Meetings for parents of students with disabilities


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Statewide Series of Town Hall Meetings for Families of Students with Disabilities to Meet March 19 through April 17

The Ohio Department of Education will host a statewide series of town hall meetings for families of students with disabilities between March 19 and April 17.

Discussion topics will include developing recommendations to improve educational experiences and outcomes for students with disabilities in Ohio.

The meetings are scheduled for:

March 19 — 4:15 to 5:45 p.m. and 6:00 to 7:30 p.m. — Sinclair Community College, 444 West Third Street, Dayton

March 20 — 12:30 to 2:00 p.m. — Xenos Christian Fellowship, 1340 Community Park Drive, Columbus

March 27 — 6:00 to 7:30 p.m. — Educational Service Center of Central Ohio, 2080 Citygate Drive, Columbus

March 28 — 6:00 to 7:30 p.m. — Findlay Inn, 200 East Main Cross Street, Findlay

April 2 — 6:00 to 7:30 p.m. — Clark Memorial Library, Shawnee State University, 940 2nd Street, Portsmouth

April 3 — 6:00 to 7:30 p.m. — Summit County Educational Service Center, 420 Washington Avenue, Cuyahoga Falls

April 12 — 10:30 a.m. to noon and 6:00 to 7:30 p.m. — Educational Service Center of Northeast Ohio, 6393 Oak Tree Boulevard, Independence

April 17 — 2:00 to 3:30 p.m. — Summit County Educational Service Center, 420 Washington Avenue, Cuyahoga Falls

For general questions about the meeting, please call Wendy Stoica at (614) 644-7307.

About the Ohio Department of Education

The Ohio Department of Education oversees the state’s public education system, which includes public school districts, joint vocational school districts and charter schools. The Department also monitors educational service centers, other regional education providers, early learning and child care programs, and private schools. The Department’s tasks include administering the school funding system, collecting school fiscal and performance data, developing academic standards and model curricula, administering the state achievement tests, issuing district and school report cards, administering Ohio’s voucher programs, providing professional development, and licensing teachers, administrators, treasurers, superintendents and other education personnel. The Department is governed by the State Board of Education with administration of the Department the responsibility of the superintendent of public instruction.

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