From prenatal through young adulthood, (cradle to career), education provides the basis for individual development, advances an inclusive and culturally diverse mindset, supports transition to family-sustaining employment, and builds a strong community.

Priority #1: Prenatal to age 5

Portage County children enter kindergarten developmentally on track and ready to succeed.

Priority #2: Ages 6-18

Portage County youth will be supported on their path to academic success.

Priority #3: Ages 18-24 Young Adults

Assist young adults in Portage County in accessing career path guidance and opportunities that put them in the best position to achieve their full potential and reduce barriers to their success.

Education partner programs / initiatives include: