Education is the cornerstone of individual and community success. It leads to higher incomes, healthier families, a safer community and a stronger local economy.

When we help kids prepare for school, finish school and pursue higher education, we lay the foundation for a brighter future for us all. To improve education in Summit County, United Way supports Summit Education Initiative, and invests in six critical transition points for student success.

Points for Student Success

  • Kindergarten readiness
  • Third grade reading
  • Eighth grade math
  • Ninth grade success
  • College & career readiness
  • College & career persistence

Education Flyer (PDF) >