The East Central Educational Service Center serves 14 counties in east central Indiana with 45 school corporations. They include over 94,000 students, 236 school buildings, and approximately 7,300 certified staff.
An Educational Service Center is:
* An agency authorized by state statute to operate under the guidelines of the State Board of Education * An agency that provides every school corporation in its service area an opportunity to participate * An agency governed by the participating school corporations.
The purposes of an Educational Service Center are:
* To offer educational services which can be provided on a cooperative basis more effectively and efficiently than on an individual basis * To supplement educational services available in the local school districts * To support activities and programs provided within the local school districts * To better equalize educational opportunities and costs for all students