This year we’ve shared several ways you may give back to Summit County organizations working with kids. Now is your chance to volunteer alongside us – our team here at Summit Education Initiative! Read more about an upcoming volunteer opportunity in this post.
Bright Star Books and Akron Children’s Hospital’s Reach Out and Read program believe providing young children with their very own books helps develop a love for reading and learning at an early age. Read more about their organizations in this post.
All Summit County First Things First community partners thank the nearly 600 attendees for participating in the Second Annual School Readiness Summit on Friday, Oct. 27 at John S. Knight Center. The 2018 Summit is scheduled for Friday, Nov. 2 at John S. Knight Center.
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.
To wrap-up their experience focusing on early childhood education this year, Leadership Akron’s Civic Solutions Lab participants wrote key messages for three different rack cards to be distributed among community members.