Please Note: ESC offices are closed with restricted access through at least January 22, 2021. However, our staff are ready to serve you remotely. Please see our contact page or staff directory to reach ESC staff via email and phone. Our North Office location is still available for background check and fingerprinting services. Thank you. 

Alternative Education Programs

Alternative Education Programs

The ESC of Central Ohio’s alternative education programs provide a structured opportunity for students who struggle or are unable to adjust to programs in traditional classrooms. Our goal is to provide each student with a safe learning environment that enhances self esteem and strengthens academic and social skills.

Ventures Academy (located in Delaware County)

Ventures II (located in Franklin County)

Program Features:

  • Experienced Principals
  • Certified Intervention Specialists, Teacher Assistants
  • Art and Music Therapy
  • Mental Health Specialists
  • Curriculum Aligned to Standards and Delivered through Multiple Modalities: Online, Project-Based Learning (PBL), Structured Teaching
  • Exploration of Career Pathways, Community Engagement
  • Mentorship
  • School-Wide Positive Behavioral Interventions & Supports (PBIS) and Restorative Practices

See student referral form