Each year, Fairfield County Educational Service Center provides special education services and programs directly to Fairfield County students. Through our Prep for Success Center, special needs classrooms, transition services and Pre-K classes; we help students prepare for college and careers. We also provide essential support to school districts – such as background checks, certifications and substitute teacher coordination – that allow schools to focus on their core mission: educating students.

Aesop Services

Fairfield County ESC provides consortium members support in finding substitutes and filling employee absences utilizing an automated substitute system called  AESOP that posts and fills openings using both web and …


Attendance Services

The Fairfield County ESC Attendance Officer provides support to districts to facilitate issues  pertaining to court-related truancy problems, acts as liaison between courts and local schools and supports districts in their …


Financial Services

The quantity and quality of learning programs are related to the funding provided and the effective, efficient management of those funds.  It follows that the ESC’s purposes can best be …


Fingerprinting/BCI FBI Background Checks

The Fairfield County Educational Service Center offers BCI and FBI background checks  using the National Webcheck System. By appointment only. Please call Bobbi Williams at 740-653-3193 for an appointment. Please …


Gifted Services

Gifted Services provides services to support the development and growth of local school district programming for gifted students. FCESC collaborates with local district curriculum staff to integrate and align services …


Home Schooling

Home schooling is an educational opportunity provided for in Ohio law.  It allows the parent to withdraw their student from school and assume responsibility for their child’s education.  If this …


Learning Steps Preschool

Through partnerships with families, Learning Steps Preschool empowers children to become lifelong learners through a creative, nuturing, and individualized educational experience.   Effective for the 2019-2020 school year – To …


No Cost Services to Member Districts

Bus Driver Certification Compliance Training for all Administrators, Staff and Teachers Continuing Education Unit Certification Coordination of County Science Fair Curriculum Development Facilitate All-County Band and Choir Programs Facilitate Countywide …


Special Education

Fairfield County ESC provides member districts with Special Education Supervisory Services, direct services to children identified with special needs in low incidence areas of multiple disabilities (MD) and emotional disturbance …


Frequently Asked Questions

I'm a teacher at a school in Fairfield County. What services can you provide to me?

We provide ongoing professional development, certifications, CPR and First Aid training, the Master Teacher Program and many more services for educators.

You can view a full list of our services here.

Educators can review, register and pay for professional development services here.

I’m a principal at a school in Fairfield County. What services can you provide me?

For building leaders, we provide curriculum development, in addition to securing and administering grants to bring more resources into your classrooms.

We also offer special needs personnel and school psychologists, facilitate band, choir and science fair programs, quarterly principals meetings, and much more.

A complete list of our services is available here.

And, we can provide professional development opportunities to teachers in your school. Learn more here.

I’m a superintendent of a district outside of Fairfield County. What services can you provide me?

We’ve secured and managed the Straight A Fund for school districts across Ohio, and have provided essential educational and leadership services to students beyond Fairfield County. We accept membership from any school district in Ohio.

In addition to bringing additional resources through grants and leadership expertise, Fairfield County Educational Service Center provides attendance, gifted coordination, alternative school teachers and records processing/monitoring services to school districts.

Learn more about the full range of services we offer school districts here.

I’m a parent of a student in a Fairfield County school district. What services can you provide to my family?

Fairfield County Educational Service Center offers a number of services for parents and students in Fairfield County, and beyond.

  • For children with special needs, we offer public pre-k, but peer students (children without special needs) can also enroll in the classes.
  • For parents who desire to home school students, we ensure their transition from the traditional public school structure and offer reentry services for students returning from home schooling.
  • We facilitate band, choir and science fair programs and the 4th Grade Citizenship Program.
  • Our Fast Forward program provides students an opportunity to explore various college and career pathways.
  • We will soon open a new Success Center that will offer a flexible learning environment that will provide science, technology and mathematics education to 300 at-risk students from across the county.

A full list of our services click here.

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