Phone Number


Email Address

104 W. Pike Street

Covington, KY 41011


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.

What’s New

Pre-Vocational Skills Class

Build the skills you need to succeed in work & life.

New Scholarship Opportunity

Apply to receive a scholarship to one of our vacations or for a year’s membersip to our Activities Program!

PEERS is Back

In-person classes are now available!

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.

Regina Watts

Regina Watts

Activities Director / IT Manager

Plan weekly activities such as basketball, bowling, softball as well as dances and week-long vacations out of state.

Katie Lanham

Katie Lanham

Transition Coordinator

Manages Transition Programming, including Pre-Vocational & Career Exploration classes and Summer Work Experience.

Shannon Chalfant-Jones

Shannon Chalfant-Jones

Content Specialist

Creates marketing materials, helps coordinate events and manages the website and social media sites.


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.