August 2, 2014
Join school leaders, parents/guardians, students, counselors, and community members to learn more about different ways to increase student achievement at this GLSEN-Northeast Ohio conference.
Hear from keynote speaker Ammen as he shares his original monologue about his P-12 experiences. Attend various workshops on topics including cultural diversity and responsiveness; understanding the needs of students and families who are recent immigrants or refugees; impacts of current school practices and policies; and anti-oppression activities.
August 9, 2014
The ACLU of Ohio is a proud community partner of Gay Games 9, one of the biggest sports and cultural festivities in the world.
Featuring more than 35 sports and cultural events, the Games offer something for everyone – in a safe, supportive environment for LGBT competitors and straight supporters.
August 13, 2014
The Game Change conference will provide professional development opportunities through the exploration of LGBTQ issues in sports and culture in the 21st Century with an emphasis on LGBTQ elder, youth, and transgender issues. The conference will be held during the 2014 Gay Games taking place in Akron and Cleveland.
September 17, 2014
In 2004, Congress created Constitution Day on September 17 and passed a law requiring all publicly funded schools to provide educational programming on the Constitution.
Why September 17? It was on this day in 1787 that the United States Constitution was signed by the delegates who were present at the Constitutional Convention.
September 21, 2014
Banned Books Week was launched over 30 years ago in response to a surge in the number of challenges to books in schools, bookstores and libraries. The week highlights the value of free and open access to information, and brings together the entire book community in shared support of the freedom to seek out and to express ideas.
Attend this annual conference sponsored by the Ohio Center for Law Related Education to learn about curriculums and teaching strategies for civics and other law related topics. Workshops provide teachers with an opportunity to learn about how to engage their students while learning about law and civics.
October 8, 2014
Visit the region’s largest marketplace of services and products for libraries! The OLC Expo Committee has planned a robust day, which includes a variety of vendors and workshops. Return to your library with new ideas, updated resources, and a fresh perspective.