For Schools – Early Childhood – Transitions

Thank you for visiting our Transitions Resources Hub. Click a topic below to find ideas and resources for working with families to support student transitions from program to program, school to school, grade to grade, and/or after graduation! 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.

InspirEd Virtual Learning Series for Families and Schools

InspirEd Virtual Learning Series for Families and Schools

This virtual learning series by OCALI and the Ohio Department of Education includes sessions on: setting up a learning environment ...
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Intentional Partnerships Podcast

Intentional Partnerships Podcast

"Each episode of the Intentional Partnerships Podcast offers an on-the-ground perspective from real people exploring their shared values around family ...
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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 ...
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Head Start Family Engagement Resources

The Head Start website for early childhood professionals has a wealth of resources for supporting effective family engagement. The site ...
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Toolkit for Educators to Welcome Families Who Have Recently Entered the U.S.

"The Newcomer Tool Kit provides (1) discussion of topics relevant to understanding, supporting, and engagingnewcomer students and their families; (2) ...
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Four Important Things to Know About the Transition to School

Transitioning from school to school, program to program, or even grade level to grade level is a process, not just ...
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Schools can apply for a Purple Star designation for their commitment to serving military families

Schools can apply for a Purple Star designation for their commitment to serving military families

Apply to be recognized as a military-friendly school! The Purple Star Award for military-friendly schools recognizes schools that show a ...
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Helping Children Make Successful Transitions from Home to School

Helping Children Make Successful Transitions from Home to School

Visit the Ohio Department of Education's resources on transitions from home to school. Learn More ...
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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.