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ESCWR Networks

The ESC of Western Reserve facilitates a variety of Network Meetings 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. 

Upcoming Networks

Curriculum Leaders Network
This collaborative network will give much needed time and a safe space for Curriculum leaders to engage and discuss state and local mandates, supports, and best practices. This is an excellent opportunity for leaders to share problems of practices and for leaders to learn from each other. In addition, meeting content will include State and local curriculum updates as well as ESCWR, SST4 and LGCA supports.
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Suicide Prevention Intersectionality of the LGBTQ+ Community
These trainings are offered for teachers, any and all school staff, school counselors, social workers, and administrators in order to provide basic education and information about LGBTQ+ youth.
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Resident Educators Collaboration Network Year 1 & 2
This series of professional development offerings is designed to support beginning teachers as they are required to demonstrate skills they may not yet have acquired. This series will provide opportunities to practice, refine and gain a deeper understanding of the art and science of teaching in a professional learning community. Resident educators and mentors are encouraged to attend.
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Assessment and Data Network
This collaborative network will give much needed guidance and a safe space for district leaders to engage and discuss state and local mandates, initiatives, and best practices in fields of assessment and educational data. The network space is an excellent opportunity for leaders to share current issues and learn from each other on all items pertaining to assessments, high quality student data (HQSD), and data platforms. Accompanying this network will be formal focus trainings in session topic areas, such as the CRS platform, HQSD, and Special Education Profiles and Ratings.
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Practicing Principal & Aspiring Instructional Leaders Network
Come expand your leadership expertise and capitalize on the strengths of the individuals participating in this network. This Practicing Principal and Aspiring Instructional Leader Network is designed to create hands-on, real world, applicable learning experiences to support your growth in leadership. As a collaborative group, we will support one another in ways to address and release the demands of new and experienced site and district administrators. Principal Leaders: Invite your aspiring building administrators and instructional coaches to attend these network meetings with you in order to build your leadership
capacity together. Stories of successful administrators will be shared throughout each learning session.
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English Language Learner Lunch and Learn Network
Enjoy lunch with us while having an opportunity to network and learn from fellow school staff. This network is designed to share research and evidence-based strategies of best practices for English Language Learners. Both academic, integrated student support, and local community resources will be the focus. The network will discuss compliance issues, challenges, as well as participants will share successful structures of support for English language learners in districts. Walkthrough tools for best practices will be shared and developed cohesively. As this network grows and develops, participants will be able to           co-construct their learning.
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Math Professional Learning Network
The Math Professional Learning Network is designed to build capacity for district and teacher leaders focused on improved success in mathematics. Math best practice topics and instructional delivery models will be developed collaboratively with district input. We will implement successful mathematics instructional strategies. We will connect with others to learn together, share resources, problem solve, and support each other through our shared math experiences. Topics will include an emphasis on Mathematical Practices, cognitive guided instruction, number talks, mathematical discourse, questioning techniques, journaling and updates from the Ohio Department of Education (including the High School Math Pathways such as Algebra 2 equivalencies). 
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ELA Professional Learning Network
We are excited to announce our ELA Professional Learning Network. Staring in October, the monthly sessions will build the capacity of local educators. Participants will receive updates on Ohio's Dysliexia support laws and engage in pprofessional development around common needs identified through our meaningful collaboration. Literacy coaches from several districts across the area will lead engaging, interactive and relevant professional learning experiences.  Each date will include two sessions: one for district and building leaders guiding district improvement efforts, and another for classroom teachers and staff directly engaged in the work. PLN members have the opportunity to gain one credit through Lake Erie College. 
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STEAM Network
Beginning 2022-23 school year, the ESC of the Western Reserve is proud to announce the launch of the STEAM Learning Network. The goal of the network is to open up communication channels between content-specific educators, administrators and partners, foster collaboration and sharing of best practices, and encourage a space that champions the integration of Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts and Culture, and Math, across the curriculum to increase engagement and academic achievement for our students.
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The following 22-23 Networks have been approved as a Lake Erie College Wrap-Around Course! 
You can find more details about the Lake Erie College Wrap- Around Course HERE.
  • English Language Learners

  • Principals & Aspiring Instructional Leaders

  • Math Professional Learning

  • ELA Professional Learning

  • STEAM

  • Gifted Inquiry

  • Personalized Learning

 
 IMPORTANT DIRECTIONS: PLEASE READ!

Below is the information for registering for the graduate credit hour courses offered through Lake Erie College.

  1. Gifted Networks # ED7335W

  2. Practicing Principals and Aspiring Leaders Network #ED7331W

  3. ELL Lunch and Learn Network # ED7333W

  4. STEAM Network #ED7334W

  5. ELA Professional Learning Network #ED7336W

  6. Math Professional Learning Network #ED7337W


 Registration is open immediately.
Students are required to submit the form with a physical signature or digital signature. 

  1. Download the Form. Save to your computer.
  2. Download a free copy of Adobe Reader if needed HERE.
  3. Create a digital signature, review how to create it HERE.
  4. After signing, SAVE adding your Name to the file name.
  5. Return to [email protected]