Springfield, OH: YOUmedia Springfield

YOUmedia Springfield is a dynamic, flexible, and highly creative space designed to inspire collaboration and creativity. It’s located in the Greater Springfield CareerConnectED Center under the historic dome. Teens can work with mentors—professional artists, writers, and media makers— to become makers, creators, and producers. Our mentors are tech geeks and artists; they are role models and all-the-way amazing people. Because of this approach our youth are knowledge enthusiasts and crazy-awesome gamers; they are teachers and they are leaders.

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How One School District in Ohio Transformed an Empty High School into a Digital Space for Teens

For nearly a century, a beautiful domed building on the south side of Springfield, Ohio, housed a high school. But after a tobacco settlement left the state with additional education funding in 2008, the Springfield City School District (SCSD) made some needed infrastructure improvements. Read the rest »