OTES 2.0 Teacher Survival Guide

Overview of New OTES Evaluation System, Student Data, & More

Workshop Overview & Available Dates

OTES 2.0 is a professional growth model intended to be used to continually assist educators in meeting the needs of their students.


Overview: The MRESC has put together the following OTES 2.0 workshops for teachers during the summer of 2020. Interested staff may register for one or more sessions based on their teaching assignment(s). A full list of available dates and groupings is provided below


What to Expect? Each workshop will provide attendees with an overview of OTES 2.0, including, but not be limited to: understanding the new performance rubric, mandatory vs. recommended elements, requirements regarding the collection and use of high-quality student data (HQSD), and tools/resources to help with the analysis of various types of student data.


Facilitators: Dave Shellhaas, Gina Rogers, Bob Batty & Shawn McElroy


Participants will walk away with key information and tools to support their role in the evaluation process. Don't miss this unique opportunity!

June 2020 Sessions @ ONU (Ada, Ohio)

June 2020 Sessions @ Ohio Northern University


*All sessions will be held 8:30 am to 3:30 pm


Group #1: Kindergarten through Grade 2 (All Subjects)

Date: 6-3-20 @ ONU


Group #2: Grades 3-12 (Tested Subjects: ELA, Math, Science & SS)

Date: 6-8-20 @ ONU


Group #3: Grades 3-12 (Non-Tested Subjects)

Date: 6-9-20 @ ONU


Group #4: Specials (Art, Music, Ag-Ed, PE, Health, Fine Arts, Tech.)

Date: 6-10-20 @ ONU


Group #5: Special Education (Intervention Specialists)

Date: 6-11-20 @ ONU

August 2020 Sessions (Repeat of June Sessions)

All August Sessions will be held in Sidney, Ohio (Building TBD)


*All sessions will be held 8:30 am to 3:30 pm


Group #5: Special Education (Intervention Specialists)

Date: 8-5-20


Group #1: Kindergarten through Grade 2 (All Subjects)

Date: 8-6-20


Group #2: Grades 3-12 (Tested Subjects: ELA, Math, Science & SS)

Date: 8-7-20


Group #3: Grades 3-12 (Non-Tested Subjects)

Date: 8-10-20


Group #4: Specials (Art, Music, Ag-Ed, PE, Health, Fine Arts, Tech.)

Date: 8-11-20

Registration Fees (Tiered Pricing System Applies)

$0 - No Cost to Curriculum Team Districts: Districts purchasing presenter contract (i.e. Curriculum Team Districts) may attend at no cost.

  • The following is a list of "Curriculum Team" districts for the 2019-2020 school year: Ada, Botkins, Fairlawn, Hardin-Houston, Jackson Center, Riverside, Upper Scioto Valley, Ridgemont, Kenton City Schools, and Sidney City Schools.

$75 per person for districts not listed above from Hardin, Shelby, or Logan counties, Boards of DD, and Career Centers. This price also applies to districts that are aligned to Madison-Champaign County ESC (public schools in Madison & Champaign counties).

$125 per person for school districts outside of the above counties or other agencies/non-profits.


If you have questions about fees or the registration process, please contact Kim Leach at kleach@mresc.org

Important Information & Reminders

What time should I arrive at the training site? Please arrive 15 minutes early (8:15 am) to complete the check-in process. The start time is the same for all sessions.


What You Should Bring? Laptop & Writing Utensils


Locations for Workshop:

  • June 2020 Sessions will be held at Ohio Northern University in Ada, Ohio.

  • August 2020 Sessions (Repeat of June Sessions) will be held in Sidney, Ohio. The specific address for sessions held in Sidney, Ohio will be emailed no later than one week prior to the event.


Our Cancellation Policy - If you cannot make the event, please cancel 15 days prior to the scheduled session. Send Cancellations to Kim Leach, Administrative Assistant, at Kleach@mresc.org.


  • No refund will be issued for cancellations receive outside of this policy.

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