Coaching Supports Available Through Ohio Educational Service Centers

Contact a Personalized Learning Specialist today to discuss grant-funded professional learning opportunities, coaching, resources and support for teachers, principals and district leaders. Ohio Personalized Learning Specialists can also help connect educators with their peers throughout the state and nationally to share resources and ideas.


Personalized Learning Specialist

Name, Region, Contact Info, &

Quote on work in Personalized Learning

Professional Learning Specialty Areas:

Allison Curran

Southwest Ohio Region


Twitter: @acurran319

Transform the experience for learners because centering learners is always equity work! 

Personalized Learning, CoTeaching, Social Studies, Inquiry, Instructional Coaching, MTSS, & Trauma-Informed Classrooms

Teresa Dempsey, Ph.D.

Assistant Director, Personalized Learning

Ohio Department of Education

Twitter:  TDem_ProfLrng

Our job is not to prepare students for something; our job is to help students prepare themselves for anything. – Spencer and Juiliani

Project-based Learning, Personalized Learning, Portrait of a Graduate, Elementary Education, Science education

Brandi Goodwin

Northwest Ohio Region


Twitter: @bgoodartngift 

“Education is supposed to juice your curiosity, not diminish or sate it.” 

– Walter Isaacson

Gifted Intervention, Differentiation, Curriculum Compacting, Flexible Grouping, SOLE/Inquiry-based Learning, Problem-Based Learning, Arts Integration, STEAM, Instructional Coaching, & Co-Teaching

Christina Grady-Watts

Central Ohio Region


Twitter: @cgradywatts

“Original thinkers doubt the default.”

― Adam Grant

Instructional Coaching, Problem-Based Learning, Restorative Practices, STEM, & 

Secondary Education

Amy Harker

Northeast Ohio Region


Twitter: @amysharker

"Be the change you want to see in the world!"  ~ Gandhi

PL Project Management

Career Readiness, Pathways, & Graduation Requirements, Portrait of a Graduate, Design Thinking,  Authentic Learning, Equity Learning, Thinking Visible, Station & Inquiry Learning

Strategic planning, Culture Change, Gifted, & STEM 

Missy McClurg

Northwest Ohio Region


Twitter: @mcclurgmissy

Well behaved educators seldom make history and we are rewriting the story for the future of education!

Personalized Learning, Special Education and Transition Planning, Grant Writing, Career Pathways, School Business Partnerships, Mentorships, & Google Certified Innovator

Tracy Merica

Central Ohio Region


Twitter: @MericaScience

Science, STEM, Instructional Coaching, & Regional Data Lead

Tammy Metcalf

Southwest Ohio Region


Twitter: @SweetAlmaHome92

“Real leadership comes from the quiet nudging of an inner voice. It comes from realizing that the time has come to move beyond waiting to doing.”--Madeline Albright

Personalized Learning, Instructional Coaching, ELA, & Literacy

Chad Miller

Southeast Ohio Region


Twitter: @CMill_STEMguy

“We don’t have behavior problems or difficult kids in our classrooms, they are waiting for or searching for a purpose to be engaged in their learning. Personalized Learning can be that purpose when we empower our students to be a part of their learning process.”

Personalized Learning & STEM

Jake Miller

Northeast Ohio Region

440-350-2563 or 330-945-5600

Twitter: @JakeMillerESC

“Every system is perfectly designed to get the result it gets.” - Lopez, N., Partick, S., and Sturgis, C

If we’re not currently getting the results that we want, how do we redesign the system?

Personalized Learning, EdTech, & STEM

Cathy Morgan

Southeast Ohio Region


Twitter: @CMMVESC

Personalized Learning, Co-Teaching, Instructional Coaching, Disciplinary Literacy, Standards and Teacher Clarity, & Universal Design 

for Learning (UDL)

Marcia Murphy

Southeast Ohio Region


Twitter: @murphyECOESC

"The mind that opens to new learning never returns to its original size"

-Albert Einstein

Federal Programs, Curriculum, Ohio Strengths Collaborative, Personalized Learning,

Coaching, & Consulting

Heather Townley

Northwest Ohio Region


“Only those who attempt the absurd will achieve the impossible.” — M.C. Escher

Personalized Learning, Gifted Education, UDL, Technology, Online & Blended Learning 

Liz Wolfe-Eberly

Southwest Ohio Region


Twitter:  @Wolfeeberly

Together we have the opportunity to transform education for all learners in OHIO!

Science, STEM, Coaching, PBL, & SEL