OTHER SERVICES

ESSA.....ParaPro Testing.....Infobase.....Frontline

 

INFOBASE ONLINE RESOURCES

WCIESC has partnered with Infobase to provide special savings to ESC members only!  Infobase (Learn 360) offers Streaming Video, Research Datebases, Middle/High School eBook Subscription, Teacher Resources- The Mailbox, School & District.  See the attached flyer for more detailed information.  Contact Jared McGinley for more information JMcGinley@Infobase.com 800-322-8755 ext 4261

Contact:  Debbi Christy

NEWSELA

You don’t have to choose between engaging content and delivering standards-aligned instruction. Every teacher should have accessible, standards-aligned content that excites at their fingertips so they can focus on what matters - inspiring a love of learning for life. Newsela partnered with West Central ESC to offer members a discount for services see Launch kit for more information.  Contact:  Debbi Christy

FRONTLINE TECHNOLOGIES
The Center provides a discounted rate for Frontline products.  Save time reporting on absence trends -Reduce paperwork and manual data entry, Ensure there’s a qualified substitute when needed, Stay compliant with labor law. This is an internet-based program that utilizes you existing substitute pool.
Contact:
Bert Smiley

ESSA CONSORTIUM
The WCIESC serves as the facilitator/administrative unit for a regional ESSA Consortium.  This consortium focuses on the needs of the individual school corporations to demonstrate improvement in categories required by the ESSA Act. The ESSA Consortium is open to any West Central member corporation.  
Contact:
Rusty King

PARAPRO TESTING

The WCIESC is a ParaPro testing site.  Testing can be arranged individually and administered at the service center.   You can call the WCIESC for more information and to schedule a testing time.  Practice testing is available online at https://www.ets.org/parapro/?WT.ac=praxishome_parapro_180911

Contact:  Bert Smiley


PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT
The WCIESC strives to assure superiority in teaching, learning, and educational leadership through region-based staff development programs.  The Center provides in-service staff development trainings for all school personnel, planning and technical assistance, resource material, and a communication link with the IDOE, local school corporation staff development contacts, and state and national staff development groups.
Contact:
Rusty King

LOAN RELIEF BENEFIT TOOL

Providing student loan benefits since 2011, Fiducius enables employers to achieve recruiting, retention and productivity goals, while empowering employees to achieve financial wellness. Our proprietary student loan financial planning approach combines expert Advisors and advanced technology to deliver a complete range of voluntary and sponsored solutions, including loan restructuring, contribution and disability insurance. WCIESC membership provides discounts for services.  Contact:  Debbi Christy

NEWSELA

You don’t have to choose between engaging content and delivering standards-aligned instruction. Every teacher should have accessible, standards-aligned content that excites at their fingertips so they can focus on what matters - inspiring a love of learning for life and as a member of WCIESC you will also receive a discount when you utilize these excellent Newsela products.  Contact:  Debbi Christy