The Northwest Ohio ESC will be closed to the public through July 31st.


The Northwest Ohio Educational Service Center offers a wide array of supports and services to member districts and other educational entities. 

Core Services to Member Districts

  • Recruitment and approval of substitute teachers and paraprofessionals
  • Assistance with teacher licensure
  • Business Advisory Council regional operation
  • PAX training and support
  • Parent mentor services
  • Home school application processing
  • Bus/van driver approvals
  • Consortium services for LEP, IDEA-B, and ECSE grants
  • Crisis Prevention Intervention (CPI) training
  • Annual fall administrator conference and legal update
  • Professional development for teachers, administrators and other school personnel
  • Coordination of quiz bowls/leagues/tournaments, music festival, spelling bees, other events as requested by member districts
  • Summer Honor’s Academy
  • Hosting of professional meetings for superintendents, principals, CFO/treasurers, guidance counselors, technology leaders etc.
  • Representation and coordination with community agencies and programs including Help Me Grow, Early Childhood Collaborative, County Juvenile Courts, etc.
  • Franklin B. Walter Scholarship recognition and celebration
  • Ohio Migrant Education Center – fiscal agent and coordination of migrant services
  • Surrogate parent recruitment and coordination
  • Rollout of various ODE initiatives

Other Available Services

  • Professional development for non-member districts
  • Professional development for member districts - Most at no fee but some are offered at a registration fee due to costs of programming
  • Superintendent and treasurer searches for client districts
  • On-line trainings in bloodborne pathogens, child abuse and neglect identification, communicable disease, safety and violence prevention, van driver pre-service training/recertification course
  • On-line highly qualified teacher (HQT) in math, social studies, science, English language arts, pedagogy, and fine arts
  • Gifted test repository materials
  • 21st Century Afterschool grant development, coordination, staffing and fiscal services
  • Resident Educator Services
  • Fingerprinting
  • Annual bus (4 hour) and van driver (2 hour) trainings for certification
  • Parapro testing
  • Lincoln Interactive on-line courses
  • Facility rental

Specialized Programs and Supports

  • Adapted Physical Education Services
  • Attendance Services
  • Audiology Equipment Service
  • Audiology Supported Services
  • Care Coordination (Licensed Social Worker)
  • Cross-Categorical Classroom Services
  • District Specific Classroom Services
  • District Specific Personnel Services
  • Education Consultant Services
  • Emotional Disturbance Independence Education Center Services
  • Gifted Education Supervisor Services
  • Gifted Education Teacher Services
  • Hearing Impairment Classroom Services
  • Instructional Assistants (ESL, remediation, reinforcement, or enrichment)
  • Instructional Coaching
  • Liberty Education Center Services
  • Multiple Disabilities Classroom Services
  • Northwest Ohio Opportunity School
  • Nurse Attendant Services
  • Occupational Therapist Services
  • Paraprofessional Services
  • Physical Therapist Services
  • Preschool Child with Disability Classroom Services
  • Preschool Child with Disability Itinerant Services
  • Preschool Classroom Programming - Regular Education
  • Preschool Program Psychologist Services
  • Psychologist Services
  • Psychologist Assistant Services
  • School Nursing Services
  • Special Education Supervisor Services
  • Speech or Language Impairment Services
  • Transition Services (behavioral supports)
  • Tutors (Certified)
  • Visual Impairment Services
  • Work-Study Coordinator Services

Programs and Services Guide

Download our Programs and Services Guide to learn more about the wide array of offerings.

Listing of Services and Costs

Download our Listing of Services and Costs. 
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