About Us

The Ottawa Area Center is a public school serving the unique needs of students with cognitive impairments who reside in the 11 local school districts that comprise the Ottawa Area Intermediate School District.  We serve approximately 250 students in the following programs:  MOCI, SCI, SCI/AI, ECSE/ASD and SXI.  We have a versatile staff of approximately 140 dedicated teachers, aides, nurses, therapists, consultants and support staff.