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NOCHE Awarded $1 Million Prize - 10/29/2014

The Northeast Ohio Council on Higher Education (NOCHE) was awarded the Talent Dividend Million Dollar Prize today in recognition of improvement in postsecondary attainment in the Akron Metropolitan Statistical Area. Read more

Education Matters in Northeast Ohio - 05/21/2014

NOCHE President Rob Briggs shares his thoughts about personalized learning through his new blog. Read more

Robert Briggs named president of NOCHE - 04/16/14

Organization seeks to raise significantly the region's educational attainment; technology, collaboration will be key tools for advancing education and economy Read more

Internship/Co-op Grants Announced - 03/11/2014

Nearly 2,500 students at Ohio community colleges, universities, and technical centers will benefit from new or expanded co-op and internship programs thanks to a state investment of close to $11 million over the next two years. Read more

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Education Matters in Northeast Ohio

The Learning Accelerator adopts Ohio as its second state for investment

by Rob Briggs, President, NOCHE One of the nation?s most active groups pushing for adoption of blended learning for classrooms has selected our state as its newest target for investment. The Learning Accelerator, whose goal is to raise and spend $100 million over the next five years to help school districts implement blended learning, is […] click to read more


by Rob Briggs, President, NOCHE The Northeast Ohio Council on Higher Education has received a $300,000 challenge grant from the Fred A. Lennon Charitable Trust to partner with the incredible Breakthrough Schools to pilot a system of learning that promises to revolutionize education. Wow. That was quite a sentence. Please allow me to explain. THE […] click to read more

Lessons of Lifelong Learning

by Rob Briggs, President, NOCHE I am writing this January 3, the morning of the memorial service for my mother, Frances Gerberich Shoolroy. She died in her home on December 7. She was 101. We waited about one month to hold the memorial so that some of her grandchildren and great-grandchildren could be here. We […] click to read more

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