Ohio Family and Consumer
Sciences Newsletter

 

November 5, 2015  
Family and Consumer Sciences
New Staff in Career Tech
The Ohio Department of Education is proud to officially announce the promotion of Leah Amstutz to Associate Director in the Office of Career-Technical Education.  As such, Leah will vacate her role as Ag Ed and Family and Consumer Sciences state supervisor. On behalf of Ohio FCCLA and Family and Consumer Sciences staff, we would like to thank Leah for her service to FCS and FCCLA and wish her all the best in her new position.  Leah will be around to help transition the new Assistant Director.
 
We are also very happy to say that Matt Winkle will take over the position of Assistant Director in the Office of Career-Technical Education, Agricultural Education Service and Family and Consumer Sciences beginning November 30, 2015.  Matt has most recently been the Agricultural instructor at Fayetteville High School and has been an Ag educator for the past 14 years.  He is a 2001 Graduate of The Ohio State University where he majored in Agricultural Education and earned a Master's Degree in Educational Administration from Xavier University in 2011.  Welcome Matt!
Professional Development
Fall Professional Development for Teachers
Registration is now available
  
Register using your SAFE Account- STARS - Keyword Search CTE
Agenda - location- times and fees are listed
 
November 16, 2015 - Early Childhood Education Seminar - Tri-Rivers Career Center
November 24, 2015 - Supervisors of Family and Consumer Sciences - Hospitality and Tourism - Education and Training FFA Center - 717 E. 17th Avenue Columbus
 
Save the Date:
January 29, 2016 - Culinary Education Summit - Columbus Culinary Institute (agenda and registration will be available soon)
Tech Prep Workshops
 
Family and Consumer Sciences
Course Update Workshop
Date
Region
Time
Location
November 30
Northwest
12:00 P.M. - 3:00 P.M.
Holiday Inn Perrysburg  -French Quarter
10630 Fremont Pike
Perrysburg, OH 43551
December 1
Northwest
4:00 P.M. - 7:00 P.M.
Rhodes State College
Keese Hall, Room 120
4240 Campus Drive
Lima, OH 45804
  
  Hospitality and Tourism
Program to Course Workshop
Date
Region
Time
Location
November 30
Northwest
4:00 P.M. - 7:00 P.M.
Holiday Inn Perrysburg  -
French Quarter
10630 Fremont Pike
Perrysburg, OH 43551
December 1
Northwest
12:00 P.M. - 3:00 P.M.
Rhodes State College
Keese Hall, Room 120
4240 Campus Drive
Lima, OH 45804
December 8
Southeast
9:00 A.M. - 4:00 P.M.
Belmont College
68094 Hammond Rd
St Clairsville, OH 43950
 
Ohio School Breakfast Challenge
The Ohio School Breakfast Challenge (OSBC), a statewide campaign launched in 2014-2015 school year, challenged schools to increase School Breakfast Program participation so that all students have the opportunity to start each day healthy and ready to learn.   All schools that participate in the School Breakfast Program were enrolled in the Ohio School Breakfast Challenge. 
The Ohio School Breakfast Challenge is pleased to announce the 170 award winning schools for the 2014-2015 school year.   Schools that met the criteria established around student breakfast participation are being recognized as either a Platinum, Gold, Silver, Bronze, or Rising Star "Breakfast All-Star."
 
Winning schools will be recognized and award banners distributed at the Ohio School Board Association 2015 Annual Capital Conference, November 9-10, 2015.   School Board Members are invited to stop by the American Dairy Association Mideast Booth #1519 to learn more about the Ohio School Breakfast Challenge and to pick up their "BREAKFAST ALL STAR" banner to proudly display in their school!
 
A list of the Breakfast All-Star Award Winners and information about Ohio School Breakfast Challenge can be found at Ohio School Breakfast Challenge.
 
The Ohio School Breakfast Challenge is brought to you by the American Dairy Association Mideast, Children's Hunger Alliance, Ohio Action for Healthy Kids and the School Nutrition Association of Ohio.

 

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