Marion C. Seltzer, in partnership with the community, celebrates each child’s unique abilities, culture and experiences as we develop productive, global citizens. Our diverse student body represents 17 languages and 27 countries.
Our school offers a wide range of academic programs and supports:
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.
Ethel Hicks' job is to oversee the lunchroom operations for hundreds of students at Marion C. Seltzer School -- and she does that well -- but her impact on the students stretches far beyond the walls of the cafeteria.
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.