Elementary School – Organizations for Families

Thank you for visiting our Organizations for Families Resources Hub. Click on the Resources below to learn more about how you can partner well with your child’s school! You can also click the search button at the top and type in a topic you are interested in. Have questions? Contact us at OhioSFEC@osu.edu.

Lean About the LifeCourse Framework

Charting the LifeCourse Training and More from the Family Resource Network of Ohio

The Family Resource Network of Ohio (FRNO) provides training for parents/caregivers, groups, schools, and agencies/providers on the Charting the LifeCourse ...
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Summer Food Service Program for Families

Families are the providers of healthy meals for their kids. The Summer Food Service Program from the Ohio Department of ...
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Try Engineering as a Family! (Also available in Spanish)

Whether you’re a family looking for fun activities to do at home or an educator organizing an event (or alternatives ...
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Real Talk: Ideas for Parenting Young Children

Real Talk Webinars for Families with Young Children

Let’s be honest: parenting young children can sometimes be hard. That’s why we asked OSU early childhood experts to weigh in on the most common topics ...
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OhioKAN logo: OhioKAN is a new statewide program designed to help kiship and adoptibe families navigate and connect with all available resources, locally and statewide.

OhioKAN: Connecting Kinship Caregivers to Resources

Do you have grandparents or other kinship caregivers raising children in your school community who have outstanding needs? Research suggests ...
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Native American Indian Center of Central Ohio – Promotes and strengthens the American Indian and Alaska Native community

Ohio has strong and capable Native American/Indian families. The Native American Indian Center of Central Ohio (NAICCO) exists to support ...
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Ohio’s Guide to Parent Rights in Special Education (Available in 13 languages)

This guide by the Ohio Department of Education can help parents and caregivers understand your rights and your child’s rights ...
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How can I become a surrogate parent to support and advocate for a child’s special education needs in Ohio?

What is a Surrogate Parent? Surrogate parents are an important resource for many students. The Individuals with Disabilities Education Act ...
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