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Professional Development

The ESC of the Western Reserve is an integral part of the education system in both Geauga and Lake Counties, and the state. Recognizing that the rapidly changing educational environment in Ohio demands flexibility, innovation, and dynamic leadership. The ESC of the Western Reserve meets the needs of our districts by providing quality programs, services, and learning opportunities that meet the individual and collective needs of the students in our districts. 

The ESC of the Western Reserve will strive to support and meet all of your needs. Should there be a need, we may send our consultants to your district to provide your staff with the professional development course of your selection. 

The ESC of the Western Reserve has partnered with the State Support Team Region 4, and the Lake Geauga Computer Association to provide our districts with learning opportunities. Listed below please find some of our professional development offerings: 

  • Literacy
  • Community Support 
  • Early Childhood
  • Universal Design for Learning
  • PBIS
  • Special Education
  • Gifted
  • Math/ Science
  • Curriculum and Instruction 
  • Professional Learning Communities  
  • Ohio Department of Education Updates  
  • Trauma Informed Care & Behavior
  • LGCA Technology Offerings 

Professional Learning Presentations
Please view our training video from our overview of the Science of Reading presentation

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Please view our virtual Third Grade Reading Guarantee training with the Ohio Department of Education

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Please view our ELA and Social Studies presentation that we hosted with ODE on May 13, 2020

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Professional Learning Communities & Wrap-Around Courses

The ESC of Western Reserve facilitates a variety of Professional Learning Communities (PLCs) as a means to support local professionals and offer regular opportunities for learning and collaboration with colleagues from across the region. There is value in gathering like professional groups to learn together. 

The PLCs currently offered are:
  • Curriculum Directors
  • Gifted Coordinators
  • Principals (Elementary and High School/ Middle School) 
  • Special Education Directors

The Educational Service Center of the Western Reserve has partnered with Lake Erie College to provide you with the Wrap-Around course program. Wrap-Around Courses are "customized" courses created around professional development activities conducted at the school district, school building, or individual level.  The foundations of many of the courses originate with professional work conducted during all-day professional development experiences at the district level and/or the year-long work of professional learning communities.  Wrap-Around options include:

  1. Wrap-Arounds
  2. Independent Study

To learn more information about the Wrap-Around course program please follow this link.    

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