BCHF hosts annual All Schools Meeting
Dr. Susan Szachowicz, a senior fellow with the International Center for Leadership in Education (ICLE), was the keynote presenter at the 2017 All Schools Meeting on Sept. 20 in Columbus. Her presentations and handouts are available here.
Ohio ESSA state plan submitted to USDOE
On Sept. 15, the Ohio Department of Education submitted the state Every Student Succeeds Act implementation plan to the U.S. Department of Education. Read more
2017 state report cards show progress
According to an analysis by the Ohio Department of Education, report card results for the 2016-2017 school year showed improvement over previous year performance. Read more
KRA resources available
Ohio’s statewide Kindergarten Readiness Assessment can be used to inform teaching and learning. Read more
2017 Green Ribbon Schools application available
Ohio is again taking part in the U.S. Department of Education’s Green Ribbon Schools program that recognizes buildings doing an exemplary job of reducing environmental impact and costs, improving the health and wellness of students and staff, and providing effective environmental and sustainability education that incorporates STEM, civic skills and green career pathways.
Ohio can nominate up to four schools or districts for this national recognition. Online application
Safer Schools Ohio promotes positive school climate
Safer Schools Ohio encourages schools to get Off to a great start by defining and promoting a positive school climate that reflects their individual values and priorities. Read more
Help parents understand: Attendance matters!
It’s important for Ohio’s students to be in class every day, ready to learn. Missing too much school has long-tern, negative effects on students, such as lower achievement and a higher likelihood of not graduating.
A handout that can help families understand the difference between excessive absences and truancy is now available on the Ohio Department of Education’s website at: http://education.ohio.gov/Topics/Chronic-Absenteeism
ODE’S GED office re-named
The Ohio Department of Education’s (ODE) GED office is now known as the Ohio High School Equivalence Office. The change stems from recent state legislation that allows ODE to approve at least two nationally recognized high school equivalency tests: HiSET and TASC. Learn more about these options
NEW SCHOOL/REPLICATING SCHOOL APPLICATION – to open for the 2018-2019 SY
Please review all the application materials included in the link below. A full timeline is provided on page 4.
Final Application 18-19 SY
Appendix D-Response 23a-c FY18
Final BCHF Charter Application Eval Rubric 18-19 SY
SPONSORSHIP TRANSFER APPLICATION
If you are interested in transferring your school sponsorship to Buckeye Community Hope Foundation, please contact Jennifer L. Schorr prior to submitting the Transfer Application contained in the link below. firstname.lastname@example.org or call (614) 942-2002.
BCHF Transfer Written Application 2018-19SY
Transfer Application Item 3 - If Applicable -Measurable SMART Goals Worksheet
Transfer Application Item 10 - Budget and 5 year forecast
Transfer School Item 11 - School Data Dashboard 2018
SPONSORSHIP RENEWAL APPLICATION
Renewal applications will be emailed no later than May 1, 2017 directly to schools whose community school agreement expires on June 30, 2018.
Workshops and Events
SPECIAL EDUCATION UPDATE
BOARD MEMBER TRAINING
EXCELLENT INSTRUCTION REVISTED
STICKING WITH STUDENTS