Solving your challenges. Simplifying your life.

With a tradition of service excellence for more than a century, Hamilton County ESC is here to help you solve the challenges you cannot overcome alone. We provide support to educational entities, non-profits, and other government agencies in instruction, administration, personnel, and finance.

Helping teachers, schools, and community service organizations – so that each child can learn more, do more, be more.

Education and Organizational Support Services

Our education services and programs, delivered through a staff of 900+ experienced and talented professionals, meet the changing needs of educational entities, non-profits, and other government agencies. We design programs, offer services, and provide support in the areas of special education, curriculum, standards, leadership, assessment, data analysis, instruction, and educational technology. Our business operations related services include graphic design and digital printing, technology administration, insurance consortia, personnel and financial services, and a unified purchasing cooperative.

Professional Development

We offer a variety of professional learning opportunities at Hamilton County ESC, online, or at your location.

In addition, we offer online classes in Accounting and Finance, Business, College Readiness, Computer Applications, Design and Composition, Healthcare and Medical, Language and Arts, Law and Legal, Personal Development, Teaching and Education, Technology, Writing and Publishing.


Our growing online store includes teaching materials, professional development workbooks, and technology supports for PK-12 education.

Hamilton County Educational Service Center (ESC) is a not-for-profit, government entity that provides support to educational entities, non-profits, and other government agencies in instruction, administration, technology, personnel, and finance. 

We are a local political subdivisions and considered a school district under state law – 3311.055 Ohio Revised Code, a local education agency or LEA under federal law – 20 USCS §7801(17) (ESEA, IDEA, HEA, Perkins), and governed by a publicly-elected board of education.

Educational Service Centers operate under the oversight of a locally-elected Governing Board. The day-to-day operations of are conducted through the ESC superintendent, treasurer, and other administrators.

Hamilton County ESC administrative offices are located at 11083 Hamilton Ave., Cincinnati, Ohio 45231.

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