Stories tagged with: MVESC

June 22, 2016 - 1:02pm
4 days 18 hours ago

ZANESVILLE, Ohio - One local organization was selected to help students learn and teachers teach nationwide.

Muskingum Valley Educational Service Center is collaborating with the University of Chicago's Eric and Wendy Schmidt Data Science for Social Good Summer Fellowship. A summer program designed to train data scientists to work on projects with social impact.

"The university of Chicago wants big data to train their graduate students on. They don't want it...

December 4, 2015 - 3:52pm
29 weeks 2 days ago

The Muskingum Valley Educational Service Center is paving the way for students with disabilities to find work post-graduation.

MVESC Intervention Specialist, Zeb Wood, said several former Multiple Disability students are actively employed in the community. During a panel discussion, those students were given the chance to share their success stories with current students in the program.

"They're on a panel answering questions that some of the current students may have, and...

December 4, 2014 - 6:32pm
1 year 29 weeks ago

High school choir students in Muskingum County are preparing for their Annual Holiday Concert.

This year will mark the 26th Annual Muskingum Valley Educational Service Center's Holiday Choir Concert. The concert will be held this Saturday at Secrest Auditorium at 7:30 p.m. Tri-valley high school choir director, Ann Briggs, says the concert is a great way for choir students from different high schools to come together.

"Each school will sing three pieces on their own and...

August 11, 2014 - 11:52am
1 year 45 weeks ago

Responsibility, a love for teaching and a passion for education.

Those were descriptions echoed over and over at the annual Muskingum Valley Educational Service Center's Exemplary Educator Awards breakfast.

Sixteen teachers from seventeen school districts covered by the MVESC were awarded with $400 for their dedication to education and children.

"I was very excited and very humbled because I work with so many wonderful people," said Tri-Valley 3rd Grade Teacher...

November 14, 2013 - 11:48am
2 years 32 weeks 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
3 years 10 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
3 years 25 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
3 years 35 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
3 years 45 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
4 years 24 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...

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