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DeVos Confirmation Hearing

A short summary from NPR. This article has the full video of the hearing as well as links to other related articles of interest.



Call for Proposals Midwest Conference 2017

“From Punishment to Progress: Breaking barriers to academic and behavioral success”

The conference features posters, sessions, and workshops, unlimited networking opportunities, and a world-class expo hall. The 2017 Midwest Council Conference Committee is seeking proposals that feature evidence- based practice, contemporary educational frameworks, or are direct practice based.

Submission deadline March 1, 2017

Call for Proposals for Midwest

Betsy DeVos

We've all seen the headlines.

We're all a bit nervous.

This article in the Washington Post sheds light on Devos's history, agenda and concerns for her taking on a national role.


2016 Annual Report

The 2016 Annual Report is now available online here! Meet the new board members, review the finances, research updates and regional events!


#MyOhioClassroom – Share Your Stories of Success and Innovation with Ohio's Education Community

So many great things are happening every day in Ohio’s districts, schools and classrooms, and ODE wants to highlight those accomplishments for other educators across the state. That’s why ODE is launching the #MyOhioClassroom campaign on Instagram and Twitter — to offer administrators, teachers and staff a way to share stories of success, innovation and other great news with their statewide peers.


Date/Time Event
Board Meeting Q2
South High library, Columbus OH

Board Meeting Q3

Leadership Retreat

All Day
Midwest Conference


  • to advocate for the development and effective delivery of school social work services in the state of Ohio
  • to establish an maintain collaborative relationships with local, state and national educational, mental health, medical, juvenile justice, and child welfare entities
  • to facilitate the education and professional growth of school social workers
  • to study, recommend, and support legislation pertinent to the needs of students, families, and the profession of school social work