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

  • Consortium Substitute Teacher and Paraprofessional List 
  • Annual Bus (4 hour) and Van Driver (2 hour) Certification Training
  • Professional Development for Teachers, Administrators, and Other School Staff 
  • Professional Networking Meetings for Superintendents, Principals, CFO/Treasurers, Guidance Counselors, Technology Leaders, etc.
  • Annual Fall Administrators’ Conference 
  • Periodic Legal Updates
  • Consortium Services for IDEA-B and ECSE
  • ECE Grant Management
  • Crisis Prevention Institute (CPI) Training
  • Business Advisory Council Regional Coordination
  • Business-Education Liaison Service
  • Summer Honors Academy Programming
  • Coordination of Quiz Bowls/Leagues/Tournaments, Music Festival, Spelling Bees, and Other Student Events
  • Representation and Coordination with Community Agencies and Programs (Family & Children First Councils, Juvenile Courts, Suicide Prevention Coalition, etc.)
  • Franklin B. Walter Scholarship Recognition Program
  • Parent Surrogate List/Recruitment 
  • Rollout of Various ODE Initiatives including OTES/OPES/OSCES, Regional Data Leads, Literacy/Dyslexia/Science of Reading, Threat Assessment, etc.
  • Facility Usage
* Services may be available to non-public educational entities and to public school districts outside the NwOESC service region dependent upon request and capacity. 

Grant Supported Efforts

  • Ohio Migrant Education Center 
  • Parent Mentor Services
  • Future Forward - Ohio Learning Community
  • School Navigator for IEC
  • 21st Century Learning Communities
  • Consortium Services for Title III

Services Offered for a Fee to Member Districts

Curriculum, Instruction & Professional Development Department: 
  • General Education Consultant Services (includes access to Focused Consultant Services)
  • Gifted Education  Supervisor Services
  • Focused Consultant Services (*fee based if not taking General Education Consultant Services)
    • Math
    • Literacy/Dyslexia/Science of Reading
    • Social Emotional/Student Wellness/Mental Health
  • Specialized Professional Development
  • Career Coaching - Student Focus 
  • Coaching Services including Instructional/Data Coaching, Administrator/New Administrator Coaching
  • On-line Learning/Book Studies/Compliance Trainings
  • Resident Educator Programming Coordination
  • Tutoring Services
  • Instructional Assistants with focus on Reinforcement, Remediation, and ELL 
  • ELL Specialist Services
  • Opportunity School Credit Recovery and Suspension Center - Services for MS/HS At-Risk Youth
  • ROOTS Analysis Services
  • ROOTS+ Analysis Services (ROOTS plus PD) 
  • Social Work Services
Special Education Department: 
  • Special Education Supervision Services for Preschool and K-12
  • Comprehensive K-12 Special Education Programming and Supports (Multiple Disabilities, Work Transition, HOPE Center/Autism, Hearing Impairments, Emotional/Behavioral Disabilities, Independence Education Center, Cross-Categorical, etc.)
  • Comprehensive Preschool Programming and Supports (Specialized Classrooms, Screenings, Play-based Assessments, Step-Up-To-Quality, etc.)
  • Special Education Paraprofessionals and Instructional Assistants
  • School Psychology Services for Preschool and K-12 (Psychologists and Psychology Support Personnel)
  • Related Services including Speech, OT, PT, Adaptive PE, Vision, Audiology Equipment, Audiology Support, and Work Study Coordination
  • NwOESC Behavior Team Services
    • Behavior Support Services - IS/IEP Focus
    • Behavior Consultant Services - BCBA/Autism Focus
    • Assistance with FBAs and BIPs
    • Social Emotional/Student Wellness/Mental Health Consulting
  • School Nursing Services
General/Business Department: 
  • District Designed Positions including EMIS, Pupil Services, Specialists, etc.
  • Attendance/Truancy Officer Services
  • Administrative Searches (Superintendent and Treasurer/CFO) 
  • Grant Development, Coordination, Staffing, and Fiscal Services
  • Background Checks/Fingerprinting

Programs and Services Guide

Download our 2024-25 Programs and Services Guide to learn more about the wide array of offerings.

Listing of Services and Costs

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