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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.


Introduction to Office 365 Excel


Date: Tues., Sept. 26
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

If you know Excel, but have never used the online version, this workshop is for you!

Makey Makey: Become A Digital Inventor


Date: Wed., Nov. 15
Location: NWOET Lab
Time: 9 a.m.-3 p.m.
Cost: $125 for each attendee!
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, and then experience invention in this 5-hour hands-on workshop. The training includes an introduction to using “Scratch” programming language. Want to do more? Continue learning in our ‘Coding with Scratch’ workshop. No previous experience needed, designed for teachers grades 3-12. SPECIAL DISCOUNTED PRICE INCLUDES MAKEY MAKEY STARTER KIT, TOO!

Start Programing with Scratch


Date: Thurs., Oct. 5
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. Then see how you can set up a coding class or club even with no previous coding experience. In this hands-on session you will also explore ways to introduce coding to students, and learn what types of coding are being taught in K-12 and college from an instructor who has taught 5 different coding languages.

Using Online Assessments & Other Free Resources to Prepare for Online Testing & ACT/SAT


Date: Tues., Oct. 10; Thurs., Nov. 16
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

Use of online assessments (i.e. Google Forms, Socrative, etc.) makes it easier than ever to transform paper tests to online versions that support over 80% of the question formats seen on the online tests, ACT and SAT. We’ll cover the advanced features of these online assessments and spend hands-on time creating assessments you can use in your classroom. We’ll also take a look at what is changing in the both the SAT and ACT, followed by strategies and resources to help students prepare (focus on ACT). For administrators, guidance counselors, and teachers.

Virtual Reality with Cardboard


Date: Thurs., Oct. 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

Experience Virtual Reality and take home your own Google Cardboard 3D viewer (cell phone required). Also see how Augmented Reality can impact student learning, and review resources to help you and your students create their OWN virtual reality explorations tied with learning objectives in science, math, coding - almost any content area!

What’s New with INFOhio


Date: Tues., Oct. 17; Wed., Nov. 8
Location: NWOET Lab
Time: 9 a.m.-3 p.m.
Cost: Get 5-hr. Professional Development Contact Certificate for NO CHARGE!
Hours: 5 Contact Hours

Just in case you are new to this terrific online resource, here’s a brief introduction. INFOhio is a digital library that offers a variety of content and services – most at no charge – to Ohio’s 1.9 million PreK-12 students, their parents, and their teachers. INFOhio transforms student learning by providing equitable access to quality resources and cost-effective instructional and technical support for each student, educator, and parent in Ohio. If you need a review of the resources available are a newbie to INFOhio, this training is for you!.

What’s New with ODE’s Updated Technology Standards?


Date: Tues., Oct. 3
Location: NWOET Lab
Time: 9 a.m.-Noon.
Cost: NWOET Comp. Member: $129
NWOET Basic Members: $159
Non-Members: $259
Hours: 5 Contact Hours

Attend a FREE orientation at NWOET, designed and provided by ODE experts. These new standards support adoption of technology into every content area to help prepare students for tomorrow. You’ll see practical ways of helping students use the tech tools that are becoming the standard in college and in almost every career area.


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: 08-29-2017