Strategic Community Partnerships
Businesses and Civic Groups looking to support the Cleveland Metropolitan School District or build a relationship with a specific school will find the Office of Special Projects and Student, Family and Community Engagement ready to assist.
CMSD has many established school programs that your organization can become a part of. Or, if you have an inspired idea, we can help you navigate the Cleveland Metropolitan Schools infrastructure.
In an effort to better serve its students, CMSD is seeking proposals from qualified individuals, organizations or businesses that promise to deliver significant results on the most pressing issues facing Cleveland schools, must serve to promote student, family and community engagement and provide CMSD students with enhanced educational opportunities and resources that will prepare them for success in the 21st century.
Partnerships with CMSD can take many forms:
To discuss ways you can support the Cleveland Metropolitan School District, please contact:
- In School Programs - Drug awareness, self-esteem building, financial literacy, vocational learning
- After School Programs - Art, chess, choir, dance, theatre, adult mentoring, internships, athletics, tutoring
- Incentive Programs - For the following content areas: attendance, reading, writing, science, math, citizenship
- Events - Festivals, field trips, sporting events, circus events, picnics
- Other - Summer programs, summer camps, jobs
Leo Serrano- Executive DirectorOffice of Institutional AdvancementCleveland Metropolitan School District1111 Superior Ave E, Suite 1800Cleveland, Ohio 44114Phone: 216.838.0025Fax: 216.426.5144
10/12/2018 -- Shoes and Clothes for Kids has rewarded CMSD’s Ohio Teacher of the Year finalist with a 3-minute shopping spree at the organization’s Resource Center. Catherine Duplisea gathered 364 items -- $2,500 worth of supplies -- for her school, Orchard STEM.
10/2/2018 -- This is the third year for the awards, a partnership between the George Gund and Cleveland foundations, the District and the Cleveland Teachers Union. The goal is to spread best practices by honoring teachers who set a standard of excellence and serve as an example for their peers.
9/24/2018 -- According to Sprint, 70 percent of U.S. teachers assign work that is to be completed online, but 5 million families lack reliable connectivity. To help, the wireless carrier is providing devices and Wi-Fi to students across the country whose families have little or no Internet access.
8/29/2018 -- Students in the Allied Health program at the Martin Luther King Jr. Campus are training to work in a professional healthcare setting – and now they feel as if they have already reached their goal.
8/27/2018 -- Several of the new seniors at Max S. Hayes High School spent the summer working full time in sheet-metal fabricating shops. They also were building a future in the industry. The students are the first to participate in a new program that can lead directly from Max Hayes to a five-year apprenticeship as sheet-metal workers.