Welcome to the CMSD Talent Department Page. Here you will find information about the Talent Department's services, current employment opportunities, policies, procedures and requirements for employment in the Cleveland Metropolitan School District.
The Talent staff is committed to the recruitment and retention of top-notch employees with the determination and drive to create a positive and effective 21st century learning environment for our students. Our departmental goal is to provide personalized support and service to each employee, school, and department. We also strive to build a foundation of employee excellence through rigorous performance standards, staff development and a diverse and dedicated work force that supports the mission and goals of the district.Lori Ward - Chief Talent Officer
**For newly eligible employees with the Cleveland School DistrictDownload the new
2018 Benefits Enrollment Guide
Benefit FAQs and Fact Sheet
More information can be found on the Employee Benefits webpage.
New educator with CMSD? Download our New Educator Onboarding Guide
New Educator Orientation Schedule:
New Educator Orientation & Essential Online Tools
February 26, 2018
March 26, 2018
April 30, 2018
May 21, 2018
June 25, 2018
8:00 a.m. to 4:30
For planning purposes, New Educator Orientation is by invitation only. If you would like to attend a session and/or are a new educator and you have not yet been invited, please contact Cristy Jones.
WHO TO CALL:General Inquiries:Lucitta Cummings: 216-838-0040Precious James: 216-838-0991Chief Talent Officer – Lori WardWHERE CAN I FIND INFORMATION ON:
- Additional Compensation for Professional Staff
- Job Share Teacher Application 2018-2019
- Individual Professional Development Plan (eIPDP) -new
- Licensure (Certification)
- Professional Development
- Non- CTU Classified Union Employees Evaluation Form
- Substitute Handbook 2017-18
Did You Know…Effective Dec. 18, 2016, staff can log into Workday to review and update personal information, enter daily time and request time off.Take time to explore our site, to discover what’s new, what opportunities are available and what our dedicated Human Resources team can do to serve our internal and external school community.
1111 Superior Avenue E
Human Resources - Suite 1800
Cleveland, Ohio 44114
The Human Resources Department is located in Downtown Cleveland. Housed on the 18th Floor of 1111 Superior Avenue, Human Resources is centrally located to provide service to all of the District’s schools and administrative offices.Our office hours are from 8:00 a.m to 5:00 p.m. To better serve our customers, on-site visitors must arrive no later than 4:30 p.m.