Preschool and School Age Child Care Licensing and Step Up To Quality Program Support

The state’s 88 counties have been organized into 9 regions, each supported by highly experienced personnel from the Department’s Office of Early Learning and School Readiness. Each of the 9 regions have an educational program specialist who are educators with expertise in preschool licensing, school age child care licensing and Step Up To Quality. The specialists provide guidance and technical support to help programs meet the needs for licensing and Step Up To Quality. For information or questions, please refer to the map below to contact the education program specialist assigned to the region.
Preschool and School Age Child Care Licensing and Step Up To Quality regional map showing 9 regions and their specialists. Those countiy regions are are written out below

Education Program Specialists

Alicia Anker yellow box representing Alicia Anker

  • Belmont, Carroll, Columbiana, Coshocton, Guernsey, Harrison, Holmes, Jefferson, Monroe, Morgan, Muskingum, Noble, Perry, Stark, Tuscarawas, Washington, and Wayne Counties

Rita Campbell light blue box representing Rita Campbell

  • Allen, Auglaize, Champaign, Darke, Defiance, Erie, Fulton, Hancock, Hardin, Henry, Huron, Logan, Lucas, Mercer, Ottawa, Paulding, Putnam, Sandusky, Seneca, Shelby, Van Wert, Williams, and Wood Counties

Kimberly Crow black box representing Kimberly Crow

  • Cuyahoga County

Susannah Lemay green box representing Susannah Lemay

  • Adams, Athens, Brown, Gallia, Highland, Hocking, Jackson, Lawrence, Meigs, Pike, Ross, Scioto, Vinton

Karen Lombard white box representing Karen Lombard

  • Clark, Clinton, Fayette, Greene, Miami, and  Montgomery Counties

Michele Matheny gray box representing Michele Matheny

  • Ashtabula, Geauga, Lake, Lorain, Mahoning, Medina, Portage, Summit, and Trumbull Counties

Kristen Simmons pink box representing Kristen Simmons

  • Fairfield, Madison, Union, Franklin, Licking, and Pickaway Counties

Krista Taylor maroon box representing Krista Taylor

  • Hamilton, Butler, Clermont, Preble, and Warren Counties

Lisa Usselman dark blue box representing Lisa Usselman

  • Delaware, Ashland, Crawford, Knox, Marion, Morrow, Richland, and Wyandot Counties

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Last Modified: 5/25/2023 1:47:08 PM