The Education Service Center Region
12 provides professional training and technical assistance
for the purpose of improving student performance for
Our vision is to be the provider of
choice for education services and solutions.
Our mission is to partner with schools in
improving student performance through educator training,
administrator assistance, technical services, and
the implementation of statewide and regional initiatives.
ESC Region 12 is committed to the Continuous Improvement
Model for enhancing programs and services as defined
in the following four strategic priorities:
To assist school districts in improving student performance.
To assist school districts in increasing effectiveness
and economy of operations in a safe and orderly environment.
Assist school districts in the implementation of
statewide and regional initiatives.
Enhance quality communication as the key to positive
climates and productive partnerships.
ESC Region 12’s Quality Policy is to:
Provide services and solutions of the highest standards
to satisfy our customers’ expectations via
the ESC Quality Management System.
ESC Region 12's Green Initiative:
To establish and sustain a commitment to continuously improve the ESC Region 12's environmental footprint.
Jerry Maze, Executive Director
Leslie Bennett, Deputy Director for
Certification & Data Services
Sharon Henson, Deputy Director
Support & Grant Services
Terry Marak, Chief Financial Officer
Charlene Simpson, Deputy Director
Academic & Administrative Services
Joe Pirtle, Chairman
Bill Killian, Vice Chairman
Rex Daniels, Member
Clarence Fields, Member
Kermit Heimann, Member
Sarah Lane, Member
Connie Z. White, Member
Mike Caplinger, Charter School Representative