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.  

latest News

STAR Initiative Impacts Stark County Early Reading Literacy

Issues (April 19, 2019) Wondering how to help your child love reading? "Start reading to your children from the time they're born." Most of us remember a time when we sat together and read a book with a child - sometimes...

Demand for Child Development Certification on the Rise 

Issues (April 12, 2019) According to the American Community Survey's latest data release (2017), there are 5,795 (approximately 2/3) of Stark County students ages three and older enrolled in preschool. In the interest...

Collaboration Efforts Create Powerful New Stark Jobs Platform

Issues (April 5, 2019) Finding great opportunities to match your talent can feel like your maneuvering in a maze. What jobs are open where I live? What credentials are required? What is the pay scale? These are some...

Bridging the gap between business and education

The Alliance Review (April 2, 2019) Stark County business and education leaders say they are working more closely than ever to address the local talent gap and to retain recent graduates. You’ve probably heard the refrain...

CARE Teams & Family Support Specialists Awarded "2019 Everyday Ohio Hero"

Issues (March 29, 2019) The Stark County Educational Service Center's CARE Team Initiative was honored recently with Ohio Children's Trust Fund's 2019 Everyday Ohio Hero Award. The Fund recognized Stark's CARE Teams...

Recent Publications

Decade of Proof

An evaluation of the first ten graduating
classes of Timken Early College High School.
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Stark County's Significant Educational Progress - November 2016Alternative Means to Show Student Growth
and Learning

A white paper on open badges and other systems. Download the PDF »


Stark County's Significant Educational Progress - November 2016Never Too Early

A white paper on the importance of high-quality early education and care. Download the PDF »


Stark County's Significant Educational Progress - November 2016Using a Balanced School Year to Improve Student Achievement

A white paper regarding balanced, or year-round, school calendars. Download the PDF »


Stark County's Significant Educational Progress - November 2016Updated September 2018 - Stark County's Significant Educational Progress

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










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