CLASS Act Scholars of Summit County

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The CLASS® Act Scholars of Summit County is a new program that combines the CLassroom Assessment Scoring System® (CLASS®) with free coaching, mentoring and professional development for an exclusive group of 20 early educators working in Summit County preschools.

CLASS Act Scholars Information Packet and Flyers

For a more detailed explanation of the CLASS Act Scholars and why to apply, as well as important dates, expectations and frequently asked questions, click here to view the Information Packet.

Early educators may click here to view a flyer with more details about the program. Preschool directors may click here to view a separate flyer with an explanation of why CLASS Act Scholars will benefit their classrooms. Click here to view the press release, distributed on May 31, 2017.

CLASS Act Scholars Application

Ready to apply to join the CLASS Act Scholars? Complete the online application here. You may also print the application here, then complete the two-page form and mail it to Summit Education Initiative – Attn: Laura DiCola, 120 E. Mill St., Ste 330, Akron, OH 44308. All applications must be received or postmarked by Friday, June 30, 2017 to be considered for this year’s class.

CLASS Act Scholars Information Sessions

Interested in applying to be a CLASS Act Scholar but unsure about the commitment? Join us for an information session on June 6 or June 7. RSVP to either session using this form.


Many thanks to GAR Foundation, GPD Group Employees’ Foundation and PNC Foundation for supporting the pilot year of CLASS Act Scholars of Summit County and beyond.

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