Since 2016 Jennifer Felker had been the Geauga County Educational Service Center Superintendent and was named the Lake County Educational Service Center Superintendent in December 2018. She now serves as the Superintendent for the newly created Educational Service Center of the Western Reserve, which merged the two ESCs in January 2020. In addition, Mrs. Felker also serves as the Executive Chair of the Lake/Geauga Information Technology Center (ITC), and Superintendent of iStem Geauga Early College High School.
Prior to coming to Geauga County, Mrs. Felker was the State Associate Superintendent for Public Instruction for the Ohio Department of Education and was responsible for overseeing the Division of Learning: Center for Curriculum and Assessment, and the Center for Student Support and Education Options. She has also served as Director of Programs and Services for the Orange City School District, and previously was the Assistant Superintendent and Superintendent Pro-Tempore of the Educational Service Center of Cuyahoga County. Prior to that, she was the special education supervisor at Olmsted Falls and Maple Heights City Schools, a teacher and an elementary principal in Brooklyn City Schools, and a teacher for Toledo public schools.
Message from our Superintendent, Jennifer Felker:
Dear ESCWR Staff and Schools,
Welcome back to the Educational Service Center of the Western Reserve (ESCWR) for the 2023-2024 school year! I want to express my deep appreciation for your hard work and unwavering dedication to the students, families, and schools you support.
As we embark on this new school year, I want to emphasize the significance of understanding "our why." Every day, you make an incredible impact on the lives of our students. I genuinely value and appreciate the tremendous contributions you make to students, families, schools, and the community as a whole.
Our commitment to enhancing the work of our school districts with professional support remains unwavering. In the coming weeks, I eagerly anticipate visiting classrooms and spending time in our programs and schools. I am confident that by working together, we can make this the best school year ever. Once again, I extend my heartfelt thanks for your commitment to your students.
Educational Service Center of the Western Reserve
Office: 440-350-2563 Fax: 440-352-6066
Email: [email protected]