SST8 Closure

Due to Coronavirus and the new guidelines in place from the Governor’s office, the Summit Educational Service Center and State Support Team 8 offices will be closed until further notice.  With the exception of planned vacation/leaves, our staff will be working remotely during this time and are accessible through email and voicemail.

Surrogate Parents

Surrogate Parents

Father reading to daughter
The Individuals with Disabilities Education Improvement Act (IDEA) requires that children with disabilities who do not have parents to advocate for them in the special education process be given a surrogate parent to make decisions about special education issues.
To learn more about about parent surrogates, click HERE
To access Ohio's Surrogate Parent Training Online Course, click HERE

Resource Document

Helen Brophy
Brophy, Helen
Educational/Transition Consultant
Office: 330-929-6634 x 511268
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