Do you find it a challenge to motivate your students, or to help them make the connection between the real world and what is taught in the classroom?


Do you want to develop engaged, enthusiastic learners?

Listen to Mike Woytek, Executive Director of The Ohio Academy of Science share some thoughts about the Believe in Ohio program, its curriculum, program resources, and the more than $400,000 in student scholarships and awards the program has to offer.

Michael Woytek

Co-Director of the Believe in Ohio Program
Executive Director of The Ohio Academy of Science

Then, listen to what Believe in Ohio experienced teachers have to say about the program. If you are a STEM teacher, listen to Andrea Harpen and Kelly Coyne answer questions about the program. And if you are a business, entrepreneurship or economics teacher, listen to Melanie Kirin and Dathan Cole answer your questions. 

Mrs. Andrea Harpen

AP Chemistry, AP Calculus, AP Physics, College Chemistry Teacher
Blanchester High School
Clinton County, Ohio
2019 ODE District 10 Teacher of the Year

Mrs. Kelly Coyne

Honors Chemistry & Forensic Science Teacher

Notre-Dame Cathedral Latin High School

Geauga County, Ohio

Mrs. Melanie Kirin

Marketing & Strategic Entrepreneurship Teacher

Bedford High School

Cuyahoga County, Ohio

Mr. Dathan Cole

AP, Honors & Academic Economics Teacher

Brecksville-Broadview Heights High School

Cuyahoga County, Ohio

Read an update on Believe in Ohio’s programs to “Create a Culture of Innovation” in Ohio’s high schools.