Services Provided


We currently offer the following services to counties:

Adult Education
Alternative Certification

WV Department of Education State-Approved Alternative Teacher Certification Programs

Steps to Alternative Certification Candidacy District Information

WV Alternative Certification FAQ’s

IHE Notification Form – Alternative Certification Program

WVDE Application Form 25C

SESC Contact:

Charles Phillips,

404 Old Main Drive, Summersville, WV  26651

(304) 923-0918 (office)

(304) 619-8622 (mobile)

(304) 250-1089 (fax)

Marshall University Contact:

Dr. Elbert Davis, (304) 746-2024, 

School Bus Operator Training
Cooperative Purchasing
Employment Services
Medicaid Reimbursement Services
Professional Development Services
Public Service Training
School Messaging Services
Substitute Calling System

SmartFindExpress Link to Website

SmartFindExpress Mobile Guide:  Employee / Substitute

SESC 2.5 Administrator Browser Bi-fold Aug 2020

SESC 2.5 Administrator Phone Bi-fold Aug 2020

SESC 2.5 Employee Bi-fold Aug 2020

SESC 2.5 Substitute Bi-fold Aug 2020


Paula Hamilton,, (304) 923-0784

Charles Phillips,, (304) 923-0918

404 Old Main Drive, Summersville, WV  26651

(304) 250-1089 fax

Substitute Teacher Training

If you are interested in taking our substitute teacher training class, please contact your county personnel director and ask that your name be submitted to our Chief Adminstrator, Jason Butcher at:

Office:  681-207-7110, EXT 1101

Fax:  681-207-7037

21st CCLC (Century Community Learning Centers)

The Southern Educational Services Cooperative (SESC) is applying for a Nita Lowery 21st Century Community Learning Center grant from the West Virginia Department of Education to establish afterschool programs at Webster County High School and Webster Springs Elementary School.  If you would like to provide input into the grant or if you would be willing to provide services to the afterschool program at any of these site(s), please contact Noel Goble at the SESC by phone at (681) 207-7110, Ext. 1128 or by e-mail at The completed grant application will be available for public review after June 1, 2021.

214 N. Kanawha Street
Beckley, WV 25801
Phone: (681)-207-7110