AU’s Telego Center to Sponsor Seminars for Educational Leaders

AU’s Telego Center to Sponsor Seminars for Educational Leaders

11/30/18 ASHLAND, Ohio – Two leading education officials will give presentations at Ashland University’s Ashland Leadership Academy Seminars (ALAS) that are scheduled for the first Friday and Saturday of January, February and March at the Sheraton Suites in Cuyahoga Falls.

Ohio’s State Superintendent of Public Instruction Paolo DeMaria and Deb Delisle, executive director of the Association for Supervision and Curriculum Development, will be presenting at the seminars. DeMaria’s presentation will feature Ohio’s new Strategic Plan for Education, “Each Child, Our Future,” while Delisle will bring her well-known energy and insight as part of this year’s overarching ALAS theme, “Leading with the Heart in Mind.”

“The goal of each ALAS weekend is to provide educational leaders with high-impact presentations delivered by engaging presenters on a variety of contemporary topics. ALAS provides legal updates and analysis in a lively forum for professional networking, renewal and growth,” said Dr. David Silverberg, director of the Telego Center for Educational Improvement. “We look forward to your participation as we continue to deliver best-in-the-field speakers and informative topics.”

Silverberg said the Jan. 4-5, Feb. 1-2 and March 1-2 seminars, which are co-sponsored by Ennis Britton Co., L.P.A., will run from 5:30 to 8 p.m. on Fridays and from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Saturdays. The schedule also includes a 7 a.m. breakfast on Saturdays. All meals, snacks and seminar supplies and materials are included in the cost, which is $1,410 for the entire seminar with three hours of graduate credit or $810 for the seminar only with no graduate credit.

The seminars will include an overview of Comprehensive Legal Updates, Legislative Updates and Accountability in Education, while specific areas include Case Law Review including Collective Bargaining and Contract Administration, Effective Employee Evaluation and Policy Changes Needed with New Legislation; and Best Practices, including Enhancing Critical District Relationships for Success, Collaborative Learning and Shared Leadership, Hot Topics and Book Study.

The Sheraton Suites is located at 1989 Front St. in Cuyahoga Falls, and those interested can call 330.929.3000 to inquire about the deadline for the special group rate for overnight accommodations.

For questions about registration, please contact Connie VanSwearingen at or call 330.832.9856 ext. 3610. For questions about seminar content, please contact Dr. David Silverberg at

Ashland University, ranked in the top tier of colleges and universities in U.S. News and World Report’s National Universities category for 2018, is a mid-sized, comprehensive private university conveniently located a short distance from Akron, Cleveland and Columbus, Ohio. Religiously affiliated with the Brethren Church, Ashland University ( deeply values the individual student and offers a unique educational experience that combines the challenge of strong, applied academic programs with a faculty and staff who build nurturing relationships with their students. ###