Other Education Resources

This page is designed to be a resource for education support in Akron.  If you have suggestions on links to add, please let us know via the contact page.

Early Learning

Dolly Parton’s Imagination Library – A free book every month from birth to age 5.

Elementary School

Secondary School

Please see this page for information on support in high school.

Post-Secondary Education

Please see this page for information on post-secondary support.

Trauma Informed Education and Support

The following resources are collected to help in understanding the impact of Adverse Childhood Experiences and how support persons and organizations can understand and respond to the affects.

Resilience, The Biology of Stress and the Science of Hope, is a documentary by KJKR Productions.  This link contains the online discussion after a recent nationwide screening of the film.

TED Talk by Nadine Burke Harris – How childhood trauma affects health across a lifetime.

Trauma Informed Schools

Find your own ACE Score

Columbus Dispatch Article – Study: Many Ohio kids experience early childhood trauma

Education Films

All The Difference – This film follows two African-American male first generation college students and highlights their struggles and pathways to success.