Resources from Past Events


General Session: Supporting Leadership & Improvement Under ESSA 
Ohio Department of Education
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Schoolwide Progress: Growing All Leaders
Massillon City Schools 
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Let’s Focus
Belpre City Schools
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A Tale of Two Principals
Winton Woods City Schools
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Leading Your Teacher-Based Teams
Lancaster City Schools
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OIP: Strategies to Create a Culture of Collaboration and Accountability for Your PLC
Marion City Schools
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Teacher-Based Teams: Moving From Compliance to Collaboration to Cohesiveness
Columbus City Schools
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Creating a Culture for School Improvement
East Palestine Schools
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Connecting All of the Dots to the Instruction Framework
Trotwood Madison Schools
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Systemic Change with Standards-Based Instruction and Grading
Canton City Schools
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Repurposing Your Instruction the UDL Way to Make Your Class a 10
Campbell Memorial High School
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Writing Across the Curriculum and the Ohio Improvement Process
United Local School District
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2015 Action Forum Resources

Keynote: Accountability as Inquiry
Dr. Brian McNulty, Creative Leadership Solutions
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School Leadership for Social Equity
Massillon City Schools
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Using Google Sheets to Manage TBTs and Remain Strategy Focused
Graham Elementary School, Graham Local Schools
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Driven by Standards, Fueled by Vertical Design
Liberty Arts Magnet, Lima City Schools
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The Three C’s for Successful TBTs: Collaboration, Collective Inquiry, and Coaching
Surrarrer Elementary School, Strongsville City Schools
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Scheduling: Staff Meetings During School? No Way!
Ironton City Schools
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Our Journey Towards Implementing Standards-Based Instruction
Canton City Schools
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From "They" to "We": An OIP Journey
Bucyrus City Schools
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2014 Action Forum Resources

The theme of the 2014 Action Forum was "Going Deeper with Teacher-Based Teams" and keynote and some presenter materials are downloadable below. You may also be interested in some of OLAC's free webinars featuring the Action Forum's keynote speaker, Dr. Brian McNulty. Access the webinars

Keynote: Creating Learning Cultures
Dr. Brian McNulty, The Leadership and Learning Center
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Presentation: How Teams Can Develop Inquiry and Learning Cultures Within an Accountability and Evaluation System
Dr. Brian McNulty, The Leadership and Learning Center
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Presentation: Closing the Achievement Gap by Design
Fairless Local Schools and Jackson Local Schools
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Presentation: Leaders Make it Happen
Benjamin Logan Local Schools
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Presentation: Grade Level TBTs in a Small School
Green Local Schools
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Presentation: A Guaranteed Curriculum Through Effective TBTs
Columbus City Schools
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Presentation: TBTs to Infinity and Beyond - How We Have Grown and Evolved with Our Process
Euclid City Schools
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2013 Action Forum Resources

Presentations focused on: Managing Change Through Collaborative Teams.

Learning Teams - The Next Challenge
Presenter: Dr. Brian McNulty, The Leadership and Learning Center
Improving the Ohio Improvement Process (OIP) (PDF)

BLT and TBT Integration: Mount Vernon High School's Journey In OIP
Presenters: Mount Vernon High School Teacher-Based Team
BLT and TBT Integration with CFA (PDF)

TBTS: Taking The Meeting To The Classroom
Presenters: Green Elementary Team - Jodi Armstrong, Elementary Principal; Rhonda Sprouse, Grade 1 Teacher; Maryellen Meden, Intervention Specialist; Rebecca Biever, RtI Teacher; Jessica McIlhenny, Guidance Counselor
TBTs - From the Meeting to the Classroom (PDF)

The TBT Five-Step Process In Action
Presenters: Wooster City Schools Grade 2 Teacher Team - Karen Arbogast, Director of Elementary Education; Suzi Parker, Grade 2 Teacher; Julie Beckett, Grade 2 Teacher; Kayli Egli, Grade 2 Teacher; Rose Reed, Title I Reading Teacher; Kate Kandel, Kean Elementary Principal; and Jessica Klaus, School Psychologist
Resource 21C: TBT 5-Step Process Meeting Agenda and Minutes Template (PDF)
QR Code: 2nd Grade TBT 5 Step Process (PDF)

Moving Students Forward Through Effective TBT Planning And Data-Driven Instruction
Presenters: Ripley Union Lewis Huntington High School Social Studies Team – Douglas Bowery; Matthew Folkerth; Kelly Bierley; and Jacqueline Schussler
Moving Students Forward


2012 Action Forum

Presentation materials and handouts from the December 2012 Action Forum: Connected to Lead are available.


Presentation materials and handouts from the January 2012 Action Forum: Leading with Focus are available.

  • Teacher-Based Teams in Action
    • Chesapeake Elementary School (PPT)
    • Groveport Madison Middle School (PDF)
  • Transitioning to the Common Core State Standards (PPT)
    • Vertical Progression Guide - English Language Arts Example (PDF)
  • Support for Embracing Formative Instructional Practices
    • FIP Your School Overview (PPT)
  • Teacher Value-Added Reports (PPTX)

2010 Action Forum

  • Chesapeake Union Exempted Village School District Presentation [ PDF ]
  • Mechanicsburg Exempted Village School District Presentation [ PDF ]
    • Mechanicsburg - Assessment Timeline [ PDF ]
    • Mechanicsburg - Benchmark Assessment Checkpoints [ PDF ]
    • Mechanicsburg - Data Teams Implementation Audit [ PDF ]
    • Mechanicsburg - DLT Agenda [ PDF ]
    • Mechanicsburg - Inclusion Rubric [ PDF ]
    • Mechanicsburg - Module Reflection Questions [ PDF ]
    • Mechanicsburg - PLC Implementation Audit [ PDF ]
    • Mechanicsburg - Reading Workshop Rubric [ PDF ]
    • Mechanicsburg - SCA Implementation Audit [ PDF ]
  • OCALI / State Support Team Region 5 Presentation [ PDF ]
  • Sebring Local School District/Mahoning County ESC Presentation [ PDF ]
    • Mahoning Co ESC-Sebring LSD - Data and Standards [ PDF ]
  • State Support Team Region 6 Presentation [ PDF ]
  • The Leadership and Learning Center Presentation [ PDF ]
    • The Leadership and Learning Center - Burning Questions [ PDF ]