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


Coronavirus (COVID 19) Resources

State Support Team 9 is committed to supporting our region’s schools, families and community partners by communicating education information related to the Coronavirus (COVID-19). The health and well-being of everyone in our region's communities will remain the top concern as we navigate the developing recommendations and guidelines from national, state and local officials. This webpage will be updated as new information becomes available. 

Additions or revisions made after March 23, 2020 will include a date indicating when the update was made. 

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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:  http://ouw.org/211-map/

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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

http://ohiochannel.org//governor-live-stream.html

Ohio Department of Education Resources

  1. Graduation Flexibility – 2021 and Beyond - posted 6/23/2020
    http://education.ohio.gov/Topics/Student-Supports/Coronavirus/Graduation-Flexibility-%E2%80%93-2021-and-Beyond 

  2. Graduation Requirements in Light of Coronavirus-Related School-Building Closure - updated 5/21/2020
    http://education.ohio.gov/Topics/Student-Supports/Coronavirus/Graduation-Requirements-in-Light-of-Coronavirus-Re 

  3. Graduation Ceremony Statement - Updated 6/23/2020
    http://education.ohio.gov/Topics/Student-Supports/Coronavirus/Graduation-and-Recognition-Ceremonies

  4. New COVID-19 videos debut; Updated testing site map available - Updated 6/29/2020
    http://education.ohio.gov/Media/Ed-Connection/June-29-2020/New-COVID-19-videos-debut-Updated-testing-site-ma

  5. Re-Start Re-Design Labs scheduled to assist schools with planning for next school year - three options for district teams June 11th, June 16th or June 26th.
    http://education.ohio.gov/Media/Ed-Connection/May-26-2020/Re-Start-Re-Design%C2%A0Labs-help-schools-plan-for-next  

    Re-Start Re-Design Labs Team Registration Link
    https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSfM7vfMCafg-LZCrvaYW9LwQ1eQteT_ca-wXOSGxnm4l4f7MQ/viewform 

  6. Coronavirus (COVID-19) Information Updates
    http://education.ohio.gov/Topics/Student-Supports/Coronavirus

  7. Coronavirus (COVID-19) Frequently Asked Questions
    http://education.ohio.gov/Topics/Student-Supports/Coronavirus/Frequently-Asked-Questions-Governor-DeWine%e2%80%99s-Scho

  8. ODE Coronavirus (COVID-19) YouTube Channel
    https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLDB1C5-YO_jhHfQdOoaewiWh9noR3uSkR

  9. How to Support Your Child's Health & Well-Being During Ohio's Ordered School Building Closure
    http://education.ohio.gov/Topics/Student-Supports/Coronavirus/Supporting-Children%e2%80%99s-Social-Emotional-and-Behavi 

  10. Third Grade Reading Guarantee Guidance Updated 4/27/20
    http://education.ohio.gov/Topics/Student-Supports/Coronavirus/Third-Grade-Reading-Guarantee 

  11. 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.

  12. State Testing Updated 4/24/2020
    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.

  13. Early Learning and School Readiness Updated 4/26/2020
    A new document has been posted to help explain how Early Learning and School Readiness efforts are impacted by the coronavirus-related closures and changes.

  14. Community Schools Updated 4/3/2020
    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.

  15. 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.

  16. Educator Evaluation Systems  - updated 4/9/20
    http://education.ohio.gov/Topics/Student-Supports/Coronavirus/Educator-Evaluation-Systems

  17. Educator Licensure - updated 4/15
    http://education.ohio.gov/Topics/Student-Supports/Coronavirus/Educator-Licensure 

  18. School buildings to remain closed for remainder of school year, new information available on attendance, child safety and family engagement Updated 4/21/2020

    Governor DeWine today announced Ohio’s coronavirus-related school-building closure order will extend through the end of the school year. This order includes all public, community and private K-12 schools in the state. As more information becomes available, the Ohio Department of Education remains committed to updating online resources regularly and communicating new details via email updates.

  19. Ohio's Support Guide for Teachers of English Learners - Updated 4/29/2020
    http://education.ohio.gov/Topics/Student-Supports/Coronavirus/English-Learners 

  20. Career Tech Education - Updated 4/29/2020
     http://education.ohio.gov/Topics/Student-Supports/Coronavirus/Career-Technical-Education

    Career Tech Education FAQ - Updated 4/29/2020
    http://education.ohio.gov/Topics/Student-Supports/Coronavirus/Career-Technical-Education/Career-Technical-Education-FAQ

  21. Gifted Education Information - Updated 5/5/2020
    http://education.ohio.gov/Topics/Student-Supports/Coronavirus/Gifted-Education  

  22. Prevention Education and Student Well Being Supports - Updated May 15, 2020
    http://education.ohio.gov/Topics/Student-Supports/Coronavirus/Prevention-Education 

 

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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.
    https://www.ed.gov/coronavirus?utm_content=&utm_medium=email&utm_name=&utm_source=
    govdelivery&utm_term=
     

  2. March 21, 2020 Supplemental Fact Sheet: Addressing the Risk of COVID-19 While Serving Students with Disabilities
    https://www2.ed.gov/about/offices/list/ocr/frontpage/faq/rr/policyguidance/Supple%20Fact%
    20Sheet%203.21.20%20FINAL.pdf?utm_content=&utm_medium=email&utm_name=&utm_
    source=govdelivery&utm_term= 


  3. Office of Civil Rights (OCR) and US DOE Guidance on Protecting Students’ Civil Rights During COVID-19 Response
    https://www.ed.gov/news/press-releases/us-department-education-releases-webinar-fact-sheet-protecting-students-civil-rights-during-covid-19-response?utm_content=&utm_medium=email&utm_name=&utm_
    source=govdelivery&utm_term=


  4. Resources for Educators and Local Leaders 
    https://www.ed.gov/news/press-releases/secretary-devos-releases-new-resources-educators-local-leaders-k-12-flexibilities-student-privacy-and-educating-students-disabilities-during-coronavirus-outbreak

  5. Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act (FERPA) Frequently Asked Questions
    https://studentprivacy.ed.gov/sites/default/files/resource_document/file/FERPA%20
    and%20Coronavirus%20Frequently%20Asked%20Questions_0.pdf
      

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Ohio Department of Health

  1. Coronavirus (COVID-19) Website
    https://coronavirus.ohio.gov/wps/portal/gov/covid-19/

  2. Coronavirus (COVID-19) Key Facts - Frequently Asked Questions
    http://education.ohio.gov/getattachment/Topics/Student-Supports/Coronavirus/COVID-19-Key-FAQ.pdf.aspx?lang=en-US

  3. Coronavirus Prevention Poster http://education.ohio.gov/getattachment/Topics/Student-Supports/Coronavirus/COVID-19-Prevention-Flyer.pdf.aspx?lang=en-US

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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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