Secondary Transition for Students with Disabilities Modules Available Now on the ODE Learning Management System

Secondary Transition Module

Several updates on Special Education from the Ohio Department of Education, but of special interest is the module, geared for ages 14+.  This is accessed through the SAFE Account from ODE.


Awesome Press for Integrated Employment!!!!

The Sound of Ideas: Developmental Disabilities in the Workforce

This podcast, on WCPN, the Cleveland local NPR affiliate, includes Jared Daly, Coordinator of Employment Engagement Services, for the Cuyahoga County Board of Developmental Disabilities, Steve Fluharty, Workforce Developer at Koinonia, Tim Hanserd, General Manager, Maggiano’s Little Italy, and Ann Smith, Employee at Your’s Truly.  Great thorough discussion, wonderful to share with colleagues as well as potential employer partners.

Performance Evaluation Rubric App

Many attendees at our OAJTC Spring 2017 Meeting wanted more information about the PER App being used in Trumbull County for tracking and distributing data.  Below is a google form to seek more information.

Presentation on Jake Kakavros’s Performance Evaluation Rubric App, as used in Trumbull County Career & Technical Center

In case you missed it, or would like to see it again, here is a link to the powerpoint:  TCTC Jake Kakavros

Project Aware Mental Health First Aid

Project AWARE is a free, grant-funded training on Mental Health First Aid for school professionals in the state of Ohio.  The training is one day and includes materials.  Please see additional information from the state, as well as two ESC’s that provide the trainings.  This is a GREAT resource for all who work with youth!

ESC of Cuyahoga County Professional Development Calendar