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EEP in Action: Connect with Us at Upcoming Events

The EEP team is excited to to be part of a variety of Ohio events and conferences where educators and youth-serving professionals can connect with each other and experts in STEM education, social-emotional learning, out-of-school programming, and more. We hope you can join our team at these great opportunities for professional learning! Click any of… Continue reading EEP in Action: Connect with Us at Upcoming Events

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Mahoning County ESC Offers Free PBL PD

Mahoning County Educational Services Center member educators will learn to develop students college and career readiness skills through authentic problem-based learning experiences during a free, all-day workshop on January 9, 2018. Participants will learn the design-thinking process to guide them through the creation of a unit or lesson that combines state academic standards and college,… Continue reading Mahoning County ESC Offers Free PBL PD

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Community Connectors: Lots of Great Changes for Round 4

This week the Ohio Department of Education is hosting the first set of regional meetings to share information about the next (and possibly final) round of Community Connector grants. Many thanks to Kimberlee Clark, Community Connectors’ Program Administrator for facilitating a great session.  My greatest 'aha' moment was when Kimberlee said that this grant program… Continue reading Community Connectors: Lots of Great Changes for Round 4

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Exploring the Innovator’s Mindset in Mahoning Valley

Recently, I had the pleasure of making new friends and re-connecting with some awesome teachers, leaders and innovators as they gear up for another great school year. The opportunity came about as we assisted Mahoning Co ESC in hosting a site visit for several staff members from Social Finance and Jobs for the Future. You… Continue reading Exploring the Innovator’s Mindset in Mahoning Valley

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#MoltenLava: ‘Straight A’ contributes to statewide culture of innovation

A blog by EnvisionEdPlus President Michele Timmons Canal Winchester Local Schools Superintendent Jim Sotlar has been telling staff, families and community members for years that Canal students are much more than a score on a report card. He has stressed 21st Century skills, STEM (which his team describes as “Strategies that Engage Minds”), and community… Continue reading #MoltenLava: ‘Straight A’ contributes to statewide culture of innovation