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Summer '21 Workshops

Ohio University Chillicothe's Office of Continuing Education and Workforce Development offers a range of workshops, courses, and training opportunities. From children to seniors, from teachers to accounts, and from city officials to first responders, Ohio University Chillicothe can meet the needs of your workforce.

In addition to regularly scheduled courses and workshops, we can work with you and your employees to craft an on-demand training session. Our facilities provide classrooms, auditorium space, and a large outdoor emergency responder training center to meet your needs. Contact us today!

Upcoming Events

Forestry on Ohio’s Public Lands: Forestry Field Day for Teachers

Class: PCOE 5900 300   
Class Number: TBD

Dates: Thursday, June 10th and Friday, June 11th, 2021
Time: 8 am to 4:30 pm
Location: Held at Hocking State Forest, Hocking County
Cost: $146 (worth 1 graduate credit)

Additionally, a $25 pre-registration fee payable to ODNR

Mail $25 Check/Money Order Payable to:


To Be Received Prior to June 1st to: 

ODNR - Forestry: David Parrot
13291 US Highway 52
West Portsmouth, Ohio 45663

Please see the "2021 Teacher Field Day Event" announcement for more information. 

About: The Forestry on Ohio’s Public Lands Series is offered by the ODNR Division of Forestry to provide your students with timely concepts and to help meet state standards in STEM and other topics.  Learn about this critically important forest landscape, the multiple values of the hemlock ecosystems, and threats to this precious resource- all from experts in the field.

Instructor: Susan Wintering

Understanding Dyslexia and Multi-sensory

Class: PCOE 5900 301
Class Number: TBD

Dates: **Postponed** TBD
Time: 8 am to 5 pm
Location: Held at OHIO Chillicothe
Cost: $292 (worth 2 graduate credits)

About: The course provides the history of dyslexia and identifies characteristics of this disorder. The latest brain and genetic research on dyslexia is presented by the instructor as well as research findings by participants. Students will become familiar with theory, instructional practices, language development processes, program structure and terminology associated with dyslexia. Reading systems are identified that best suits the students with this reading disability as well as effective classroom accommodations.

Instructor: Dr. Jean Kerney

Engaging Students in the Art of Storytelling, Understanding Novels and the Value of Writing Poetry

Class: PCOE 5900 300
Class Number: 6891

Dates: **Postponed** TBD
Time: 8 am to 5 pm
Location: Held at OHIO Chillicothe
Cost: $146 (worth 1 graduate credit)


About: This course covers three specific topics that provide instructors with an excellent understanding of direct and indirect characterization in developing character sketches, making stories powerful and intriguing to capture student interest through the proper utilization of ethos, logos and pathos and understanding how to process multiple themes in the novels’ genre. In addition, instructional personnel will also discuss effective strategies designed to engage students in understanding and writing poetry as well as the proper utilization of literary terms designed to enhance their writing skills. Ideas will include discussions on rhythm, style, meter, verse, themes and music.

Instructor: Dr. Robert Lawson

The Power of Thoughts, Words, Writing and Actions in a Classroom Setting

Class: PCOE 5900 303
Class Number: TBD

Dates/Times: Thursday, July 15th, 2021 (8 am to 5 pm) and Friday, July 16th, 2021 (8 am to 2 pm)

Location: Held at OHIO Chillicothe
Cost: $146 (worth 1 graduate credit)

About: This course shares ideas on the impact that instructional personnel can have upon students in the classroom. The psychological impact of words must not be underestimated. The course content reflects some of the most powerful literature available on what many notable experts have said about the amazing correlation that exists between thoughts, words, writing and the impact each have upon the concept of success.

Instructor: Dr. Robert Lawson

Need help applying and registering?

For more information, contact:

Ann Holmes
Administrative Associate
Continuing Education & Workforce Development
Bennett Hall Dean's Office
T: 740.774.7239