Summit Education Initiative (SEI)’s Senior Research Associate Dr. Matt Deevers led math teachers, administrators and school counselors from several Summit County middle schools during a Middle Grades Network meeting on Tuesday, Nov. 14 at Quaker Station in Akron. The network kicked off in mid-September 2017.
Nearly 150 individuals from community partner organizations, Summit County school districts and local businesses joined us for our sixth annual Community Report on Educational Attainment on Thursday, Oct. 12 at Greystone Hall. We appreciate those who attended to hear our message, as well as to learn more about ways to support children in Summit County. Read more about the event in this post.
We are on our way toward 48,000 new degrees and high-value career credentials by 2025! We are on our way to making Summit County a more educated community. Why does that matter? Learn more in this post, which is a message from Derran Wimer that appeared in our November 2017 “Align & Engage” e-newsletter.
Kids may start kindergarten when they’re young children, but they start learning the minute they’re born. And what children learn before they enter kindergarten could affect them the rest of their lives. It’s a point that speakers emphasized at First Things First’s second annual School Readiness Summit on Friday at the John S. Knight Center in Akron, where more than 600 people convened to develop solutions to challenges facing early education in Summit County. Read more in this story from the Akron Beacon Journal.
Summit Education Initiative (SEI) appreciates local businesses, organizations and foundations for their support of the second annual Summit County First Things First School Readiness Summit.
We thank the following for their financial contributions to the 2017 School Readiness Summit.