Preschool Special Education Program Support

Ohio’s 88 counties have been organized into 16 regions, each supported by highly experienced personnel from these organizations. The Preschool Special Education team, which is located at the Department of Children and Youth, includes four education program specialists who are educators with expertise in preschool special education. The specialists provide guidance and technical support to help programs meet the needs of young children with disabilities. For information or questions about preschool special education, please refer to the map below to contact the education program specialist assigned to the region. The Preschool Special Education team also is available to help by phone at 614-369-3765 or email to
regional map for preschool special education which is elaborated on below

Preschool Education Program Specialists

Margie Spino blue-box.png

  • Region 1: Defiance, Fulton, Hancock, Henry, Lucas, Ottawa, Paulding, Putnam, Sandusky, Van Wert, Williams, Wood
  • Region 2: Erie, Huron, Lorain
  • Region 6: Allen, Auglaize, Champaign, Hardin, Logan, Mercer, Shelby
  • Region 7: Ashland, Crawford, Knox, Marion, Morrow, Richland, Seneca, Wyandot

Jennifer Barnes yellow-box.png

  • Region 3: Cuyahoga 
  • Region 4: Geauga, Lake
  • Region 5: Ashtabula, Columbiana, Mahoning, Trumbull
  • Region 8: Medina, Portage, Summit
  • Region 9: Holmes, Stark, Wayne

Sarah Coxson green-box.png

  • Region 10: Clark, Darke, Greene, Miami, Montgomery, Preble
  • Region 11: Delaware, Fairfield, Franklin, Licking, Madison, Pickaway, Union
  • Region 14: Adams, Brown, Clinton, Fayette, Highland
  • Region 15: Lawrence, Pike, Ross, Scioto

JODY BEALL white-box.png

  • Region 12: Belmont, Carroll, Coshocton, Guernsey, Harrison, Jefferson, Morgan, Monroe, Muskingum, Noble, Tuscarawas
  • Region 13: Butler, Clermont, Hamilton, Warren
  • Region 16: Athens, Gallia, Hocking, Jackson, Meigs, Perry, Vinton, Washington
PDF printable map version is also available.

Last Modified: 4/9/2024 2:03:20 PM