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Early Childhood/Preschool Programming provides opportunities for regular education and special education children ages 3-5. Children with special needs are referred through the local school district’s Special Education Departments.  Programming is provided in Center-Based Preschool Classrooms.  

Locations:  Fairport Harbor Preschool –McKinley Elementary School (Fairport Harbor)

                Perry Preschool –Tarbuck Center (Perry)


K’nextions Learning Academy, is an alternative on-line accredited program for students in grades 6-12. KLA offers School Districts the ability to maintain state funding and student enrollment. Students can gain new credits, recoup lost credits, practice for OGT or OAA tests and get help from experienced teachers in fourmajor areas of study.  Multiple  School Districts currently utilize this program. 

Project SEARCH is an internship program for students with multiple disabilities who are in their last year of high school. Students participate in three ten week Internships at the host business and around the community with the goal of competitive employment. The Lake County Project SEARCH class is hosted at Lakeland Community College.
Located:  Lakeland Community College-7700 Clocktower Dr, Kirtland, OH, 44094


SAIL  is designed for K-12 students on the Autism Spectrum who thrive best in a self-contained environment that emphasizes the acquisition of social and interpersonal language skills.                  Located:  4261 Manchester Ave, Perry, Ohio, 44081

 The Lake Academy is an Alternative School for students in grades 7-12 who are at risk of not graduating or require credit recovery. The Lake Academy promotes individualized curriculum, parental involvement, behavior modifications, community service, employment opportunities, academic and tutorial  assistance, and substance abuse screening. This highly successful program has over a 90% graduation rate for the 20 years of operation.                                                                      Located:at 503 Vegas Drive, Eastlake, Ohio, 44095

Unique Like Me is a storefront.  This training site offers our students with disabilities opportunities to demonstrate their skills and talents  to interact with the community by selling handmade, unique products. Located: 184 Main Street, Painesville, Ohio, 44077

Lake County Educational Service Center

8221 Auburn Road, Concord Township, Ohio 44077
Phone: 440.350.2563
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