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Superintendent's Message

Jennifer Felker, Superintendent

Jennifer Felker, Lake County ESC superintendent is pictured.
Jennifer Felker serves as the Superintendent for the Educational Service Center of the Western Reserve. Before coming to the ESC, Mrs. Felker was the State Associate Superintendent for Public Instruction for the Ohio Department of Education and was responsible for overseeing the Division of Learning: Center for Curriculum and Assessment, and the Center for Student Support and Education Options.

Before the merger of the Lake and Geauga County Educational Services Centers (ESC) in January 2020, Superintendent Felker served as both the Geauga County ESC Superintendent and the Lake County ESC Superintendent.

Superintendent Felker also serves as the Executive Chair of the Lake/Geauga Information Technology Center (ITC), and Superintendent of iStem Geauga Early College High School.

In addition, Superintendent Felker serves on The State Board Legislative Council, and as an Executive Committee Member and FY22 Secretary for the Executive Board for OESCA, a BASA Women’s Committee Member, State Department Committee Member
  1. Board Member for Geauga Family First Council
  2. Board Member for Lake County Family and Children First Council
  3. Board Member for the United Way since January 2018
Throughout her career, Mrs. Felker served as Director of Programs and Services for the Orange City School District, and the Assistant Superintendent and Superintendent Pro-Tempore of the Educational Service Center of Cuyahoga County. Mrs. Felker’s other positions included Special Education Supervisor at Olmsted Falls and Maple Heights City Schools, a teacher and an elementary principal in Brooklyn City Schools, and a teacher for Toledo Public Schools.

Message from our Superintendent, Jennifer Felker: 

May 17, 2024

Dear ESCWR Staff,

As we celebrate the end of another successful school year, I want to take a moment to express my gratitude to you. Your dedication, passion, and hard work have made this year special.

As you take some well-deserved time to rest and recharge over the summer, I hope you look back on this year with pride. Your efforts have made a lasting impact on our students' lives, and I am so grateful for all that you do.

Wishing you a wonderful summer break filled with joy and relaxation. 

Happy Summer!

Warm regards,

Jennifer Felker


Educational Service Center of the Western Reserve 

Office: 440-350-2563 x 1701

Email: [email protected]

Contact Information

Tina Thierrin
Executive Assistant to the Superintendent
Office: 440-350-2563 ext. 1702

Jennifer Felker
Superintendent of the ESCWR
Office: 440-350-2563 ext. 1701