Our Mission:  The Mission of the State Support Team Region 16 is to build the capacity of local and related education agencies to engage in systemic and sustainable improvement that impacts educational outcomes for students.

Professional development available for sign language interpreter May 7

The Ohio Center for Deafblind Education and the Helen Keller National Center are offering professional development for educational sign language interpreters in Ohio on May 7, from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. The program will be held on the Dublin campus of the University of Dayton's School of Education and Health Sciences Grant Center. The training will focus on strategies that can be used in the classroom when working with a student who has combined vision and hearing loss, as well as information on identifying students and resources available. Time will be given during the training for participants to practice the techniques discussed during the training. Lunch will be provided for all registered participants. Heather Endres, BSW, NIC Advanced, will facilitate the training.

To register, or if you have questions, please contact Leanne Parnell at lparnell@ohiodeafblind.org or (614) 785-1163 x106.

2016 OH PBIS Recognition Awards Deadline 6-15-2016

The 2nd Annual PBIS recognition system requirements are ready for distribution.  If your district or building is implementing PBIS please view the recognition system requirments and submit your documentation to SST 16 PBIS consultant in order for your district or building  to be eligible for recognition.

Click here to view a video of last year's winners.

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