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WVIZ/PBS ideastream Education Advisory Council

The Advisory Council provides a forum for the professional sharing of information related to the integration of educational technology and content in preK-16 instructional settings. Additionally, the Advisory Council members serve as communication liaisons between WVIZ/PBS ideastream and their respective organizations and institutions.

All of the meetings are from 9 a.m. – 11:30 a.m. at Idea Center. A light breakfast is provided and parking is free in the Playhouse Square Garage located off of Chester Avenue if the attendee brings their ticket into the meeting to receive a validation. Please enter Idea Center from the entrance on Dodge Court.

Agendas, meeting documents, and web links will be posted to this website for archival purposes.

2013-14 Meeting Dates

Tuesday, September 17, 2013
Monday, October 14, 2013
Thursday, November 14, 2013 (2013 Technology + Learning Conference)
Tuesday, January 14, 2014
Tuesday, February 25, 2014
Tuesday, April 8, 2014 (Innovative Educators/Betty Cope Award)

Tuesday, April 8, 2014

Facing Forward
2014 Innovative Educators
Tech Skills for the Common Core
The 2014 Amazing Technology Race
Women for Technology Conference
Spring-Summer 2014 Online Classes
Spring 2014 Connections Newsletter

Tuesday, February 25, 2014


Tuesday, January 14, 2014

Winter 2014 Connections Newsletter
2014 Digital Learning Day
2014 PBS KIDS Writer’s Contest
Winter 2014 Online Learning

Monday, October 14, 2013

Fall 2013 Workshops
Fall 2013 Online Learning
PBS Kids Writers Contest 2014
Innovative Educator Nomination Form

WVIZ/PBS ideastream Education QR Code:

WVIZ/PBS ideastream Education QR Code

Great Job! QR Code:

Great Job! QR Code

Center for Interactive Learning and Collaboration
Ohio Distance Learning Association

Tuesday, September 17, 2013

Fall 2013 Connections Newsletter
Fall 2013 Connections Cover
WVIZ Kids Program Schedule
Fall 2013 Workshops
Conversation Series 2013-2014
Conversation Series 2013-2014: Emily Bazelon
Fall 2013 Distance Learning
Arab Americans Lesson Plan
Facebook ‘Like Us’ Cards
Fall 2013 Online Learning
An Uncommon View of the Common Core
K-12 Teaching in the 21st Century

2013-2014 Steering Committee

N’ecole Ast, Medina ESC
Dolores Bruno, Diocese of Cleveland
Patrick Geschke, Parma City Schools
Paul Hieronymus, Lakewood City Schools
Jennette Kane, Orange City Schools
Lois Klamar, Cleveland Metropolitan Schools
Mark Kostur, Amherst Exempted Village Schools
Rob Renau, Perry Local Schools
Jeremy Shorr, Mentor Public Schools
Renee Yoder-Elias, Ashland University

2012-13 Meeting Dates

Tuesday, September 18, 2012

(Advisory Council Meeting, Address by Mr. Jerry Wareham, CEO and President of ideastream, tours of ideastream)

October 2012 WVIZ Program Guide
Fall 2012 Connections Newsletter
2012 ideastream Technology + Learning Conference
Professional Learning Opportunities
Distance Learning
Fall 2012 Online Professional Development

Tuesday, October 16, 2012

(Advisory Council Meeting, Board of Regents/College & Career Portal, PBS LearningMedia)

PBS LearningMedia PowerPoint
2012 ideastream Technology + Learning Conference Flier
Shared Services EXPO Flier
Professional Learning Fliers
INFOhio eBooks Flier
WVIZ/PBS Programming Highlights for Fall 2012
NewsDepth Flier
University of Akron Fliers
INFOhio eBook Information
eTech Ohio Statewide Internet Safety Training Information
eTech Ohio Speak Up Ohio Technology Assessment Survey Information
Promotional Toolkit for Speak Up

Thursday, November 15, 2012

(2012 ideastream® Technology and Learning Conference/Keynote Speaker: David Pogue/Cost $75.00 for day)

Watch the David Pogue Keynote:

Tuesday, January 15, 2012

(Advisory Council Meeting, Panel Presentation: The Effects of Social Media in Schools)

Great Job!
WVIZ/PBS Television Guide February 2013
Online Learning - Winter 2013
Flipping the Classroom
Workshop Fliers

Tuesday, March 19, 2012

(Advisory Council Meeting, Steering Committee nominations)

Innovative Educator Program Description
Online Learning New Classes
WVIZ/PBS Television Guide March 2013
WVIZ/PBS Television Guide April 2013
STEM Boot Camps
Distance Learning Fliers
Workshop Fliers

Tuesday, April 16, 2012

(Advisory Council Meeting, Betty Cope Award, Presentation of Best Practices: Technology in the Classroom)

Spring 2013 Connections Newsletter
May 2013 WVIZ Program Guide
Online Learning Summer Flier
Quality Matters Flier
Top 10 Ideas to Share
STEM Boot Camps Grades K-2, 3-5 & 6-8
Applications with the TI-83/84 Graphing Calculator
TI-84 Calculator Workshop for Teachers
Spring 2013 Distance Learning
Workshop Fliers

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StateImpact Ohio NewsDepth

ideastream Education Funding

Funding for the coverage of education topics comes from Eaton Corporation Charitable Foundation; The GAR Foundation; The George Gund Foundation; The George W. Codrington Charitable Foundation; The Hershey Foundation; The Nord Family Foundation; and The Cleveland Foundation.