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
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
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
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
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
Read our full 2017-2018 Annual Report here. When we have the opportunity to speak with individuals and groups about Education Matters, we always start by asking one question― would you say that education was part of your journey to where you are today? Each time, the response is yes.
You’re invited to spend an evening with us in Lower Price Hill celebrating stories of home as told by our neighbors. Event includes complimentary valet, dinner, dessert, open bar, live entertainment, grand raffle, and silent & balloon auctions. Cocktail attire is recommended
The back to school season is a special time of year as parents, students, and teachers prepare to re-engage with learning. Returning to school brings a sense of excitement and anticipation to the entire community. At Education Matters, back to school happens all year round and carries