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Parent & Family Supports

While many parents and families are engaged in their children's education like never before, the ESC is providing resources and supports to ensure they have access to the necessary tools for success. If you are a school district or school looking for family and community supports, please contact our Family & Community Partnerships liaison.


Learning Extension Centers | Columbus City Schools is partnering with several community organizations on Learning Extension Centers - safe, adult-supervised, welcoming spaces where students are supported while learning virtually during the day.

College & Career Readiness

Business Advisory Council Parent & Community Awareness Workgroup | Education for today’s high school students looks different and work experiences are important to be ready for careers and college. Families and students can explore options to understand: 1) There are multiple pathways that students can take to employment in high-demand jobs. 2) Real-world experiences in high school are vital for exploring further career and education opportunities. 3) Students can have a variety of experiences that will prepare them for the next steps after high school.

Amazing Futures | This video series explores the 4 E's (Employment, Education, Entrepreneur, & Enlistment) through interviews with recent high school graduates. They each found success through different experiences. Which "E" will you choose?

Digital Learning

English Learners


Social & Emotional

Special Education

Ohio Parent Mentors Project | Parent Mentors support families through the special education process. A Parent Mentor works to educate parents in the necessary supports so that the family will feel empowered as a member of the student's educational team.

Contact Us

If you need assistance, please contact us at [email protected] or call 614-445-3750