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
3/15/2018 -- TEALS, which stands for Technology Education and Literacy in Schools, recruits industry professionals to assist classroom teachers, preparing them to eventually handle introductory and Advanced Placement courses on their own. Funded by Microsoft Philanthropies, the nationwide initiative seeks to expand access to computer science for all students, including female, black and Latino students who are underrepresented in the field.
3/9/2018 -- The school hosted the ceremony for new citizens, some of whom worked with Global Studies students to pass their citizenship test.
3/9/2018 -- Tamara Thomas, a senior at Washington Park Environmental Studies, has been named the Boys & Girls Clubs of Cleveland’s Youth of the Year. Second place went to Mercedes Klouda, a senior at the Cleveland School of Architecture and Design at the John Hay Campus, while Danesha McKinney, a junior at Jane Addams Business Careers Center, finished third.
2/27/2018 -- The members of the organization spend time each week mentoring and tutoring boys at two CMSD schools.
2/13/2018 -- Case Western Reserve University students recently launched a mentoring program to empower female students at Mary B. Martin. The graduate students spend an hour each week mentoring middle-school girls.