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Working in partnership with individuals with developmental disabilities and their families, providing opportunities utilizing public and private supports, to live, learn, work, and play in the community

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Message from the Superintendent

Expect. Employ. Empower.

The Muskingum County Board of DD approved the 2015-2019 Strategic Plan for Starlight Programs at their January board meeting. The strategic Plan outlines several goals or priorities of the board in several areas including:

  • Self Advocacy
  • Community Integration
  • Reducing the Waiting List
  • Community Employment
  • Service Provider Recruitment
  • Service Provider Support

Each goal or priority area includes actions steps that are planned to address that goal. Details of those action steps will be reviewed on an annual basis to help Starlight Programs stay on course of achieving those goals.

In addition to this issue of the FOCUS, the Strategic Plan will be available for review on our website - HERE - or by requesting a copy through the Administration Office at 453-4829 or

A progress report on the Strategic Plan will be available January of each year on our website or by requesting a copy at the above telephone number or email address. If you have any questions about Starlight Programs’ 2015-2019 Strategic Plan, please contact me at 453-4829 or

John E. Hill