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HHMI BioInteractive presents two free one-day workshops!

Butler County Educational Service Center
400 North Erie Blvd., Suite A, Hamilton, OH 45011

REGISTER: Register here for ONE or BOTH days!
QUESTIONS: For more information, contact Sydney Bergman at

Enhance Data Literacy Skills in Advanced Biology Courses Using HHMI BioInteractive
DATE: Monday, June 8, 2020
TIME: 8:30 AM – 3:30 PM
Use free, classroom-ready resources to enhance data literacy skills, implement the science practices, and teach various curriculum concepts in life science. During this collaborative workshop, we will model and reflect on multiple ways to incorporate BioInteractive resources, particularly the Data Point collection, into advanced (AP, IB, and dual credit) biology courses.

Enhancing Data Literacy Skills Using HHMI BioInteractive Resources
DATE: Tuesday, June 9, 2020
TIME: 8:30 AM – 3:30 PM
Use free, classroom-ready resources to enhance data literacy skills and to teach various curriculum concepts in life science, such as genetics, phylogenetics, and speciation. We will model and reflect on techniques for implementing the science practices and cross-cutting concepts. In addition, we will make connections to the Ohio Biology end-of-course exam.

Ohio Teacher Evaluation System (OTES) 2.0 Training

Save the Dates!

The Ohio Teacher Evaluation System (OTES) will change beginning with the 2020-2021 school year, with a revised evaluation rubric and process.

All administrators who have an active credential will be required to attend a two-day bridge training in the use of OTES 2.0.

Butler County Educational Service Center will offer OTES 2.0 Bridge Trainings on:

Please register at STARS.

April 29-30
June 8-9
July 13-14
Aug 31-Sept 1

Those who are working on a new credential to evaluate teachers should attend the three-day OTES 2.0 Credentialing Training on:

May 11-13
June 10-12
July 27-29
Sept 2-4
BCESC LPDC Toolbox Training Dec. 4, 2019 - 4:00 PM
March 4, 2020 - 4:00 PM
May 6, 2020 - 4:00 PM
This 30 minute training is for any certified teacher who needs access to our LPDC and the PD Toolbox for licensure renewal. All teachers must be trained at least once in order to have access to the system. Any teacher in Butler County that does not have access to a LPDC can also attend this training.
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