We are delighted to share that Joe Iacano, Superintendent, and Corey Hoynacke, Curriculum Director at Summit Educational Service Center, were recently featured in a distinguished publication by Crain's Cleveland. Their segment provides valuable insights into the center's dynamic approach to supporting a diverse range of school districts in Summit and Portage counties in the post-pandemic era.
In their discussions, Iacano and Hoynacke detail:
Specialist Integration: The hiring of additional English-language arts and math specialists to provide tailored, in-person professional development.
Data-Driven Guidance: Assisting districts in using data to identify educational gaps and informing them of available resources.
Addressing Disparities: Recognizing the resource gaps between urban, suburban, and rural schools and the unique challenges each faces, such as chronic absenteeism.
The Crain’s Cleveland feature highlights the Summit ESC's commitment to creating comprehensive programs that address the holistic needs of students. These initiatives focus on more than just academic performance, encompassing broader aspects of well-being and student development in a dynamic educational environment.
This recognition, in a prominent publication, speaks volumes about the forward-thinking and impactful work being done at the Summit ESC, ensuring quality education and support for all students in our communities.
Read their full insights in the detailed article featured on Crain's Cleveland.