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Our Summer Office Schedule is in effect until July 29th. 

Office Hours: 8:30 AM - 3:30 PM,  Monday -Thursday.

**NOTE: The office is closed July 1st and July 4th.


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Our Geauga County Family & Community Liaison, Abby Begeman is helping out at the United Way Day of Action! They are assembling Welcome Care Kits of cleaning & personal supplies to deliver to local agencies for families & individuals in housing crisis
Our Geauga County Family & Community Liaison, Abby Begeman helped out at the United Way Day of Action! They assembled Welcome Care Kits of cleaning & personal supplies to deliver to local agencies for families & individuals in housing crisis.
Our Geauga County Family & Community Liaison, Abby Begeman is helping out at the United Way Day of Action! They are assembling Welcome Care Kits of cleaning & personal supplies to deliver to local agencies for families & individuals in housing crisis.
Our Geauga County Family & Community Liaison, Abby Begeman helped out at the United Way Day of Action! They assembled Welcome Care Kits of cleaning & personal supplies to deliver to local agencies for families & individuals in housing crisis.
Lake County Summer Sidekicks students got to learn all about farm animals during our "Go Wild... It's Animal Day" lesson!
Lake County Summer Sidekicks students got to learn all about farm animals during our "Go Wild... It's Animal Day" lesson!
Lake County Summer Sidekicks students got to learn all about farm animals during our "Go Wild... It's Animal Day" lesson!
Lake County Summer Sidekicks students got to learn all about farm animals during our "Go Wild... It's Animal Day" lesson! Thank you to Ms. Christina from Lake Metroparks Farm Park for coming out to spend time with us!
Momma Duck was ready to mover her babies out of the patio at Metzenbaum Center!!
Momma Duck was ready to move her babies out of the patio at Metzenbaum Center!! They walked out through the gym!
Our STARS/ACHIEVE students had a great time on their Annual Fishing Trip!!
Our STARS/ACHIEVE students had a great time on their Annual Fishing Trip!!
Our STARS/ACHIEVE students had a great time on their Annual Fishing Trip!!
Our STARS/ACHIEVE students had a great time on their Annual Fishing Trip!!
ESCWR Superintendent, Jennifer Felker visited our Job training students at the Heinen's in Chardon. It's great to see our students out in the community practicing their employability skills!
ESCWR Superintendent, Jennifer Felker visited our Job training students at the Heinen's in Chardon. It's great to see our students out in the community practicing their employability skills!
The Lake County Treasurer, Michael Zuren stopped in at our Unique Like Me Storefront Vocational Skills Training Site today and presented us with a proclamation! April 29, 2022 will be known as Unique Like Me Day!!!
Lake County Treasurer, Michael Zuren stopped in at our Unique Like Me Vocational Skills Training Site today and presented us with a proclamation! April 29, 2022 will be known as Unique Like Me Day!!!
Women in STEM Day at Lake Erie College!
Women in STEM Day at Lake Erie College!
Women in STEM Day at Lake Erie College!
Women in STEM Day at Lake Erie College!
Women in STEM Day at Lake Erie College!
Women in STEM Day at Lake Erie College!
 Preschoolers were excited to interact with animals from Lake Metroparks Farmpark last week!
Preschoolers were excited to interact with animals from Lake Metroparks Farmpark last week!
Barnyard Goes to School! Our Preschool classes in Fairport & Perry were excited to interact with animals from Lake Metroparks Farmpark last week!
Barnyard Goes to School! Our Preschool classes in Perry & Fairport were excited to interact with animals from Lake Metroparks Farmpark last week!
Preschool Students at Ledgemont Elementary are creating a maple tree as they learn about maple sugaring!
Preschool Students at Ledgemont Elementary are creating a maple tree as they learn about maple sugaring!
Tri-County Spelling Bee participants
Tri- County Spelling Bee ParticipantsParker Pacifico from West Geauga, Lorelei Glink from Jefferson & Charlie Whittaker from Kirtland

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Franklin B. Walter Award Winner, Hope Zagar

Franklin B. Walter 2021-2022 Award Winner

Hope Zagar from Berkshire High School is this year's Franklin B. Walter recipient for Geauga County. Congratulations Hope!  Hope was involved in many clubs and organizations at Berkshire High School, including: Student Council, Drama/Theatre Club, Spanish Honor Society, National Honor Society and is the state winner of the American Legion Americanism and Government Exam. Hope will be attending Ohio State University where she plans to major in Neuroscience.  Our Governing Board President, Mr. Geoffrey Kent and our Superintendent, Mrs. Jennifer Felker presented Hope with her award during our Governing Board Meeting on June 28th.

Lake County Summer Sidekicks Program

This week wraps our Lake County Summer Sidekicks program! Students worked hard this summer brushing up on math and English language arts! A big thank you to Mentor Civic Ice Arena, Busy Bees Potter, Wickliffe Lanes & Fairport Creamery for their generous donations for our end of program raffle! We greatly appreciate the support from these local businesses as they served as great incentives for our students! 
Summer Sidekick Student

Little Annie's Train of Hope

A special thank you to Annie Klein & volunteers from Little Annie's Train of Hope for assembling and donating 100 hygiene bags for our students. Our ESCWR Sumer Sidekicks students were able to benefit from this donation. We appreciate Annie & her volunteers assisting the ESCWR so that our students don't have to worry about hygiene as a barrier to services this summer time. 
United Way Geauga County Day of Action

United Way Geauga County Day of Action

Our Geauga County Family & Community Liaison, Abby Begeman helped out at the United Way Geauga County Day of Action! They assembled Welcome Care Kits of cleaning & personal supplies to deliver to local agencies for families & individuals in housing crisis. 

Integrated Student Support Community Service Providers

Calling all Integrated Student Support Community Service Providers! Please review this Community Service Providers RFP opportunity to support our local Eligible Districts and Schools. 

We are specifically looking for providers for direct student support and wide scale professional development for staff. The interest form linked in the RFP spells out District identified needs. When you complete the interest form, you will indicate what specifically you can provide. Per the RFP, there will be a selection process.

Contact Dr. Vanessa Karwan, CAO at [email protected] with any questions.
The application deadline is July 22, 2022. The selection process and interviews will take place August 2nd and if need be on August 3rd, 2022.

2022 Fall PD Catalog

Our 2022 Fall Professional Development Catalog is now available! Additional offerings will be available in August. Follow the above link to view all of the great opportunities!

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Upcoming Events

Jul
28

Educator Training

Thu Jul 28 2022
Aug
02
Aug
03

Educator Training

Wed Aug 3 2022
Aug
09

Educator Training

Tue Aug 9 2022

Extended Learning and Summer Programming Catalog

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