Revised Gifted Operating Standards
The Gifted Operating Standards for the State of Ohio have been revised to recognize the importance of supporting professional development for general education classroom teachers. The requirements for earning a "Teaching the Gifted" Certificate include coursework in the nature and needs as well as in curriculum and instruction of and for gifted students. Completion of both courses can be applied toward a gifted endorsement as well as built into a master's program.
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Ashland University's Professional Development Services (PDS) is the number one provider of professional development classes for credit in the state of Ohio serving over 400 school districts in all 88 counties with more affordable graduate credits for use in teaching and/or administration license renewal. Last year alone we taught nearly 4,000 graduate credit classes annually to more than 14,500 teachers who earned over 20,000 graduate credit hours. We offer a wide variety of year-round class options as well as training onsite, online, or at our five convenient locations throughout Ohio.
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NO-COST ECONOMICS TRAINING FOR EDUCATORS
$MARTPATH, developed by the Universe of Cincinnati's Economics Center, is an engaging, interactive and easy way for teachers of grades 1-6 to embed relevant and fun economics and financial education in the classrooms. $martPath provides simple, fun lessons that bring economic and financial education to life in your classroom. You will learn to teach students about personal financial responsibility through grade-appropriate, curriculum-aligned, interactive lessons.
Each educator will receive two $75 Amazon gift cards upon completion of the training requirements and feedback.
The training seminars are offered AT NO COST TO YOU, however, you do have the option to extend your learning through online modules and earn graduate credit through Ashland University. One semester hour of credit will require a tuition payment of $160 and additional, required online assignments. Payment and registration for graduate credit can be made on the day of your training seminar.
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Main Campus Professional Development Office
Our Main Campus is located in beautiful downtown Ashland Ohio. We are commited to bringing high quality professional learning to school districts, teachers and administrators in 16 surrounding counties.
Our administrative staff works to establish long term relationships by offering professional growth opportunities customized to the needs of individual educators. Learning forms include job embedded, action research, unique design hybrid via face to face and on-line classes.
The office can be reached at email@example.com or (419) 289-5350.
Our online listings are updated weekly, so be sure to check the website often for new offerings.
We look forward to working with you!