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Summit County’s First Cohort of CLASS Act Scholars Began the Program Sept. 15

Summit Education Initiative (SEI) has announced the names of 20 individuals who will represent the first cohort of CLASS Act Scholars of Summit County through May 2018. CLASS Act Scholars is a new program that combines the Classroom Assessment Scoring System® (CLASS®) with free coaching, mentoring and professional development for a group of educators working in Summit County preschools. Generous funding from GAR Foundation, GPD Group Employees’ Foundation and PNC Foundation will support CLASS Act Scholars’ pilot year and beyond. Find out who was selected in this post.


Summit Education Initiative hosts annual Community Report on Educational Attainment Oct. 12

The Summit Education Initiative Board of Directors and staff invite the public to register for its sixth annual Community Report on Educational Attainment, held Thursday, Oct. 12, from 5-7 p.m. Read more about the event in this story on cleveland.com.


Summit Education Initiative to ‘Be the Change’ for Every Student

Summit Education Initiative (SEI) will be the change for students in Summit County during a national convening in Phoenix, Ariz, this Oct. 3 through Oct. 5. Continuing SEI’s work to help all students in Summit County, some staff members will join more than 400 community leaders from across the country for the 2017 StriveTogether Cradle to Career Network Convening, Be the Change: Getting Results for Every Child. Read more about the Convening in this post.