Ohio Grant-Sanity Watch List 2018

Lions and tigers and grants – Oh My! This will be a busy winter – spring for districts and non-profits looking to pursue grants and innovation opportunities related to education, STEM and youth development.  Here is EnvisionEdPlus’ Grant-Sanity Watch List. Please note: all timelines listed below are estimations right now. EEP will share updates via […]

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 […]

Ohio’s new grad requirements: right for kids

EnvisionEdPlus Guide to Ohio’s New Graduation Requirements, PART 1 Ohio’s new graduation requirements are causing so much concern among school leaders that legislators and the State Board of Education are now scrambling to avoid a feared backslide in graduation rates across the state. While we at EnvisionEdPlus might be grateful for short-term political solutions in […]

Making School Design Personal

State & National Leaders Collaborate on Ohio’s First Personalized Learning Design Lab  The idea for a Personalized Learning Design Lab took root last fall when we received calls from district after district seeking help in writing Ohio Straight A grants to implement ‘blended learning.’  In the consultation process, we discovered that districts really wanted to innovate, […]