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Education Issues and Professional Development Update - May 2021

Read below for updates on: Ohio’s ESSA Waiver; the Ohio Teacher Leader Summit; the 2021-2023 Teacher Liaison Cohort; I Educate Ohio; Ohio’s new Dyslexia Law; Educator Standards Board; State Board of Education; Gifted Advisory Council; OFT Partnership to Diversify Teaching Profession; and a Cincinnati Public School Honored as a Green Ribbon School.

New OFT Partnership to Diversify Teaching Profession

OFT is committed to bringing more people of color into the teaching profession and that’s why we’re proud to announce a new partnership with Central State University and Eastern Gateway Community College.

This new partnership creates two amazing opportunities for current educators and future educators.

  • Current educators are needed to serve as mentors. This is a paid position.

  • People of color who are prospective teachers are eligible to earn a teaching license with no out-of-pocket cost.

Education Issues and Professional Development Update - January, 2021

Welcome to our first monthly update on education issues and professional development. If you have any questions about the content, you can reach out to your local's President, Professional Learning Contact, or Building Representative. Topics in this update include: State Board of Education, College Credit Plus, Educator Standards Board, COVID Updates, Share My Lesson.