The Leading Edge Blog
Welcome to the OLAC Blog
This blog is written by members of the Ohio Leadership Advisory Council (OLAC), a partnership between the Buckeye Association of School Administrators (BASA) and the Ohio Department of Education (ODE). Please note that the information provided in each blog post represents the individual author's point of view and does not necessarily reflect the position of the OLAC, BASA or ODE.
Ideas for Summer Professional Learning
Looking for research-based professional learning resources for yourself or your team? Summer is the perfect time to invest in professional learning. And there's no better way to grow your leadership capacity than with free resources!
For more than 10 years, the Ohio Leadership Advisory Council (OLAC) has been creating and offering a variety of free leadership resources for administrators, teachers, and teams. Personalize your professional learning experience by searching for specific topics of interest to you or your staff. Start or continue your professional learning journey this summer by checking out OLAC's:
OLAC also will launch several resources later in June, including:
- New modules on coaching and data use;
- Updated modules on the change process, resource management, and higher education; and
- New podcasts on coaching and becoming an inclusive leader.
Looking to Build the Capacity of Your Building Leadership Team (BLT)?
The University of Cincinnati's Systems Development and Improvement Center (SDI Center) is hosting free trainings with Dr. Brian McNulty on:
- June 4, 2018: Cincinnati
- June 5, 2018: Columbus
- June 6, 2018: Independence (Cleveland area)
It is suggested that the BLT teams include the building principal, one central office person, and up to three BLT members for a total of five members. Lunch will be provided. Learn more and register.
Don't forget that you can download certificates of completion from all OLAC modules and webinars to use for continuing education credits with your LPDC. Learn more.
Here's to a wonderful summer of learning and relaxation!