Training Opportunities

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

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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.

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 learning.

  • Active Directory integration.

  • Chromebook deployment.

  • Administrative consulting.

10. STEAM Consulting

  • STEAM integration into school programs

  • Makerspace integration.

  • Robotics and Coding.


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