State Support Team Region 1



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What We Do

State Support Teams are a part of Ohio’s Statewide System of Support, which also includes the Department of Education, Educational Service Centers, Information Technology Centers, and professional associations and organizations. 

State Support Team Region 1 (SST 1) staff work closely with these partners to provide resources, coaching, professional development, and technical assistance to public and community school educators as they strive to ensure each child in Ohio has access to a high-quality education.

Focus Areas

Who We Serve

Map of the 13 county service area for SST 1

SST 1 provides support to educators in 13 northwest Ohio counties, including: Defiance, Fulton, Hancock, Henry, Lucas, Ottawa, Paulding, Putnam, Sandusky, Seneca, Van Wert, Williams, and Wood.

Region 1 includes:

  • 110 districts and community schools
  • seven educational service centers
  • five career technical education centers
  • 12 boards of developmental disabilities

Ohio’s State Support Teams

Ohio SST mapOhio’s statewide system of support includes 16 regional State Support Teams who use a connected set of tools and resources to improve instructional practice and student performance.

SSTs are responsible for the regional delivery of school improvement, special education, early learning and school readiness, and family involvement services to districts. These services are provided to schools and districts at no cost.

View the Ohio Department of Education’s website for more information about State Support Teams

Contact Us

Educational Service Center of Lake Erie West exterior buildingState Support Team 1
2275 Collingwood Boulevard, Suite C
Toledo, OH  43620

Phone:  419.720.8999
Toll-free: 800.346.8495
Fax: 419.720.8998

Hours: Monday – Friday, 8:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.

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Fiscal Agent
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Each State Support Team partners with a fiscal agent who has signed a performance agreement with the Ohio Department of Education.

The fiscal agent for State Support Team 1 is the Educational Service Center of Lake Erie West.

Located in Toledo and established in 1913, the ESC of Lake Erie West is one of the largest educational service centers in the state. Sandra C. Frisch is the ESC’s superintendent.

Visit the Educational Service Center of Lake Erie West website

State of Ohio Departments and Agencies

Ohio has a wide network of departments and agencies that provide information and support for educators and families. Below are just a few of these resources.

Please contact us if you have a specific question or need.

Agencies

Initiatives

Official Logos and Disclaimers

State Support Team Official Logos

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Disclaimers

IDEA Part-B Funds Disclaimer

State Support Teams are required to display a disclaimer for documents, products, and software that are developed with specific funding. The following disclaimers are required when using funds through the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act of 2004, Part-B funds. There are no copyright restrictions on this document, product and/or software; however, please cite and credit the source when copying all or part of this document, product and/or software. 

This document/product/software was supported in whole or in part by the U.S. Department of Education, Office of Special Education Programs, (Award H027A210111 CFDA 84.027A, awarded to the Ohio Department of Education). The opinions expressed herein do not necessarily reflect the policy or position of the U.S. Department of Education, Office of Special Education Programs, and no official endorsement by the Department should be inferred.

IDEA Part-B Funds, Section 619 Disclaimer

State Support Teams are required to display a disclaimer for documents, products, and software that are developed with specific funding. The following disclaimers are required when using funds through the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act of 2004, Part-B, Section 619 funds.

This document/product/software was supported in whole or in part by the U.S. Department of Education, Office of Special Education Programs, (Award H173A210119 – 21A CFDA 84.173A, awarded to the Ohio Department of Education). The opinions expressed herein do not necessarily reflect the policy or position of the U.S. Department of Education, Office of Special Education Programs, and no official endorsement by the Department should be inferred.

State Professional Development Grant (SPDG) Funds Disclaimer

State Support Teams are required to display a disclaimer for documents, products, and software that are developed with specific funding. The following disclaimers are required when using funds through the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act of 2004, Part-B funds. There are no copyright restrictions on this document, product and/or software; however, please cite and credit the source when copying all or part of this document, product and/or software. The contents of this website were developed under a grant from the U.S. Department of Education, and you should not assume endorsement by the Federal Government. Project Officer, Jennifer Coffey.

General Website Disclaimer

This website was specifically designed for administrators, educators, service providers, and parents and families of children with disabilities in Region 1, a region that includes 13 counties in northwest Ohio. The content of his website is for general information and use only. Information is subject to change without notice. This site contains numerous links to reference materials of interest to parents, educators, and agency personnel in Ohio. The opinions expressed in any articles or web pages do not necessarily reflect the positions or policies of the State Support Team 1, its fiscal agent, and the Ohio Department of Education and the inclusion of resources should not be construed or interpreted as an endorsement. When entering a linked site, please note that the State Support Team 1 has no control over the content, including personal information that may be shared while visiting. As always, exercise caution and review the privacy statement applicable to the website in question.

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009248

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