SEI Press Releases

Interactive Presentation Illustrates Students’ Experiences and Effects on Summit County

During Summit Education Initiative (SEI)’s Cradle to Career Experience, all audience members have a role to play. Whether an individual becomes a student (e.g., Billy, Danielle or Aiden), or a student’s advocate, everyone has an opportunity to participate. The hands-on, interactive approach not only puts some adults in students’ shoes, but it also encourages individuals to think about how to disperse their own resources to help more students meet with success. Read more about the experience and how to get your organization involved in this post.


Philanthropy Ohio Releases Education Recommendations

Philanthropy Ohio released its latest education recommendations to Governor John Kasich, the Ohio General Assembly, the Ohio Department of Higher Education and other education policy leaders today. Building on the recent release of Philanthropy Ohio’s K-12 education briefing papers, today’s report, Investing in Ohio’s Future. Now. A Postsecondary Education Access and Affordability Agenda for Ohio, analyzes Ohio’s progress in making college more affordable for Ohio’s students and families and offers recommendations on how to improve affordability.


Spotlight on Early Childhood at the Akron Civic Theatre

On Thursday, Jan. 19, Summit Education Initiative (SEI), along with Child Care Connection, State Support Team Region 8 and Summit County First Things First, is hosting a special event for preschool directors and staff, elementary principals, kindergarten teachers and others working with preschool- and kindergarten-aged children in Summit County.