Ohio Department of Education Topic News

Revised Waiver Guidance and Application


The Service Delivery Rule in the Operating Standards for Ohio’s Educational Agencies Serving Children with Disabilities provides requirements for determining service provider workloads, ratios of students with disabilities to service provider and the age range of students within a classroom during an instructional period. A provision in the rule allows districts to apply for a waiver to the ratio and/or age range requirements.

Guidance for Waiver Application

Waiver Application

Questions regarding the waiver procedures may be directed to Cathy Csanyi, OEC Education Consultant at (614) 752-1333 or Waiver Applications and supporting materials are now to be submitted electronically to

The Waiver Database provides a list of districts that have applied for waivers.