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OLAC Modules (22)

Assessment
Last Updated: May 26, 2023

Board Development and Governance Process
Last Updated: November 15, 2022

Coaching
Last Updated: December 12, 2022

Curriculum
Last Updated: November 14, 2022

Educational Equity: Understanding Why It’s So Important
Last Updated: August 21, 2023

Family and Community Engagement
Last Updated: January 11, 2023

Higher Education: Instructional Guide to Using OLAC and Moving Your Numbers Resources in Educator Preparation Courses
Last Updated: May 4, 2023

Implementation Science
Last Updated: September 6, 2022

Instruction
Last Updated: September 11, 2023

Leadership
Last Updated: September 29, 2023

Leadership for Early Childhood Care and Education
Last Updated: September 23, 2022

Leadership to Support Students’ Mental Health
Last Updated: October 10, 2023

Leading Literacy
Last Updated: October 5, 2022

Learning Supports
Last Updated: June 7, 2023

Ohio Improvement Process
Last Updated: May 4, 2023

Positive Behavioral Interventions and Supports
Last Updated: August 15, 2022

Resource Management
Last Updated: February 13, 2023

Shared Accountability
Last Updated: August 23, 2022

TBTs: Bottom-Up and Top-Down
Last Updated: September 19, 2022

Teams Using Data Wisely
Last Updated: October 26, 2023

The Collaborative Process
Last Updated: May 3, 2023

Trauma Informed Practice
Last Updated: September 20, 2023

Gifted Education for Educators Courses (7)

Gifted Education for Educators Overview

Acceleration
Last Updated: November 13, 2018

Access to Advanced Curriculum
Last Updated: November 13, 2018

Culturally Responsive Pedagogy
Last Updated: November 13, 2018

Developing a Written Education Plan (WEP)
Last Updated: November 13, 2018

Differentiating Instruction for Advanced Learners
Last Updated: November 13, 2018

Monitoring the Growth of Advanced Learners
Last Updated: November 13, 2018

Social and Emotional Needs of Advanced Learners
Last Updated: November 13, 2018

Culturally Responsive Practice Courses (4)

Culturally Responsive Practice Overview

Course 0: Culturally Responsive Practice (CRP) Program Introduction
Last Updated: October 7, 2019

Course 1: Culturally Responsive Practice (CRP) Cultural Responsiveness
Last Updated: October 7, 2019

Course 2: Culturally Responsive Practice (CRP) Socio-Political Awareness
Last Updated: October 7, 2019

Course 3: Culturally Responsive Practice (CRP) Academic Achievement
Last Updated: October 7, 2019

A Brief Description of Distributed Leadership
Last updated: October 24, 2023

A Changing Leadership Environment
Last updated: October 24, 2023

A Georgetown TBT Representative Discusses Decisions and Actions with the BLT
Last updated: July 17, 2023

A School Board Member and Superintendent Discuss Their Roles in Improving Outcomes for Students
Last updated: March 21, 2023

A Teacher's Perspective as a Team Coach
Last updated: May 1, 2023

An SST Director and Consultant Describe Their Roles in District Support
Last updated: October 27, 2023

Behavior Then Academics? Academics Then Behavior?
Last updated: May 2, 2023

Benefits of Early Childhood Educators on Leadership and Teacher Teams
Last updated: May 2, 2023

Board Members on the DLT
Last updated: July 13, 2023

Bottom-Up and Top-Down Learning: Team Leadership
Last updated: May 2, 2023

Celina City Schools Creates a Practice Profile to Define and Measure Implementation
Last updated: May 25, 2021

Celina City Schools Researches and Selects an Evidence-Based Strategy
Last updated: October 27, 2023

Changing District Culture to Improve Learning for All Students
Last updated: April 14, 2023

Clearview Local Schools: An Interactive DLT Process for Developing Consistency and Commonality Across the District
Last updated: December 8, 2023

Clearview Local Schools: Implementing A Redesigned BLT Process to Improve Teaching and Learning
Last updated: November 10, 2023

Clearview Local Schools: Using Data in Leadership Teams
Last updated: October 25, 2023

Clermont Northeastern, Human Capital
Last updated: May 2, 2023

Clermont Northeastern: Preparing for PBIS Implementation
Last updated: October 12, 2022

Co-planning and Co-teaching: 4th Grade Dewitt Elementary School Cuyahoga Falls City Schools
Last updated: October 27, 2023

Collaborative Teaching and Small Group Problem Solving, Campbell City Schools
Last updated: October 25, 2023

Collaboratively Defining Learning Targets
Last updated: July 13, 2023

Comprehending the Uses and Limitations of Formative and Summative Assessments
Last updated: August 30, 2022

Connecting Families Through the Leadership Team Process
Last updated: March 8, 2024

Creating Assessment Capable Learners Canton City Schools
Last updated: October 24, 2023

Curriculum: The Written, the Taught and the Learned
Last updated: July 13, 2023

Cycle of Inquiry for TBTs
Last updated: October 6, 2023

Differentiated Teaching Model
Last updated: May 25, 2021

Doug Reeves Discusses Economic Status as a Core Equity Issue
Last updated: October 25, 2023

Doug Reeves: Do Your Own Research
Last updated: November 3, 2023

Dr. Brian McNulty Addresses the Issue of Ability Grouping
Last updated: October 25, 2023

Dr. Kimberly St. Martin: Active Implementation Frameworks
Last updated: January 25, 2024

Dr. Kimberly St. Martin: An Active Implementation Formula
Last updated: January 25, 2024

Dr. Kimberly St. Martin: Implementation Teams
Last updated: February 7, 2024

Dr. Kimberly St. Martin: The Implementation Dip
Last updated: January 25, 2024

Dr. Kimberly St. Martin: Why Does Implementation Matter?
Last updated: January 12, 2024

Dr. Melinda Wolford: A Place They Go to Feel Safe
Last updated: December 8, 2023

Dr. Melinda Wolford: Creating Harmonious Moments for Children Who Have Special Needs or Who Have Experienced Trauma
Last updated: February 7, 2024

Early Childhood Care and Education: Part 1 Leadership
Last updated: May 2, 2023

Early Childhood Care and Education: Part 2 Teaching to the Edges
Last updated: May 2, 2023

Early Childhood Care and Education: Part 3 The Importance of Play
Last updated: May 2, 2023

Early Childhood Care and Education: Part 4 Supporting Families
Last updated: May 2, 2023

Educational Equity: Confronting the Challenges
Last updated: October 25, 2023

Effective Instruction with Clear Learning Targets
Last updated: October 25, 2023

Effective Practices for Teaching Online
Last updated: October 24, 2023

Elements of an Effective Leadership Coaching Session
Last updated: July 14, 2023

Engaging Families: Important Areas to Consider
Last updated: March 8, 2024

Enhancing the Quality of Supervision in Higher Education Using OLAC Resources
Last updated: October 25, 2023

Equity: One Year's Growth in One Year's Time
Last updated: October 25, 2023

Field Experiences for Teacher Candidates-Using Remote and Hybrid Instruction-During the COVID-19 Pandemic
Last updated: May 2, 2023

Flexible Grouping, 3rd Grade Dewitt Elementary School, Cuyahoga Falls City Schools
Last updated: October 25, 2023

Fostering Disciplinary Literacy
Last updated: May 2, 2023

Hallmark of Collaboration: Douglas Reeves
Last updated: September 22, 2023

Having Data to Understand Your Needs
Last updated: September 16, 2022

High School Team Common Assessment Analysis
Last updated: March 9, 2022

Impacting All Learners Through Clarity and Culture
Last updated: December 11, 2020

Implementation of PBIS in Ohio
Last updated: May 2, 2023

Improving Literacy with the 5-Step Process
Last updated: May 2, 2023

Increasing Expectations for Students with Disabilities
Last updated: May 2, 2023

Increasing Student Ownership of Learning Through Formative and Summative Assessments
Last updated: April 7, 2022

Informal Formative Assessment
Last updated: March 9, 2022

Instructional Coaching
Last updated: April 17, 2023

Integrated Comprehensive Systems with Elise Frattura
Last updated: October 25, 2023

Introduction to Assessment
Last updated: April 27, 2022

Introduction to Board Development and Governance Process
Last updated: March 16, 2023

Introduction to Coaching
Last updated: July 14, 2023

Introduction to Curriculum
Last updated: February 19, 2021

Introduction to Educational Equity: Understanding Why It's So Important
Last updated: October 25, 2023

Introduction to Family and Community Engagement
Last updated: February 27, 2024

Introduction to Higher Education Module
Last updated: June 29, 2021

Introduction to Implementation Science
Last updated: December 8, 2023

Introduction to Instruction: Teacher Clarity
Last updated: October 25, 2023

Introduction to Leadership
Last updated: October 24, 2023

Introduction to Leadership for Early Childhood Care and Education
Last updated: May 2, 2023

Introduction to Leadership to Support Students Mental Health
Last updated: October 24, 2023

Introduction to Learning Supports
Last updated: October 25, 2023

Introduction to Positive Behavioral Interventions and Supports
Last updated: October 27, 2023

Introduction to Resource Management
Last updated: July 14, 2023

Introduction to Shared Accountability
Last updated: October 27, 2023

Introduction to TBTs: Bottom-Up and Top-Down
Last updated: May 2, 2023

Introduction to Teams Using Data Wisely
Last updated: October 24, 2023

Introduction to The Collaborative Process
Last updated: July 6, 2023

Introduction to Trauma Informed Practice
Last updated: November 17, 2023

Investments in Human and Social Capital are Central to the School Improvement Process
Last updated: December 11, 2020

Kristin Souers Connection, Regulation, Self-efficacy
Last updated: November 17, 2023

Leadership Coaching In Practice
Last updated: July 14, 2023

Leadership Coaching: Enhancing a Principal's Instructional Leadership Skills
Last updated: July 14, 2023

Leadership's Role in Literacy Achievement
Last updated: May 25, 2021

Leading Literacy Improvement
Last updated: May 2, 2023

Learning Centers: Dewitt Elementary School, Cuyahoga Falls City Schools
Last updated: October 25, 2023

Meeting the Needs of Each Learner
Last updated: May 2, 2023

Moral Support is Key to Internal Accountability
Last updated: December 14, 2021

Moving Forward: Post-pandemic Education
Last updated: April 26, 2021

OLAC Resources Supporting the OIP
Last updated: May 25, 2021

One Teach, One Assist Teaching Model
Last updated: November 17, 2023

One Teach, One Observe Teaching Model
Last updated: May 25, 2021

Parallel Teaching Model
Last updated: May 25, 2021

PBIS and OIP
Last updated: May 2, 2023

PBIS: An Ideal Framework for Increasing Equity and Student Outcomes
Last updated: November 10, 2023

Personalize the Data Implement Successful Practice Lead Differently
Last updated: September 22, 2023

Pickerington Local Schools' Journey to Improvement
Last updated: October 27, 2023

Practically Explained: MTSS
Last updated: July 14, 2023

Preparing to Teach All Learners
Last updated: September 6, 2020

Principal's Role in Developing Teacher Leadership
Last updated: November 15, 2021

Recognizing Bias and Creating Culturally Responsive Pedagogy and Assessment
Last updated: January 30, 2024

Scoring and Grading to Support Student Learning
Last updated: March 9, 2022

Second Grade Team Discusses Their Team Collaboration, Georgetown Elementary School
Last updated: October 24, 2023

Selecting Effective Instructional Strategies for the Three Phases of Learning
Last updated: October 25, 2023

Station Teaching Model
Last updated: May 25, 2021

Statistically Significant Outcomes of PBIS
Last updated: October 12, 2022

Staying Focused in Challenging Times
Last updated: December 11, 2020

Student Assessment Data
Last updated: July 14, 2023

Students Explain How They Monitor Their Learning
Last updated: March 9, 2022

Supplemental Teaching Model
Last updated: May 25, 2021

Support for Leadership Coaching in Bucyrus City Schools
Last updated: July 13, 2023

Supporting Collaborative Building Leadership Teams
Last updated: May 25, 2021

Supporting TBTs to Effectively Implement District Priorities
Last updated: May 2, 2023

Surviving the Work Through Distributed Leadership
Last updated: October 27, 2023

Sustaining the Work
Last updated: August 30, 2022

Sustaining the Work: Ten Years Later 2022
Last updated: May 24, 2022

Teaching the Process of Collaboration
Last updated: September 6, 2020

Teaching the Real Fundamentals
Last updated: July 13, 2023

Teaching to the Edges, a Story
Last updated: May 2, 2023

Team Teaching Model
Last updated: May 25, 2021

Teams as the Framework for Improving Educational Equity
Last updated: October 25, 2023

The Benefits of a Balanced Assessment System
Last updated: September 19, 2022

The Collaborative Process: Supporting Improvement
Last updated: October 25, 2023

The Collaborative Process: The Role of Leaders
Last updated: November 3, 2023

The Collective Sense of Efficacy
Last updated: October 25, 2023

The Impact of Nonfiction Writing: Thinking Through the End of a Pen
Last updated: July 13, 2023

The Importance of Aligning Curriculum, Instruction and Assessment
Last updated: March 21, 2022

The Importance of Play, a Story
Last updated: May 2, 2023

The Importance of Strengthening Family Relationships
Last updated: May 25, 2021

The Importance of Teacher-Designed Common Assessments
Last updated: April 7, 2022

The Ohio Improvement Process An Overview Part One
Last updated: September 16, 2022

The Ohio Improvement Process An Overview Part Two
Last updated: September 16, 2022

The Role of School Boards Responding to a Crisis When Schools Have to be Closed
Last updated: March 23, 2021

The School Board's Role in District Goal Setting
Last updated: April 17, 2023

The School Board's Role in Engaging the Community
Last updated: July 13, 2023

The Value of District-Wide Curriculum Development
Last updated: July 14, 2023

The Value of Teams During Times of Crisis Video
Last updated: December 11, 2020

Third and Fourth Grade Students Learning Through Discussion, Wickliff Progressive School, Upper Arlington City Schools
Last updated: October 25, 2023

Three Levels of Implementation A Continuum of Support for All
Last updated: May 2, 2023

Trotwood-Madison’s Plan for Remote Learning
Last updated: May 25, 2021

Two Educational Leaders Talk About Internal Accountability
Last updated: December 14, 2021

Understanding the Variety of Assessment Tools Available for Use in Instruction
Last updated: August 30, 2022

Universal Design for Learning in the Classroom
Last updated: October 24, 2023

Using a Balanced Classroom Assessment System to Strengthen Student Learning
Last updated: July 13, 2023

Using Data To Create Equity For All Students
Last updated: October 24, 2023

Using Student Self-Assessment to Guide Instruction
Last updated: April 7, 2022

Using the OLAC Crosswalk and Resources in Higher Education Field Experience
Last updated: October 24, 2023

OLAC Webinars (27)

Advanced Work for Teams Part 1
Last Updated: November 19, 2020

Advanced Work for Teams Part 2
Last Updated: November 19, 2020

Being an Instructional Leader in All Stages of the OIP: Superintendent and Principals
Last Updated: June 1, 2019

Coaching TBTs and BLTs
Last Updated: November 1, 2018

Developing Non-Negotiables with Your BLT
Last Updated: November 1, 2018

Ensuring Fidelity: Effective Implementation
Last Updated: February 20, 2013

Facilitation for Teacher-Based Teams
Last Updated: April 1, 2020

Five Things Principals Should Know and Do Part 1
Last Updated: November 19, 2020

Five Things Principals Should Know and Do Part 2
Last Updated: November 19, 2020

Insights into Effective DLTs

Insights into Effective TBTs

Integrating Ohio's Work into a Comprehensive Improvement Process Using the OIP
Last Updated: June 1, 2019

Moving the Work Forward through OPES

Moving the Work Forward through OTES

Multi-tiered System of Academic Behavioral and Social-emotional Supports
Last Updated: January 11, 2023

Performance Coaching

Post-Pandemic Education
Last Updated: July 1, 2021

Reclaiming Assessment Using a Balanced Classroom Assessment System to Strengthen Student Learning
Last Updated: October 31, 2022

Shared Leadership for Principals
Last Updated: December 6, 2012

Shared Leadership For Superintendents Central Office And DLTs
Last Updated: April 1, 2020

Social Emotional Learning (SEL)

Superintendent and Central Office Leadership

The Critical Role of the BLT

The Ohio Improvement Process for Prospective Teachers: A Look at What's Happening

The Ohio Improvement Process: Opportunities and Supports for New Teachers

Understanding Trauma - Part 1

Understanding Trauma - Part 2

A Teacher's Perspective

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Educator Evaluation Crosswalks

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Facilitators' Guidebook: Using OLAC Tools and Resources

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New Ohio Personnel Guide to OIP

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Rethinking Traditional Assessment
Last Updated: May 16, 2023

Foundational Concepts (27)

Designing High-Quality Teaching and Learning Online: The Big Ideas
Last Updated: February 23, 2021

Developing And Using Rubrics
Last Updated: January 27, 2020

Distributed Instructional Leadership: What School and District Leaders Can Do to Make it Happen
Last Updated: May 4, 2020

Education for Social Justice
Last Updated: January 27, 2020

External Accountability Testing
Last Updated: May 16, 2023

Handling Data in Ohio Leadership Teams
Last Updated: June 15, 2020

Helping Families and Communities: Building on Lessons Learned from the Pandemic
Last Updated: April 1, 2021

High Quality Instructional Materials for Remote Learning
Last Updated: December 11, 2020

Implementation Science
Last Updated: January 27, 2020

Implicit Bias
Last Updated: June 11, 2021

Inclusive Instructional Practice
Last Updated: July 20, 2020

Inclusive School and District Culture
Last Updated: January 27, 2020

Instructional Coaching
Last Updated: January 27, 2020

Money for Educational Leadership
Last Updated: January 27, 2020

Multi-tiered System of Supports (MTSS)
Last Updated: January 27, 2020

Ohio Improvement Process (OIP): A Foundation for Sustainable Improvement in Student and Adult Learning
Last Updated: January 22, 2020

Root Cause Analysis
Last Updated: November 5, 2021

Special Work, Advisory, and Ad Hoc Groups
Last Updated: December 15, 2021

The Common Good as the Ongoing Conversation about Schooling
Last Updated: January 27, 2020

The Implications of Extreme and Rising Economic Inequality for Ohio’s Children

The Problems of Equity in Resource Allocation
Last Updated: December 11, 2020

The Research Evidence About Coaching
Last Updated: January 27, 2020

The Spirit of Inquiry for Ohio's Collaborative Teams
Last Updated: January 27, 2020

Theories of Change
Last Updated: February 7, 2020

Theories of Learning
Last Updated: January 27, 2020

Understanding by Design
Last Updated: January 27, 2020

Understanding Teacher Influence and Instructional Improvement
Last Updated: January 27, 2020

A Deep Dive into Ohio's School Report Cards: Achievement and Early Literacy
Presentation Date: November 2, 2023

Become an OLAC Facilitator Fall 2023
Presentation Date: September 15, 2023

Become an OLAC Facilitator Spring 2024
Presentation Date: May 10, 2024

Data for School Improvement Series: Making Your Data Meaningful Part 1
Presentation Date: October 11, 2023

Data for School Improvement Series: Making Your Data Meaningful Part 2
Presentation Date: October 25, 2023

Evidence-Based Interventions in Literacy
Presentation Date: March 26, 2024

Leader Credibility: The Essential Traits of Effective School Leaders
Presentation Date: September 29, 2023

Leading the Littles: Intention, Engagement, and Outcomes
Presentation Date: April 12, 2024

Master Scheduling: Team Time IS Possible
Presentation Date: November 29, 2023

Planning for All: A Multi-Tiered Approach to Family Engagement
Presentation Date: March 8, 2024

Principal 2.0: Three Keys to Maximizing Impact
Presentation Date: March 22, 2024

Re-imagining Education: Doing What Has to be Done
Presentation Date: January 18, 2024

Shared Leadership Practices to Support the Ohio Improvement Process
Presentation Date: April 25, 2024

Three Part Series - Part 1 You Have Your Staff, Now What - Strategies for Strengthening Building Leadership
Presentation Date: June 28, 2023

Three Part Series - Part 2 You Have Your Staff, Now What - Making OTES Meaningful
Presentation Date: August 7, 2023

Three Part Series - Part 3 You Have Your Staff, Now What - Understanding and Using Your School Data
Presentation Date: August 29, 2023

Understanding Your School Report Card
Presentation Date: September 19, 2023

Using OTES to Coach Teachers and Influence Change
Presentation Date: February 21, 2024