Women in Leadership – 10/27/2021

2021-22 Women in Leadership Series

Join us for enlightening and inspiring conversations with women leaders who are successful in their careers and learn strategies to maneuver through situations that impact leadership effectiveness and advancement. This is an opportunity to grow in your professional and personal life as you learn from the collective wisdom of dynamic women leaders. We guarantee that our time together will be reflective, enriching, encouraging, and empowering.

Full details and registration at http://www.escweb.net/oh_hcesc/catalog/session.aspx?session_id=41284

Special Education Director Series – 10/27/2021

In the ever-changing field of education, special education directors take on a leadership role encompassing a multitude of essential functions and responsibilities to manage their district’s special education services.

This series provides new and relatively new special education directors practical strategies and considerations they can incorporate in their daily work, opportunities to engage in meaningful discussions and learning activities plus build a professional network.  Participants will have access to a padlet of resources and information for each session.

Series topics include but not limited to:

  • First Things First – Reminders for Starting the School Year
  • Examining Ways to Maximize Team Roles and Responsibilities and Build Collaborative Relationships
  • Best Practices to Ensure Compliance with the Ohio Operating Standards for the Education of Children with Disabilities and IDEA
  • Internal Monitoring:  Setting Up and/or Revising Systems for Compliance
  • Communication Considerations for Building Family Engagement and Equity
  • Understanding Auxiliary Services including the Autism and Jon Peterson Scholarship Programs
  • Investigating Special Education EMIS:  Student Special Education Section
  • Closing Out the School Year and Preparing for Next Yer
  • Director Topic Choices




Full details and registration at http://www.escweb.net/oh_hcesc/catalog/session.aspx?session_id=41322

Instructional Coaching Institute – 10/28/2021

Does your role include supporting teacher growth? If so, please plan to join Hamilton County ESC’s 8th Annual Instructional Coaching Institute series to hone your listening and questioning skills with colleagues in similar roles.

This five-session series, created for coaches, lead teachers, department heads, and other building leaders, is designed to develop highly accomplished instructional leaders. Participants will study the practices and skills necessary for impactful coaching and apply them in real-time as they support teacher growth. Be sure to bring your own device in order to access shared resources.

Register a team of 4 or more for a discounted fee of $280 per person. Use promo code team of 4 each time a person registers.

Optional Ashland Credit Available.

Full details and registration at http://www.escweb.net/oh_hcesc/catalog/session.aspx?session_id=41246

Innovation Council – 10/28/2021

The Innovation Council meetings are meant to be networking sessions for our region’s districts. Innovation principles, as well as “mini-showcases” of innovation in the region will be the main focus of the conversations. It is open to a variety of roles, with districts having a forum to iterate their innovative ideas (feedback, tests, etc.)


Full details and registration at http://www.escweb.net/oh_hcesc/catalog/session.aspx?session_id=41257

Teacher Coaching and Feedback Cohort – 10/28/2021

The Teacher Coaching and Feedback Cohort is a professional learning experience that builds the instructional leadership capacity for building-level administrators.

Cohort members will observe, learn, and practice feedback and coaching strategies from the text, 7 Tools for Developing Teachers and Teaching (Mike Rutherford). Participants will observe live classes at schools and apply their learning in real time. Schools are selected by participants within the cohort. Focus areas for feedback and coaching will include the OTES rubric, district-specific goals, and school-wide initiatives.

The overall purpose is to develop the coaching and feedback skills of administrators to improve their teachers’ instructional skills and techniques, leading to increased student achievement.

Full details and registration at http://www.escweb.net/oh_hcesc/catalog/session.aspx?session_id=41279

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