Northern Buckeye Education Council
The Northern Buckeye Education Council (NBEC) is a not-for-profit Council of Governments organized under Chapter 167 of the Ohio Revised Code. The purpose of the NBEC is to provide educational entities in greater northwestern Ohio access to a variety of cooperative administrative services thereby reducing the cost of obtaining these services. Currently, the NBEC provides data processing services through its Northwest Ohio Computer Association (NWOCA) subsidiary; assists in the preparation of financial reports and offers a wide range of professional development opportunities to employees of its member districts.
The NBEC is organized to:
- Foster cooperation among educational entities.
- Provide leadership in planning for the future needs of educational entities in our service area.
- Provide cooperative services to member educational entities in order to achieve efficiencies of scale and reduce overall costs.
Presently, there are forty one public education entities as full members in the NBEC, all of which are located in Defiance, Fulton, Henry, Lucas, Williams and Wood counties.
The NBEC office is located at 209 Nolan Parkway, Archbold Ohio. The Northwest Ohio Computer Association subsidiary has an auxiliary office located in the Wynn Center, Oregon Ohio.
Dr. John Granger
Director of Operations and Technology
Assistant to Treasurer