Free Training Opportunities

Our INS team can provide PD for your district! If you are a full member, all training is included at no additional cost.

If you're not a full member, we have competitive rates for our training. Not sure if you're a member? Check here.

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

In-District Training

In District Training


  • Group training for 5 or more teachers/staff members or students.
  • G Suite for Education and other topics
  • Google Certified Trainers
  • Up to 5 trainers can be scheduled

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CGE Level 1 Cohort

Google Cohort


  • Will take an educator through all the preparation they will need for the Google Certified Educator Level 1 exam.
  • Runs October 2017 - June 2018.
  • Blended learning - online, in-person and work on own.
  • Facilitated by Google Certified Trainers Kristie Hughes and Chris Malanga using Google Classroom.

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Resource Visits

Resource Visits


  • Individual (one-on-one) training/coaching on various topics including G Suite.
  • Minimum of 5 individuals/day at your location.
  • Teachers sign up for slots that fit their schedule (normally 30 minute increments).
  • Can also work with teams of teachers in a small group session.

Webinars

Webinars


  • Free monthly webinars
  • Variety of topics, including G Suite
  • Join on Mac, PC or mobile device
  • Webinars archived for future viewing

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Virtual Tech Coach

Virtual Tech Coach


  • Individual and group trainings remotely.
  • Share your screen to see what you are seeing.
  • Troubleshoot issues and explain new concepts.

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NWOCA Road Show

NWOCA Road Show


  • Series of professional development events featuring "pick-your-own-PD"-style learning.
  • Topics include G Suite for Education, as well as other subjects
  • Sessions led by NWOCA Instructional Services staff, as well as other local educators.
  • Free and open to all educators in Ohio.

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Library Services

INFOhio


  • Electronic resources from INFOhio to meet the learning needs of students and promote professional development of K12 educators.
  • Professional Development to help develop 21st century information literacy skills.
  • State-wide library automation system with cataloging support and database management.
  • Media and Curriculum Resource Catalogs to assist in collection and curriculum development.

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.