Clark County Educational Service Center

25 West Pleasant Street

Springfield, OH 45506

PHONE: 937-325-7671 FAX: 937-717-0518

Your Educational Partner

We are fortunate to have wonderful leaders on the Clark County ESC Governing Board!

On March 12, Dr. Cindy Knapp-Baird and Dale Steinlage were recognized by the Southwest Region of the Ohio School Boards Association at its Spring Awards Program held at the Warren County Career Center. Dr. Knapp Baird and Mr. Steinlage were recognized for 10 and 15 years of service respectively. The CCESC Board also received the Gold Award for effective school boards for the third year in a row.


Welcome to the Clark County Educational Service Center's Web Page. The Clark County ESC provides support services to the six local and one city school district in Clark County. Together these districts enroll over 26,000 students.

Services provided by the Clark ESC include special education program development and supervision, financial planning and analysis for districts, psychologists and other related service providers, multi-handicapped and preschool classes, drug free program coordination, OSHA and asbestos regulation compliance assistance and an attendance officer.

Our Instructional Services department provides curriculum development and supervision, a media library and professional development. The professional development program provides in service training for over 3,000 teacher attendees each year. The department also provides direct assistance to individual building administrators and staff for school improvement programs.

We also serve as a clearinghouse for all teacher and administrative applicants for our local school districts.

If you have questions concerning any aspect of our service center, please contact our offices.


April 30th - Schools Reimagined Reboot Leadership Conference @Mid-Ohio ESC. Click here for more details.

May 10th- World Languages: Planning for Performance PD. Click here for more details and to register.

The Clark County ESC has implemented PaySchools Central, PaySchools’ online payment platform. You may be wondering how you can effectively and appropriately deploy this solution in your schools. PaySchools is here to help. Click here to get started. Also, visit to the Preschool page for detailed setup instructions