• Kimberly S. Monachino Ed.D.

    Director of Early Childhood
    and Pupil Services



    Dr. Kimberly S. Monachino is the Director of Early Childhood and

    Pupil Services at the Mahoning County Educational Service

    Center. She received a Bachelor of Science in education from

    Youngstown State University and a Master of Education in

    curriculum and instruction from Kent State University. Kim also

    earned a Specialist in Education degree in administration from

    Kent State University and a Doctor of Education in educational

    leadership from the University of Akron.

    Kim joined the Mahoning County Educational Service Center in

    September 2019. She has more than 30 years of professional

    experience in the field of education through a variety of roles

    including special education teacher, coordinator and director.

    She has served in administrative roles working with diverse

    learners and implementing professional development for

    educators to help make their teaching more inclusive of all

    learners. Most recently, Kim was the Director of the Office for

    Exceptional Children at the Ohio Department of Education.

Kimberly S. Monachino, Director of Early Childhood and Pupil Services, MCESC