Common Core is topic of next Way Library Topical Tuesdays

PERRYSBURG – On Sept. 9 at 7 p.m. Way Library, in cooperation with the League of Women Voters of the
Perrysburg Area, will welcome Roger W. Minier, Ph.D., of the Northwest Ohio Educational Technology
Foundation.
Minier will give a presentation on the Common Core State Standards Initiative.
He will discuss "Common Core History – K-12 Testing and Beyond," explaining how Common Core
content standards were developed, how those standards relate to K-12 student testing, and what the
future may hold for educational goals in Ohio.
He will also briefly discuss the Third Grade Reading Guarantee, Ohio’s new high school graduation
requirements, and how these may impact students’ ability to get jobs with and without education beyond
the high school diploma.
Minier has more than 12 years classroom teaching experience, and earned his Ph.D. in Curriculum and
Instruction from the University of Toledo. He has served as executive director of NWOET for the past 12
years.
This program is free and open to the public; refreshments will be served.