Coronavirus Building Closure Support
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All ESC meetings, events, and background check services are postponed or suspended through at least May 1st. In accordance with the state stay home order, access to ESC offices is limited to essential personnel. Our staff are working remotely and are prepared to assist. Please contact us via email or phone as you normally would and we will respond as soon as possible to provide assistance. Thank you for your patience and understanding.

Student Referrals

Student Referrals

Alternative Education Programs | Ventures Academy & Ventures II

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.

Referral Form


Experiential Learning in the Humanities | Mosaic

Implementing a project-based, integrated humanities curriculum, Mosaic challenges students to become analytic thinkers, effective communicators, successful collaborators, and responsible citizens. Students prepare for life in the global society by pursuing in-depth research projects, examining international connections in Central Ohio, engaging with the local arts community, and making major presentations in a variety of forums.


Special Education Services

To be considered for an ESC special education program or service, personnel from the student’s school district of residence must complete and submit the referral packet.

Referral Packet


Campus-Based Transition Programs

The ESC of Central Ohio has partnered with area institutions of higher education to give Central Ohio students with disabilities an opportunity to explore, develop and refine skills necessary to enter competitive employment. Students focus on individualized transition plans to achieve future adult living and career aspirations.