The Science Education Council of Ohio (SECO) is a collaborative community that believes everyone deserves the benefit of a strong science education in order to engage with an ever-changing world.  

Ohio’s Model Curriculum Update:  The model curriculum survey for science, social studies and financial literacy is open for public feedback. We will be accepting feedback until September 28, 2018. Please spread the word! Here is a link. It can also be accessed through links on the ODE webpages for each of those subjects.

Revised Science Standards are available on ODE site!!!

The revised standards can be found as PDF files (as “Revised 2018” to distinguish them from the original 2010 standards) on the ODE web site at: Science: 


Presidential Awards for Excellence in Mathematics and Science Teaching

Congratulations Vicki Teed Willett!!! You are so deserving of this honor.

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Congratulations to Melissa Kowalski, District 2 Director, for your NSTA Award (Maitland P. Simmons Memorial Award for New Teachers). 

Check out the FREE Webinars for educators! Jen Dennison, ODNR, facilitated a discussion on "Winter Investigations--Inquiry in the Outdoors." SECO Board Members facilitated an update on the revised standards for science and other science stuff to note. Learn more about Arbor Day from Sharon Graper, Education Director at the Holden Arboretum. Members can access for FREE through the 'Members Only' link once you are logged into the site.

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Upcoming events

Have ideas that you would like to see SECO initiate? Have a question about Science Education in Ohio? Contact us!

Science Education Council of Ohio (SECO)

P.O. Box 482

Troy, OH  45373

(937) 760-1771 (President, Angela McMurry)

(513) 227-7245 (President-elect, Leslie Silbernagel)

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"Leadership Directory" tab at the top of the page. 

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