This website was supported in whole or in part by the U.S. Department of Education, Office of Special Education Programs, (Award H027A210111 CFDA 84.027A, awarded to the Ohio Department of Education). The opinions expressed herein do not necessarily reflect the policy or position of the U.S. Department of Education, Office of Special Education Programs, and no official endorsement by the Department should be inferred.
Ohio’s Statewide System of Support includes the Ohio Department of Education, State Support Teams, Education Service Centers, Information Technology Centers and professional associations and organizations. As a part of the Statewide System of Support, the State Support Team collaborates with schools, families, regional partners and the Department through a continuous improvement process to ensure each child in Ohio has access to a high-quality education.
State Support Team consultants assist districts and schools in improving outcomes for each child with a focus on leadership, team development and inclusive instructional practices.
State Support Team consultants are educators with expertise in Ohio’s Improvement Process (OIP), Early Literacy, Early Learning and School Readiness, Positive Behavioral Intervention and Supports and Special Education. State Support Teams provide guidance to build capacity in district personnel to support students with disabilities. Direct supports include but are not limited to Universal Design for Learning, co-planning to co-serve and the requirements of the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA).
The Ohio Department of Education coordinates 16 regional teams throughout Ohio that can respond to your call today. There is no cost to use their services.
By increasing the growth and achievement of ALL students, productive and meaningful lives are formed, resulting in a better society today, and in the future.
Through collaboration, provide intentional leadership to districts, staff, families, and community members in order to find and meet the needs of ALL students.