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.



OLAC Action Forum: Who's presenting?

November 6, 2019

Better Together

Here is the list of keynote, luncheon, and breakout speakers and the organizations they represent.


3 Things You Don't Want to Miss at the 2019 OLAC Action Forum

October 2, 2019

On December 10, the Ohio Leadership Advisory Council will host its annual Action Forum at the Ohio Union at The Ohio State University.

This annual professional learning event is designed to create an environment to network, collaborate, and encourage shared leadership at every level of the school system.


Back to School 2019

August 5, 2019

Ohio's colleges and universities play a critical role in equipping undergraduate and graduate students (often called “candidates”) with the knowledge and skills essential for performing jobs as teachers and educational leaders. This module assists the higher education faculty who work with candidates in teacher and administrator preparation programs by showing them how to incorporate resources from the Ohio Leadership Advisory Council (OLAC) and the Moving Your Numbers (MYN) project in the courses and field experiences that comprise educator preparation curricula.


Resources to Support Districts' Use of the Ohio Improvement Process

June 27, 2019

To support districts’ efforts with the Ohio Improvement Process, the Ohio Leadership Advisory Council (OLAC) has updated two webinars, Being an Instructional Leader and All Stages of the OIP and Integrating Ohio’s Work into a Comprehensive Improvement Process using the OIP. Both webinars have been updated to include the revised 5-step process and alignment with the Ohio Department of Education’s strategic plan, Every Child, Our Future. The webinars also include the latest research regarding teams, leadership, and school improvement.

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