The Educational Service Center (ESC) of Cuyahoga County and the State Support Team of Region 3 offer high quality professional development and technical assistance to district personnel and parents on research-based practices that address academic and behavioral needs of all students. Educators are the key to linking curriculum and instruction. In order to be competitive in a global society, children need to be college and career ready. Instruction supported by Ohio's New Learning Standards, provides the opportunity for students to be successful with 21st century learning skills.
Effectively bringing all of this expertise to the classroom requires adhering to organizational principles designed to help all students learn, and yet allowing for their individual variations. Classroom instruction should be tied to Ohio's New Learning Standards, including Ohio's Academic Content Standards - Extended. These documents will provide information regarding teaching and learning strategies to help students learn the curriculum and develop independent learning skills.