Ohio Department of Education Topic News


Career-Technical Education Middle Grades Waiver

The Career-Technical Education Middle Grades Waiver form is now available. The waiver is accessible through the SAFE account. The district will have access to the form through the account linked to the Superintendent or Superintendent Designee. Here are the steps to completing the form:

  • Access the SAFE account at:
  • Click on the “Forms” link
  • Fill out the CTE Middle Grades Waiver FY2016. Make sure that you answer all questions and upload the board resolution.

Middle grades CTE waivers must be completed yearly. The deadline for completing this year’s waiver is September 30, 2015. If you have any questions or concerns please contact the Office of Career-Technical Education at 614-466-3430.



CTE Middle School Validation

Reminder: September 30 is the deadline for completing the on-line validation process for teaching Career-Technical Education in middle grades for FY16. Details can be found at The on-line validation process will re-open April 2016 for FY17.


EMIS Newsflash – September 2, 2015

New FY15 March (D) Reporting Collection Request
New FY16 Student (S) Retention Collection Request
FY15 Financial (H) Reports Released


Request for Presentation Proposals for Ohio Positive Behavioral Interventions & Supports Showcase

Practical approaches for building a positive school culture and climate through implementation of the Ohio multi-tiered PBIS framework.


EMIS Newsflash – August 20, 2015

Updated FY16 SOES Initial Student (S) Data Collection Request - v2 Released

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