General Resources Archive

Making Schools Work Resources


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November 2, 2022 Workshop: Deep Change Leadership (Dr. Doug Reeves)

PowerPoint Handout

2019 Ohio School Improvement Institute Presentations

2019 OSII Program2019 OSII Program
2019 OSII Handouts and PowerPoint Presentations
Thursday 10:10 a.m.
Room 32 – Mayerson Academy (Thriving Learning Communities)
24 Character Strengths Chart
Graphic Organizer 
Room33 – Buckeye Valley Middle School
Changing Grading Practices School Wide
Room 35 – Indian Creek – Hills Elementary School
Using Data to Guide Instruction-
Thursday 11:10 a.m.
Room 21 – Four County Career Center
Arming Our Students With Professional Skills
Room 32 – State Support Team – Region 12
Ohio’s Opioid Epidemic
Ohio’s Opioid Epidemic Resources
Room 34 – Albert Einstein Academy
Assessing and Improving Special Education Programs
Thursday 1:10 p.m.
Room 21 – Ohio Department of Education-Ohio Troops to Teachers
Troops to Teachers
Room 33 – Parkersburg High School, WV
Picking Up the Pieces
Room 35 – The Gifted Guy, LLC
Tired of SMART Goals
Executive  Meeting Room – Athens High School
Thursday 2:10 p.m.
Room 32 – Paulding Middle School
Fires All Around Me
Thursday 3:10 p.m.
Room 21 – Collins Career Technical Center
Authentic Learning in Career-Tech
Room 30 – United Schools Network
Presentation Slides
Presentation Workbook
Room 32 – Finneytown Secondary Campus
The Most Important Thing We Do
The Most Important Thing We Do – Implementation Guide
Ballroom A – Allied Construction Industries
Constructing a Pathway to Careers
Friday 8:30 a.m.
Room 21 – Fairfield 33 Development Alliance
Career Readiness- Enroll Enlist Employ
Room 22 – Van Buren Local School District
The Journey To Standards Based Learning
Room 30 – Extended Session – Beth Rimer, Ohio Writing Project, Miami University
Writing to Engage Learning
Room 32 – Indian Creek Local School District
Find Your Why! Presentation
Room 33 – Wellston Middle School
Climate to Culture PBIS & TLC -Wellston MS
Room 34 – Ohio Jumpstart
Jumpstart Your Financial Literacy
Ballroom A – Nationwide Children’s Hospital
The Impact of Caring
Friday 9:30 a.m.
Room 20 – Van Buren Middle School
Advisory: Where Social-Emotional Learning Meets Design Challenges
Room 34 – T-Squared Educational Consulting
ChangeYourClassroominto a ChampionshipTeam

2018 Ohio School Improvement Institute Presentations

Thursday 10:10 a.m.
R U Tech-ficientRoom  21
SREB Ready for College Courses: Preparing Seniors for Postsecondary… – Room 30
Thriving Thursdays at FJHS Presentation – Room 31
Thriving Thursdays at FJHS PowerPoint – Room31
Standards-Based Learning: An Easy Approach to Student Mastery – Exec Mtg Room
Changing the Stress Mindset from “Uh Oh!” to “Oh!” – Ballroom A
Seven Principles for School Improvement – Ballroom DE
Thursday 11:10 a.m.
Making the Most of Easily Accessible Data for High School Decisions – Room 22
SREB Ready for High School Courses: Ready for High School Literacy – Room 30
SREB Ready for High School Courses: Ready for High School Math – Room 30
SREB Powerful Literacy Strategies (K-12) – Room 33
Student Accountability Through ICU PowerPoint – Room 34
Student Accountability Through ICU Chart – Room 34
Thriving Learning Communities: A New Lens on Social Emotional… – Ballroom DE
Thursday 1:30 p.m.
Using Restorative Discipline Techniques to Promote an Atmosphere of… – Room 21
Teaming Up for Career Advising: Students Are the Winners – Room 30
So What, Now What? Resilience Can Be Taught and Must Be Taught – Room 31
Cultivating Literacy Improvement Among Adolescents At Risk Handout – Room 33
Cultivating Literacy Improvement Among Adolescents At Risk Overview – Room 33
Cultivating Literacy Improvement Among Adolescents PowerPoint – Room 33
Continuing to Modify and Improve Extra Help – Room 35
Double the Speed of Learning Through the Instructional Cha-Chas – Ballroom A
Fixer Upper – Ballroom DE
Thursday 2:30 p.m.
The Tools Needed for Accountability with Improvement – Room 21
A Comprehensive Approach to College/Career Readiness… – Room 22
Literacy Rhythms That Create Independent Thinkers Handout – Room 33
Literacy Rhythms that Create Independent Thinkers Presentation – Room 33
Multi-Room Rotations to Address Gaps in Student Learning… – Room 35
Launching Twitterbots with Python – Exec Mtg Room
Thursday 3:30 p.m.
Gamification for Math Learning – Room 21
Preparing Students for Success: Our Unique CTE Programs – Room 22
Leveraging Career Pathway Opportunities to Create Hope in Noble LSD – Room 30
Supporting the Whole Child: Connecting School & Community Resources – Ballroom A
Trauma Informed Care – Ballroom DE
Friday 8:30 a.m.
Authentic Engagement for Student Success – Room 20
Authentic Engagement for Student Success – Room 20
Our Journey to College and Career Readiness – Room 30
Engaging Every Student Through PBL in Your Co-Taught Classroom – Exec Mtg Room
Engaging Every Student Through PBL in Your…Classroom Rubric – Exec Mtg Room
Friday 9:30 a.m.
Talk Data to Me: Using Behavioral Health Data for CCIP, PBIS, & OIP … – Room 31
Culturally Responsive Problem-Based Learning (CRPBL) for All Students – Room 32
Pillars to Effective School Turnaround and Leadership Development – Room 35
Pillars to Effecitve School Turnaround and Leadership…PowerPoint – Room 35
SREB Pre-Advanced Careers Middle Grades STEM Curriculum – Room 22
Friday 10:30 a.m. Closing Speaker
The X Factor: 3 Surefire Ways to Becoming a Great Teacher… – Ballrooms B-E

Archives of Professional Development Presentations

2016 CSE Best Practices Showcase

Differentiation Through Groups – Buckeye Valley Middle School

9-21-2016 NE HSTW/MMGW Reconnect

Reading & Writing Standards Chart
9-21-2016 NE HSTW/MMGW Reconnect

Resources for Teacher Teams
9-21-2016 NE HSTW/MMGW Reconnect

Estimating Length – Scientific Notation
FAL Alignment Algebra 1
FAL Alignment Geometry
FAL Alignment Grade 7 Math
FAL Alignment Grade 8 Math
9-21-2016 NE HSTW/MMGW Reconnect
ACT Profile Report 2016 Ohio Graduates
The Condition of College & Career Readiness

6-9-2016 Coaches Training

Meandering Toward Graduation
Overview of 2016 Ohio School Report Cards-ODE
Report Card Guide

2-24-16 NE HSTW/MMGW Best Practices

2016 Summer Internships Announcement – Lakota Local Schools
Developing Business Partnerships for Student Internships – Lakota Local Schools
Internship Article – T&E Teachers – Lakota Local Schools
Work-Based Learning Guide 2015 – Ohio Department of Education

12/9/2015 Reconnect 2
Engagement Framework Page 1
Engagement Framework Page 2
Engagement Rubric
Get Your Students Moving
Giving Students Ownership of Learning
Pretty Good Poem
Teaching With the Brain in Mind
Tough Questions for Tough Times
Trust in Schools

10/20-21/2015 – Turning High-Poverty Schools into High Performing Schools

HP HP Powerpoint 
Tough Questions for Tough Times
Trust in Schools
Would You Step Through

CSE Principal/Site Coordinator Forum

9-25-2014 – College and Career Ready in the 21st Century – James Stone 

5-2014 CSE Best Practices Showcase

Career Search Course – Marietta HS
Work, College, Career Ready! – Marietta HS

College and Career Readiness

The Role of Business in College and Career Readiness – Jim Stone
The Role of K-8 in College and Career Readiness – Jim Stone

Northwest Region Case Studies

Hardin Northern High School and Middle School Case Study
Patrick Henry Middle School Case Study
Van Wert High School Case Study


Ohio HSTW/MMGW Performance Rubric

Rigor, Relevance, Relationship

Rigor PowerPoint, Jim Miles, International Center for Leadership

Site Review Process Resources

FY14 HSTW/MMGW Ohio and National Resources

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