Thanks to several Summit County First Things First partners and other community organizations, more families are now equipped with appropriate resources for getting their little ones ready for school. Nearly 300 total individuals attended this year’s Good Beginnings Fairs, part of the late Summit County Executive Russ Pry’s Summit Kids Month. The Nordonia Hills City School District hosted its first fair at Ledgeview Elementary School on Aug. 1; the Akron-Summit County Public Library hosted the Akron fair on Aug. 3; and Springfield Junior/Senior High School hosted the Springfield fair on Aug. 9. Read more about the fairs in this post.
Summit Education Initiative (SEI) is excited to announce that Cristina González Alcalá, research associate, is assuming responsibilities for coordinating all of SEI’s work and partnerships with Out of School Time Partners (OSTPs). González Alcalá will maintain most of her responsibilities as SEI’s research associate. Learn more about her role in this update from Executive Director Derran Wimer.
Summit Education Initiative (SEI) appreciates the support we receive from local businesses and organizations in Summit County. We thank Akron Metropolitan Housing Authority (AMHA) and Martha Holden Jennings Foundation for their most recent financial contributions to SEI. Read more about the projects their funding benefits in this post.
On the Table is a one-of-a-kind initiative, organized by Akron Community Foundation, where thousands of diverse residents from all walks of life and socio-economic backgrounds gather to share a meal and discuss meaningful ideas to strengthen our community. It’s an opportunity to shape our region into a strong, vibrant, safe and dynamic place to live and work. Summit Education Initiative (SEI), an On the Table Greater Akron Super Host, will host a community conversation for its Ready High School Network and guests from Summit County high schools during a breakfast event on Tuesday, Oct. 3.
Summit Education Initiative (SEI) appreciates the support we receive from local businesses and organizations in Summit County. We, on behalf of the 2017 School Readiness Summit planning committee, thank PNC for its financial contributions to the second annual School Readiness Summit. Read more about the event in this post.