Ohio Appalachian Collaborative Blog

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  • Building Prosperity in Ohio

    by Pam Noeth, Director, Battelle for Kids | Sep 21, 2015
    Explore an in-depth look at the 2014–2015 school year and how the 27 OAC school districts building pathways for rural students to help them succeed in the 21st century. The OAC, through the Straight A Fund grant from the State of Ohio, has built four model pathways to enable student success and continued prosperity for their lives after high school.
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  • Checking In with Our Teacher Credentialing Candidates

    by Linda Knicely, Consultant, Battelle for Kids | Aug 10, 2015
    We caught up with many of our OAC teachers in the process of pursuing graduate degrees or completing graduate work to gain dual enrollment adjunct instructor status to find out how they are feeling about their experience so far.
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  • Spotlight on Switzerland of Ohio – part 2

    by Linda Knicely, Consultant, Battelle for Kids | Jun 29, 2015
    In our last blog post, Bobbi Jo Johnson and Jennifer Bohach, two field educators from one of the newest OAC member districts, Switzerland of Ohio,shared the successes that Switzerland has had this past year. In this post, we visit with them with a little Q & A to share background on how their successes began, and what roadblocks they faced.
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  • Spotlight on Switzerland of Ohio

    by Linda Knicely, Consultant | Jun 08, 2015
    Bobbi Jo Johnson and Jennifer Bohach, two field educators from one of the newest OAC member districts, Switzerland of Ohio, are known for their innovative approaches. Learn how they helped this district improve in leaps and bounds in just one school year.
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  • Becoming a Good Coach - part 2

    by Charity Dodd, Powerful Practices Specialist | May 26, 2015
    During a recent training session, "Supporting Adult Learning: Pathways and Potholes", the OAC Straight A Professional Development Coordinators (PDC) learned the Principles of Adult Learning. They developed strategies towards coaching their colleagues and approaches that support adult learners.
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