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Lisa Hayes visits Warren County ESC

Lisa HayesLisa Hayes, from the Lt. Governor’s Office visited the Warren County Educational Service Center today to learn about Substance Abuse Prevention and Education Programming through Coordinated Care. The program is made possible through a partnership with The Greater Warren County Drug Task Force and the Warren County Sheriff’s Office. Pictured is Major Steve Arrasmith, Commander of the Warren County Drug Task Force, Lisa Hayes, Southwest Regional Representative, Kim Sellers, Coordinated Care Director and Shelley Brown, Prevention and Education Specialists at the Warren County ESC.


Erica Hackett presenting at OCALICON 2017

Erica Hackett presenting at OCALICON 2017The OCALICON 2017 is currently taking place in Columbus Ohio and one of our employees is a presenter.  Erica Hackett, a behavior coach and curriculum consultant for WCESC, presented to 75 plus intervention specialists, administrators, and direct service staff on how to effectively utilize paraprofessionals across school settings.  Participants learned to identify current research on creating protocols and procedures that support the paraprofessionals in effectively supporting students with disabilities across the school setting.  


OSBA Capital Conference

OSBAOSBA Capital Conference is held annually for board members and school administrators to participate in presentations on important topics and have the opportunity to meet vendors offering pertinent services to schools.  The Warren County ESC board members strive to improve programs for our students and school districts served by working diligently to remain informed about legislation and best practices.  Jimmy Allen, Warren County ESC’s Governing Board Vice President, is our representative to OSBA’s Regional Executive Committee.


Barefoot Balli

Barefoot BalliOn November 8, 2017, Janet Fliegel, a local artist and photographer who owns studio Barefoot Balli, visited the John Lazares Alternative School. Mrs. Fliegel spent a couple of hours with the students guiding them through several art projects. This was a very positive experience for all of the students. Thank you Mrs. Fliegel for your time with the students at the John Lazares Alternative School.   


Blender Bike

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Students at the Warren County Learning Center learning about the importance of incorporating physical activity and a healthy diet into daily life. 

With the “Blender Bike“from the OSU Extension students are making smoothies and getting to enjoy the fruits of their labor! 


Shawn Lenney visited with State Senators Peggy Lehner and Steve Wilson

 

govsstateShawn Lenney visited with State Senators Peggy Lehner and Steve Wilson to share the positive results students experience at the Greater Ohio Virtual School. GOVS students have a graduation rate that is about thirty percent higher than students enrolled in other Ohio dropout recovery schools.  GOVS is governed and operated with all the transparency of a typical traditional public school and over 1000 students have earned their diplomas at GOVS.


Laura Black gives cooking and safety lessons

New teablwclcsmcher and intervention specialist Laura Black gives cooking and safety lessons with students at the Warren County Learning Center. Mrs. Back is currently showing the students the difference between eggs fresh from her farm and what students might see in the store. The students and staff were rewarded after this lesson with a delicious farm fresh breakfast.


Warren County Learning Center met with state representative Scott Lipps

slippsThe Warren County Learning Center met with state representative Scott Lipps to give a tour of the Warren County Learning Center and discuss the program and the many ways the building helps young people in the community learn about being contributing members of society.


Students at Laura Farrell

Laura Farrell CampusStudents at the Laura Farrell Campus actively participated in physical education by learning about team work and how it takes all members of a team to successfully complete a task.


Opening Day 2017

 


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