Future Ready Ohio
OESCA Supports Personalized Learning Framework
Whereas Future Ready Schools® helps K-12 public, private, and charter school leaders plan and implement personalized, research-based digital learning strategies so all students can achieve their full potential;
Whereas The Future Ready State Leadership Program is focused on helping state leaders leverage Future Ready’s free resources to support district leadership teams in the effective planning for digital learning;
Whereas the state program offers state-level resources, communications strategies, and ongoing opportunities to network as state leaders to create statewide Future Ready offerings to districts within the goals and context of each state;
Whereas the Ohio Department of Education is joining a majority of the states as a member of the Future Ready Schools initiative;
Whereas the Ohio Department of Education will need a strategic partner in the deployment and implementation of this initiative including roles-based programs for principals, librarians, technology leaders, and instructional coaches;
Whereas OESCA is the statewide professional organization representing Ohio’s Educational Service Centers (ESCs) and seeks to be recognized at state and national levels for educational leadership and superior member services;
Whereas, OESCA’s mission and the mission of it’s membership is to provide leadership and services that enable school districts to increase student achievement and improve Ohio’s educational system;
Whereas Ohio’s ESCs are large-scale, regionally-based providers of professional development, curriculum support, and other instructional support services; and
Whereas Ohio’s ESCs have direct working relationships with traditional public school districts, joint vocational and career technical school districts, charter schools, and chartered nonpublic schools.
Therefore be it resolved that:
OESCA will be an active participant in Ohio’s state, regional and local efforts to implement the Future Ready Schools initiative in Ohio;
OESCA supports efforts to provide training and resource materials that build the capacity of ESCs to assist the state of Ohio and districts and schools in the adoption and implementation of the Future Ready Schools Framework and its roles-based programs; and
OESCA and its membership support the Ohio Department of Education’s involvement and active participation in the Future Ready Schools Initiative.