From the February 9, 2017 Meeting

Thursday, February 9, 2017 9:00 a.m.—12:0 p.m. Location: Paul R. Brown Hall, EPIC Center, 9900 Brick Church Road, Cambridge, OH 43725 Dr. Paul Brown will gaveus an update on the Magnum Research Park, which is a high-tech site planned in Southeast Ohio. Following the keynote, we heard from a panel of manufacturing and industry leaders. The panel […]

From the November 17, 2016 Meeting

The theme for this meeting was Telling the Story of Hope and Aspirations through our students, our partners and our champions. Zane State College Appalachian Teaching Project Wendy Koiland and students Battelle for Kids Appalachian New Economy Partnership Tracey Najera GEAR UP Crooksville Matt Sheridan, Superintendent, Crooksville Exempted Village School District Heather Sands, GEAR UP […]

From the September 8, 2016 Meeting

Download the PowerPoint Presentation from the AOP-20 Sept. 8 2016 Meeting as a PPT file. Download the PowerPoint Presentation for the meeting as a PDF file. Presenters: Sherrif Jeff Paden, Guernsey County; Lieutenant Jason Mackie, Guernsey County; Karn Wiggins, Director, Alcohol and Drug Services of Guernsey County. Be Aware Drug Education Guernsey County Visit Ohio’s Start Talking for related resources. Tonya […]

From the February 12, 2016 Meeting

The guest speaker for the second AOP-20 Council meeting of the 2015-2016 academic year was Jamie Meade, Managing Director, Learning and Leading, of Battelle for Kids. A New Perspective on Hope by Jamie Meade AOP-20 Feb_12_2016 AOP-20 Agenda for February 12, 2016 Washington State Community College President Ebersole Presentation Soft Skills Across the Curriculum 02-12-16 […]

From the September 18, 2015 Meeting

Dr. Rebecca Watts, Vice Chancellor for P-16 Initiatives at the Ohio Board of Regents, spoke to the council, congratulating them on their collaborative efforts in behalf of the 52,000 students in the nine county region. She urged the group to continue watching for upcoming funding possibilities and consider submitting applications. She offered kudos to the […]

AOP-20 Regional Council members:

Download the AOP-20 strategic plan Download the highlights of the 2014-2015 year Thank you for your active participation in the AOP-20 four regional council meetings held during the 2014-15 year. We could not have made the progress towards advancing our mission of "inspiring regional commitment to student success" without you. As promised, we are including links to […]

Appalachian Ohio P-20 SWOT Analysis Draft Summary

Staff from Ohio University's Voinovich School of Leadership and Public Affairs were invited to facilitate a group exercise for the following: To engage business, education, and community leaders in identifying strengths, opportunities, and challenges facing the region related to education and preparing students to enter the workforce. To collect information that will inform the development […]