Reset and Restart Education in Ohio

OSBA staff temporarily working remotely; continuing to serve members
OSBA is conduct mandatory remote operations (MRO). While the MRO is in effect, all staff will be equipped to perform their duties from home, and members will be able to contact them via phone or email. OSBA is continuing to monitor guidance at the state and federal level related to this and will share more information as it is available.

If you need assistance, please contact OSBA at (614) 540-4000 or (800) 589-OSBA. Staff members can be reached by their office phone numbers and email addresses or by calling the main office phone numbers above.  

OSBA resources

Town halls and webinars

Vendors offering coronavirus-related products and services

Find products and services that can help prevent the spread of the virus, while minimizing disruption and protecting students and staff.

State resources

Ohio Department of Education (ODE) coronavirus information for schools and districts

Ohio Department of Health
The Ohio Department of Health, in coordination with the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), is closely monitoring coronavirus disease 2019, first identified in Wuhan, Hubei Province, China. 

Ohio Department of Mental Health and Addiction Services

  • "COVID CareLine" for Ohioans: Trained staff are available at a toll-free number (1-800-720-9616) to provide emotional assistance to anyone struggling with mental health concerns due to the ongoing stress of the COVID-19 pandemic.

Ohio Attorney General

Ohio Auditor of State

Ohio Bureau of Workers' Compensation

State of Ohio executive orders

Ohio Educational Service Centers Association

Ohio High School Athletic Association

National resources

Hanover Research

  • Summer Learning Loss: Lessons for 2020-21 Academic Planning: to support districts’ academic planning and student success, Hanover reviewed recent research that examines: how summer learning loss occurs; how the effects differ across subject areas, grade levels and subgroups; and whether summer programs/interventions mitigate these effects and improve student achievement.
  • COVID-19 K-12 School District Reopening Checklist is a tool to help district leaders prepare for the 2020-2021 academic year. This checklist offers guidance on items related to school board relations, communications, curriculum and instruction, grading, stakeholder support, and facilities planning.

National School Boards Association

World Health Organization