Improving Education
for Every Learner





Keynote Speaker 

Melissa McClain

Learn about stress and trauma and the impact they have on a child's physical, emotional, social, and cognitive abilities in the school environment. 

Melissa McClain is a graduate of Kent State University and is the Community Education Program Coordinator at Akron Children's Hospital. She is responsible for a social and emotional learning curriculum that includes k-12 classroom education as well as psychological trauma education for educators and other professionals who work in a school environment. 



Who is Ohio ASCD?

We are Ohio educators who are interested in making a difference in education. Members include teachers, principals, superintendents, directors, coordinators, specialists, state department of education personnel, undergraduate and graduate students, and more.

Founded in 1939, Ohio ASCD has been an active and enduring professional association, striving to meet the needs of educators in Ohio. 

Member Benefits

Ohio ASCD membership is open to all who are interested in making a difference in Ohio education. 

Member benefits include:

  • Reduced registration rates at Ohio ASCD conferences 

  • Certificate of attendance and college credit opportunities 

  • Ohio Department of Education updates at conferences 

  • Opportunities to meet and network with Ohio leaders in teaching and learning 

  • Nonpartisan influence on education at both the legislative and policy-making levels 

  • Opportunities for serving on committees and Board of Directors 

  • Opportunity to serve as an Emerging Leader for OhioASCD

  • Contacts that can result in professional opportunities 

  • Receive e-Newsletter from OhioASCD


Membership in our state-wide network of professional educators is only $30. 


Join Now


Whether you’re a member or not, ASCD can donate funds to our affiliate if you use the Ohio PASS code when you purchase an ASCD membership, product, book or conference registration. Simply use the code OHAFF when you call 1-800-933-ASCD or visit www.ascd.org to make a purchase. Or, if you have a print ASCD order form, just write our PASS code on it.


President's Message

Hello OhioASCD Members,

Welcome to the 2019-2020 school year. As always OhioASCD is prepared to help support your professional development needs and to help meet the challenges you will face. I hope you will review the benefits offered by your membership and encourage your colleagues to consider becoming members. 

DID YOU KNOW… OhioASCD is working to expand member benefits?

  • OhioASCD has a strong relationship with Ashland University and we are able to offer graduate credit for OhioASCD programs at a reduced rate.
  • We are increasing our membership options for dues. Currently, OhioASCD offers a one-year general membership ($30) and a full-time student membership ($5). In the future, we may offer multi-year memberships at even more reduced rates.
  • If you are a joint ASCD and OhioASCD member, you can take advantage of other member benefits such as: LifeLockĀ® monitoring for use of your personal information; discount shopping online or in person of up to 80% on thousands of preferred products at Office Depot and OfficeMax stores; travel and insurance discounts. Find out more at http://www.ascd.org/membership/new-membership-benefits.aspx
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Whole Child

Ohio ASCD is committed to the success of the Whole School, Whole Community, Whole Child Model of healthy, safe, engaged, supported, challenged and sustained environments.
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