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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

FACE-TO-FACE INSTRUCTION

All topics may be scheduled in your building. May be FREE for NWOET Comp. Members. For more details, call 800-966-9638 or email nwoet@nwoet.org. You are encouraged to bring your own device whenever possible to all face-to-face events.

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.


ACT & SAT Tips Raise Scores 10% or More!


Dates: Tuesday, 10/15, at NWOET, 9 am-Noon
Cost: $99
Hours: 5 Contact Hours

Discover how most students can increase their ACT score by 1 to as much as 5 points, plus how graduation goals and financial savings impact a decision to retake the ACT. We will also take a quick look at what is changing in the both the SAT and ACT, followed by strategies and resources to help students prepare (focus on ACT).

Boost Early Elementary Reading Skills Using Touch Screen Devices


Dates: Monday, 9/30; Monday, 12/2; at NWOET, 9 am-3 pm
Cost: $99 for Comp. Members, $159 for Basic Members, $259 for Non-Members
Hours: 5 contact hours

Learn the research and best-practice strategies for helping make the most of technology resources and tools using touch screen devices: iPads, Chromebooks, Android tablets, and laptops.

Building Relationships with Technology


Dates: Wednesday, 10/9; Monday, 11/4; Wednesday, 12/4; at NWOET, 9 am-3 pm
Cost: $99 for Comp. Members, $159 for Basic Members, $259 for Non-Members
Hours: 5 contact hours

Positive relationships are linked to engagement. When students recognize that instruction focuses on them personally, it bonds them to their community, district, teachers, and peers. Experiencing this bond, students engage positively with their learning. Join us at NWOET to learn about a new program that integrates the three components critical to instructional design and social/emotional learning: relationships, relevance, and rigor.

Chrome Extensions


Dates: Thursday, 10/3, at NWOET, 9 am-3 pm
Cost: $99 for Comp. Members, $159 for Basic Members, $259 for Non-Members
Hours: 5 contact hours

With Google Chrome, the most-used Web browser worldwide, learn the benefits and how to use powerful extensions available free on the Chrome Web Store.

Chromebook 101


Date: Wednesday, 10/2, at NWOET, 9 am-3 pm
Cost: $99 for Comp. Members, $159 for Basic Members, $259 for Non-Members
Hours: 5 Contact Hours

Discover the most effective strategies for using the Chrome browser, and the many features of Chromebooks including limitations and challenges.

Code.org Grades K Through 12


Date: Wednesday, 11/6, 9 am-3 pm
Cost: $99 for Comp. Members, $159 for Basic Members, $259 for Non-Members
Hours: 5 Contact Hours

Discover how code.orgs free online software can help you introduce students to computer programming in a fun, easy to learn way.

Flipping Your Class


Date: Thursday, 10/10; Monday, 11/11; Wednesday, 12/11; at NWOET, 9 am-3 pm
Cost: $99 for Comp. Members, $159 for Basic Members, $259 for Non-Members
Hours: 5 contact hours

Learning beyond the four classroom walls is transforming how we use class time. See how you can begin your Flip!

GSuite Basics


Dates: Monday, 10/14, at NWOET, 9 am-3 pm
Cost: $99 for Comp. Members, $159 for Basic Members, $259 for Non-Members
Hours: 5 contact hours

This training will be a perfect fit for those new to Google tools, including Docs, Slides, Sheets, and Forms. We will also cover sharing options, templates, how to use My Drive across multiple devices, and much more.

Gamification 101


Dates: Wednesday, 10/16; Thursday, 11/21; Thursday, 12/12; at NWOET; 9 am-Noon
Cost: $99 for Comp. Members, $159 for Basic Members, $259 for Non-Members
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. Come learn how to put together the pieces of a video gaming/play curriculum for your classroom using G Suite tools.

Introduction to Digital Controllers and Sensors Grades 3-12


Date: Friday, 11/14, 9 am-3 pm
Registration Deadline: Friday, 9/20
Cost: $99 for Comp. Members, $159 for Basic Members, $259 for Non-Members
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. No previous experience needed, designed for teachers grades 3-12. PRICE of training INCLUDES MAKEY MAKEY STARTER KIT!

Jumping on Board with Google Classroom


Date: Tuesday, 10/8, at NWOET, 9 am-3 pm
Cost: $99 for Comp. Members, $159 for Basic Members, $259 for Non-Members
Hours: 5 contact hours

Google Classroom can help improve student performance, while preparing students for online testing even before you are 1:1!

Keeping Students Safe Online: Grades K-5


Date: Thursday, 10/11, at NWOET, 9 am-3 pm
Cost: $99 for Comp. Members, $159 for Basic Members, $259 for Non-Members
Hours: 5 contact hours

Discover the most popular FREE resources for teaching students how to be safe online, deal with online bulling, plus tips for keeping your own online and social media information safe. Includes guided hands-on time with tools and learning games from Google, Common Sense Media and NetSmartz to help you decide what will work best for your students.

Keep High School Students Safe Online


Date: Tuesday, 12/10, at NWOET, 9 am-3 pm
Cost: $99
Hours: 5 contact hours

Digital citizenship and Internet safety are critical life-long practices needed by students in grades 9-12. This training will cover topics facing youth today, such as online exploitation, sexting, cyberbullying, and piracy. In addition, educators will learn online tools that can be used to meet your E-Rate requirement.

PBL: Basics of Creating Authentic Lessons that Encourage Student Voice & Choice


Date: Thursday, 10/17; Thursday 12/5; at NWOET, 9 am-3 pm
Cost: $99 for Comp. Members, $159 for Basic Members, $259 for Non-Members

Want to help your students develop the qualities that signify them as ideal citizens and create engaging lessons that can transform learning in your classroom? Problem Based Learning can help you achieve that. Come and engage in various activities to learn the design and teaching elements for Gold Standard Problem/Project Based Learning.

Personalized Learning


Date: Friday, 11/8, at NWOET, 9 am-Noon
Cost: $99 for Comp. Members, $159 for Basic Members, $259 for Non-Members
Hours: 5 contact hours

Attendees of this session will leave with the knowledge of the most critical technology skills for their students and themselves, when they should be taught, and how important those skills are to their studentsí future.

Ramping Up Students Online Test Skills


Date: Monday, 10/28, 9 am-3 pm
Cost: $99 for Comp. Members, $159 for Basic Members, $259 for Non-Members
Hours: 5 contact hours

Use of online assessment (i.e. Google Forms, Schoology and Socrative) makes it easier to transform paper tests into online versions that support over 80% of the formats seen in online testing by ODE, ACT and more. If you are not sure of how a checkbox differs from a radio button, and what writing prompts mean 3 paragraphs or more, this training is for you!

Social Media & Student Safety


Date: Thursday, 9/26, at NWOET, 9 am-1 pm
Cost: Free for NWOET Member Districts, $99 for non-members
Hours: 5 contact hours

For district leaders, this workshop looks at what to do when a threat to student safety appears on social media, email or web browsing history. We will discuss practical polices, decision points, staff PD, and provide a checklist to help you review your response plan.

Technology Course Review


Date: Wednesday, 10/30, 9 am-3 pm
Cost: $99 for Comp. Members, $159 for Basic Members, $259 for Non-Members
Hours: 5 contact hours

Are your courses teaching the skills your students need to succeed? Receive a free technology curriculum planning guide along with an introduction to the NWOET Curriculum Review tool and learn how to use this tool to evaluate your courses.

Tech Planning for District Leaders


Date: Thursday, 11/7, at NWOET, 9 am-1 pm
Cost: $99 for comp., basic & non-members
Hours: 5 contact hours

We will take a look at trends in technology use not only at K through 12, but also in colleges and industry, and help you develop YOUR 3 to 5 year plan. In addition, we will introduce the new Technology Curriculum Review tool developed by NWOET to help your teachers evaluate if the courses they are currently teaching include the specific standards included in the model curriculum as adopted by the Ohio Department of Education, and Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA).


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: 08/21/2019