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COST Opportunities 2014 - 2015
Consortium for Overseas Teaching
Ohio University is a member institution of COST. The COST program allows teacher candidates to fulfill their Professional Internship requirements while living abroad and student teaching for an extended period. The COST experience provides professional and personal growth in ways that are increasingly important for teaching in the United States.
Do you want to be a more effective educator? Are you interested in experiencing cultural immersion without needing prior fluency in the language? COST is for you!
Find out more with our brochure HERE.
Fifth Annual Appalachian Ohio Mathematics and Science Teaching Research Symposium
Saturday 20 September 2014, 8:30 a.m.-3:00 p.m.
Morton Hall 237, Ohio University, Athens, OH 45701-2979
Registration is open for the Fifth Annual Appalachian Ohio Mathematics and Science Teaching Research Symposium on Saturday 20 September 2014 at Ohio University in Athens. Registration and parking are FREE. Lunch will be provided. Who should attend? The symposium is intended for all mathematics and science pre-service and in-service teachers, school administrators, university and college faculty, and all others interested in STEM education. This year's theme is STEM for One, STEM for All! The symposium will feature a morning keynote speaker, concurrent sessions, an afternoon plenary session, a panel discussion on co-teaching, and time for networking and conversations. Attendees are encouraged to make 12- or 30-minute presentations on a STEM education topic of their choice. For questions about the symposium, contact Mary Harmison (597-9006) or Courtney Koestler (593-0118). Please register if you plan to attend. To register, click here.
Reframe, Refresh, and Remind
Friday, October 17, 2014
- An event uniquely focused on the issues and resources related to transition in Southeast Ohio that provides an avenue to reframe the challenges of our community as opportunities.
- A professional conference dedicated to refreshing the knowledge of professionals preparing high school students for transition to employment and/or post-secondary education.
- A setting that allows for the development of a knowledgeable network of peers with common interests and goals to help remind us of the role we play in lifelong outcomes of the students we serve.
Who: High school personnel, vocational rehabilitation counselors, post-secondary disability service professionals, special education students and faculty, career and technical educators, and others working to support the transition of students with disabilities.
Where: Athens Meigs ESC, 21 Birge Drive, Chauncey, OH 45719
When: Friday, October 17, 2014 from 9 a.m. – 4 p.m.
Keynote by Katherine Betts, Intercultural Specialist at The Ohio State University:
A Place At The Table; Including Disability in the Diversity Conversation
Concurrent Session Topics Include:
Independent Living Skills – “What’s In Your Transition Toolkit?”
Transition Considerations for Students with Mental Illness
Planning for Transition to Post-Secondary Education
Connecting Students to Services with Opportunities for Ohioans with Disabilities
Ohio Longitudinal Study – What Supports Positive Outcomes for Students
Post-Secondary Programs for Students with Intellectual Disabilities
Employment First-What is it? What are the outcomes thus far for the SE region?
IEP Compliance: What Your District Needs to Know
Registration is available online at: https://docs.google.com/spreadsheet/viewform?usp=drive_web&formkey=dEpHNjFoNk9qZUFHblZQWHQ1dTV2a1E6MQ#gid=0
Contact Carey Busch at email@example.com or 740-593-2620 for more information.
Acceptance into Professional Education is required to take 2000 level Education classes or higher. To apply for Professional Education, you must be close to completing 30 hours.
The meeting dates for Professional Education are:
- Wednesday, October 1 1:00 pm McCracken 214A
- Tuesday, October 21 10:00 am McCracken 324
- Friday, November 14 9:00 am McCracken 214A
- Friday, November 21 2:00 pm McCracken 104
Acceptance into Advanced Standing is required to take 3000 level Education classes or higher. To apply for Advanced Standing, you must be close to completing 60 hours.
The meeting dates for Advanced Standing are:
- Wednesday, October 1 2:00 pm McCracken 214A
- Tuesday, October 21 11:00 am McCracken 324
- Friday, November 14 10:00 am McCracken 214A
- Friday, November 21 3:00 pm McCracken 104
For those wishing to apply for Special Education Selective Admissions to begin Block II in fall of 2015-16, the deadline will be Friday September 26, 2014 at 5:00pm. Application and directions can be found at http://www.ohio.edu/education/academic-programs/teacher-preparation/department-of-teacher-education/undergrad/special-education-intervention-specialist.cfm. Be sure to include your most recent and complete DARS with your application. It is strongly recommended that applicants use the rubric to assist in preparing their narrative.
WHEN: Every other Tuesday (starting Sept. 2nd) @ 9PM
WHERE: McCracken Hall, Room 104
WHAT: Volunteer and work with the children of the Athens community
- Elementary Schools (math night, carnivals, school plays, etc.)
- Athens Community Center (Halloween Party, childcare, etc.)
- Community Festivals (Indian Mound Festival)
- Children’s Museum of Discovery
- Kennedy Museum of Art (Family Day, Siblings Weekend Festivities)
Show up at a meeting or contact Kelsey Lekich at firstname.lastname@example.org for more information!