Imagine a premier, college-preparatory high school that attracts college-bound, high-achieving students from throughout Cuyahoga County. Envision a school that has earned an Excellent rating on the Ohio Report Card for 12 straight years. Picture a school ranked No. 1 in Northeast Ohio on the 2013 Ohio Graduation Test.
That’s Cleveland Early College High School, and it’s just the beginning.
This is a school where you can also take part in tele-connected learning with the American University of Paris and take science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) courses – all in the spectacular, renovated historic John Hay building, home to three great high schools.
Last week, at the 39th conference, the club honored the District’s top seniors and connected them with civic leaders to discuss issues that are important to the seniors and articulate their visions of the future.
The Parent Leadership Institute seeks to enable parents and caregivers to become leading advocates for children and school improvement under The Cleveland Plan.
The CMSD News Bureau asked the winners for their teaching philosophies, what about their practices they will share with peers and how they will share it, what drew them to CMSD and urban education and who served as their role models. Here are excerpts from their responses.