Prom 2014
Students from special education programs enjoy an evening of fun and dancing.

2014 Franklin B. Walter All-Scholastic Award Winner!
Congratulations to Bethany Pierce, this year's Franklin B. Walter Award Winner!

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Wednesday, September 3, 2014
Ohio Improvement Process (OIP) Overview - A Focus On TBT.
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Thursday, September 4, 2014
PBIS Coaches
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Friday, September 5, 2014
Ages & Stages S/E Administration Training
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Friday, September 5, 2014
Early Learning Assessment Teacher Training: Fall ONLY
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Monday, September 8, 2014
Administrator's Overview of KRA: What to know to support your KG Teachers
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FBI/BCI Information

The Lake County ESC offers both BCI and FBI background checks to educators and the public.

Educators -- an FBI background check MUST be completed every FIVE years, regardless of when your license expires.


Hours of Operation
Monday - Friday 8:30am - 4:00pm

Summer Hours In Effect June 10 - August 16
8:30 am - 3:00 pm

Please call for an appointment. We offer same day appointments as the schedule permits.

Payments Accepted
Cash (exact change only), Check, Credit Card (Visa, Mastercard, Discover)

BCI $30
FBI $35
BCI & FBI $65

You MUST have one of the following VALID
forms of photo ID.  Expired ID will NOT be accepted.

  • Driver’s License
  • State I.D.
  • Passport
Your Social Security Number is required to process the background check. 

BCI/FBI Background Check Form This form is fillable and savable with Adobe Reader.

If you have any questions please call (440) 350-2563, Ext. 788 to speak with a receptionist.




Lake County Educational Service Center
382 Blackbrook Road, Painesville, Ohio 44077
Phone 440-350-2563 / Fax 440-350-2566
Superintendent, Brian Bontempo