Accessing the Jon Peterson and Ohio Autism Scholarships

 

Are you considering a specialized autism school for your child? The Jon Peterson Scholarship and the Ohio Autism Scholarship are sizeable awards from the Ohio Department of Education (ODE) available to families who have a child with a disability, an IEP and a need for specialized education.


PARTICIPANTS ATTENDING THIS WEBINAR WILL LEARN:

  • Eligibility requirements and how to apply
  • Amount of the scholarships and services covered
  • Role of the parent versus the school district
  • Where to get a list of providers
  • How to know if the student is making progress

 

RESOURCES

DOWNLOAD PRESENTATION SLIDES

Ohio Department of Education (Links to Frequently Asked Questions for Parents)

 

MEET THE SPEAKER

Angela Cheadler, Assistant Director
Office of Nonpublic Educational Options, Ohio Department of Education

Jacqueline Cheadle is the Assistant Director in the Office of Nonpublic Options at the Ohio Department of Education. Her responsibilities include oversight of the Autism and Jon Peterson scholarship programs.

She has been with the Ohio Department of Education for five years. She is also an Ohio licensed Intervention Specialist. Prior to coming to the department, she worked as an Intervention Specialist in both public and private schools specifically working with students with autism.

Jacqueline was born and raised in southern Ohio and currently lives in central Ohio with her husband, son and two dogs.