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Education

The University of Akron Wayne College Contact Information – 1901 Smucker Rd., 330-683-2010, www.wayne.uakron.edu. Interim Dean – Dr. Daniel Deckler Enrollment – 2,354 (fall 2013) More Information – The University of Akron Wayne College is a regional branch of The University of Akron, offering the academic resources of a large university in a small, intimate setting at a rate up to 30% less than other Ohio public colleges. Students can take a full complement of freshman-and sophomorelevel courses taught by experienced faculty. Bachelor degrees in social work and organizational supervision, in addition to several associate degrees, can be completed entirely on the Wayne College campus. With state-of-the-art science facilities and a 3D printing lab, Wayne provides optimal learning opportunities for students interested in pursuing a career in a STEM field of study (Science, Technology, Engineering, Math). The College offers a true campus experience for students with many clubs and activities that encourage leadership, exploration, and personal achievement. The hub of activity on campus is in the Student Life Building where students can dine in the Marketplace Café, purchase school

supplies in the Barnes & Noble Bookstore, or enjoy downtime playing pool, watching TV, viewing art in The Gallery, or catching some sun on the outdoor patio. Located on 160-acres in rural Wayne County, there is plenty of space to experience the great outdoors with miles of walking trails all around campus and green space to play sports.

Tri-County Educational Service Center Contact Information – 741 Winkler Dr., Wooster, (330) 3456771, fax (330) 345-7622, www.tricountyesc.org Superintendent – James Ritchie Treasurer – Mary Workman Director of Curriculum – Kris Pipes-Perone Director of Special Education – Dr. Deborah Williams Director of Operations & Programs – Richard Thomas Purpose – Serves schools in Ashland, Holmes and Wayne Counties through its staff of professional educational consultants and directors. Provides shared/cooperative services to minimize costs and maximize resources in the areas of preschool, school improvement, instructional technology, school psychology, speech/OT/PT therapy, professional development, gifted education, special needs education and alternative education. TCESC personnel work in each school with teachers and administrators to review, revise and realign curriculum, instructional and assessment strategies to optimize learning and student achievement on state assessments.

,GLVFRYHUHG After meeting my husband and wanting to start a family, I decided to come back to school. I love it at Wayne College, because the classes are small, scheduling is flexible and it’s easy to make friends. The location is great as well. I love the Education Paraprofessional program and the professors involved. – Casey Conkle

I have a passion for exercise science. The professors in the Exercise Science Technology program really care about the students and helped guide me throughout my degree. – Lindsey Cox

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1901 Smucker Road, Orrville 330-683-2010 or 1-800-221-8308 wayne.uakron.edu

Orrville Today: The 2015 Community Guide  

A guide to services and life in Orrville, Ohio, published by Spectrum Publications, a division of The Daily Record.

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