ESEA State Ombudsman Hub Summary

Hub Description: In collaboration with the Office of Elementary and Secondary Education and the State Support Network (Network), the Office of Nonpublic Education launched a new online environment in which state ombudsmen can collaborate. This space, housed within the Network website, offers a password-protected environment for state ombudsmen to engage with peers in other states, access tools and resources, and share best practices.  Leveraging the power of existing networks and communities of state education professionals, this Hub established an environment for collaboration and technical assistance to aid ombudsmen as they execute their important role with in state educational agencies.

Participating SEAs: Hub activities were open to all ombudsmen.

Hub Duration: The Ombudsman Hub launched in fall 2018 and currently remains open to all state ombudsmen. Hub activities were facilitated between January and May 2019.

Hub Activities

The activities below occurred within the Hub’s password protected environment. While the webinar recordings are made available, other activities are described only so as not to make public individual contributions from participating Hub members.