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
2/13/2018 -- Case Western Reserve University students recently launched a mentoring program to empower female students at Mary B. Martin. The graduate students spend an hour each week mentoring middle-school girls.
2/6/2018 -- WKYC-TV and CMSD have partnered on a Cleveland black history storytelling project and will provide glimpses of student work this month during the station’s 6 a.m. and 7 p.m. newscasts. “Black History Makers” takes various forms, including a stage production, digital portraits of famous figures from Cleveland’s past, a virtual reality headset that transports users to the historic Karamu House theater and a video game that depicts Olympic legend Jesse Owens clearing hurdles.
2/2/2018 -- Case dental students and dentists from the Greater Cleveland Dental Society spent the morning providing free exams, cleanings, X-rays and sealant work to more than 250 students from Alfred A. Benesch, Marion-Sterling and George Washington Carver schools. Students who had cavities received fillings in the University Hospitals Rainbow Babies & Children’s Hospital Ronald McDonald Care Mobile unit.
1/26/2018 -- The Circle Scholars program brings a group of students to some of University Circle's renowned cultural institutions over 16 weeks.
12/21/2017 -- The students spent time learning about Facing History concepts and one another.
12/7/2017 -- The competition puts an emphasis on manners, discipline, respect and professional conduct.