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Orange Parent Education Network

Welcome to the 2013-2014 State Support Team 3 Information

Parent Representatives: 

Chris Rose     email Chris    (216-378-1575)
Trina Scharf   email Trina    (216-896-0027)
Cindy Wiley    email Cindy   (216-595-1226)

Educational Service Center - Parent Resources

State Support 3:

Cuyahoga County is considered State Support Team 3.  Each of the 16 State Support Teams (SSTs) within the State of Ohio are responsible for the regional delivery of services in the areas of early learning and school readiness, improving results for students with disabilities, parent resources, secondary transition, Ohio school improvement, and special education technical assistance and compliance. 

Cuyahoga ESC Newsletters available on line. 

A wealth of information along with an extensive calendar of events for parents and educators is available on the Educational Service Center of Cuyahoga County's website.

Calendar of Events

Feb 19, 2014,

March 19, 2014,

April 17, 2014

State Support Team 3 Offering:

"IEP Basics for Parnets - FREE (by app't only)"

One hour consultation to look over IEP or ETR.  Call Terri McIntee at the Educational Service Center (216-446-3810) to check available time slots.  Click here for flyer 

Jan 15, 2014

7pm - 8:30 pm

Milestones Autism Org - UH Seminar Series: *cost is $90 for Series, $10 for students/para professionals

"Technology, Tools and Software Programs for Children with ASD"

UH Westlake Medial Center, Westlake, OH - Register Here

 Jan 15, 2014

6:30 pm - 9 pm

State Support Team 3 Offering:

"Building Independence"

Speakers:  Donna Ownens & Denise Sawan Caruso - OCALI

Click here for flyer

Jan 29, 2014

6 pm - 9 pm

Milestones Autism Org Workshop: *cost is $30

"Promoting Life-Long Strategies for Success"

South Pointe Hospital - Register Here

Feb 12, 2014

6:30 pm - 9 pm

State Support Team 3 Offering:

"Positive Behavior Supports"

Speaker:  Dr. Meghan Shelby, SST3

 Feb 22, 2014

10 am - 1 pm

 16th Annual Summer & Beyond Fair

Sat May 3, 2014

8:30 am-2:30 pm


Red Tree House Event:

"3rd Annual Cuyhahoga County Transition Expo"

Cleveland State University Student Center

Click here for Flyer


 Helpful Support Organizations

This page is updated by O.P.E.N.  Orange Parent Education Network (O.P.E.N.) is now part of the OHS PTA Health & Safety Committee.  O.P.E.N. will continue to support families within our community to enhance learning experiences within a cooperative parent-teacher partnership for all students especially those served on I.E.P. and 504 Plans.  Partnering with Health & Safety enhances our ability to provide parents, teachers, and our community relevant information from many sources.  

Orange Schools
32000 Chagrin Blvd
Pepper Pike, OH 44124
PHONE: 216.831.8600
FAX: 216.831.8029