• Connect with the Office of the CEO

    Media Inquiries: Members of the media should contact Eileen Simmons at Eileen.Simmons@ClevelandMetroSchools.org. If the request includes public records, email both Eileen and our public records team at PublicRecords@ClevelandMetroSchools.org.  

    Executive Support

    J.R. Tomkinson, Chief of Staff
    Provides executive level support to the CEO, coordinates and leads CEO's special projects, strategic priorities & initiatives, responsible for oversight of the CEO office staff.
    Email |  Office: 216.838.0022

    Administrative Support

    Kamal ChatmanExecutive Assistant to the CEO
    Provides executive office support with communications, customer service, fiscal oversight, and event and travel planning.
    Email  |  Office: 216.838.0023

    Shawna LeaksScheduling Manager to the CEO
    Maintains, manages scheduling and coordinates calendar requests.
    Email |  Office: 216.838.0097

    Kitty ArnoldAdministrative Assistant to the CEO
    Provides administrative support to the Chief Executive Office and assists with CEO special initiatives/projects.
    Email |  Office: 216.838.0024



    We are also providing some links below to help direct you to the area which may also help expedite a response from a representative from the district:


    Do you have a school concern that has not been addressed at the school level? Reach out to the CEO’s designated Ombuds Office to share your concerns at 216.838.0090, email the office at Ombuds@clevelandmetroschools.org or share your concern here.