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Building New Pathways to Education

Today, perhaps more than ever, we find ourselves needing to build connections with those around us. Although our work did not stop during the pandemic, we are rediscovering joy in what we have always known̶ we are stronger together. Throughout the last year, adult learners at Educatio
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2021 Student Recognition Ceremony

Join us to celebrate this year’s GED graduates and recognize outstanding students from across our education programs. Friday, August 27th, 6pm Face masks will be required of all guests. Ceremony will be followed by a reception with cake and refreshments.  The Sanctuary2110 Saint
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Join us for Trivia Night!

As part of the Building a Thriving Community: Un-Gala campaign, Community Matters and Education Matters are hosting a virtual trivia night with Cincinnati-favorite, Last Call Trivia. Spend the evening testing your knowledge and having fun, all while supporting the
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Moving Educational Goals Forward: Michelle

When talking about Michelle, our most recent GED graduate, you have to mention her drive and resilience. After working to overcome multiple roadblocks since leaving high school last year, Michelle was determined to reach her educational goal of obtaining her GED. When asked how she fo
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Moving Educational Goals Forward: Cleveland

When asked why he wanted to get his GED, Cleveland put it simply: I really want that GED to get a better job and have a better life. Despite a global pandemic, Cleveland committed to making time for his education. Handling two jobs while trying to obtain his GED has not been easy, but
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Connecting with Our English Language Students Online

The transition from instruction in the classroom to an online format is challenging for any student. This is particularly true for students enrolled in English Connection, our English for Speakers of Other Languages (ESL) program, and even more challenging for beginner level ESL stude
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Embracing Resiliency

Resilience is defined as the capacity to recover quickly from difficulties, or in short, toughness. During the COVID-19 pandemic and for the safety of our community, Education Matters closed its campus and paused all in-person classes for our more than 500 adult learners. With the hel
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Supporting Student Success

Click below to read our latest Annual Report and learn more about the success our students have experienced over the last year.
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Their “Because” Matters

When students enroll at Education Matters, we ask them to share why they choose to re-engage in learning. We recently read many of these statements, and it brought us so much joy and inspiration. Our students come here for so many important reasons: to get a better job, to be able to
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