• With a vision to inspire

    the most potential in people, our programs prepare young children for school and our youth to seek a higher sense of achievement.

  • It is our belief

    that every person, regardless of age or circumstance, adds to the success of the community through their contributions.

  • In the past year,

    over 3,000 young children, youth and families were impacted by the programs of the Council on Rural Services. It is with a positive spirit that we join others in meeting our communities' challenges in making a better place for all of us to live.

Welcome to the

Council on Rural Services

We are a private, not-for-profit organization that embodies a commitment to increasing the life chances of people of all ages. It is our intention to use innovative learning programs to open the possibilities that exist in all of us to live an enriched life of purpose. The programs support our belief that the vitality and creativity of the learning experiences are the essential elements in achieving success.

Annual Report

Latest CORS News

  • The Council on Rural Services wants to take this opportunity to thank Emerson Brewer for serving on our Board of Trustees over the past 16 years.  Emerson joined our board in 2000 and has... read more

  • "The purpose of education is to replace an empty mind with an open one." Malcolm Forbes

  • The importance of play is to let children's imagination run wild.

  • "The Head Start center has done so much for my kids; they are way ahead of the curve in school. At my daughters first parent/teacher conference her teacher described her as the... read more

  • Education is not the filling of a pail, but the lighting of a fire." - William Butler Yeats

  • ACES received a certificate from the 130th General Assembly of the Ohio Senate along with a letter from Senator Beagle. The Senator personally extending his congratulations to the staff for their... read more