ESC of the Western Reserve
The Lake County Educational Service Center (LCESC) is an integral part of the education system in our county and state. Our VISION is: to be recognized as a premier Educational Service Center and preeminent service provider. Our MISSION is: to excel in providing innovative programs and quality services that add value to our educational community. Recognizing that the rapidly changing educational environment in Ohio demands flexibility, innovation and dynamic leadership, the LCESC strives to meet the needs of our districts today and tomorrow. We focus on the development of programs and hire key personnel to provide services that positively impact and improve instruction and student achievement throughout the county.
The LCESC, under the direction of the county superintendent, employs approximately 225 workers for the programs and services offered to our school districts. Among the many services provided, we serve as the local authority for professional certification and licensure, provide recruitment services for the districts in our county and facilitate the needs of the Local Professional Development Committee (LPDC). Moreover, the LCESC is dedicated to providing quality services and learning opportunities that meet the individual and collective needs of the school districts in Lake County.