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.
How Twitter can Expand your Professional Learning Network
We hear repeatedly at our Educator Conference that one of the most valuable parts of the day is having the opportunity to connect with fellow educators from across the county. Teachers tell us every year that these conversations and opportunities to network leave them feeling energized and inspired to do more for their classrooms. Thanks […]
Crafting effective communications to create social change
Strategic communications have the power to transform your organization and a compelling story told to the right audience is vital to fundraising and building awareness of your organization’s mission. What is your organization trying to make true that isn’t true now? Who has to do something they’re not doing now (or stop doing something) for […]
How a vegetable garden inspired learning, patience & empathy
Cuyahoga Falls High School educators, Steven McIntosh (Interventions Specialist) and Steve Newlon (Social Studies) started a garden to provide students and teachers with a fresh, new opportunity to meet learning standards and empower students to take ownership of their learning by using the garden as an extension of the classroom. The Cuyahoga Falls Fresh Farm […]