State Support Team

Serving school districts in Ashland, Crawford, Huron, Knox, Marion,

Medina, Morrow, Richland, Seneca, and Wyandot Counties in Ohio

1495 W. Longview Ave., Suite 200

Mansfield, Ohio 44906

Telephone: 419.747.4808

Toll Free: 800-424-7372

Fax: 419.747.3806


State Support Team Region 7 © 2013




The State Support Team Region 7 collaborates with the Ohio Department of Education, Office for Exceptional Children by providing professional development and technical assistance to school districts and other agencies that provide services for students with disabilities and students with gifts and talents.

State Support Team Region 7 is part of Ohio's State System of Support that uses a connected set of tools to improve instructional practice and student performance.

State Support Team Region 7 partners with the Office of Early Learning School Readiness (ELSR) by supporting the development and well-being of young children, birth - 5 years, to foster their learning by providing high quality professional development and high quality technical assistance.

"Children must be taught how to think, not what to think."  

                                                                                                              ~ ~ Margaret Mead

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"ASD Strategies in Action" gives families and service providers tools to ensure that they are equipped to effectively care for, support, educate, emply or work with individuals on the autism spectrum from early childhood to young adulthood.

Click here to visit the Autism Certification Center.



If you are looking for information on Universal Design for Learning,

click here to visit the

UDL Learning Center.



Searching for information on finding supports for students with vision and hearing loss?  

Click here to visit

The Outreach Center for Deafness and Blindness.



Click here to visit the

Assistive Technology and Accessible Educational Materials Center

to find resources that provide access to educational material for all students.





Is your building implementing PBIS? 

Would you like to be recognized for your implementation?  Then consider applying for Bronze, Silver or Gold Recognition from ODE Office for Exceptional Children!  You will find the directions, application and forms required below.  They are to be submitted to State Support Team Region 7 by May 16, 2017.  If you have questions about this Recognition System, call SST at 419-747-4808.




Valuable resource to assist in creating

IEPs and ETRs!

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REGIONS 7 & 10


The Ohio Department of Health, Children's Hearing and Vision program offers free hearing and vision screening trainings.

Flyer with info available here!

          Ohio State 

School for the Blind

             Summer Camp 



View/Download Flyer here!


Project Aware Ohio






Click here to view/print:

Annual Ohio Deafblind Census:

How to Register a Child, Update a Child's Record, or Report No Children with Deafblindness.

Trauma-Informed Care


Unfortunately, some children and adolescents will be returning to school having been exposed to trauma.  Educators play an important role in fostering resilience by ensuring a supportive learning environment for these students.  Trauma Informed Care (TIC) is a framework for service delivery that recognizes and responds to the influence of trauma.   


Click HERE for an information brief to learn more about Trauma-Informed Care.


USDOE Guidance:  Access to a free appropriate public education includes IEPs aligned to grade level academic content standards.


On Nov. 17, 2015, the US Department of Education issued guidance on access to a free appropriate public education for students with disabilities.  The guidance clarifies that students with disabilities should not only have access to a free appropriate public education (FAPE), but also they should have individualized education programs (IEPs) that are aligned with state academic content standards for the grade in which a child is enrolled.  This will help to ensure that all students receive high-quality instruction that prepares them for success in college and careers.


Click HERE for more information.



Congratulations to the recipients of the Outstanding Student Achievement Award and the Outstanding Educator Award for the 2016-17 School Year!

Congratulations to the Crestline Elementary Team from SST Region 7 area on receiving the Franklin B. Walter Award for the School Year 2016-17.  

To read about their accomplishment, click here! 

Congratulations to the Katana Calbert from the SST Region area on receiving the R.A. Horn Award for the School Year 2016-17.  

To read about Katana and her accomplishment,

click here! 


Ohio State University


Parnterships Support 

The Ohio State University’s CETE Results Management Team provides resources to teams, schools, and state leaders who would like to support family, school, and community engagement. We apply a range of planning, evaluation, and capacity-building services. In collaboration with EHE Faculty at Ohio State, we deliver high-quality, research-based strategies for our clients.  

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