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 […]
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 […]
Video from the April 8, 2016 meeting, "What Do You Want to Be When You Grow Up?"
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
Download the presentation from the February 13, 2015 meeting Students from the Logan-Hocking Young Entrepreneurs Academy (YEA!) gave us their one minute pitches and answered questions from the Council. Download an article about the Shark Tank event they are preparing for.
Eighty-eight community, education and business leaders met for our second AOP-20 meeting held on November 14, 2014 at Paul R. Brown Hall in Cambridge located at Zane State College's campus. A welcome and overview of the AOP-20 work was given by David N. Branch and Chris Keylor, Muskingum Valley ESC and Ohio Valley ESC Superintendents, […]
With the reality that education does not begin and end at the K-12 classroom door, more than 100 leaders from the Appalachian counties served by two educational service centers met to launch an AOP-20 Council on September 19, 2014, at Paul R. Brown Hall (Zane State College) in Cambridge. Cosponsored by MVESC, Ohio Valley ESC, […]