Report echoes teacher voice on improving education

A report summarizing conversations with more than 1,500 community stakeholders and more than 1,000 online comments echoes what our members have been saying about what changes would improve education through the Every Student Succeeds Act.

What does ESSA mean for OFT members?

Like parents, teachers believe that there is so much more to children than test scores. We are frustrated by a testing culture that ties our hands. We want our students to feel the joy of learning. Find out how we can get there with the Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA). 

Ohio Standards Advocates provides resources

OFT's collaboration with the Ohio Standards Advocates offers us many resources to help teachers enhance their instruction of Ohio's New Learning Standards. Check out professional learning resources, planning guides, classroom resources and a new weekly email newsletter on the Ohio Standards Advocates website.

Register for Dec. 13 OLAC Action Forum

This year's Ohio Leadership Advisory Council (OLAC) Action Forum will highlight voices from the field - superintendents, principals, teachers - sharing how the OLAC tools and resources impact their districts, schools and classrooms. Register now.