Established in 1967, GAR Foundation was born of the philanthropic desire of the Roush family to support the needs of those in the Greater Akron area community.
Ed-Tech Tools for Educators in the Digital Era
Educators Rick Ferdig and Annette Kratcoski shared at the 2017 Educator Conference several examples of fresh tools that support exciting strategies and approaches to enhance learning in the classroom. Here are few ed-tech tools to explore for your classroom: ABCya Animate ABCya Story Maker Adobe Spark Platform Book Creator Buncee EDU Educreations Google Drawings Google Slides Little Bird […]
New to the Educator Conference? Here's What to Expect
The Educator Conference will be held at the Hilton Garden Inn located at 1307 East Market Street, Akron 44305. There’s plenty of parking at the hotel. Overflow parking is available in the lot directly adjacent to the Hilton. Expect to meet someone new. Over 200 K-12 educators attend the conference from public, private, and community schools […]
Merlyna Valentine to Deliver Keynote at GAR Educator Conference
GAR Foundation is thrilled to welcome Merlyna Valentine as the inspiring keynote speaker for the 2018 Educator Conference on October 4, 2018 in Akron, Ohio. Merlyna Valentine is an accomplished educator, national speaker, author, consultant, trainer, and owner of Merlyna Valentine Consulting, LLC. As a well-respected educator for over thirty years, Merlyna served as a […]