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The Ohio Department of Education has recently redesigned its entire website, including the Special Education section.


Updated Special Education Sitemap

We updated the structure of the Department of Education's Special Education site to include information from 


Registration is Open for Ohio's 2013 Special Education Leadership Conference

The Office for Exceptional Children (OEC) announces the availability of registration for the 7th Special Education Leadership Conference scheduled for Monday and Tuesday, October 1-2, 2013 at the Greater Columbus Convention Center in Columbus, Ohio. Access this news item to learn more.


April Siegel-Green First Recipient of the Kathe Shelby Leadership Award

April Siegel-Green, Director of Exceptional Children for Chardon Local Schools in Chardon, Ohio since 2007 was presented with the inaugural Kathe Shelby Leadership Award by Sue Zake, Director of the Office for Exceptional Children, Ohio Department of Education, at Ohio’s Special Education Leadership Conference Award luncheon on September 23, 2012. Other nominees for the Award were also honored at the luncheon.