SCOPE 2018 Election Results

Congratulations to the SCOPE members voted to the positions outlined below:

Officers (2-year term):

Vice-President: Betsy Lavinder
Treasurer: Marianne Huffman

Department Representatives (2-year term):

Anthony Coy-Gonzalez (OSD)
Christine Ross (OSSB)
Evan T. Struble (State Library & Misc. Agencies)
Anthony Randazzo (DYS)
Bruce Moore (DRC)
Diana Jackson (DRC)
Janet Carter (DRC)
Todd Dygert (DRC)
Ian Westcott (DRC)

NEA Delegate–2019 (3 delegate positions):

Betsy Lavinder
Todd Dygert
Tammy Koontz

OEA Delegate–2018-19 (7 delegate positions):

Janet Carter
Tammy Koontz
Todd Dygert
Bruce Moore
Eric Sottosanti
Otheus Jackson
Diana Jackson

SCOPE Election Candidacy Forms Available

Candidacy forms are now available for the upcoming SCOPE general election. All SCOPE general election candidacy/nomination forms and biographical forms must be mailed to the following address:

SCOPE Elections Committee
PO Box 305
Hayesville, OH 44838

All candidacy/nomination forms and biographical forms must be postmarked by April 29, 2018. Ballots will be sent back out to you on May 12th, 2018, and will be required to be returned postmarked by May 22, 2018. Ballots will be counted on June 1, 2018 at 5:00 p.m. Location of the ballot-count is to be determined.

Below are the positions up for consideration:

Officers:
Vice-President (2-year term)
Treasurer (2-year term)

Executive Board Seats/Department Representatives (2-year term)
DRC – 5 Seats
DYS – 1 Seat
OSD – 1 Seat
OSSB – 1 Seat
State Library/Misc. Agencies – 1 Seat

Constitution and By-Laws – Only necessary if changes are made and need to be approved.

NEA Representative Assembly – 3 Delegates (subject to change based on membership numbers; 1-year term)

OEA Representative Assembly – 7 Delegates (subject to change based on membership numbers; 1-year term)

2017 SCOPE Day Evaluation

Thank you all so much for attending the 2017 SCOPE Day education event on Monday, November 13th at the Crowne Plaza Hotel–North Columbus. We appreciate your attendance and your support of SCOPE!

To help us plan for 2018’s SCOPE Day, please fill out the following evaluation to let us know what you liked and didn’t like about this year’s SCOPE Day. The evaluation should take no more than 5 minutes. If you need to look at the agenda for SCOPE Day to jog your memory as to which breakout sessions you attended, it’s linked below for your convenience.

SCOPE Day Future Planning Survey

Your SCOPE Day Committee is hard at work planning this year’s event, however the group is already looking ahead to alternate venues and programming for SCOPE Day 2018 and beyond.

We value your honest input regarding what you like to see at SCOPE Day. To that end, please answer the following survey questions at the link below. It should take no more than two to three minutes to complete.

SCOPE Day Future Planning Survey

 

SCOPE 2017 Election Results

Congratulations to the SCOPE members voted to the positions outlined below:

Officers (2-year term):

President: Dominic Marsano
Secretary: Diane Prettyman

Delegates:

NEA Delegate–2018 (3 delegate positions):

Dominic Marsano
Todd Dygert
Betsy Lavinder

OEA Delegate–2017-18 (7 delegate positions):

Tammy Koontz
Todd Dygert
Diane Prettyman
Janet Carter
Bruce Moore
Eric Sottosanti
Otheus Jackson

SCOPE Election Candidacy Forms Available

Candidacy forms are now available for the upcoming SCOPE general election. All SCOPE general election candidacy/nomination forms and biographical forms must be mailed to the following address:

SCOPE Elections Committee
PO Box 305
Hayesville, OH 44838

The mailed forms must be postmarked by April 30, 2017. Click on links below to access forms. Ballots will be sent back out to you in early-May, and will be required to be returned postmarked by May 25, 2017. Ballots will be counted on June 2, 2017 at 5:00 p.m. at Cheddar’s in Mansfield, Ohio. Below are the positions up for consideration:

Officers (2-year term):

President

Secretary

Delegates:

NEA Delegate–2018 (3 delegate positions)

OEA Delegate–2017-18 (7 delegate positions)

SCOPE Day 2016 Schedule and Program

We hope to see you at SCOPE Day 2016 on Monday, November 14th at the Crowne Plaza Columbus–North! Registration begins at 8:00 a.m. and the opening session starts at 9:00 a.m. Our keynote speakers are Piper Kerman, author of “Orange is the New Black,” and Rick Banas.

In advance of the event, feel free to take a look at the SCOPE Day program and schedule for the day:

2016 SCOPE Day Schedule

SCOPE Election Results Announced

Thank you to all who voted in the recent SCOPE election. Here are the results:

Officers (2-year term; begins August 2016):

Treasurer: Marianne Huffman

Vice President: Betsy Lavinder

Executive Board Department Representatives
(2-year term; begins August 2016):

School for the Deaf Representative: Anthony Coy-Gonzalez

School for the Blind Representative: Mary Christine Ross

State Library & Misc. Agencies Representative: Evan T. Struble

Department of Youth Services Representative: Scott Skaggs

Department of Rehabilitation & Correction Representative (5 seats available):

Todd Dygert
Bruce Moore
John Landin
Tammy Koontz
Diana Jackson

2017 NEA Representative Assembly (1-year term):

Tammy Koontz
Dominic Marsano
Bruce Moore

2017 OEA Representative Assembly (1-year term):

Bruce Moore
Chuck Steinbower
John Landin
Eric Sottosanti
Janet Carter
Delegate #6 (TBD, by tie-breaker)
Delegate #7 (TBD, by tie-breaker)

SCOPE Day 2016: Call For Papers

Do you have a great idea for a workshop presentation for your fellow SCOPE members? Then the 2016 SCOPE Day Planning Committee wants you! Fill out the form attached below with your session title, description, and some biographical information and you’re all set!

Completed forms must be submitted electronically to SCOPE Vice President Betsy Lavinder by August 31, 2016 in order to be considered. (Her contact information is on the form.) You will be contacted with confirmation whether your session proposal has been accepted or declined.

SCOPE Day 2016 Call For Papers

As a reminder, SCOPE Day 2016 is being held on Monday, November 14th at the Crowne Plaza North in Columbus, Ohio.