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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