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. 

Federal Coordinators’ Network

Federal Coordinators' Network

A professional network for district and school federal coordinators to share implementation experiences and best practices around the Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA).  Technical assistance for the Comprehensive Continuous Improvement Planning (CCIP), nonpublic school service system, fiscal resources alignment to support student learning, and ESSA compliance will be customized for participants. Opportunities for professional growth include networking events, webinars, email updates and other collaborative work sessions.

For more information, please contact [email protected].


The Ohio Department of Education's Office of Federal Programs is currently providing monthly meetings for federal administrators. Register in the Sites and Applications/Training and Registration link in OH|ID Portal by searching “Federal Programs.”

Upcoming Office of Federal Programs Training Date/Times:
  • January 26: One Needs Assessment | Facilitating a Needs Assessment and How to Identify Priority Needs
  • February 23: English Learners | Title III  
  • March 23 | Nonpublic Equitable Services
  • April 27 | Wrapping up Compliance System
  • May 25 | Homeless Education
  • June 29 | Funding the Plan with One Needs Assessment and One Plan

New Coordinators Academy – Session Name Date & Time (3rd Thursday unless otherwise noted)
  • January 21  10-11:00am | One Needs Assessment: What is a Comprehensive Needs Assessment?
  • February 18  10-11:00am  | Who are Vulnerable Youth?: What is Required in ESEA?
  • March 18  10-11:00am  |  Nonpublic Equitable Services: Why Do We Need to Provide Equitable Services?
  • April 15  10-11:00am  |  Inventory of Required Documents & Compliance  
  • May 20 10-11:00am  |  McKinney-Vento Act and Foster Children
  • June 17  10-11:00am  |  Completing the Funding Applications


The Office of Federal Programs has provided past meeting recordings in the CCIP Doc Library folder entitled “Office of Federal Program Trainings."


For further assistance or to discuss the monthly Office of Federal Programs meetings, please contact: [email protected]