COLUMBUS, OH—A NASA intern, a cancer researcher, a forensic scientist in criminal investigations, a former engineer in the automotive industry: these experts in science, technology, engineering, math and medicine (the STEMM fields) are among the 79 Woodrow Wilson Ohio Teaching Fellows named today at the Ohio Statehouse by the Ohio Board of Regents, the Ohio Department of Education, and the Woodrow Wilson National Fellowship Foundation. (See at
Nine community colleges and three universities will receive grant funds to expand and develop new workforce development education and training programs. The nearly $3 million will be used to purchase equipment that will enable students and incumbent workers to improve their skills to advance their careers in regional industries.
Nearly 2,500 students at Ohio community colleges, universities, and technical centers will benefit from new or expanded co-op and internship programs thanks to a state investment of close to $11 million over the next two years with matching dollars from key industries across the state. Campuses will create new or expand existing co-op and internship programs to better serve students and businesses.
Columbus, OH - As part of its effort to raise awareness of the Transfer to Degree Guarantee initiative within the University System of Ohio, the Ohio Board of Regents, in collaboration with Fahlgren Mortine, has distributed around the state a series of videos touting the benefits of the state’s articulation and transfer system.
Due to predicted weather conditions, the Board of Regents meeting scheduled for Wednesday, February 5 and Thursday, February 6 at Wright State University has been cancelled. The board hopes to reschedule a future meeting at WSU.
COLUMBUS, OH, Feb. 4, 2014 – In celebration of Digital Learning Day in Ohio on Wednesday, February 5, a variety of events are planned throughout the state involving teachers, students and educational leaders. In addition, Governor John Kasich has issued a proclamation designating February 5 as Digital Learning Day in Ohio.
The Ohio Board of Regents has released the second in a series of annual comprehensive performance reports for each OBR-approved educator preparation program in Ohio.
The Educator Preparation Performance Reports, which include performance data on the metrics identified for teacher and principal preparation programs, provide valuable information to a variety of audiences regarding available educator preparation programs in Ohio.
Ohio Board of Regents Chancellor John Carey today announced that Ohio has been awarded a technical assistance grant to help four institutions of higher learning bolster their science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) programs. The non-monetary grant will provide assistance and guidance to Central State University; a partnership between North Central State Community College and The Ohio State University – Mansfield; and Shawnee State University, and will complement the ongoing work in this area for Ohio.
The Ohio Association of Career Colleges and Schools honored Ohio Board of Regents Chancellor John Carey for decades of public service with the OACCS Lifetime Achievement Award. OACCS recognized Carey at the association’s board meeting today in Columbus.
Carey was appointed Chancellor by Gov. John Kasich in April 2013. Most recently, he was an administrator at Shawnee State University.
The Ohio Educational Technology Conference has announced the slate of keynote speakers scheduled to present during the 2014 conference, taking place January 27-29 at the Greater Columbus Convention Center. This year’s theme, Learning in Ohio, speaks to the opportunity for attendees and presenters to focus on statewide progress and initiatives.