PLEASE NOTE: ESC of Central Ohio offices are closed through at least July 26th. However, staff are prepared to serve you via email, phone, and/or videoconference. 
 
ESC of Central Ohio Central Office background check services reopened on Thursday, June 25, 2020. Background check and fingerprinting services are currently limited for educational personnel only, regardless of employer. This service is available by appointment only. Learn More
Need support now? The ESC can help with extended building closure supports. Read More...
Latest News
The 2020 OTAGS Conference is Going Virtual
The 2020 OTAGS Conference is Going Virtual
The annual Afterschool Builds Bridges OTAG conference will be online this year.  Read More...
Join the Fight for Social Change with the 2020 Equity Institute
Join the Fight for Social Change with the 2020 Equity Institute
The 2020 Equity Institute will explore ways to achieve educational equity in our schools and districts.  Read More...
ESC Looking for Substitute Teachers to Serve as Tutors
ESC Looking for Substitute Teachers to Serve as Tutors
Tutors will support students who may have experienced learning loss as a result of the pandemic  Read More...
AmeriCorps Programs Funded for 2020-2021 School Year
AmeriCorps Programs Funded for 2020-2021 School Year
ServeOhio awards ESC of Central Ohio AmeriCorps programs $1,080,000 to serve 3,500+ students.  Read More...
ESC Selected to Lead Region in Prevention Education Professional Development Grant
ESC Selected to Lead Region in Prevention Education Professional Development Grant
Grant enables ESCs to train educators and school personnel in prevention education programs.    Read More...
Seeking Districts to Join Project Zero Cohort for 2020-21 School Year
Seeking Districts to Join Project Zero Cohort for 2020-21 School Year
pz.harvard.edu/Available at no cost to our member districts' team of five teachers.pz.harvard.edu/  Read More...
K-12 Learning Options & Resources
K-12 Learning Options & Resources
View learning options and resources for extended school closure.  Read More...
ESC and ESC-COG Earn Auditor of State Award
ESC and ESC-COG Earn Auditor of State Award
Ohio Auditor of State recently awarded the ESC of Central Ohio and ESC Council of Governments an Auditor of State Award for completion of clean audits.  Read More...
COVID-19 K-12 Resources & Information
COVID-19 K-12 Resources & Information
View Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) resources, inforhttps://www.escco.org/COVID-19Resources.aspxmation, and local health department websites.  Read More...
ESC Connect: Our Blog is Live!
ESC Connect: Our Blog is Live!
Visit ESC Connect for insights about ESC programs and services!  Read More...
AmeriCorps Seeking Schools to Host Mentors for 2020-2021 School Year
AmeriCorps Seeking Schools to Host Mentors for 2020-2021 School Year
Our AmeriCorps Mentors for Success program is looking for Central Ohio middle and high schools to participate for the 2020-2021 school year. Schools/districts seeking support for middle and high school students with poor attendence are invited to reach out.  Read More...
Remote Learning Alliance Established to Support Schools
Remote Learning Alliance Established to Support Schools
Educational service centers and other partners supporting remote learning in Ohio schools  Read More...
Upcoming Events
Jul
16
Picking Up the Pieces | Middle School
9:00 AM - 10:30 AM
Online
Jul
17
Reset Restart Go Teach Science
10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Online
We Serve
30
member districts, including 3 career tech centers, in 8 Central Ohio counties
8.6M
grant dollars awarded
225,000+
students impacted
250+
partners receiving ESC services
+
Operating
67
ESC-led classrooms
16,646 educators participated in
133,000 hours of professional learning
3,200+ active substitutes placed in 29 districts and schools
Your Partner for Success
From on-site training and leadership development to whole child supports and in-classroom services, the ESC of Central Ohio helps all educators and students succeed. Explore what the ESC can do for you. 
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