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OSCA is committed to sharing professional development opportunities throughout the state and region. This blog is updated on a periodic basis. The opportunities listed on this blog or not specifically endorsed by OSCA, but are vetted for their relevancy and legitimacy for school counselors. If you know of a professional development opportunity you feel should be considered for inclusion, please contact OSCA by emailing shawngrime@ohioschoolcounselor.org.


  • 04 Aug 2022 10:44 AM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

    The Ohio School Safety Center (OSSC) is excited to announce that the 2022 Ohio School Safety Summit will be held Aug. 2-4, 2022 in Columbus.

    The free summit will provide an opportunity for school safety, public safety, mental health professionals, and others to share best practices, training, and resources with schools and community leaders across the state.

    Conference presentations and training opportunities will include experts in physical security, mental health, school climate, critical incident response, cyber, threat assessment, and more.

    Additionally, there will be an exhibit hall for vendors and plenty of space to chat with colleagues.

    This event is free and open to the public, but requires registration. Additional details about the summit can be found here.

    Who Should Attend this Conference?

    The OSSC welcomes participants with a passion for improving school safety to attend the conference. The subject matter will be particularly relevant to educators, transportation advisors, school administrators, school resource officers, first responders, school nurses, mental health professionals including school counselors, state/federal/local government partners, elected officials, and other school safety and security professionals.

    Call for Proposals

    Do you have knowledge to share? The OSSC invites you to submit a breakout session presentation proposal for the 2022 Ohio School Safety Summit. The breakout sessions are used for educating school safety evidence based practices, lessons learned and information sharing. Please fill out this questionnaire if you are interested in being a presenter.

    Deadline for submitting proposals: Friday, May 13, 2022, 5 p.m.

  • 04 May 2022 11:11 AM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

    Join us for the Aim Hire: Workforce and Education Conference

    Wednesday, May 4, 2022

    The Governor’s Office of Workforce Transformation and Ohio Excels will come together again this spring to host the Aim Hire Workforce and Education Conference, which is designed to strengthen relationships between businesses and educators at all levels.

    This year’s in-person event will be held in Columbus on Wednesday, May 4, 2022. Ohio business and education leaders will discuss the state of education and workforce in Ohio and key issues and solutions to better prepare Ohioans for success.

    Click here to learn more and register.


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