Pre-school students through the Muskingum Valley Educational Service Center get a lesson in the importance of reading.
November is National Literacy month and to celebrate guest readers have come to the pre-school classrooms. Thursday, WHIZ's Brian Wagner and his wife Christine spent time reading to special education students at the MVESC's preschool classes at Starlight.
"It just helps to add that level of importance," said Early Childhood Director at MVESC Krystal...
In today's world early childhood education is more important then ever.
Experts report that by kindergarten students are expected to be able to write their name, know their letters and know some numbers. Sunday begins the week of the young child which stressed the importance of educating pre-school aged children whether it's in a classroom or at home.
"Even the littlest things are important. If you are working on numbers and counting people to sit down at the dinner table...
New signs could soon help those looking to find their way through a downtown Zanesville building.
The Muskingum Valley Educational Service Center shares their space with the Zanesville Muskingum County Health Department and Child Support Services on 7th Street. New superintendent David Branch said the service center timed how long it took for new visitors to locate what they needed. The average time was 6 minutes. They'd like to get it down to half.
The Muskingum Valley Educational Service Center honored several educators in the area.
The organization awarded 15 teachers trophies along with $400 for serving as a role model to students, representing their school district in a positive way and for their commitment to teaching. The teachers honored and administration all spoke of the importance of working as a team and having a passion for what they do.
"The newspapers and the political pundits are just full of...
The merging of two Education Service Centers will provide a number of benefits to local school districts.
The Muskingum Valley Educational Service Center and the Perry-Hocking Educational Service Center officially merged as of the first of the year.
"The one thing that we really looked at in the merger process was how can we provide more services at a cheaper rate then what we're currently doing, or what school districts are able to do with boys and girls and teaching staff...
Teachers are the first to tell a student when they've done a job well. Monday, it was the teachers getting a gold star for their work in the classroom.
13 teachers received Muskingum Exemplary Educator Awards at the Muskingum Valley Administrators meeting. It's the 11th year that teachers in Perry, Muskingum, Coshocton and Morgan Counties have been honored for their work in the classroom. Superintendent of the MVESC said it's a privilege to single out these educators.