Ohio Social Studies Resource Center
Supporting PreK-16 Educators and Students

OSSRC Governance Structure

OSSRC Policy Board

The Policy Board provides guidance and direction with policy decisions of the center, strategic planning, ongoing operational activities, funding and expenditure coordination and conceptualization of center expansion.

OSSRC Policy Board Members

Eisenhower National Clearinghouse Len Simutis
Harvey Goldberg Program for Excellence in Teaching Dr. David Staley
Ohio Board of Regents Dr. Jonathon Tafel
Ohio Center for Law Related Education Mike Sammons
Ohio Council on Economic Education Dr. Abbajean Kehler
Ohio Council for the Social Studies Dr. Mark Stewart
Ohio Department of Education Virginia Ressa
Ohio Education Association Rich Javorek
Ohio Federation of Teachers Wellyn Collins
Ohio Geographic Alliance Dr. Randy Smith
Ohio Historical Society Glenn Peters
Dr. Harry Searles





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