When Creativity Meets Civility

Students from St. Vincent de Paul Parish School, Eastwoods Elementary School and Proyecto RAICES won cash prizes for the videos they submitted to the #ThisCityVotes16/Joy of Voting video contest. We thank those who participated! Read the list of all winners - and click links to some of their video submissions - in this post. READ MORE»

The Educational Attainment Needle

We don't have to do anything for the needle to move the wrong way. That's actually the best way for the needle to go the wrong way: don't do anything! But if we want the educational attainment needle to move in the right direction, it takes work. It takes collective, purposeful, aligned, steady and consistent work. Read more in this post from Executive Director Derran Wimer. READ MORE»

In Case You Missed It: October 2016 Events

Summit Education Initiative (SEI) staff members have heard many positive comments about the Cradle to Career Experience simulation during our annual event, Their Success Is Our Success: "Climbing Toward 48,000 Degrees," presented by Huntington Bank. The first Summit County First Things First School Readiness Summit was also successful. READ MORE»

Thank you the 2016 School Readiness Summit Sponsors

Local businesses and organizations support early childhood education efforts in Summit County

Summit Education Initiative (SEI) and the entire 2016 School Readiness Summit planning committee appreciate the support our efforts receive from local businesses and community organizations in Summit County. We thank the following for ... READ MORE»