Welcome to the professional development opportunities offered by the ESC of Lake Erie West. We hope you find opportunities to enhance your professional skills.
All of the workshops offered by the ESC of Lake Erie West have been aligned with the Ohio Standards for Professional Development. Contact hour certificates will be provided to participants at the end of each session for submission to their local LPDC.
ESC staff can provide customized professional development and consultation that can be scheduled around “late starts”; teacher meetings, grade level team gatherings or other requested configurations. Our Conference Center is also available to host professional development opportunities.
Please feel free to call the professional development voice line at 419.246.3079 if you would like to discuss professional development for your school/district, have questions about a particular workshop or are interested in using our Conference Center. Please allow adequate time and planning for customized requests. Click here for a schedule of our professional development fees.
We look forward to seeing you throughout the upcoming year.
Questions: Call 419.246.3079
The Conference Center provides meeting rooms, large or small, for groups of 10 to 170 attendees. A large suite of meeting spaces can be combined into one large space or divided into three separate areas to accommodate large groups in a variety of setups. Additional meeting rooms are available for private breakout sessions, or smaller meetings.
Each meeting space is equipped with a serving area counter and is located near a vending machine area. Free video monitored parking, an accessible entrance and registration center are additional features of the Conference Center.
This Conference Center is equipped with state-of-the-art multimedia technology with the ability to have remote video and audio full room conferencing.
Contacts for Professional Development
Mary Himmelein, Ed.D. - State Initiatives (e.g. OTES, OPES, eTPES, Mentor Training, Value Added)
Director of Human Resources and Professional Development
419-246-3135 or email@example.com
Suzy Short - Customized Academic Professional Development
Director, Center for Teaching and Learning, ESC Programs
419-246-3073 or firstname.lastname@example.org
Brenda Gift - CPI, Challenger Learning Center, Student Services
Director, Center for Teaching and Learning, Student Services and Special Programs
419-246-3120 or email@example.com
Elaine Robinson - Conference Room Scheduling
Administrative Assistant, Human Resources & Professional Development
419-246-3079 or firstname.lastname@example.org
Ohio Teacher Evaluation System (OTES)
Dates: October 17, 18, & 19, 2016
Time: Registration begins at 8:00 AM. Training starts at 8:30 and will end by 3:30 each day.
Location: ESC of Lake Erie West, 2275 Collingwood Blvd., Toledo, OH 43620
Cost: Registration fee is $240. Participants must register in advance through STARS.
Lunch: Lunch is provided.
Attendance at all three days of the training is required in order to gain access to the online credentialing assessment.
Questions about the training - email Elaine Robinson
Questions about scheduling an OTES training should be directed to the ESC of Lake Erie West, 419-246-3079.
Resident Educator Mentor Training
Resident Educator Mentor Academy Day 1 and Resident Educator Mentor Academy Day 2 are now scheduled at the ESC of Lake Erie West. Day 1 is a prerequisite for Day 2. Both days must be completed in order to become a certified mentor.
Training is scheduled on the following dates:
- October 13 & 14, 2016 at Northwest Ohio ESC, 205 Nolan Parkway, Archbold, OH 43502
The cost for mentor training is $85 per day or $170 for the two days of training.
Registration is through STARS. When you log into STARS to register, you should search for the keywords of RE Mentor Academy 1 and RE Mentor Academy 2 or simply search for the keyword RE. Participants must register for each session individually.
Questions about the training - email Elaine Robinson
Other possible sources of high quality professional development for Ohio educators:
Battelle for Kids (on-line professional development on formative assessment (FIP) and value added)
COSMOS (Northwest Ohio Center for Excellence in STEM Education)
Ohio Leadership Advisory Council Learning Modules (OLAC)
Northwest Ohio Educational Technology Foundation (NWOET)
Northwest Ohio Computer Association (NWOCA)
State Support Team - Region 1
Thanks for your interest in the professional development events that are being offered by the ESC of Lake Erie West! This page provides you the ability to begin the registration process for ESC sponsored workshops by clicking on the title of that specific event. Upon clicking the title, a new page will open and you will need to complete the form. Your registration will be successfully completed after you click the submit button. Please note that this registration process works best with either the Firefox or Chrome browsers.
For events that require registration through STARS, click here.
Questions: Call the Professional Development office at 419.246.3079
The following parent workshops are currently being offered:
March 21, 2017
6 to 8 pm
Location: Lucas County Board of Developmental Disabilities
1155 Larc Lane, Toledo OH 43614
Entrance: Family First Zone • Door G with green awning
Check back later for winter/spring offerings.