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
Toll Free: 800-424-7372
FAMILY & COMMUNITY ENGAGEMENT
SST7 Family and Community Corner is designed to provide access to resources and supports for families, community members, and school personnel in order to optimize teaching and learning for all learners.
Please feel free to contact the individuals listed below for more information.
Ed Kapel, Consultant
Heidi Orvosh-Kamenski, Consultant
Parent Guides to Student Success. The Ohio Standard is excited to introduce new Parent Guides to Student Success for English Language Arts and mathematics. Co-developed by the National and Ohio PTAs with input from The Ohio Standard, each guide offers parents an example of the new standards and the knowledge and skills children will gain at each grade level, as well as activities they can do with each student to reinforce learning at home.
Crisis Text Line in Ohio Text 4HOPE to 741 741
The Ohio Department of Mental Health and Addiction Services (OhioMHAS) has entered in to a contract with the national Crisis Text Line to provide Ohioans with a state-specific keyword to access its free, confidential service available 24/7 via text on mobile devices. This new resource is intended to broaden the options available through current community crisis hotlines.
2-1-1 is a free and confidential service that helps people across the U. S. and in many parts of Canada find the local resources they need. We are here for you 24 hours a day, seven days a week.
Language Support: The mission of the Lau Resource Center at the Ohio Department of Education is to ensure equal access to standards and school success for English learners in the state of Ohio.
Project AWARE. Ohio is a partnership between the Ohio Department of Education, the Center for School Based-Mental Health Programs at Miami University and the educational service centers within three pilot communities: Cuyahoga County, Warren County and Wood County. Funded through the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services.
Military Family Resources. Ohio is one of 35 states involved in the Interstate Compact for Educational Opportunities for Military Children, which is working to ensure that military children are properly enrolled in schools, have eligibility for school activities and have assistance in meeting graduation requirements. Learn about the compact on this website. For for additional information, contact ODE staff members Pete Lupiba, the council's state commissioner, at Pete.Lupiba@education.ohio.gov | Working with Ohio's Military Kids: what educators need to know
PBIS for Families. PBIS is a general education initiative, supporting all children and youth.The OSEP Center on Positive Behavioral Interventions & Supports defines PBIS as: a decision making framework that guides selection, integration and implementation of the best evidence-based academic and behavioral practices for improving important academic and behavior outcomes for all students. In general, PBIS emphasizes four integrated
Parent Toolkit. The purpose of the Family and Community Toolbox is to provide resources in order to build upon the natural learning opportunities that occur within a child's daily routine in the home and community. The resources contained in this toolbox provide encouragement to families and caregivers in supporting the early language and literacy development of children in their care.
The Universal Design for Learning Center at OCALI offers professional development resources, technical assistance, and resources to help design educational environments that enable all learners to gain knowledge, skills, and enthusiasm for learning