•  Great Leaders


    The Cleveland Metropolitan School District is creating an environment that empowers and values principals as professionals and makes certain that our students are held to the highest expectations.

    "Our main premise is that excellent schools, led by exemplary principals and staffed by talented teachers, should have full autonomy over human and financial resources in exchange for high quality and accountability for performance. This approach will open the system to new ideas, talents, management philosophies and community assets so that our students can make the kind of breakthroughs in performance required to compete in, and contribute to, the 21st century global economy."
    --The Cleveland Plan
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    Tianna Maxey

    Principal - Cleveland School of Architecture & Design 

    Tiana Maxey Principal of the Excellent-rated Cleveland School of Architecture & Design @ John Hay Campus, Tianna Maxey is a graduate of CMSD’s John Marshall High School. Her familiarity with her native Cleveland and her 16-year tenure as an educator in the District are only part of what makes her a model school leader.
    Tianna's passion for education and her dedication to the success of the students she serves is demonstrated in her daily interactions with students, families, staff and community partners.   She has spearheaded collaborations with such institutions as the Cleveland Museum of Art to provide a cross-curricular arts integrated curriculum that engages students in year-long projects at every grade level.
    Under Tianna Maxey's leadership, the Cleveland School of Architecture & Design has maintained a rating of Excellent on Ohio's State Report Card, with rising scores on the Department of Education’s performance index in the last three years of 101.6, 102.7 and 104, respectively.

    "Cleveland will supplement its current highest performing educators with a newly recruited corps of exemplary principals and teachers to lead and teach in district and charter schools."

    -The Cleveland Plan 





    CMSD offers:

    • New, comprehensive principal evaluation system 
    • New, comprehensive principal compensation system 
    • Personal and professional growth opportunities
    • Excellent benefits