SEI Stories

Meggitt Aircraft Braking Systems Prepares 3,140 Kits

Summit Education Initiative (SEI) sends much gratitude to the employees of Meggitt Aircraft Braking Systems for preparing 3,140 total 16 For Success kits and Key Steps to Reading Success kits with SEI staff on June 21 at Quaker Station. United Way of Summit County helped coordinate the effort through its annual United Way Day of Action. Read more about the volunteer event and the purpose of the kindergarten readiness kits in this post.

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A Happy Birthday

I just celebrated a birthday. My two sons and daughter-in-law gave me the best present. They shoveled, wheeled, spread and raked nine tons of limestone as a surprise for me. Read more from Summit Executive Director Derran Wimer’s message in the June 2017 “Align & Engage” e-newsletter here.

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Brain Building Opportunities are Just Warming Up

Some of my sweetest childhood memories are of long, lazy summertime days spent with my sister. We spent endless hours outside with the neighbor kids, playing kick ball and hopscotch, jumping rope and camping out in our backyard. Little did we know that we were building important social emotional skills through this kind of play. Read more from Laura DiCola in this post.

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‘Spot It’ Game Tests Math Teachers’ Problem Solving Skills

During the 2016 – 2017 school year’s last Rubber City Math Teachers’ Circle meeting on Thursday, May 18, attendees joined discussions and problem-solving activities related to the game “Spot It!” More than 30 teachers, university professors and school leaders participated. Read more about Math Teachers’ Circles here.

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