Professional Development Policies

Event Registration

Registration is required to attend NWOESC professional development and receive a Certificate of Attendance. Registration is completed online via our third-party registration site, Local Level Events. Events are not publicly searchable through the Local Level Events website, so a direct link is required to access registration. In most cases, the link to register will be listed in the NWOESC events calendar. If you have problems registering or to cancel your event registration, please email us or call (567) 444-4809.

Cost & Eligibility

NWOESC professional development workshops are free (unless otherwise stated) to public school districts within Defiance, Fulton, Henry and Williams counties in Ohio. Attendance for staff from non-member districts may be arranged by contacting the Professional Development office directly. Workshops for ODE initiatives follow state guidelines for registration fees.

Parking & Check-in

Parking is free. Look for the large clock! Please arrive 10-15 minutes prior to event start time to get settled and check-in.

Inclement Weather

NWOESC will attempt to hold all events as scheduled, despite the delay or closing of area schools. In the event of severe inclement weather (typically a Level 2 or Level 3 Snow Emergency in Fulton County) or other emergencies, NWOESC may cancel an event. Events sponsored by other organizations sometimes proceed despite inclement weather. Whenever possible, all cancellations will be posted to the NWOESC website and an email with the event status sent to registrants.  

Low Enrollment

The NWOESC makes every effort to hold events as scheduled, but reserves the right to cancel workshops based low enrollment. Notification of cancellations will be sent via email to registrants and posted on the NWOESC website. A cancelled session may be replaced with a new session. It is the responsibility of the participant to register for the new session.

Certificates of Attendance

Upon completion of an NWOESC workshop, registrants will be issued a Certificate of Attendance that lists the description and contact hours for that event. The Certificate of Attendance will be sent as a downloadable link within a SurveyMonkey event survey within 48 hours of the event. The NWOESC is an approved CPE (Continuing Professional Education) credit sponsor with the Accountancy Board of Ohio.

Event Updates

Never miss another PD opportunity again by subscribing to our NWOESC Events Calendar and our email newsletter. For directions on how to subscribe to the calendar and other ways to connect, click here.


Andy Hunter
State Initiatives (OTES, OPES, OSCES, Value Added, Gifted Education)
Director of Curriculum, Instruction & Professional Development
(567) 444-4800, ext. 4649

Jill Gilliland
CPI, IEPs, Special Education
Director of Special Education
(567) 444-4800, ext. 4660

Ashleigh Repp
General PD questions, Registrations & Cancellations, Certificates of Attendance
Administrative Assistant, Curriculum, Instruction & Professional Development
(567) 444-4809

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