State Support Team Region 9 Serving Schools in Holmes, Stark, and Wayne Counties

Stark State Advanced Technology Center ~ 6057 Strip Ave. N.W., North Canton, OH 44720  
Telephone: 330-492-8136  ~  Toll Free: 1-800-733-7732

Reset and Restart -COVID 19 Resources

State Support Team 9 is committed to supporting our region’s schools, families and community partners by communicating information related to the Reset and Restart for Ohio school districts in 2020-2021.  Our focus is to provide national, state and local resources that support education, health and well-being in our region's communities. This webpage will be updated as new information becomes available. 

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Community Resource Connection: Dial 211

2-1-1 is a comprehensive information and referral phone number that provides information on social service, government and community resources.  This service is available to residents of Holmes, Stark & Wayne Counties, as well as most locations across Ohio.  Just dial 211 and ask for help. 

Link to map of Ohio counties served by 211:

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Office for Exceptional Children - Considerations for Students with Disabilities During Ohio’s Ordered School Closure

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State of Ohio

Governor DeWine’s Daily Press Conference

Ohio Department of Education Resources

  1. Reset and Restart Guidance Webpage -July 10, 2020

  2. Graduation Flexibility – 2021 and Beyond - posted 6/23/2020 

    Graduation Requirements in Light of Coronavirus-Related School-Building Closure - updated 5/21/2020 

    Graduation Ceremony Statement - Updated 6/23/2020

  3. New COVID-19 videos debut; Updated testing site map available - Updated 6/29/2020

  4. Coronavirus (COVID-19) Information Updates

  5. Coronavirus (COVID-19) Frequently Asked Questions

  6. ODE Coronavirus (COVID-19) YouTube Channel

  7. How to Support Your Child's Health & Well-Being During Ohio's Ordered School Building Closure 

  8. Third Grade Reading Guarantee Guidance Updated 4/27/20 

  9. Remote Learning Resource Guide Updated 4/3/2020
    A new Remote Learning Resource Guide is available to assist parents, families, caregivers and educators as they navigate the world of remote learning during Ohio’s ordered school-building closure.

  10. State Testing Updated 6/19/2020
    With the passage of HB 197 and the approval of federal waiver requests, new information about State Testing during the Ordered School-Building Closure has been made available to help explain the latest developments.

  11. Early Learning and School Readiness: A Guide for Restart Revised 7/10/2020 

  12. Community Schools Updated 5/21/2020
    As community schools navigate what the school-building closure order means for them, new information regarding Considerations for Community Schools and Sponsors has been posted.

  13. Ohio School Report Cards Updated 4/22/2020
    As schools navigate what the school-building closure order means for them, new information regarding Ohio School Report Cards and Accountability has been posted.

  14. Educator Evaluation Systems  - updated 4/9/20

  15. Educator Licensure - updated 4/15 

  16. Ohio's Support Guide for Teachers of English Learners - Updated 4/29/2020 

  17. Career Tech Education - Updated 5/21/2020

    Career Tech Education FAQ - Updated 4/29/2020

  18. Gifted Education Information - Updated 5/5/2020  

  19. Prevention Education and Student Well Being Supports - Updated May 15, 2020 


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US Department of Education (USDOE)

  1. COVID-19 ("Coronavirus") Information and Resources for Schools and School Personnel
    This link contains a wide variety of resources that are updated frequently.

  2. March 21, 2020 Supplemental Fact Sheet: Addressing the Risk of COVID-19 While Serving Students with Disabilities

  3. Office of Civil Rights (OCR) and US DOE Guidance on Protecting Students’ Civil Rights During COVID-19 Response

  4. Resources for Educators and Local Leaders

  5. Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act (FERPA) Frequently Asked Questions

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Ohio Department of Health

  1. Coronavirus (COVID-19) Website

  2. Coronavirus (COVID-19) Key Facts - Frequently Asked Questions

  3. Coronavirus Prevention Poster

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State Support Team 9, Stark County Educational Service Center and Tri-County Educational Service Center COVID-19 Resources

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