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. READ MORE»

Community Partners Collaborate to Support Early Childhood Education at Home

When a county-wide initiative convenes local families, educators and community partners to support its youngest residents, we all win. This August, the Good Beginning Fairs celebrate their eighth year as part of the late County of Summit Executive Russ Pry’s Summit Kids Month. The fairs, also part of the Summit County First Things First initiative, support one of First Things First’s most significant guiding principles – early learning begins at birth. Read more about the fairs in this press release, distributed on June 12, 2017. READ MORE»

Summit Education Initiative Board Members Share Stories

From positively impacting early childhood education to helping build prosperity within Summit County, Summit Education Initiative (SEI)'s work is important to the region, its residents and workforce. Members from SEI's Board of Directors share insight about SEI's work and how it applies to their career fields and organizations in short videos listed under "Board Member Stories" on SEI's website. READ MORE»