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Service Learning 

What is service learning?  Service learning components are designed to give students experience in working with children at various grade levels with tasks that include, but are not limited to tutoring support, homework help, assisting with GED preparation, adult literacy, etc.  Learn more about service learning....

Student complete field service hours in a variety of educational settings


The College of Education is the home of a number of specialized Centers which provide educational services to the university community and the surrounding area. 

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The College of Education at The University of Akron maintains long-standing partnerships with Northeast Ohio educational and counseling facilities.  These partnerships allow us to offer high-quality, innovative classroom experiences for our students.