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Career Technical Education

Beginning in January 2014 the State Support Teams began supporting Career Technical Planning Districts (CTPD) in nine counties: 

  • Cuyahoga                 
  • Erie
  • Geauga
  • Huron
  • Lake
  • Lorain
  • Medina
  • Portage
  • Summit 

This position is the result of a joint venture between the Office of Exceptional Children and the Office of Career-Technical Education (The Ohio Department of Education) to support CTPD's in serving students with disabilities.

SST staff will assist in the development of professional development presentations and resources in collaboration with Office of exceptional /children and Career-Technical Education departments that can be used across all Career Technical Planning Districts.  The focus of the professional development is about improving instructional support to career technical instructors serving students with disabilities.  Focus topics include, but are not limited to:
  • Career Connections
  • Career Technical Education Standards
  • Courses
  • Assessments and Academic Alignment
  • Special Education Service Delivery
  • Instructional Data Collection
  • Analysis
Contact Information

Ron Zybura, Ph.D.

State Support Team Consultant



Linda Thayer

State Support Team Specialist



Theresa Richardson, A.A.B.

State Support Team Administrative Assistant



Educational Service Center of Cuyahoga County
6393 Oak Tree Boulevard South, Independence, OH 44131
P:(216) 524-3000  |  F:(216) 524-3683  |
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6393 Oak Tree Blvd, Independence, Ohio 44131
P:(216) 524-3000  |  F:(216) 446-3829    
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