Graham County School Office Education Service Agency

Partners in Service and Leadership

AZ Association of County Education Service Agencies (AACESA) is committed to leadership and support of Education Service Agencies (ESAs).


  • To be partners with schools, state, and federal entities to support quality education.
  • To enable ESAs to positively impact student success.
  • To be a cohesive team that values integrity, credibility, and respect.
  • To seek sustainable funding sources through good relationships, a high commitment to fiscal responsibility, and quality services.

A statewide network of county ESA’s will:

  • enhance organizational effectiveness
  • establish and implement ESA standards
  • ensure accountability
  • improve visibility, communication, and credibility

Education Service Agencies (ESAs) are geographically located across the state reaching urban, rural and remote schools.  They are uniquely positioned to provide services to Local Education Agencies (LEA) by:

  • Being locally accessible and responsive
  • Providing consistent practices that assess, aggregate and prioritize local, regional, and state needs
  • Utilizing data and research to assist LEAs to improve student achievement
  • Networking to provide quality personnel and maximizing resources to enhance and integrate program delivery
  • Being transparent and accountable to all stakeholders