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  • Day Treatment Services for Youth with Emotional Disturbances
  • Special Education Services provided by licensed teachers
  • Autism Spectrum Services
  • Multi-Handicapped Transitional Services
  • Extended School Year Services ESY
  • Summer Therapeutic Camp


Education Alternatives is a non-profit agency with 20 years of experience in providing services to at-risk youth.  EA offers several programs to provide youth with the necessary  credits needed to graduate from high school. Programs include: Day Treatment for youth with emotional and/or behavior difficulties, Vocational Education, and Credit Recovery programs.




EA provides services in 8 locations in Northeast Ohio: Willoughby Hills, Painesville, Bedford, Kent, Cuyahoga Falls, Ravenna, Brook Park and Elyria.  EA serves over 430 youth, referred from 75 school districts and charter schools and parent placement.




Education Alternatives offers several programs to provide students with the necessary educational, therapeutic, and vocational services needed to succeed. Each student that attends one of Education Alternatives’ programs deserves the opportunity to have a quality education, obtain a steady job, and succeed as an adult.


EA serves 430 students from 75 school districts and charter schools throughout Northeast Ohio in our eight schools.


“My son seems eager to work up to the next level. He is really trying hard. He always tells me about his day now and loves the teachers!”

–Parent, EA Cuyahoga Falls

My child seems to be doing the best he’s ever done in any school! I believe he is happy and healthy at EA Brook Park. Thank you.

–Parent, EA Brook Park

“My daughter has come a long way. I feel very good about what she is receiving from EA.”

–Parent, EA Bedford