Professional Development

Upcoming Professional Development

Upcoming Events to sign up for:

Quality Program Review Workshop – Northeast December 13, 2022 Tickets, Tue, Dec 13, 2022 at 9:00 AM | Eventbrite

Quality Program Review Workshop – Northeast January 13, 2023 Tickets, Fri, Jan 13, 2023 at 9:00 AM | Eventbrite

Quality Program Review Workshop – Northeast January 30, 2023 Tickets, Mon, Jan 30, 2023 at 9:00 AM | Eventbrite

Please note: The content presented at all three Quality Program Review workshops will be similar, educators need only attend one session to obtain all necessary information.

Job Training Coordination – Standards and Supports Webinar Series, session Tickets, Mon, Nov 21, 2022 at 3:00 PM | Eventbrite

Professional Development – Engineering & Manufacturing Programs Tickets, Fri, Dec 2, 2022 at 9:00 AM | Eventbrite

Career Connections Instructors – Resources and Networking event. Tickets, Mon, Dec 5, 2022 at 3:00 PM | Eventbrite

Click on the image above to register for the Northeast Ohio Region Center’s Virtual Work Based Learning Series featuring speakers who are implementing best practices in their area of expertise!
Click on the flier above to register for the next session of our State Wide Work Based Learning Series to be held virtually on November 14th!

CTE-26 Registration is fast approaching, this year the Northeast Region is hosting three different workshop options, two are virtual and one is in person! Please download the flier above and register for any and all sessions you find useful!

Please also remember the earlier you turn in your CTE-26 registrations the better as all submissions are manually reviewed by a member of the Northeast Region and above, so that if any revisions are needed you won’t have to do them at the last minute.

Mark your calendars for Friday April 14, 2023 for our annual SuccessBound Conference!

Professional Development Archive

NEO TP Work Based Learning Speaker Series – NEO Employment Trends w_ TeamNEO-20221117_100236-Meeting Recording.mp4 (

Workbased Learning Session 2 (11/14/2022) Full Presentation

Career Based Intervention and Job Training Coordinator Information Session (11/4/2022)

Business Education State Updates: The below presentation was presented by the State of Ohio ODE on 10/18/2022

For those that were unable to join us or would simply like an opportunity to review the information shared, please find the following resources attached and linked:

  1. Meeting Recording
  2. Presentation Slides (Above)
  3. DRAFT 2022 Revised Technical Content Standards
  4. DRAFT FY24 Program Matrix

As a reminder, several courses have been removed from the C4, C5, S5 and G2 pathways. We highly encourage all currently approved Business, Finance, Logistics and Marketing programs to review the DRAFT FY24 Program Matrix to determine if your current program of study will be viable in the coming school year. Some programs may need to submit an updated CTE-26 application. If you have any questions or need assistance in reviewing your program of study, please contact a member of our Business Career Field Team.

Northeast Ohio Tech Prep Work Based Learning Speaker Series

This year the Tech Prep Region is hosting a virtual series that showcases best practices for different types of work based learning experiences, please click the links below to watch the videos of each presentations and get ideas to enhance your students’ WBL experiences!

Session 1 (10/27/2022): Four Cities Educational Compact, Construction WBL Best Practices Roger Wright explains how students in the Construction program build a house each year from purchasing the land all the way through selling it auction!

Work Based Learning 101 (Presented on October 24, 2022)

A full version of the Work Based Learning 101 Session (complete with closed captioning) from October 24th can be found in the title link.

Additionally the Tech Prep Region Coordinators provided the following resources in conjunction with the above presentation:

Work-Based Learning for Schools and Educators web page The above link includes sample resources for:

  • Learning Agreements
  • Employer Guidelines for Working with WBL Students
  • Evaluation of Potential Worksites
  • WBL Orientation Checklist
  • Sample WBL Calendar
  • Suggested Components of a WBL Portfolio
  • Portfolio Rubric for WBL
  • Student Reflection Questions
  • Framework to Issue Credit for WBL
  • Secondary Transition and Workforce Development
  • WBL for Students with Disabilities FAQ
  • Employer Guide to Work-Based Learning

Work Based Learning Overview Handout:

Registration link for Work Based Learning Office Hours:

Building Successful BACs in your Neighborhood (Presented in collaboration with The Northwest Ohio Regional Tech Prep Center) on September 13, 2022.

This presentation is part 2 in a series on Business Advisory Councils..

Powerpoint presentations: Ariss, Mike, Independence Health Employer Services & Wood Co. BAC

Columbiana Co ESC BAC

Ewers, Ed, Penta Careerr Center BA

Valasek, Tricia, Supporting Hancock County’s BAC

For more resources and information on Business Advisory Councils please visit the Ohio Department of Education Website.

Business Advisory Council Strategies that Work! (August 23, 2022)

The Office of Graduate Success and the Ohio Tech Prep Regional Centers brought together education, business and industry partners to explore smart strategies and emerging ideas to build successful Business Advisory Councils That Work! 

  • Find the recording of this session here!

Want to see your event on our calendar of events? Contact Matt Cola at Kent State University, today with the details.

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