State Award

Lake Focus
The May issue of Lake Schools Focus on the Flyers features a page 1 story about the Wood County Educational Service Center's Life Skills program.
Auditor Award
Appeared on pg. 10 of the Bowling Green Sentinel-Tribune April 22, 2019

Logo Contest Winner

WCESC Horizontal Logo
Wood County Educational Service Center approved its new logo on April 16, 2019. The middle of the W symbolizes a person being supported by the ESC. All elements represent the partnerships coming together to form a W for Wood County. Different colors represent the unique and diverse programs offered by the ESC.

WCESC Round Logo

Making a Difference Award

Kyle Clark
Kyle Clark, Director of the Prevention Education Program and many other hats, received the 2019 "Making A Difference" Award from NAMI Wood County recently. The award (pictured below) includes the Starfish Story, about making a difference in people's lives.


Achievement of Excellence Awards

Awards Banquet
Students from Wood County and their most influential teachers were recognized April 9, 2019 at the Achievement of Excellence Awards at Penta Career Center. More photos from the event can be seen here.

Board Member Awards

Tim Smith
Wood County Educational Service Center board members Judy Parades and Timothy F. Smith were honored recently for 20-plus years of board member service (some with our ESC, some with Lake Local). These are photos from the recognition event.



Certificate 1

Certificate 2



Rube Goldberg

Students in Mrs. Gearhart's classroom in the PATHE Program use simple machines to make a Rube Goldberg machine that pops a balloon.

Students of the Month


Bowling Green
Bowling Green
North Baltimore
North Baltimore


B.A.B.E.S. Prevention Education
Prevention Education Specialist Jane Lingenfelder reads to Rossford second graders.

Student Joshua Bowen, Felicia Otte, Francesca Leass, Senator Rob Portman, Milan Karna, and Bill Hamilton, speak at a recent Drug Free Communities Grant meeting in Washington, D.C.
Sherrod Brown
Milan Karna, Francesca Leass, Felicia Otte, Senator Sherrod Brown, Bill Hamilton, and Kyle Clark speak at a recent Drug Free Communities Grant meeting in Washington, D.C.
(Photo courtesy of Sherrod Brown)

Spelling Bee Winners
Winners of the 2019 Wood County Spelling Bee, held Feb. 2, were Aaron Mejiritski, Lainee Partin, Shelby Janes, Sammy Strauss, Aubrey Johnson, and Luke Armbruster. More photos can be seen here.

Mindfulness Training
Teachers from various Wood County schools participated in mindfulness training on Jan. 26. Mindful movement techniques like these help children learn to calm their bodies when dealing with stress and anxiety.

Mindfulness 2

Mindfulness 3

Mindfulness 4

School Banners
Proudly displaying banners of our 11 partnering schools in the Wood County Educational Service Center lobby.