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Written by: Hannah Litz
Date: February 20, 2019

WOSU Classroom is partnering with The Ohio Department of Education, and the Mid-Ohio Education Service Center to bring you Schools Reimagined, an interactive leadership conference for educators interested in student-centered instruction practices. The conference will be held on April 30th, 2019 at the Mid-Ohio ESC with a mid-day trip to the historic Ohio State Reformatory in Mansfield.

Conference attendees will enjoy a tour of the reformatory, engaging roundtable discussions, a catered lunch, and keynote speeches from Jimmy Casas and Kevin Honeycutt.


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Important Information:

The Reformatory served as the setting of the 1994 film ‘Shawshank Redemption’ .

  • The Reformatory is not handicap accessible. The tour requires a lot of walking, including stairs, so wear comfortable shoes.
  • The Reformatory is not climate controlled, so please dress appropriately for the weather.
  • Don’t forget to bring a laptop or tablet as the conference will be interactive.
  • Shawshank Redemption will be our theme for the day, so enjoy an evening refreshing your mind by watching the movie between now and April 30, 2019