MRESC Online Learning Resource Document
This online resource document includes various educational resources to support online instruction and/or planning across content areas. Digital citizenship and online safety resources from Common Sense Media are also included in the document. Links to online tutorials and PD workshops from various vendors are also included to support the continued professional growth and development of educators over the next few weeks. While the overwhelming majority of the PD options are available at no cost, not all of the professional development courses/workshops listed in the document are FREE. Educators should double check whether or not the vendors are charging a fee before finalizing their enrollment. To view the document, please CLICK HERE or on the header located above.
During the COVID-19 closures, our team of MRESC directors and specialists will be offering periodic online mini-PD and/or online support sessions. Sessions will be based on district need and requests throughout the next few weeks. Only educators from MRESC school districts and partners will be accepted into the meeting spaces by session facilitators. Advance registration is not required for these sessions. To view upcoming sessions and login information, please CLICK HERE or on the header located above.
The State of Ohio, the Ohio Department of Education, and various other state-level defendants in a class action lawsuit, have reached a proposed settlement agreement.
Our district is not a party in this lawsuit and has not been accused of any wrongdoing in this action. However, the Ohio Department of Education has asked all districts in the State for assistance in notifying parents and students of this proposed settlement agreement, and we are providing this information as a courtesy to the Department. The notice can be found at http://education.ohio.gov/Topics/Special-Education/Special-Education-Monitoring-System/Doe-Consent-Order.
Should you have any questions or concerns regarding this proposed agreement, please contact the Ohio Department of Education directly at 877-644-6338. Thank you.
Midwest Regional Educational Service Center receives federal Special Education IDEA Part B funds to assist with the education of handicapped children ages 3 through 21. Community members who would like to have input into the planning of the use of the federal IDEA funds are welcome to provide comment during our public hearing to be held on April 16, 2020 at 6:30pm in the Shelby County Annex at 129 E. Court Street, Sidney, Ohio, on the fourth floor.