Ashley Jose and Helane Androne

Staff Development


OWP inservice leaders custom design professional development packages based on your district's goals and needs. These sessions help teachers work toward student improvement in all areas of literacy and student success in college and career standards. In operation since 1980, the OWP inservice programs have consistently received excellent ratings and results in classrooms and school districts throughout Ohio. Possibility include:

  • whole school sessions
  • classroom demo lessons
  • department sessions
  • grad level sessions
  • book studies
  • professional learning communities
  • early release series
  • embedded professional development.

Customized Inservice:

The following workshops can be tailored to fit an individual school or district's needs:

  • Content Area Literacy
  • Raising the Quality of Writing
  • Common Core Standards
  • Vocabulary
  • Reading Strategies
  • Writing or Reading Workshop
  • Writing Craft/Revision
  • Unit Planning
  • Research
  • Grammar and Conventions
  • Technology and Writing
  • Response to Literature
  • Assessment and Grading
  • Discussion
  • Narrative, Argument, Informative
  • Creating Text Sets

Additional Full-Day and Early-Release Workshops

These workshops are available in topics such as learning logs, inquiry, writer’s notebooks, discussion, technology, student-led conferences, Socratic seminar, plagiarism, multigenre research, mentor texts, and genre study.