Updated January 20, 2020

Explore Metro Toledo’s Education Options

The Northwest Ohio Scholarship Fund’s School Choice School Fair will be held on Saturday, January 25 from 10:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. at the Franciscan Theatre and Conference Center, located at 6832 Convent Blvd.

The free event will bring representatives from more than 38 traditional public, public charter, and private schools under one roof, along with homeschool organizations and scholarship organizations. While families shop for a new school or simply learn about the diverse education options in their community, children can enjoy music, a photo booth and free snacks.

Families can reserve a spot for the event at

The event is planned to coincide with the history-making celebration of National School Choice Week 2020, which will feature more than 50,000 school choice events across all 50 states.

The Northwest Ohio Scholarship Fund is committed to offering educational choices to low-income families through privately funded scholarships.

For more information, contact Ann Riddle at or (419) 351-4852.

Career And Job Expo Planned At MHS

The Maumee Chamber of Commerce will partner with Maumee City Schools to host the Career and Job Expo 2020 on Tuesday, February 18 from 2:30 to 6:30 p.m. at Maumee High School. 

Area businesses are encouraged to reserve a spot. Jobseekers of all ages and levels are encouraged to attend. For more information and to reserve a space, call (419) 893-5805. Job Seekers should enter Maumee High School through door #1.

Free Training On Autism Awareness Announced

The Lucas County Educational Service center of Lake Erie West, 2275 Collingwood Blvd., Conference Room 1, Toledo, will host a free training on Wednesday, March 25 from 6:00 to 8:00 p.m.

Kelly Buerger will present “Autism Awareness.” This training is designed for parents and professionals and will overview autism spectrum disorder and educational services for children with autism.

Participants will be informed on the five types of autism and the three developmental areas most commonly affected by a diagnosis of autism. Discussion will address Individual Education Program (IEP) goals along with strategies and possible methodologies for educating children identified on the autistic spectrum. A comparison between services received through the Autism Scholarship Program and public school IEP program will be discussed.

Parents of children with disabilities and professionals are invited to register for this free training by calling Wendy Smenner at (419) 214-3066 or by e-mailing

NDA Invites Girls To Be An Eagle For The Day

Notre Dame Academy (NDA) invites girls in grades 6-8 to come be an Eagle for a Day. Paired with a hostess with shared interests, a visiting student will experience NDA’s student-centered block schedule and welcoming faculty and students as well as learn how NDA’s Pre-IB and International Baccalaureate (IB) Programme develops invaluable lifelong learning skills.

Notre Dame Academy is a Catholic college preparatory school for grades 7-12, sponsored by the Sisters of Notre Dame. NDA promotes the holistic development and empowerment of women for leadership and service by providing an exceptional educational experience permeated with gospel values. To be an Eagle for a Day, contact NDA Admissions at (419) 475-9359.

NDA Summer Academy Gift Certificates Available

Notre Dame Academy is offering gift certificates to its very popular Summer Academy. NDA Summer Academy is the largest area summer program for girls in grades K-12 with a large variety of discovery, academic and sports camps. Gift certificates are available for discovery camps such as theater, STEM, cooking, sewing, art, fencing, Safe Sitter and many more. Each $65.00 gift certificate is good for one discovery camp. 

To purchase, contact Summer Academy director Travis Galloway at or (419) 725-6205.

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