• Strategic Community Partnerships

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    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

    To discuss ways you can support the Cleveland Metropolitan School District, please contact:

    Leo Serrano- Executive Director

    Office of Institutional Advancement
    Cleveland Metropolitan School District
    1111 Superior Ave E, Suite 1800
    Cleveland, Ohio 44114
    Phone: 216.838.0025 
    Fax: 216.426.5144 
  • Students read "Hidden Figures," will meet author

    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.

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  • Football players get custom mouth guards from Safe Smiles

    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.

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  • East Tech Boys & Girls Club opens Tuesday

    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.

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  • Lincoln-West soccer team gets new look

    8/17/2017 -- Until this week, a limited budget gave head coach Michael Gong just the basics -- enough to put a team on the field. Now the squad sports $9,000 worth of new apparel and other equipment.

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  • Cavs, NBA renovate space for Boys & Girls Club (video)

    6/15/2017 -- League and team representatives, including coach Ty Lue and players, were at East Tech High School on Thursday to dedicate a new "learn and play center" where teenagers can go after school to work on computers, study, get in a game of pool or table tennis and play board games. The space was renovated through the NBA Cares program.

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  • Say Yes bid makes progress

    5/17/2017 -- Cleveland has taken the first steps in its quest to become a chapter of Say Yes to Education, a national nonprofit that works with communities to prepare their students for college and help them cover shortfalls in tuition costs.

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