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
10/17/2017 -- The Hartford brought its Junior Fire Marshal program to Cleveland due to the city's high home fire risk.
10/12/2017 -- Want to teach a teenage boy how to eat better? Let him experience the lesson through a virtual-reality headset. HealthCorps, which teaches nutrition, exercise and mental resilience to Ginn Academy students, offered that carrot Thursday at the all-male school.
10/13/2017 -- The new school has a partnership with the Cleveland Metroparks Zoo that connects classroom learning to fieldwork at the zoo.
9/1/2017 -- The Anisfield-Wolf Book Awards program, administered by the Cleveland Foundation, supplied copies of “Hidden Figures” to students at CMSD’s Whitney M. Young Leadership Academy, New Tech East, Cleveland School of Science and Medicine, Campus International, Facing History New Tech, MC²STEM, Glenville and the John Marshall Campus.
8/18/2017 -- The mouth guards were donated and fitted to each player's mouth by dentists and dental students volunteering for the Safe Smiles program.
8/17/2017 -- East Tech becomes the ninth CMSD school to serve as a Boys & Girls Club site, joining John Adams and Lincoln-West high schools and Franklin D. Roosevelt, Michael R. White, Andrew J. Rickoff, Mound, Luis Muñoz Marin and Walton schools. Nationally, Boys & Girls Clubs have moved from operating stand-alone centers to co-existing alongside partners like the District.