Stories tagged with: MVESC

November 14, 2013 - 11:48am
37 weeks 1 day ago

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...

April 12, 2013 - 11:49am
1 year 15 weeks ago

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...

January 3, 2013 - 6:47pm
1 year 29 weeks ago

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.

"Work with the other...

October 24, 2012 - 7:35pm
1 year 40 weeks ago

The Muskingum County Educational Service Center held their annual Boards of Education dinner Wednesday evening.

More than one-hundred board members from Muskingum, Morgan, Coshocton, Hocking, and Perry counties were honored and recognized for their hard work and dedication.

"I think the most important piece is that we all want to do the best we can with what we have to make a difference and be helpful to boys and girls." said Dr. Richard Murray, MVESC Superintendent....

August 13, 2012 - 11:45am
1 year 50 weeks ago

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...

January 5, 2012 - 1:40pm
2 years 29 weeks ago

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...

October 26, 2011 - 8:48pm
2 years 39 weeks ago

The Muskingum Valley Education Service Center held their 29th annual Boards of Education dinner Wedneday night.

The dinner highlights the hard work and dedication of many school board members, superintendents, and lawmakers who help contribute to the overall success of education in southeast Ohio.

"The idea is to edify public education because school boards matter and public education matter," said MVESC Superintendent Dr. Richard Murray.

 Wednesday night's...

August 15, 2011 - 11:45am
2 years 50 weeks ago

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.

"What...

March 23, 2010 - 8:28pm
4 years 18 weeks ago

Some area students are being recognized for their academic efforts and receiving help for college.

Tonight at the 21st Annual Student Leadership Recognition Ceremony, students from Morgan, Muskingum and Coshocton counties received $500 or $1,000 awards thanks to assorted scholarships.

"These are just kids who are doing great work," said Superintendent of the MVESC Dr. Richard Murray. "We just want to recognize the work and the effort."

"It...

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