Professional Learning Series
Join the OLAC team for a series of free professional learning sessions designed to provide educators with the structures and resources necessary to develop and support effective leadership at every level. Explore OLAC’s latest online learning tools, including modules, webinars, videos, podcast episodes, and more to support educators as they work to embed essential leadership practices at every level of a school system. Remember, all resources are free and you can earn credit.
OLAC 101 for Principals/Educational Leaders
November 12, 2020, 8:30–9:30 a.m.
November 20, 2020, 9:30–10:30 a.m.
Join us for a one-hour virtual exploration of the new OLAC website. Explore the site and free resources, including modules, webinars, videos, and more designed for principals that are aligned to the Ohio Improvement Process (OIP). These resources are all professionally developed for you and provide an outlined pathway to your success and success for all students.
Explore the New OIP Mini Module
January 7, 2021, 9:30–10:30 a.m.
Explore the new Ohio Improvement Process (OIP) mini module, which features an overall description of Ohio’s primary strategy for supporting Ohio’s school districts efforts to improve outcomes for all learners. The free module also examines Ohio’s Leadership Development Framework, changes in practice promoted by the OIP, the OIP theory of change, team communication, and the 5-Step process.
OLAC 101 for All Instructors of Teacher Preparation/Leadership Programs
January 21, 2021, 9–10 a.m.
Join us for a one-hour virtual exploration of the new OLAC website. Explore the site and free resources, including modules, webinars, videos, and more designed for those supporting teacher preparation/leadership programs that are aligned to the Ohio Improvement Process (OIP). These resources are all professionally developed for you and provide an outlined pathway to your success and success for all students.
Five Things Principals Should Know and Do: A Live Webinar Presentation and Q&A Featuring Dr. Brian McNulty
January 28, 1–3 p.m.
Join Dr. Brian McNulty for an interactive presentation on his latest webinar series, Five Things Principals Should Know and Do, along with live Q&A. The webinar will focus on the five things principals must do to have a real impact on student and adult learning. Participants will view the webinar in real-time with Dr. McNulty, and have the opportunity to ask questions along the way during designated breaks. This session is ideal for principals and those supporting principals, including State Support Team consultants, Educational Service Center personnel, and district administrators, as well as aspiring principals and OLI4 principals. Take advantage of this professional learning opportunity to go deeper and have conversations around the important work of principals. This webinar is free, but registration is required. Registration is limited, so register early.
Breakfast with OLAC: A Look at New Resources
February 5, 2021, 7:30–8:30 a.m.
Grab a cup a coffee and join us for a one-hour session highlighting OLAC’s newest webinars, modules, videos, and more. Become familiar with the resources and how to integrate them into your district or school’s existing professional learning plans. Remember, all resources are free and you can earn credit.
Explore OLAC’s Educator Evaluation Crosswalk for Principals
March 5, 2021, 9:30–10:30 a.m.
Take a closer look at the Education Evaluation Crosswalk for principals, which aligns relevant OLAC/OIP module materials to each standard and each standard element within the Ohio Principal Standards. Learn more about OLAC modules that can support principals through the process of the Ohio Principal Evaluation System. If you’re looking for evaluation ideas and suggestions for improvement, this is a great session for you.
Creating a Personalized OLAC Professional Learning Pathway
May 7, 2021, 9–11 a.m.
Looking for personalized professional learning resources designed for your specific role or those you coach/train? Spend two hours with the OLAC team to learn how to develop a pathway to meet your learning needs. Those organizing group-based professional learning for central office, principals, teachers, and regional providers can also benefit from this session.