Superintendent's Message

Dear Friends,

The Summit Educational Service Center is composed of industry-leading professionals who are committed to proactively delivering the resources and services your district needs. You can rely on us for a quick response and the solutions you need. We are your professional, proactive, partner.

Summit ESC employs talented, high-quality professionals with extensive classroom and educational experience. We offer districts expertise while providing an understanding of administration, educational leadership, classroom and special education, and state and federal mandates and requirements.

We are committed to proactively discovering, prioritizing, and delivering what your district or school needs. Whether it is important legislative, legal, technology, curriculum, or education trends, Summit ESC will proactively equip you to lead.

You can always rely on the Summit ESC to be your trusted partner and your first contact for resources and solutions. We will partner with you to complement your district’s strengths. We encourage you explore our website to find the programs, services, and professional development opportunities that may be helpful to you. Do not hesitate to contact me and/or our departmental directors for additional information.

Joseph Iacano, Superintendent

Biographical Information
Mr. Iacano has been a resident of Akron Ohio and Summit County for over 30 years. He is a graduate of Kent State University and the University of Akron.  During his career he has served as an educator in Summit, Portage, Cuyahoga, and Lorain Counties . Prior to coming to the Summit ESC, he has served in various districts as a teacher, coach, principal, curriculum director, and superintendent. He has served on several state level committees including the State Report Card Committee, the International Education Committee, and the Closing the Achievement Gap Committee. His hobbies include travel, bicycling, and music. He is a die-hard fan of the Indians, Browns, and Cavs!

"There are no secrets to success. It is the result of preparation, hard work, and learning from failure." (Colin Powell)

Joseph Iacano - Superintendent
Joseph Iacano
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