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NWOET
245 Troup Avenue
Bowling Green, Ohio 43403


Toll-Free: 1-800-966-9638
Tel: 419-372-7033
Fax: 419-372-0220
Email: nwoet@nwoet.org

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You are encouraged to BYOD (Bring Your Own Device) whenever possible

Any of these and other professional development opportunities can be held at your site. Each PD session must have 6 registrations to be held. Contact Judy Tucker, Associate Director for Professional Development at 800-966-9638 or tucker@nwoet.org.

Graduate Credit* is available for an additional cost for some classes. Call 800-966-9638 for graduate pricing.

Click Here to download our current professional development schedule in PDF format.


1:1 – What Works & What Doesn’t (am) & Technology Planning Strategies (pm)


Dates & Locations: Tuesday, October 16, at NWOET
Wednesday, December 5, at NCOESC, Tiffin
Wednesday, November 7, at Hancock Co. ESC, Findlay
Tuesday, January 15, 9 a.m.-3 p.m. at Putnam Co. ESC, Ottawa
Time: 8:30-11:30 a.m. & noon-3 p.m.
Cost: NO COST for administrators and district leaders from any Ohio school
Hours: 5 Contact Hours

1:1: Discover the simple strategies to make your investment in 1:1 improve performance for ALL students, how critical it is to post assignments online, and learn why the devices need to go home with students EVERY night. Technology Strategies: Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA) We will take a look at trends in technology use – not only at K-12, but also in colleges and industry, and help you develop YOUR 3- to 5-year plan.

AWESOME Free INFOhio Resources for K-5


Dates: Tuesday, October 30
Location: NWOET Lab
Time: 9 a.m.-3 p.m.
Cost: NO COST for Ohio educators
Hours: 5-hr. Professional Development Contact Certificate

AWESOME Free INFOhio Resources for K6-8


Dates: Thursday, November 29
Location: NWOET Lab
Time: 9 a.m.-3 p.m.
Cost: NO COST for Ohio educators
Hours: 5-hr. Professional Development Contact Certificate

AWESOME Free INFOhio Resources for 9-12


Dates: Wednesday, November 28
Location: NWOET Lab
Time: 9 a.m.-3 p.m.
Cost: NO COST for Ohio educators
Hours: 5-hr. Professional Development Contact Certificate

Chromebook & Chrome Browser Strategies


Dates: Fri., October 12, Thursday, November 15
Location: NWOET Lab
Time: 9 a.m.-3 p.m.
Cost: NWOET Comp. Member: $129; NWOET Basic Members: $159; Non-Members: $259
Hours: 5 Contact Hours

1:1: Code.org® is a non-profit dedicated to expanding access to computer science, and increasing participation by women and underrepresented minorities so every student in every school has the opportunity to learn computer science, just like biology, chemistry or algebra. Code.org organizes the annual Hour of Code campaign which has engaged 10% of all students in the world, and provides the leading curriculum for K-12 computer science in school districts in the United States. Register at https://studio.code.org/pd/workshops/3301/enroll . We must have 15 registered to hold this event!

Even More from Google


Dates: Tuesday, October 30
Location: NWOET Lab
Time: 9 a.m.-3 p.m.
Cost: NWOET Comp. Member: $129; NWOET Basic Members: $159; Non-Members: $259
Hours: 5 contact hours

We’ll explore more Google tools that can increase educator and student productivity beyond the Docs: Keep, Hangouts, Chats, Groups, Mail, Calendar, YouTube playlists, Images, and more. For the intermediate/advanced user.

Future Ready: Preparing Students for Success


Dates: Friday, November 9
Location: NWOET Lab
Time: 9 a.m.-3 p.m.
Cost: NWOET Comp. Member: FREE NWOET Basic Members: $99 Non-Members: $99
Hours: 5 contact hours

Is your Future Ready assessment and action plan stalled? NWOET can help! From completing the self-assessment to implementing an action plan, let us help you prepare your students to be Future Ready! Training includes: • Understanding components of the Future Ready self-assessment • Completing self-assessment working session • Reviewing your assessment results

G Suite Basics


Dates: Monday, October 1; Tuesday, November 13
Location: NWOET Lab
Time: 9 a.m.-3 p.m.
Cost: NWOET Comp. Member: $129; NWOET Basic Members: $159; Non-Members: $259
Hours: 5 contact hours

Start at the beginning with Docs, Sheets, Forms, & Slides. Get comfortable with editing, sharing, and organizing these online productivity tools within Google Drive.

G Suite Intermediate/Advanced


Dates: Monday, October 22; Wednesday, November 14
Location: NWOET Lab
Time: 9 a.m.-3 p.m.
Cost: NWOET Comp. Member: $129; NWOET Basic Members: $159; Non-Members: $259
Hours: 5 contact hours

After a quick review of G Suite components, you’ll receive tips for advanced docs features and then delve into Add-ons, Drawings, templates, and even more.

Gamification 101: Basics & Brainstorming


Dates: Thursday, October 4
Location: NWOET Lab
Time: 9 a.m.-3 p.m.
Cost: NWOET Comp. Member: $129; NWOET Basic Members: $159; Non-Members: $259
Hours: 5 contact hours

Learn how ‘video games’ are transformed into powerful learning strategies through “gamification”, and how this might impact your classroom now, and in the future. We will work through different aspects of gamification to transform your classroom.

Gamification: Building a Lesson


Dates: Thursday, November 1
Location: NWOET Lab
Time: 9 a.m.-3 p.m.
Cost: NWOET Comp. Member: $129; NWOET Basic Members: $159; Non-Members: $259
Hours: 5 contact hours

Engaging in play is essential to our social, emotional, physical and psychological development. Normally we despise the idea of playing games in our classroom due to the negative connotation of video games and play. Come learn how to put together the pieces of a video gaming/play curriculum for your classroom using G Suite tools.

Google Classroom Basics


Dates: Tuesday, October 9; Wednesday, December 12
Location: NWOET Lab
Time: 9 a.m.-3 p.m.
Cost: NWOET Comp. Member: $129; NWOET Basic Members: $159; Non-Members: $259
Hours: 5 contact hours

Google Classroom can help improve student performance, while preparing students for online testing – even before you are 1:1! Learn how to set-up YOUR Classroom courses in this five-hour training.

Improving Your Students’ ACT Scores


Dates: Thursday, November 1
Location: NWOET Lab
Time: 9 a.m.-3 p.m.
Cost: NWOET Comp. Member: FREE; NWOET Basic Members: $99; Non-Members: $99
Hours: 5 contact hours

We’ll review this assessment and spend hands-on time creating online assessments you can use in your classroom. We’ll also take a look at what has changed in both the SAT and ACT, followed by strategies and resources to help students prepare. For administrators, guidance counselors, and teachers.

Learn about Free Resources in INFOhio’s Early Learning Portal for Ages 3-5


Dates & Locations: Tuesday, October 16, 9 a.m.-3 p.m. at NWOET Wednesday, December 5, 9 a.m.-3 p.m. at NCOESC Wednesday, November 7, 9 a.m.-3 p.m. at Hancock Co. ESC, Findlay Tuesday, January 15, 9 a.m.-3 p.m. at Putnam Co. ESC, Ottawa
Time: 9 a.m.-3 p.m.
Cost: NWOET Comp. Member: $129; NWOET Basic Members: $159; Non-Members: $259

Let INFOhio Improve Your Student’s Reading Skills


Dates & Locations: Tuesday, October 16, 9 a.m.-3 p.m. at NWOET Wednesday, December 5, 9 a.m.-3 p.m. at NCOESC Wednesday, November 7, 9 a.m.-3 p.m. at Hancock Co. ESC, Findlay Tuesday, January 15, 9 a.m.-3 p.m. at Putnam Co. ESC, Ottawa
Time: 9:00 AM - 3:00 PM
Cost: NO COST for Ohio educators
Hours: 5 Contact Hours

The New Google Sites


Dates: Friday, November 30
Location: NWOET Lab
Time: 9 a.m.-3 p.m.
Cost: NWOET Comp. Member: $129; NWOET Basic Members: $159; Non-Members: $259
Hours: 5 contact hours

With the new Google Sites, building websites is easy. In this hands-on training you’ll create a one-stop destination for all important information, including videos, images, calendars, presentations, documents, folders, and text. Then at the end of the training, you’ll be able to share it with your school or the world.

$martPath Teacher Training


Dates: Monday, November 5; or Monday, February 25
Location: NWOET Lab
Time: 9 a.m.-2 p.m.
Cost: FREE
Hours: 5 contact hours

Simple and fun lessons that bring economic and financial education to life. Units teach students about personal financial responsibility.

STEM: Makey Makey – Become a Digital Inventor


Dates: Tuesday, October 23
Location: NWOET Lab
Time: 9 a.m.-3 p.m.
Cost: NWOET Comp. Member: $129; NWOET Basic Members: $159; Non-Members: $259
Hours: 5 contact hours

Receive a Makey Makey digital controller starter kit to take home! Discover how digital controllers and computer programming impact almost every aspect of our lives. The training includes an introduction to using the “Scratch” programming language. Want to do more? Continue learning in our ‘Coding with Scratch’ workshop Wednesday, October 31. No previous experience needed; designed for teachers grades 3-12. PRICE of training INCLUDES MAKEY MAKEY STARTER KIT, TOO! (Registration deadline - October 5 to allow time to order starter kit)

STEM: Coding with Scratch


Dates: Wednesday, October 31
Location: NWOET Lab
Time: 9 a.m.-3 p.m.
Cost: NWOET Comp. Member: $129; NWOET Basic Members: $159; Non-Members: $259
Hours: 5 contact hours

Code your first program in just 15 minutes using the SCRATCH language. In this hands-on session you will learn how to introduce coding to students, and what types of coding are being taught in K-12 and college.

Strategies for Teaching with G Suite Tools (Elementary)


Dates: Tuesday, December 4
Location: NWOET Lab
Time: 9 a.m.-3 p.m.
Cost: NWOET Comp. Member: $129; NWOET Basic Members: $159; Non-Members: $259
Hours: 5 contact hours

This training will focus on strategies for using the G Suite tools (Docs, Sheets, Forms, Drawings, Slides, and more) in the K-6 grade classroom. Attendees will leave with a new portfolio of lesson ideas, templates, and new resources for using G Suite with their students.

Strategies for Teaching with G Suite Tools (MS/HS)


Dates: Monday, December 10
Location: NWOET Lab
Time: 9 a.m.-3 p.m.
Cost: NWOET Comp. Member: $129; NWOET Basic Members: $159; Non-Members: $259
Hours: 5 contact hours

This training will focus on strategies for using the G Suite tools (Docs, Sheets, Forms, Drawings, Slides, and more) in the 7-12 grade classroom. Attendees will leave with a new portfolio of lesson ideas, templates, and new resources for using G Suite with their students


Registration must be received 2 weeks prior to the first class unless noted otherwise. MUST HAVE MINIMUM ENROLLMENT of 6 FOR TRAINING TO BE HELD. DECISION TO HOLD TRAINING MADE TWO WEEKS IN ADVANCE OF TRAINING DATE.
Cancellation Policy: There is no charge if your registration cancellation is received at least 2 weeks prior to start of class. Graduate course fee refunds follow the university policy. Unless noted, trainings will be held at NWOET, 245 Troup Ave., Bowling Green. Call 800-966-9638 for more information.
All fees are payable to NWOET by check, major credit card, cash, or district purchase order at time of registration. Professional development option/no credit desired: PD Certificate is available for all trainings on request at no additional charge.
*Graduate credit is available for an additional cost - call for more information.

Last updated: 10/11/2018