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Our center-based classrooms located throughout the county are integrated classrooms that are licensed for up to 8 students who have special needs with no more than 16 total students. Peer Model are students who as role models and are required to pay a monthly tuition fee.

Classes are in session four days a week, Monday through Thursday, from approximately 9:00 a.m. until 2:30 p.m. Parents are responsible for transportation.

Centers are staffed with a certified teacher trained in Special Education and Early Childhood, as well as a teacher’s assistant.

Some centers collaborate with other early childhood programs such as Head Start.


Applications will be accepted in our office beginning January 1 for the following year.  Completed applications can be dropped off Monday-Friday 9:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m., faxed to 740-354-0280 (please call to confirm receipt), scanned and emailed to or mailed to:


Jodie Wheeler, SCOESC

522 Glenwood Avenue, Room 165

New Boston, Ohio

phone: 740-354-0223

Applications will be reviewed by staff and, as part of the application process, a classroom visit will be arranged to meet the child and observe how he/she interacts with other children. Peer models are expected to be full potty-trained. Applications are valid for one school year. If the child is not accepted, application must be made again to be considered for the next school year. 


Please click below for an application. 

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