The Ohio Latino Education Summit is an all-day event hosted by the Ohio Commission on Hispanic/Latino Affairs in partnership with Kent State University and the Ohio Department of Education which attracts close to 300 participants every year. The purpose of the summit is to bring together educators, legislators, the state, local community, students, and stakeholders to discuss best practices affecting the education of Latino youth and participate in presentations that address the year’s theme: “Inspiring ReSílience: Equity, Partnerships and Quality Schools.”

Join us on Friday, November 8 from 9 a.m. - 4 p.m. for the 2019 Ohio Latino Education Summit at the Kent State University Student Center.

"Premio La Cumbre" Award

The "Premio La Cumbre" is an award established by the Ohio Latino Education Summit to recognize Ohio Latinos that have inspired the Latinos in Ohio in the realm of education. It is an award that acknowledges the recipient's role and leadership in breaking down barriers and creating opportunities to empower Hispanic Ohioans.

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2019 Summit Keynote Speaker: Dr. Mary Jean Gallagher

Mary Jean Gallagher is an educator and leader with a passion for education improvement and a focus on excellence and equity.

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Discover All That Makes Us Undeniably Kent State

Our student experience at Kent State is distinctively unique and compellingly powerful. From the first moment that students arrive on campus, they feel the welcoming and energized environment that confirms they’ve made the right choice and they belong here.

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Summit Partners

  • Kent State University College of Education, Health & Human Services
  • Ohio Latino Affairs Commission
  • Kent State University