Celebrating Student Success and Stakeholder Impact


Bookhouse Brewing and Seeds: A Winning Combination

At Seeds, our budget comes from donations. So when it comes to raising money-sometimes we have to get crafty. And what better way to do that … than with craft beers? That’s what we’re doing this Tuesday at the Sip for Seeds and Book Swap at Bookhouse Brewing! Bookhouse will
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Entler Named to Crain’s 2019 Notable Women in Education List

Cleveland, OH (June 17, 2019) – Bonnie Entler, Executive Director of Seeds of Literacy, was named to Northeast Ohio’s 2019 Notable Women in Education list by Crain’s Cleveland Business. The list features female leaders in the education sector, including teachers, coaches, and administrators, spanning K through 12 to higher education.
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Pump It Up: 5 Ways to Boost Your Vocabulary

A strong vocabulary is necessary to succeed in life, but building it won’t happen unless you make an effort. Here are five (mostly) fun ways to pump up your word choices. (1) READ! Then make a list of new words Educators and writers all seem to agree that reading is
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[VIDEO] Spectrum: Uncovering Functional Illiteracy In Cleveland

Lindsay Oliver, from Spectrum News Ohio, recently spent a morning at Seeds East, learning about adult functional illiteracy rates in Cleveland. “Functionally illiterate means they are still able to parent, work, and function, but they don’t really have the reading, writing and math skills to prosper in our society. That
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[PHOTO ESSAY] Student Shares Success at Sinatra-Themed Event

On Thursday, May 23, 2019, more than 160 guests attended Sinatra! for Sonata, a fundraiser for Seeds. Performer Michael Sonata, a sought-after Sinatra impersonator, transported the audience back in time. But the true star of the show was student Abigail Figueroa. Check out our photo essay from the event, as
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From the Newsroom - Seeds of Literacy Expands Services, Offers GED Prep in Spanish

Seeds Expands Services to Latino Community with Pilot Program

~ GED Tutoring Offered in Spanish ~ Cleveland, OH (05-15-2019) – Seeds of Literacy, known for its unique one-to-one tutoring model, has launched a pilot program to provide tutoring for basic education and the GED in Spanish. “The United Way of Greater Cleveland challenged us to serve more people from
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Education in Kabul: Angels Are Made of Light Film Review

[FILM REVIEW] Now that the 43rd annual Cleveland International Film Fest has wrapped up, it’s safe to say that Angels Are Made of Light, Seeds of Literacy’s sponsored film this year, was not the happiest film in the lineup. Angels chronicles the lives of the students and teachers at a
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Seeds Awarded $10k from Bank of America

Cleveland, OH (4-16-2019) – Bank of America has awarded Seeds of Literacy $10,000 in financial support. “Funds from Bank of America will support our individualized student instruction,” explained Bonnie Entler, Executive Director. “Adult basic ed is the on-ramp to workforce development. Last year, most new students entered Seeds with low
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