Ohio Central School System

We invite comment toward our special education services and any comments you have regarding IDEA part B funds. Please contact us at Jeanette.Woodruff@odrc.state.oh.us or 614-728-1923. You can also mail your comments to us at 4545 Fisher Road, Suite D, Columbus, OH 43228, Attn: OCSS

Jennifer Sanders, Superintendent

The Ohio Central School System (OCSS) is a school district operating within the Ohio Department of Rehabilitation and Correction (ODRC) under the Office of Holistic Services.  The purpose of the school system, as described in Ohio Revised Code (ORC) 5145.06 is to “provide educational programs for prisoners to allow them to complete adult education courses, earn Ohio certificates of high school equivalence, or pursue vocational training.”  OCSS has developed a vision and mission that coincide with this legislation and charter.


Vision Statement

Prepare individuals to become productive global citizens through excellence in education.

Mission Statement

To provide excellence in academic, job training, and social emotional skills required for successful reentry into society; and to nurture life-long learning to build and education productive and hopeful community and global citizens through cultivating authentic opportunities.

The Ohio Central School System does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex (including sexual orientation or transgender identity), disability, or age in its educational programs or activities.


4545 Fisher Rd. Suite D, Columbus, Ohio 43228: (614) 728-1923