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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!




Achieving Excellence in the Classroom
1 graduate credit hour
Saturday, November 16, 2019
8:00AM - 5:00PM
Instructor: Dr. Robert Lawson


During this course, professional educators will work extensively with information designed specifically to enhance a teacher’s in classroom performance. The course contains ideas relevant to seven key empowerment factors that are currently utilized by highly successful teachers. The course also includes information on desirable character traits of excellent teachers. Of equal importance, the course content also reviews powerful instructional strategies, specific approaches to use in developing curriculum and effective ideas on classroom management.


Teaching Poetry to High School & College Students
1 graduate credit hour
Saturday · November 9, 2019
8:00AM - 5:00PM
Instructor: Dr. Robert Lawson


This course was specifically designed to help both high school and college youth to develop a deep appreciation for the beauty, value and life lessons that can be learned through the art and science of poetry. Instructional personnel who participate in this course will learn creative and thought provoking ways to engage students in writing poetry. Through these creative teaching approaches, students will develop an in depth understanding of the merits of poetry, its usefulness and its various modes of expression. Their exposure to poets who’ve made a significant contribution to the poetry genre will also be enhanced. Participants will also learn key strategies and ideas on effective ways to assist students in the art of poetic journal writing and developing a poetry portfolio.




Ann Holmes

Administrative Associate

Continuing Education & Workforce Development

Bennett Hall Dean's Office
T: 740.774.7239