Last week, in his first Coronavirus update State Superintendent Paulo DeMaria challenged Ohio educators when he said, “We are so used to staying in our lanes and playing by the rules. This is a time when we have to be creative and innovative and figure out other ways we can accomplish things - and maybe… Continue reading Supporting Kids and Families During COVID-19 School Building Closures
As schools closed their doors this week for what could be the last time this school year, educators and families were faced with creating a ‘new normal’ while stressed about all fronts of life - professional, personal, family and friends. The EnvisionEdPlus team believes that in order for All Youth to Thrive, In School and… Continue reading Surviving Pompeii and COVID-19: Sanity Saving Ideas for Educators and Education Supporters
Across Ohio, districts and ESCs have been anxiously awaiting release of the final requirements and the subgrant RFP for ODE’s Comprehensive Literacy State Development Grant from the U.S. Department of Education. Great NEWS - it is now Open - and that brings even more questions. See the EnvisionEdPlus team is offering answers to many of… Continue reading ODE Comprehensive Literacy State Development Grant – NOW Open (Deadline: March 25, 2020).
As a former social studies teacher who married an art teacher and raised an artist, a musician and a physical health specialist, I am thrilled with Ohio’s strategic plan for education Each Child Our Future. (Haven’t read it? check it out - it's awesome!) With this plan, Ohio is shifting the state’s focus from high… Continue reading Strategies, Resources and Funding to Educate the Whole Child
In July 2019, Ohio’s biennial budget included a $2 million appropriation for Ohio School Climate Grants. The Ohio Department of Education will have two grant cycles to distribute funds. This year’s Ohio School Climate grant is open. Grants must be submitted by March 12, 2020. Schools can anticipate another round of these funds to open… Continue reading School Climate Grants – Deadline March 12, 2020