State Support Team Region 9 Serving Schools in Holmes, Stark, and Wayne Counties

Stark State Advanced Technology Center ~ 6057 Strip Ave. N.W., North Canton, OH 44720  
Telephone: 330-492-8136  ~  Toll Free: 1-800-733-7732

Coronavirus (COVID 19) Resources

State Support Team 9 is committed to supporting our region’s schools, families and community partners by communicating education information related to the Coronavirus (COVID-19). The health and well-being of everyone in our region's communities will remain the top concern as we navigate the developing recommendations and guidelines from national, state and local officials. This webpage will be updated as new information becomes available. 

Additions or revisions made after March 23, 2020 will include a date indicating when the update was made. 

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Community Resource Connection: Dial 211

2-1-1 is a comprehensive information and referral phone number that provides information on social service, government and community resources.  This service is available to residents of Holmes, Stark & Wayne Counties, as well as most locations across Ohio.  Just dial 211 and ask for help. 

Link to map of Ohio counties served by 211:

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Office for Exceptional Children - Considerations for Students with Disabilities During Ohio’s Ordered School Closure updated March 27, 2020

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State of Ohio

Governor DeWine’s Daily Press Conference

Ohio Department of Education Resources

  1. Coronavirus (COVID-19) Information Updates

  2. Coronavirus (COVID-19) Frequently Asked Questions

  3. ODE Coronavirus (COVID-19) YouTube Channel

  4. How to Support Your Child's Health & Well-Being During Ohio's Ordered School Building Closure 

  5. Third Grade Reading Guarantee Guidance Updated March 27, 2020

  6. Remote Learning Resource Guide Updated 4/3/2020
    A new Remote Learning Resource Guide is available to assist parents, families, caregivers and educators as they navigate the world of remote learning during Ohio’s ordered school-building closure.

  7. State Testing Updated 4/3/2020
    With the passage of HB 197 and the approval of federal waiver requests, new information about State Testing during the Ordered School-Building Closure has been made available to help explain the latest developments.

  8. Early Learning and School Readiness Updated 4/3/2020
    A new document has been posted to help explain how Early Learning and School Readiness efforts are impacted by the coronavirus-related closures and changes.

  9. Community Schools Updated 4/3/2020
    As community schools navigate what the school-building closure order means for them, new information regarding Considerations for Community Schools and Sponsors has been posted.

  10. Graduation Updated 4/6/2020
    A new informational document has been made available to answer questions surrounding Graduation for Ohio students anticipating graduating from high school in the spring of 2020.

  11. Ohio School Report Cards Updated 4/6/2020
    As schools navigate what the school-building closure order means for them, new information regarding Ohio School Report Cards and Accountability has been posted.


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US Department of Education (USDOE)

  1. March 21, 2020 Supplemental Fact Sheet: Addressing the Risk of COVID-19 While Serving Students with Disabilities

  2. Questions and Answers on Providing Services to Children with Disabilities

  3. Office of Civil Rights (OCR) and US DOE Guidance on Protecting Students’ Civil Rights During COVID-19 Response

  4. Resources for Educators and Local Leaders

  5. Fact Sheet: Impact of COVID-19 on Assessments and Accountability

  6. Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act (FERPA) Frequently Asked Questions

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Ohio Department of Health

  1. Coronavirus (COVID-19) Website

  2. Coronavirus (COVID-19) Key Facts - Frequently Asked Questions

  3. Coronavirus Prevention Poster

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