State Support Team Region 7

Accessibility Statement

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

Accessibility Statement

Early Learning and School Readiness

Please feel free to contact the individuals listed below via email or phone (419.747.4808) for more information.

Tom Main, Consultant

The Early Childhood Services of the Region 7 State Support Team serve as a liaison between the Ohio Department of Education, Office of Early Learning and School Readiness and the early childhood programs in the region. The Services are designed to support all regional entitites, including public and private preschools, Early Childhood Education, Preschool Special Education, County Boards of Developmental Disabilities, Head Start, Early Intervention and Help Me Grow.

Professional Development:

* Implementation of the Early Learning Content Standards and the Early Learning Program Guidelines;
* Assessment measures and techniques, including assessment for progress monitoring and program planning, as well as initial assessment;
* Transition from IDEA Part C to preschool and preschool to kindergarten;
* The use of data for program, class and individual planning;
* Early literacy and interventions;
* Models of service delivery, including consultation;
* Increasing capacity of programs to support social/emotional development;
* Coaching and Mentoring

Technical Assistance:

* Assessments;
* Curriculum and instruction and high-quality programming;
* Compliance with federal and state special education laws and regulations;
* Transitions;
* Development and implementation of Interagency Agreements for provision of services to preschoolers with disabilities;
* Program Evaluation;
* Leadership development and program planning;
* Implementation of ODE initiatives;
* Step Up To Quality;
* Coordination of services and resources;
* Coaching and Mentoring.


Ohio Department of Education

Early Childhood Ohio

Ohio Professional Development Network

Step Up to Quality Who to Call

Resources for Early Childhood

Children's Hearing and Vision Program

Hearing Resources

National Association for Education of Young Children

Ohio Center for Autism and Low Incidence (OCALI)

Center on the Developing Child at Harvard University

The Technical Assistance Center on Social Emotional Intervention for Young Children (TACSEL)

Center on the Social and Emotional Foundations for Early Learning (CSEFEL)


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