About This Chapter
Ohio APK Multi-Age: Education Oversight & Advancement - Chapter Summary
This chapter's lessons let you review information about government oversight of education, including the role of a local school board, as well as facts about professional organizations for teachers. Watching our videos should also help you prepare for exam questions on the following topics:
- The role of the state and federal government in public education
- Membership requirements and activities of the National Education Association and the American Federation of Teachers
- Field-specific professional organizations for educators
- Professional development activities for teachers
You can study these lessons whenever you have a few minutes, on a computer or mobile device. Our format lets you proceed at your own pace and makes it easy to return to specific points in the lessons for additional review.
Objectives of the Ohio APK Multi-Age: Education Oversight & Advancement Chapter
Passing the Ohio APK Multi-Age exam is one of the requirements for teacher certification in many subjects, including computer science information, drama, library/media, music and physical education. There are three domains on the exam, and questions on the material this chapter explores are in the professional environment domain. This domain makes up 26% of the test.
The Ohio APK Multi-Age exam is a computer-based test that consists of 100 multiple-choice questions and two constructed-response questions. You can practice taking tests in this format with the quizzes that accompany each of our lessons. These quizzes also provide the opportunity to assess your knowledge and determine where you require additional study.
1. The Local Board of Education's Role in Public Education
There are a lot of responsibilities in education, but who is in charge of what? In this lesson, we'll examine the role of the local government in public education in America, including the duties that are common to local boards of education.
2. The State Government's Role in Public Education
In order to provide free and quality education to all students, the state government has specific roles and duties that it performs. Watch this lesson to find out how the state government shapes public education in America.
3. The Federal Government's Role in Public Education
There are many different levels of government involved in public education in the United States. But what are the different responsibilities of each? Watch this lesson to explore how the federal government affects education in America.
4. National Education Association (NEA): Overview, Membership Requirements & Activism
The National Education Association (NEA) is a major force in the world of American education. Watch this lesson to find out what the NEA is, what it does, what its core values are, who can become a member, and how to join.
5. American Federation of Teachers (AFT): Overview, Membership Requirements & Activism
The American Federation of Teachers (AFT) provides many benefits to its members across the country. In this lesson, we'll explore the AFT, including how to join, the structure of the organization, and its mission and work across the United States.
6. Field-Specific Professional Organizations in Education
Joining a professional education organization can provide educators with all sorts of benefits. But how can a teacher find an association in his or her content area? Watch this lesson for the benefits of field-specific organizations and how to find one.
7. Teacher Professional Development Activities
In this lesson, we will discuss why professional development is essential for teachers and types of professional development activities. We will also briefly cover state requirements and paying for professional development.
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Other chapters within the Ohio Assessments for Educators - Multi-Age (PK-12) APK (004): Practice & Study Guide course
- Ohio APK Multi-Age: Early Childhood Development
- Ohio APK Multi-Age: Language, Behavioral & Physical Development
- Ohio APK Multi-Age: Middle Childhood Development
- Ohio APK Multi-Age: Adolescent Cognitive & Physical Development
- Ohio APK Multi-Age: Adolescent Sexual & Social Development
- Ohio APK Multi-Age: Learning Processes & Environments
- Ohio APK Multi-Age: Student Diversity
- Ohio APK Multi-Age: Student Assessments
- Ohio APK Multi-Age: Interpreting Assessment Data
- Ohio APK Multi-Age: Curriculum Planning
- Ohio APK Multi-Age: Instructional Approaches & Best Practices
- Ohio APK Multi-Age: Classroom Motivation & Communication
- Ohio APK Multi-Age: Classroom Management
- Ohio APK Multi-Age: Family & Community Involvement
- Ohio APK Multi-Age: Educator Professionalism
- OAE Multi-Age Assessment of Professional Knowledge Flashcards