Regional Center

Overview:

The Northeast Regional Center encompasses the geographic region of the following 18 counties: Ashland, Ashtabula, Columbiana, Cuyahoga, Erie, Geauga, Huron, Lake, Lorain, Mahoning, Medina, Portage, Richland, Stark, Summit, Trumbull, Tuscarawas and Wayne.

The regional center includes thirty-nine (39) career technical planning districts; over two hundred secondary partner districts that comprise four of the “Big Eight” urban school districts; career and technical centers; compacts; and eight college partners representing three universities and five community colleges.

The Northeast Regional Center is housed at Kent State University and has regional contacts at The Cuyahoga Community College, Lakeland Community College, Lorain County Community College, North Central State College, Stark State College, The University of Akron and Youngstown State University.

The Northeast Regional Center is committed to build and foster relationships between education and business; disseminate technical information with stakeholders; support in development and implementation of programs of study; development of articulation agreements and providing students with opportunities to earn college credit.

Postsecondary Partners:

Cuyahoga Community College

Kent State University

Lakeland Community College

Lorain County Community College

North Central State College

Stark State College

University of Akron

Youngstown State University

Staff Directory

Jennie Koch
Chief Administrator
Kent State University
MSC 210
P.O. Box 5190
Kent, OH 44242
330.672.5863
jroyer5@kent.edu

Melanie Tichy
Regional Administrative Assistant
Kent State University
MSC 210
P.O. Box 5190
Kent, OH 44242
330.672.5863
mhardy@kent.edu

Jamie Bollinger
Regional Coordinator
Cuyahoga Community College
2500 East 22nd Street
JSTC, 233E
Cleveland, OH 44115
216.987.5626
Jamie.bollinger@tri-c.edu

Sally DeLong
Regional Coordinator
Lakeland Community College
College Tech Prep Office A-1043
7700 Clocktower Drive
Kirtland, OH 44094
440.525.7493
sdelong2@lakelandcc.edu

Deanna Strauss
Regional Coordinator
Lorain County Community College
1005 N. Abbe Road
CC231-C
Elyria, OH 44035
440.366.7625
dstrauss@lorainccc.edu

Shelly McCombs
Regional Coordinator
Stark State College
6200 Frank Ave. NW
North Canton, OH  44720
330.494.6170 Ext. 4361
smccombs@starkstate.edu

Kelly Herold
Regional Coordinator
The University of Akron
302 Buchtel Common
Akron, OH 44325-6001
330.972.8832
kherold@uakron.edu

Arlene Floyd
Regional Coordinator
Youngstown State University
One University Plaza, Jones 3015
Youngstown, OH 44555
330.941.2333
afloyd@ysu.edu

 

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