Category: Stories From Ohio

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Ohio Regional Story: Talk First Stark encourages “language nutrition” as the foundation of healthy growth and brain development

The Ohio Department of Education’s State Support Team 9 has been working in collaboration with Great Start for Great Futures – Talk First Stark to encourage “language nutrition” as the foundation of healthy growth...

Ohio School Story: Harmon Middle School’s Counselor Supports Families During the Pandemic

The counselor at Harmon Middle School in Pickerington Local Schools gathered resources for families to promote the well-being of their children at home. The website is easy to navigate and focuses on supporting families’...

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Ohio Family Story: Transition from Homeschool to Formal Education

Kenyona and her husband decided to homeschool their children through kindergarten and first grade. While both children have since transitioned to private school, the idea of no longer homeschooling her children left Kenyona second-guessing...

Ohio Family Story: Michael’s Story with Strength, Courage, and Bravery

We share the following videos with permission from Michael’s family and the Ohio Coalition for the Education of Students with Disabilities (OCECD). Thank you to our partner OCECD for producing such an impactful set...

Ohio Parents and Caregivers -- Click Here to Apply to be on our Advisory Council in 2021 -- Applications Due November 26, 2020

We are now recruiting Ohio parents and caregivers of Ohio children from birth to grade 12 to be members of our advisory council beginning in January 2021!

Click here to download the English version of the application and share with families in your community.

Click here to download the Spanish version of the application and share with families in your community.

Applications are due by November 26, 2020, and can be emailed as an attachment to OhioSFEC@osu.edu.

To read more about the work of the council, visit our state advisory council web page.

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