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.
Still waters run deep: why introverts in your business may be your most valuable overlooked asset
All of us who work on teams have surely faced the existential workplace question: Are you an introvert or an extrovert? We’ve taken the Myers-Briggs test. We’ve thought about how our personality type fits with those around us. As managers, we’ve hemmed and hawed about who is best suited for particular roles, given their personality […]
Resources from Annual Educator Conference
Thank you for another great Educator Conference! Below you will find contact information and resources from the day. Be sure to stay connected with us by signing up to receive updates and invitations. This year’s theme was Expanding Boundaries and addressed the following questions: How do we ignite and foster the spirit of innovation in a student? How can we […]
Glass Half Full Honoring David James
GAR Foundation is honored to present David James, Superintendent of Akron Public Schools with the 2017 Glass Half Full Award. The annual Glass Half Full award was created to recognize Summit County community leaders for their inspiring and optimistic leadership of nonprofit organizations. James is the 22nd chief executive of the Akron school system. Selected by […]