ESC of Lorain County

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1885 Lake Avenue
Elyria, OH 44035
Phone: (440) 324-5777 Fax: (440) 324-7355
Project SEARCH is an unpaid internship program for students with disabilities that have completed all academic requirements. Eligible students must have an open case with Opportunities for Ohioans with Disabilities (OOD) and plan to work independently in the community after they complete the Project SEARCH program. Students that meet the eligibility criteria will have the opportunity to apply for Project SEARCH.

This program is application based; students are selected by a committee based on completed application materials, hands on assessments and work/training history. Interested students and their IEP teams can work to determine if this program option to consider, based on the students' goals and commitment to employment and .

Our goal is to assist students and families in developing plans for transition that best meet the needs of each individual.

For more information on your district's participation in the Project SEARCH partnership, you may contact your Special Education Administrator or Transition Coordinator.


Transition Coordinator
Michelle McClintic
440.324.5777 ext. 1130
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