Learning Connections

Muskingum Valley ESC - May and June 2019

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May 10 - 9:00 a.m. Gifted Advocate Forum

8:00 a.m. Book Study.

9:00 a.m. Gifted Forum begins.


Connect with regional gifted intervention specialists at a collaborative forum held at MVESC. Lunch will be provided.


Registration Is very important to get an accurate lunch count. Register here.

Contact Susan Larson at susan.larson@mvesc.org with any questions.

May 20 - 8:30 a.m. Curriculum Council

Join the MVESC Curriculum Council Network to:

  • Learn from others and generate ideas.
  • Hear how others are approaching best practices, state requirements and common educational topics.
  • Stay updated on current legislature, current research, state requirements and district happenings.
  • Energize your leadership and learning skills through collaborative conversations, shared learning experiences and brainstorming.
  • Connect with with other leaders to learn new and better ways of doing things.

June 5 - 9:00 a.m. Cyber Security PD Session

This workshop is designed to update you on best practice strategies to ensure your district is cyber secure. Participants will learn about:

1. Current threats that are impacting everyone;
2. System-wide strategies to employ that keep you ahead of the challenges presented with cyber security;
3. Free resources to help you identify and address gaps in your security and
4. Connections with potential service providers that can perform assessments of your environment and assist you in securing your network.


Register here.

June 10 - 8:00 a.m. The Grid Method Mastery Learning System

This interactive workshop will allow teachers to develop tiered Mastery Learning Grids to reach ALL students in a self-paced, student-led environment.


Click here to see the flyer with more details.

Register here.

June 12 - 9:00 a.m. Human Resources and the Regulatory Environment with Lori Hall (Session 1)

Lori Hall, SPHR, SHRM-SCP, is the Learning and Development Consultant and Compliance Manager for Employers Resource Association. Lori is a published author, certified mediator and coach and has over 20 years of experience as a facilitator.


The first session of HR 1 provides an overview of the program and defines the role of HR in an organization and how HR must function within the regulatory environment created by local, state and federal laws.


See flyer for more details.

Register here.

June 12 - 8:30 a.m. School Counselor Evaluation Training

The Ohio School Counselor Evaluation System (OSCES) Evaluator Training will prepare you as an evaluator of school counselors.


The presenter will use the Evaluation Framework for School Counselors as adopted by the State Board of Education in April 2016. The training will provide an understanding of the OSCES Framework and Model and allow practice of skills and sharing of resources and best practices in educator evaluation.


This training is required for the credentialing of school counselor evaluators.


See flyer for more details.

June 19 - 9:00 a.m. The Employment Process and Welcoming and Retaining New Employees (Session 2)

In the second session, participants will examine each step of the employment process and crucial elements of onboarding and retaining new employees.


See flyer for more details.

Register here.

June 26 - 9:00 a.m. Leave of Absences and Wage and salary Administration (Session 3)

In the third session, participants will review situations that may necessitate an employee to take a leave of absence, including ADA, FMLA and workers compensation. Participants will also examine HR’s role in compensation and review the Fair Labor Standards Act.



See flyer for more details.

Register here.

June 27 - 9:00 a.m. Employee Communication and Managing the Employment Relationship (Session 4)

In this fourth and final session, participants will study effective ways to communicate with employees and develop employees through training. Participants will also study corrective action and counseling and what to do in the event of ending an employment relationship.


See flyer for more details.

Register here.