News and Events

OCCS Annual Convocation and Inaugural eSchool Convocation Planned for August 2022

Save the date! The OCCS Annual Convocation will be taking place August 4th, 2022, at the Renaissance Columbus Westerville-Polaris Hotel. In addition t…

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National School Choice Week is January 23-29

Annual National School Choice Week shines a spotlight on effective K-12 education options.

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Online Learning Day 2021

eSchool friends and families joined us for the 7th Annual Online Learning Day on November 9th, 2021.

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Ohio Summer Food Service Program 2021

All children ages 1 through 18 are eligible to receive free meals during the summer months at participating program sites.

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National Charter Schools Week 2021

Over the course of National Charter Schools Week (May 9-15), charter school leaders, students, parents, and advocates came together to showcase the am…

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National School Choice Week Jan 24th – 30th 2021

Join us in celebrating National School Choice Week 2021: January 24th – 30th. An opportunity to share why you believe in school choice.

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6th Annual Online Learning Day

OCCS participated in the 6th Annual Online Learning Day, November 18th-20th. Online Learning Day is a special occasion for e-school families to share …

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Ohio Launches Whole Child Framework

The Whole Child Framework provides a blueprint to meet the whole child needs, which are foundational to a child’s intellectual and social development …

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Updated Ohio Charter School Data from Thomas B. Fordham Institute

Thomas B. Fordham Institute recently released a report, The Impact of Ohio Charter Schools on Student Outcomes 2016-2019. Dr. Stéphane Lavertu of The …

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Fire Prevention Week 2020

Fire Prevention Week (October 4th-10th) serves as an opportunity to talk in the classroom and at home about fire safety. The National Fire Protection …

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Celebrating Hispanic Heritage Month 2020

Hispanic Heritage Month (September 15 - October 15) is a celebration of the culture and contributions of Americans whose ancestors came from Spain, Me…

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OCCS Sponsors Two More Schools

The Ohio Council of Community Schools is proud to sponsor two additional schools in 2020, Valor Academy of Ohio and Ohio Construction Academy (OCA). B…

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