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

Stark County Schools Receive Trauma and Resiliency Training

Issues (February 16, 2018) For children who have experienced trauma, learning can be a real struggle. But once trauma is identified...educators can adapt their approach to help kids cope when they are at school...

Registration Opens for Early Childhood Advantage Symposium

Issues (February 9, 2018) REGISTER NOW and join us on Friday, March 9, 2018 from 7:30AM - 4PM at Kent State University Stark Conference Center for The Early Childhood Advantage: A Symposium on School Readiness...

2018 High School Grads May Earn Official Job Readiness Seal
on Diploma 

Issues (February 2, 2018) Ohio high school students now can earn recognition by showing they are prepared to contribute to the workplace and their communities. The OhioMeansJobs-Readiness Seal is a formal designation...

AP Stays Strong in Stark County

Issues (January 26, 2018) Nationally in 2017, a total of 2,741,426 high school students took 4,957,931 Advanced Placement (AP) tests in the hope of scoring a three or above - the level at which many colleges will grant credit...

SmArts Brings Teaching Artists into Stark County Classrooms 

Issues (January 19, 2018) "...Research consistently shows that arts education and the integration of the arts into core subjects can have dramatic effects on student success - defined not just by student test scores, but also critical..."

Recent Publications & Videos

Stark County's Significant Educational Progress - November 2016Artul Living and Learning

A report on the early childhood educational program implemented in six Stark County sites. Download the PDF »


Stark County's Significant Educational Progress - November 2016Proof Positive

A report on the first eight graduating classes of the Timken Early College High School. Download the PDF »


Stark County's Significant Educational Progress - November 2016Resolving Ohio's Testing Conundrum

The Partnership's white paper on testing that recommends Ohio establish a hybrid system of graduation requirements and school assessments with restored authority to local communities. Download the PDF »


Stark County's Significant Educational Progress - November 2016Updated September 2017 - 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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