NWOCA Instructional Services

The following services are provided by Northern Buckeye Instructional Services to member districts and are covered under their membership fees. Non-Member school districts can receive Instructional services under contract for an additional cost. Contact NWOCA Instructional Services for a quote.

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For more information about any of our training opportunities, please contact John Mansel-Pleydell at 419-267-2541 or mpleydell@nwoca.org.

1. Group Training

In District Training

  • In-Person or Virtual (via Zoom) or blended.
  • Focus on blended instruction using G-Suite for Education and other tools.
  • 4 Google certified trainers available.

2. Virtual PD Events

Resource Visits

  • Scheduled sessions with 20 min presentation 10min questions
  • Up to 36 sessions available per day.
  • Focus on teaching virtually and using technology tools to engage students.

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3. On-Demand Virtual PD

  • Catalog of over 40 sessions to choose from
  • Focus on teaching virtually and using technology tools to engage students
  • Curated into collections

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4. Technology Coaching

Virtual Tech Coach

  • ​​​​​In-person or virtual (via Zoom)
  • Individual sessions (1:1) training on various topics.
  • 30-minute sessions (e.g. during planning periods)
  • Scheduled monthly or as needed.

5. GCE Cohorts

  • Prepares teachers to take GCE Level 1 and 2 exams.
  • Self-paced course with content delivered via Google Classroom.
  • Online learning with hands-on activities.
  • Sustained professional development helps build mastery.

Learn More: Level 1 | Level 2

6. Library Services

  • ​​​​​Professional Development on Electronic resources from INFOhio
  • Support for statewide library automation systems.
  • Cataloging and Database management.
  • Collection and curriculum development via electronic resources.

7. STEAM Lab

  • Team taught sessions on Robotics and Coding
  • Sets of 12 STEAM equipment available in classroom sets
  • Lego, Sphero, Makey Makey Ozobots and iPads
  • 12 iPads for coding or video production

8. Team Taught Technology

  • Team taught technology for students.
  • Bi-Weekly sessions for grades K-2
  • Tech enrichment for Grades 3-6

9. Google Integration Services

G Suite for Education

If you're looking to get more out of G Suite for Education, talk to us about integration services including:

  • Professional development.
  • Active Directory integration.
  • Chromebook deployment.
  • Administrative consulting.

10. STEAM Consulting

  • STEAM integration into school programs
  • Makerspace integration.
  • Robotics and Coding.