Our Mission:  The Mission of the Athens-Meigs Educational Service Center is to work in partnership with the community to improve student achievement, build capacity, and raise expectations for all individuals in our service region.


Early Childhood Professional Development Opportunities

Research has shown that quality programs have a positive impact on child outcomes, school readiness and school success. What is a quality program? How does a program’s vision and desires for the children they care for align with quality measures? Participants will explore these topics, including quality environment and interaction indicators and various program assessment tools. An overview on considerations for selecting program assessment tools will also be presented.

Module 1: Program Improvement with Measures of Quality (pre-requisite):  . You must complete module 1 before participating in Modules 2 and 3.

Module 2: Using the CLASS as a Measure of Quality:Using the Environmental Rating Scales as a Measure of Quality:  .Selecting and Conducting Assessments as Measures of Quality: 

Module 3:  Using Measures of Quality Data to Inform Practice:  Planning and Implementation Using Measures of Quality

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OCALI Webinar

Research is clear: learners who are not engaged and motivated are not learning as effectively as their engaged and motivated peers. Engaged Learners are Effective Learners. This presents educators with an exciting challenge: to create a learning environment in which ALL learners can be successful. In this session, we will learn how to apply the three principles of Universal Design for Learning in our classrooms and instructional design, with the elements in place, more and more learners will begin to experience success!

Date:             Thursday, February 19, 2015

Time:            3:30pm – 4:00pm EST

Updated SST Region 16 Cancellation Policy

The policy of the AMESC Board for delays and cancellations is as follows:

When the local county law enforcement officials for Athens City declare hazardous road conditions exist to warrant a leveled emergency the following shall be observed.

Level 1 Emergency-Offices open.

Level 2 Emergency-Superintendent will determine office opening depending upon road conditions.

Level 3 Emergency-Offices will be closed.

If you are scheduled to attend a professional development/meeting please check the SST website for updates.  Trainings may still be held or cancelled at the discretion of the presenter.

You can also call 740-797-0150 or 1-855-797-0150 and listen to the answering machine.

  • You will be prompted to dial extension 120 to hear current information.
  • The message will be updated as information becomes available.

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