Advocate. Broker. Convener. Educator. Researcher.

The Stark Education Partnership - a 501(c)3 non-profit organization in Stark County, Ohio - is a catalyst, engaging and collaborating with education, business, civic and community stakeholders to drive sustainable improvement and innovation to provide all students with education and career success.  

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Stark Education Partnership Sponors 10th Cadre of College Advisors

Issues (September 4, 2020) Increasing the post high school education rate for graduating seniors has been a goal of the Stark Education Partnership for almost 20 years. A decade ago, we joined seven...

Stark County Collaborates for Connectivity

Issues (August 28, 2020) Key research findings from Opportunity for All?1 tell us that most low- and moderate-income families have some form of internet connection, but many are under-connected...

Stark Awarded $918,750 to Impact Literacy 

Issues (August 21, 2020) During COVID-19 school closures, local grant writing teams applied for the Ohio Department of Education’s (ODE) Comprehensive Literacy State Development Grant...

 Stark County Food Pantries & Hot Meals

United Way and the 2-1-1 team put together a LARGE LIST of local food banks and hot meal providers. We'vebroken the list down into CENTRAL, EASTERN and WESTERN Stark County to make it easier to find assistance.

 Wellness and Social Connection Resources

Patti Fetzer, Director of Prevention at the Stark County Educational Service Center offers a helpful list of "Ways to Use this Physical Distancing Time to Strengthen Our Health and Social Connections"

New Stark County Coalition Creates Unity Challenge

Alliance Review (July 14, 2020) A new coalition of Stark County nonprofits, education groups and service and community agencies is challenging residents to take action against racism and other forms of discrimination. The Dismantling Racism...

Stark Plans Summer Education

Issues (May 15, 2020) This summer will be anything but usual. The stay at home order since mid-March has elevated anxieties about learning loss, “summer slide,”2 and children’s access to food across the community...

Put On YOUR Oxygen Mask First

Issues (May 8, 2020) As weeks of uncertainty and stress continue, adults are faced with school at home, work from home, layoffs, heightened family dynamics, and of course, fear of illness and loss...   


Recent Publications

Stark County's Significant Educational Progress - November 2016Updated December 2019 - Stark County's Significant Educational Progress

Brief flyer updating the results on several major drivers of Stark's educational progress. Download the PDF »


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