Why the first five years matter…to our kids, to Akron, and our foundation
Over the last year, GAR Foundation has been working with key community partners to take a closer look at a systems-focused strategy that will enhance early learning and childcare in Akron. Our work led us to the launch of STARS: Supporting Teachers & Ready Students, a demonstration project that will engage 24 community-based early learning […]
What is STARS?
A new early childhood learning initiative from GAR Foundation called STARS: Supporting Teachers and Ready Students will engage a group of 24 community-based preschools and day care providers in Akron to participate in a two-year program to receive professional development and training on high-quality and engaged learning techniques to advance early learning in Akron. STARS also provides […]