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.


Leading the transformation of education so each child can learn more, do more, be more.


To be the preferred partner for innovative solutions to our community’s most pressing challenges.

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.

Learn about our Basic Service Membership and our Service Solution Rates.

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.

HCESC Governing Board

Hamilton County Educational Service Center (ESC) is a not-for-profit government entity that supports schools, non-profits, and other government agencies. The ESC is a local political subdivision considered a school district under state law and governed by a publicly-elected board of education. Day-to-day operations are conducted through the ESC superintendent, treasurer, and other administrators.

If you would like to access HCESC board policies, meeting dates, agendas, and minutes, please click here.

Click to learn more about the history of Hamilton County ESC and educational service centers across the state of Ohio.

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