Surrogate Parent Training

Surrogate Parent Training
A Surrogate Parent is an individual who is appointed by the school district of residence or a court to represent a student with a disability (1) whose parent cannot be identified or located, (2) who is a ward of the state, or (3) who is an unaccompanied homeless youth.
A five-hour comprehensive training is provided by State Support Teams (SSTs). Once completed, participants will be certified as surrogate parents, enabling them to represent a child in matters relating to the identification, evaluation and educational placement, and the provision of free and appropriate public education.
Sep. 17, 2019 (held at Fairfield County ESC)
Sep. 19, 2019 (held at ESC of Central Ohio)
Sep. 26, 2019 (held at Madison Champaign County ESC)
Oct. 16, 2019 (held at Licking County ESC)
Jan. 23, 2020 (held at ESC of Central Ohio)
Apr. 24, 2020 (held at ESC of Central Ohio) 9 a.m.-2 p.m.
Presenter: Joe Farry, SST Consultant
OHID/STARS All registrations for SST 11 professional development training will be completed through the Ohio Department of Education’s web-based system . To sign up for an OHID account:
Once you have an OHID account, you will be able to use STARS to register for events listed on the system. If you are having technical trouble setting up the OHID account, please contact the Ohio Department of Education at 877.644.6338
If you have any problems or questions with the process, please contact Leslie Barrett of the ESC at 614.753.4694.
Thank you
Sara Hayes
Director of Student Services,
Liberty Union-Thurston Local Schools
740-862-4171 ext. 4152

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