The December meeting focused on Ohio's education policy landscape heading into next year and efforts to support all of Ohio's students and mitigate the pandemic’s effects. The meeting included a presentation on how social-emotional learning can support positive learning environments and better student outcomes. The Interim State Superintendent joined us to share her priorities for the Ohio Department of Education.
The October Health Initiative meeting previewed legislative priorities for health policy in the state legislature.
The October meeting focused on Ohio's education policy landscape this fall and efforts to address COVID-19’s long-term impact on Ohio schools. The meeting included presentations on recent research on how the COVID-19 pandemic is affecting student learning in Ohio and how a local district is re-engaging students to make up lost learning time, planning to spend federal ESSER funds and where there gaps as well as potential roles for funders.
Meeting materials for Philanthropy Ohio's 2021 annual meeting of members.
The August Health Initiative Meeting provided an update on how the Ohio Department of Health plans to spend the recently awarded CDC $31 million grant. Byers, Minton & Associates shared additional opportunities for advocacy and what to expect when the legislature returns. Director of Mental Health and Addiction Services, provided updates on ARPA and COVID block grants.
The August meeting previewed legislative priorities and bills as the General Assembly plans its fall return and agenda.
This webinar shared how the state will spend its money over the next 2 years; an overview of HB 322/HB 327 that relate to teaching about current events, race and sex; and other Ohio General Assembly priority bills.
Byers, Minton & Associates provided an overview of HB 322 and HB 327, Ohio education curriculum legislation regarding the teaching of certain current events, concepts regarding race and sex and divisive concepts at the work group's first meeting.
View and download resources from the June Health Initiative Meeting, which provided an overview of the state’s budget as it relates to investments in health as well as other bills and how these measures can impact your grantmaking. We heard from Jamie Carmichael on health equity initiatives by the Ohio department of Health as well as from other staff from the Department of Mental Health and Addiction Services about overdose deaths and infant mortality disparities.
At the June Equity Peer Convening, we heard from Heather Krause, founder & CEO of We All Count, as she relayed a framework for ensuring equity in your data collection processes.