ZEMBRODT EDUCATION CENTER
The Zembrodt Education Center (ZEC) was created to give people with intellectual and developmental disabilities (I/DD) opportunities to reach their highest potential educationally, residentially, socially, and vocationally. An extension of the Point Arc, ZEC strives to increase growth and support for individuals and families in the Greater Cincinnati region.
Meet Our Team
Members of the ZEC team strive to use their expertise to help the education center reach their goals and better serve families.
Executive Director of Education
Oversees the Zembrodt Education Center operations, programming, and community partnerships.
Activities Director / IT Manager
Plan weekly activities such as basketball, bowling, softball as well as dances and week-long vacations out of state.
Manages Transition Programming, including Pre-Vocational & Career Exploration classes and Summer Work Experience.
ZEC Social Coordinator / Case Manager
Leads get-togethers with same-age peers for conversation, games, snacks, and events inside and outside of the center.
Supported Employment Coordinator
Oversees the Supported Employment Program. Gets to know job-seekers and their unique skillsets and interests and then matches them with a company’s unmet needs.
Transition Program Instructor, Individualized Services
Visits schools directly and teaches the Pre-Vocational and Career Exploration curriculum on a one-on-one environment. She also reports student successes to community partners.
Supported Employment Specialist
Gets to know job-seekers and their unique skillsets and interests and then matches them with a company’s unmet needs.
Social Communication Coordinator
Teaches skill building related to social interactions and time management and runs the PEERS program.
Transition Program Instructor
Assists in instructing the Pre-Vocational and Career Exploration Curriculum and reports student successes to community partners.
SUPPORT THE ZEC
ZEC is committed to providing first-class activities, programs, and support for all individuals and families, regardless of financial means. We rely on the generous support of members in the community to offer our services to an often underserved and overlooked group in society. Please consider donating to ZEC to help us continue our critical mission.