Please Note: ESC offices will be closed with restricted access beginning Monday, November 23, 2020 through at least January 15, 2021. However, our staff are ready to serve you remotely. Please see our contact page or staff directory to reach ESC staff via email and phone. Our North Office location is still available for background check and fingerprinting services. Thank you. 

Vision, Purpose, Goals, & Values



An educational solutions agency meeting the needs of today, while remaining focused on the future, driven by innovation and choice.

Purpose & Goals


The ESC of Central Ohio leads when necessary, supports all stakeholders, and seeks to share and leverage resources on behalf of its client school districts and partners.


Build and sustain relationships that advance our vision, purpose and values

Make optimum use of all available resources

Provide programs and services that improve outcomes for students


Respect: We honor the diverse needs of those we serve.

Service: We value the opportunity to be of service.

Collaboration: We foster strong relationships with our partners.

Accountability: We are answerable for our actions and behaviors.