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:
- 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 Director
5/15/2017 -- The Cleveland Browns, CMSD and the city will break ground at 1:30 p.m. Tuesday for installation of a synthetic-turf football field at John Adams High School. The field is the fourth of five that the team is donating to the District.
4/25/2017 -- Before focusing on its agenda Tuesday, the Cleveland Board of Education paid tribute to CMSD's 2,930 volunteers. It was part of National Volunteer Week, but Chief Executive Officer Eric Gordon and the board made it clear that they appreciate the volunteers' efforts all year long.
4/20/2017 -- The Cleveland Metropolitan School District honored Cleveland Browns owner Dee Haslam on Thursday with an award that recognizes her pioneering support of urban education. Haslam, president of the Cleveland Browns Foundation, was surprised with the “Visionary Award” during the 2017 Chronic Absenteeism Summit, which CMSD hosted at FirstEnergy Stadium.