.

Log-in instructions:

1. Visit https://oaesa.adobeconnect.com/catalystforlearning/

2. Enter the room as a GUEST

3. Type your name in the space provided. 

4. Enjoy the presentation!

Sponsored by OAESA's corporate partner Curriculum Associates:

FEB
22

Ready to go into administration? Here’s your first step.

The Aspiring Administrators conference provides insight into the hiring process for those seeking their first school administration position. Specific sessions will address the process from resume preparation through the final interview and negotiating your first administrative contract.
Experienced administrators will be on hand to guide attendees through the complex process of seeking that initial leadership position.

OASSA and OAESA will offer 100 full-paid scholarships (50 for each association) to educators interested in attending the conference thanks to a grant from the Ohio Department of Education. Attendees will also receive a one-year associate membership to either OASSA or OAESA.

AGENDA
8:00 a.m. – 9:00 a.m. Registration & Continental Breakfast
9:00 a.m. – 10:30 a.m. Surviving the Paper Screening
Anne Pyros, Associate Superintendent, North Olmstead City Schools 
10:30 a.m. – 10:45 a.m. Break
10:45 a.m. – 11:45 a.m. Preparing for Your First Interview
David Hile, Superintendent, Licking Valley Local Schools 
11:45 a.m. – 12:45 p.m. Lunch
12:45 p.m. – 1:45 p.m. Landing an Administrative Job and Your First Contract
OAESA and OASSA staff
1:45 p.m. – 2:00 p.m. Break
2:00 p.m. – 3:30 p.m. What Would You Do? A Round Table Discussion and Q & A
3:30 p.m Adjourn


All interested in attending are encouraged to RSVP below, with priority for the scholarships given to registrants from urban, rural, and Appalachian school districts. RSVP by January 17, 2018. Scholarship recipients will be notified via email by January 19, 2018, and additional registrants may attend based upon seats available at the cost of $175.00.


Held at: 
OCLC Conference Center
6565 Kilgour Pl,
Dublin, Ohio 43017
MAR
6

#ohprinchat lets you join colleagues from across the state for rich discussions--without even leaving your couch!

We all know that school days comprise far more than kids sitting quietly at their desks, right? 

Shake up your routine and hear from admins across the state about the assemblies, the extracurricular activities, and more unique activities and opportunities that keep today's students engaged and ready to learn. Questions include:

Q1. What extracurricular activities do you offer for your students outside of the school day? 

Q2: What intracurricular activities do you offer for your students during the school day? 

Q3: What powerful assemblies have you had that you can recommend to other elementary principals? 

Q4:  What unique opportunities do you provide to students during the school day for learning & growing?

Q5:  How do you plan for & support extracurricular activities in your building? 

Q6:  Moderator mystery question!

How to Twitter Chat:

1. Login to your Twitter account.

2. Use the search bar to find #ohprinchat. (We recommend sorting by "Most Recent" so you can follow the conversation live!)

3. Tweet your answers to the questions, making sure to include #ohprinchat so everyone can see your responses!

4. Make sure to follow the other chatters. It's a great way to grow your PLN!

 

MAR
6
Zone meetings are now called regional meetings!

Meet other principals in your area for food, networking, and discussions about the issues you face on the job. It's a great way to recharge and learn about the successes and initiatives at other schools!

Members and potential members are invited, so bring a friend!

Refreshments provided by our corporate partner:

MAR
7
Zone meetings are now called regional meetings!

Meet other principals in your area for food, networking, and discussions about the issues you face on the job. This unique event beings together pre-K through grade 12 admins for participant-driven professonal development. Bring the topics you want to discuss and make connections with admins from other schools. 

Members and potential members are invited, so bring a friend!

Refreshments provided by our corporate partner:

MAR
7
Zone meetings are now called regional meetings!

Meet other principals in your area for food, networking, and discussions about the issues you face on the job. It's a great way to recharge and learn about the successes and initiatives at other schools!

Members and potential members are invited, so bring a friend!

Refreshments provided by our corporate partner:

MAR
7
Zone meetings are now called regional meetings!

Meet other principals in your area for food, networking, and discussions about the issues you face on the job. It's a great way to recharge and learn about the successes and initiatives at other schools!

Members and potential members are invited, so bring a friend!

Refreshments provided by our corporate partner:

MAR
8
Zone meetings are now called regional meetings!

Meet other principals in your area for food, networking, and discussions about the issues you face on the job. It's a great way to recharge and learn about the successes and initiatives at other schools!

Members and potential members are invited, so bring a friend!

Refreshments provided by our corporate partner:

MAR
9
Combatting the Opioid Epidemic with the Health & Opioid Abuse Prevention Education (HOPE) Curriculum
by Dr. Kevin Lorson, Wright State University

The HOPE curriculum is designed to help schools combat the opioid abuse epidemic and meet the requirements of HB 367. Learn about this free K-12 curriculum available on the Start Talking! website that includes lesson plans, assessments, administrator guides and community connections. We will preview the K-5 drug abuse prevention lessons and how the lessons integrate ELA standards, and share a framework for a comprehensive approach to drug abuse prevention education.

Log-in instructions:

1. Visit https://oaesa.adobeconnect.com/hope/

2. Enter the room as a GUEST

3. Type your name in the space provided. 

4. Enjoy the presentation!
MAR
9
Join colleagues in your area for networking and discussions about issues you face on the job!

First, Dr. Rebecca Hornberger of Concordia University Chicago will present a one-hour introduction to Ruby Payne's "A Framework for Understanding Poverty." Together we'll look at building relationships, removing learning barriers, and providing support for all students, particularly those struggling with poverty. This session will be followed by a roundtable discussion and networking with fellow educators.

Members and potential members are invited, so bring a friend!

Lunch provided by our corporate partner:

MAR
12
Zone meetings are now called regional meetings!

Meet other principals in your area for food, networking, and discussions about the issues you face on the job. It's a great way to recharge and learn about the successes and initiatives at other schools!

Members and potential members are invited, so bring a friend!

Refreshments provided by our corporate partner:

MAR
13
Is it getting hot in here?

It's not just you. The heat is on for school administrators across Ohio, and the 
uncertainties around new initiatives and demands can make it hard to keep your cool. Don't sweat it! Our experts are here to answer your burning questions and address all the hot button issues 
affecting education and administration today.
MAR
14
Zone meetings are now called regional meetings!

Meet other principals in your area for food, networking, and discussions about the issues you face on the job. It's a great way to recharge and learn about the successes and initiatives at other schools!

Members and potential members are invited, so bring a friend!

Refreshments provided by our corporate partners.

MAR
15
Zone meetings are now called regional meetings!

Meet other principals in your area for food, networking, and discussions about the issues you face on the job. It's a great way to recharge and learn about the successes and initiatives at other schools!

Members and potential members are invited, so bring a friend!

Refreshments provided by our corporate partner:
MAR
22
Zone meetings are now called regional meetings!

Meet other principals in your area for food, networking, and discussions about the issues you face on the job. It's a great way to recharge and learn about the successes and initiatives at other schools!

Members and potential members are invited, so bring a friend!

Refreshments provided by our corporate partner:
APR
3

#ohprinchat lets you join colleagues from across the state for rich discussions--without even leaving your couch!

OAESA's annual professional conference , TEAM UP! Superheroes for Kids, is going to be one SUPER event! Come chat with some of the clinic presenters, speakers, and attendees that make our conference an incredible experience for admins, teachers, counselors, and your entire team of child advocates. Discussion questions include:

Q1: Who will you “Team Up” with to attend the conference? 

Q2: What are your hopes in learning from our keynote speakers, Tim Kight, Stephen M.R. Covey, and Peter Reynolds? 

Q3: What strategies do you have to build your own professional learning network at the conference? 

Q4:  After attending the summer conference, how will you keep the momentum going once you return to your building? 

Q5: What keynote speakers/themes have you heard in the past that you feel we should look into for future conferences? 

Q6: What community resources/partners have been beneficial to you in meeting the needs on the whole child?


How to Twitter Chat:

1. Login to your Twitter account.

2. Use the search bar to find #ohprinchat. (We recommend sorting by "Most Recent" so you can follow the conversation live!)

3. Tweet your answers to the questions, making sure to include #ohprinchat so everyone can see your responses!

4. Make sure to follow the other chatters. It's a great way to grow your PLN!

 

APR
9-10
 Recommended for all assistant principals serving grades Pre-K through 12
 
This fun and informative two-day conference focuses on running a successful school with the diverse position of the assistant principal in mind. Learn and network with colleagues from across Ohio as we discuss the challenges faced on the job and uncover the secrets of success.

Sessions include:
• Mental Health and Social-Emotional Supports
• Blended Learning
• SPED - Discipline and Beyond
• Resiliency
• HB 410 Strategies for Success
• Suicide and Social Media: The KYS Phenomenon

With keynote speakers:
• Dustin Weaver, principal, Chillicothe High School
• Dr. Dustin Miller, principal, Dublin Jerome High School
 
Book your room by March 9, 2018 for discounted conference rates. 

Held in partnership with the Ohio Association of Secondary School Administrators.
APR
13
We Are Growing Thinkers in Dublin Schools
by Jill Abraham, Director of Elementary Education, Dublin City Schools

In Dublin Schools, we are growing our thinkers through an intentionally designed schoolwide thinking culture. Learn how one district’s passion for its youngest students quickly blossomed into innovative practices and opportunities for all stakeholders. Experience firsthand how the simple leveraging of key thinking routines, flexible learning environments, intentional language, and collaborative interactions can change a learning culture into an innovative think tank for students and teachers alike. 

Log-in instructions:

1. Visit https://oaesa.adobeconnect.com/growingthinkers/

2. Enter the room as a GUEST

3. Type your name in the space provided. 

4. Enjoy the presentation!
APR
19
Zone meetings are now called regional meetings!

Meet other principals in your area for food, networking, and discussions about the issues you face on the job. This unique event beings together pre-K through grade 12 admins for participant-driven professonal development. Bring the topics you want to discuss and make connections with admins from other schools. 

Members and potential members are invited, so bring a friend!

Refreshments provided by our corporate partner:
APR
28
District liaisons and county representatives are invited to witness the governance of the association in action and enjoy a gourmet lunch.
MAY
1

#ohprinchat lets you join colleagues from across the state for rich discussions--without even leaving your couch!

We all know it takes a village to run a successful school. In fact, it take more than a village--it takes real heroes! Our May #ohprinchat focuses on finding, empowering, and rewarding those heroes who make our schools stronger. Questions include: 

Q1:  How are support staff recognized in your building for their efforts and/or achievements? 

Q2: How do you support, recognize, and honor your school secretary throughout the year? 

Q3: Who are your silent warriors--the ones doing fantastic work, who don’t demand accolades?  How can you recognize them in meaningful ways?  

Q4:  How are school counselors honored in your school? 

Q5: How are parents and community members superheroes? How do you empower and support them? 

Q6:  How do you identify and recognize student superheroes?

Q7:  What supports are missing from your current team to help Ss be successful in school?


How to Twitter Chat:

1. Login to your Twitter account.

2. Use the search bar to find #ohprinchat. (We recommend sorting by "Most Recent" so you can follow the conversation live!)

3. Tweet your answers to the questions, making sure to include #ohprinchat so everyone can see your responses!

4. Make sure to follow the other chatters. It's a great way to expand your PLN!

MAY
11
Roadmap to Personalized Learning
by Lynette Lewis, principal, Marysville Exempted Village Schools

Join the “tour guides” from Navin Elementary for a road trip you’ll never forget! Each stop in our session will explore prominent landmarks and expose potential roadblocks on Navin’s journey to personalize learning for all kids. We’ll share promising practices for staff and student development to inform and inspire your own personalized learning journey. Pack your growth mindset, hop on, and enjoy the ride!

Log-in instructions:

1. Visit https://oaesa.adobeconnect.com/roadmap/

2. Enter the room as a GUEST

3. Type your name in the space provided. 

4. Enjoy the presentation!

Sponsored by our corporate partner:
JUN
13-15


Educators are the everyday heroes, going above and beyond to meet the needs of kids from every walk of life and every ability.


Shed your mild-mannered alter ego and embrace your true identity at Team Up! Superheroes for Kids. Join OAESA and educators from across Ohio for an action-packed conference that connects everyday heroes in their quest for caring for the whole child.
 
Choose from dozens of peer-led clinics and hear powerful keynotes by
  • Tim Kight, motivational coach for the Ohio State Buckeyes;
  • Peter Reynolds, award-winning author and illustrator of The Dot and Ish; and
  • Stephen M. R. Covey, author of The Speed of Trust.

Capped off with a trade show and fantastic networking opportunities, Team Up! Superheroes for Kids is the can't-miss conference of 2018!

Click here to book your room at discounted conference rates.
JUN
13-15


Educators are the everyday heroes, going above and beyond to meet the needs of kids from every walk of life and every ability.


Shed your mild-mannered alter ego and embrace your true identity at Team Up! Superheroes for Kids. Join OAESA and educators from across Ohio for an action-packed conference that connects everyday heroes in their quest for caring for the whole child.
 
Choose from dozens of peer-led clinics and hear powerful keynotes by
  • Tim Kight, motivational coach for the Ohio State Buckeyes;
  • Peter Reynolds, award-winning author and illustrator of The Dot and Ish; and
  • Stephen M. R. Covey, author of The Speed of Trust.

Capped off with a trade show and fantastic networking opportunities, Team Up! Superheroes for Kids is the can't-miss conference of 2018!

Click here to book your room at discounted conference rates.
 
JUN
14


Educators are the everyday heroes, going above and beyond to meet the needs of kids from every walk of life and every ability.


Shed your mild-mannered alter ego and embrace your true identity at Team Up! Superheroes for Kids. Join OAESA and educators from across Ohio for an action-packed conference that connects everyday heroes in their quest for caring for the whole child.
 
Choose from dozens of peer-led clinics and hear powerful keynotes by
  • Tim Kight, motivational coach for the Ohio State Buckeyes;
  • Peter Reynolds, award-winning author and illustrator of The Dot and Ish; and
  • Stephen M. R. Covey, author of The Speed of Trust.

Capped off with a trade show and fantastic networking opportunities, Team Up! Superheroes for Kids is the can't-miss conference of 2018!

Click here to book your room at discounted conference rates.
 
JUN
15
Join us in celebrating our 2018 Award winners! Together we'll honor the recipients of:
  • Ohio National Distinguished Principal
  • Outstanding Assistant Principal
  • Hall of Fame Schools
  • D. Richard Murray Award
  • Secretary of the Year
Please note that the Awards Luncheon is already included in the cost of conference registration. Guests and non-attendees must purchase a ticket separately. 
JUN
15


Educators are the everyday heroes, going above and beyond to meet the needs of kids from every walk of life and every ability.


Shed your mild-mannered alter ego and embrace your true identity at Team Up! Superheroes for Kids. Join OAESA and educators from across Ohio for an action-packed conference that connects everyday heroes in their quest for caring for the whole child.
 
Choose from dozens of peer-led clinics and hear powerful keynotes by
  • Tim Kight, motivational coach for the Ohio State Buckeyes;
  • Peter Reynolds, award-winning author and illustrator of The Dot and Ish; and
  • Stephen M. R. Covey, author of The Speed of Trust.

Capped off with a trade show and fantastic networking opportunities, Team Up! Superheroes for Kids is the can't-miss conference of 2018!

Click here to book your room at discounted conference rates.
 

If a confirmation email is not received
after registration, please call the OAESA office
at (614) 547-8087 or email Nancy Abrams.