Skip To Main Content


The ESC of Eastern Ohio Human Resources strives to provide quality service, leadership, and support to employees, candidates, and districts. The Office of Human Resources is responsible for recruitment, hiring, benefit administration, licensure, staff training, workers compensation, unemployment, FMLA, local/state/federal compliance and reporting, and maintaining employee records.


Department Contact Information

Jack Zocolo
Director of Business Operations/Human Resources
330.533.8755, ext. 1209

Steve Mines
Human Resources Supervisor
330.533.8755, ext. 1081

Madison Woolman
Human Resources Generalist
330.533.8755, ext. 1027

Employment Opportunities

The ESC of Eastern Ohio provides supports and services for more than 20 public school districts in Eastern Ohio. We also manage the MVRCOG, a regional council of governments that provides substitute fulfillment and other employment services for area districts.

We continually seek individuals passionate about making a difference. Join us to be a part of the reinvention of education in the Valley.

Visit Frontline to see current positions, posting details, and to apply for ESCEO and area district postings.


Featured Opportunities at ESCEO

Licensure & Local Professional Development Committee

Responsibility of Employee

Obtaining, updating, and filing a valid license is the responsibility of all certificated employees. It is REQUIRED that personnel meet the requirements for renewal and updating of their license by following the procedures in the ESC of Eastern Ohio Individual Professional Development Manual. Questions regarding the Local Professional Development Committee can be directed to Kristen Osiniak (

ALL applications must be submitted online.

Title IX Compliance Officers

Health Insurance

Benefits for qualified employees is available through the Mahoning County School Employee Insurance Consortium. Details regarding available coverage can be found at

Additional Links

Please contact our HR Department staff to schedule an onsite background check appointment.

Background Checks

The ESC of Eastern Ohio offers both BCI and FBI background checks using an electronic NationalWebCheck System for both education and non-education purposes..  It is the responsibility of the individual receiving the background check to provide the following information:

  • BCI or FBI codes

  • Direct Mail Agency (if applicable)

NOTE: The ESC of Eastern Ohio is unable to complete background checks for concealed weapons and hazmat.

Please contact 330.533.8755 to schedule an appointment.

ParaPro Assessment Information

ParaPro Assessments and Substitute Teaching is available through the Mahoning Valley Regional Council of Governments (MVRCOG).