The organizations linked below provide educational programming and services for teachers and students throughout central Ohio.
COMMUNITY EDUCATIONAL RESOURCES
arts and design
Columbus Museum of Art - presents a rich menu of traveling and CMA-organized special exhibitions that reflect the diverse voices in our community
The King Arts Complex - offers educational programs that provide high artistic merit, varied and diverse experiences, and which increase and disseminate knowledge regarding the vast and significant contributions of African-Americans to the culture and history of America and the world
The Neighborhood Design Center - observes existing conditions and visualizes potentials for improvement, advancement, and optimism in the fields of architecture, landscape architecture, planning and graphic design
The Wexner Center for the Arts - The Ohio State University's multidisciplinary, international laboratory for the exploration and advancement of contemporary art.
government and civics
The Ohio Center for Law-Related Education - part of a national law-related education network whose services include teacher professional development programs and resource opportunities, and development of hands-on learning experiences for students
OSU Neighborhood Institute - multi-year undertaking in civic engagement that treats the University Area as a subject of academic inquiry
Supreme Court of Ohio Visitor Education Center - tells the stories of Ohio courts and the men and women who shaped them; includes interactive exhibits, bold graphics and video clips to convey the role of courts, illustrating important cases and issues
Columbus Metropolitan Library- one of the most-used library systems in the country and is consistently among the top-ranked large city libraries according to "Hennen’s American Public Library Ratings"
Franklinton Historical Society - preserves this area’s historic past, and its growth, telling fascinating stories of how the Franklinton founders developed the area, and went on to found Columbus itself
Kelton House Museum - interprets urban life and the decorative arts in Columbus, Ohio during the second half of the 19th century.
Columbus Metro Parks - offers free educational and recreational opportunities every day of the year that will excite your senses and rekindle your spirit
Columbus Zoo and Aquarium - home to over 9,000 animals representing over 700 species and sees over 2.3 million visitors annually
COSI - nationally esteemed science center that has delighted Central Ohio with all things science for 55 years, inspiring interest in science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM) topics and delivering our experiential, "hands-on fun" brand of learning
Franklin Soil and Water Conservation District - mission is to promote responsible land use decisions for the conservation, protection and improvement of soil and water resources by providing information assistance through effective partnering, technical guidance and education
Project Wild - a supplementary education program emphasizing awareness, appreciation, and understanding of wildlife and natural resources