November 17, 2022
The T3 Education Webinar Series Returns
The first of two webinars in the returning Teaching Teachers with Technology (T3) series explored innovative solutions for adapting to the changing needs of students. Attendees learned about projects funded […]
June 13, 2022
Summit County educators receive grants from GAR Foundation for classRoom-based projects
AKRON, Ohio (June 9, 2022) —GAR Foundation announced $350,000 in funding to 42 teams of educators through its annual Educator Initiative Grant (EIG) program. The EIG program offers grants to […]
May 12, 2021
T3 Education Webinar Series
The third webinar in the T3 series held on October 7, 2021, explored three unique solutions for engagement and student success. Attendees learned about projects funded through previous EIG grants […]
May 28, 2020
Summit County educators receive grants from GAR Foundation for classroom-based projects
GAR Foundation announced $350,000 in funding to 32 teams of educators through its annual Educator Initiative Grant program.
October 03, 2019
Little journalists: first graders produce a newspaper at St. Barnabas Elementary School
It’s a Wednesday morning and I’m sitting in the back of the room observing a group of about 40 young reporters gathered together in front of a large, green interactive […]
August 29, 2019
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 […]
May 07, 2019
GAR Foundation announces education grants for classroom-based projects
GAR Foundation announced today $350,000 in funding to 35 teams of educators through its annual Educator Initiative Grant (EIG) program.
April 25, 2019
The Art of the Trades: A Renaissance at Cuyahoga Falls High School
It’s no surprise that our global, national, and regional economies are shifting. Although “tracking” is a term and practice of the past as we embrace College and Career readiness, there still seems to be some lingering social stigma attached to “the shop kids” and the “dirty jobs” they work after high school.
February 05, 2019
Using technology to help students self-regulate stress and stay in their learning brain
By: Dr. Michelle Jones and Dr. Gus Farmakidis Have you ever tried paying attention in a meeting while you were feeling overwhelmed or preoccupied with your own stressors? Imagine being […]
December 19, 2018
Applying for an Educator Initiative Grant? Start here.
Do you have an idea for your classroom that will advance student achievement? GAR’s Educator Initiative Grant program is an annual program that supports teacher-initiated, classroom-based projects in Summit County. […]