Education Impact Partners in Greater Cleveland

We are investing $5,795,886 in education to prepare our kids to enter school ready to learn and graduate from high school.

Priority: Kindergarten Readiness

Early Childhood Social Emotional Interventions: $85,428
Achievement Centers for Children
Identification and assessment of social and emotional challenges in preschool children in Warrensville school district and local child care centers. On site work with children and teachers

PEP Early Childhood Plus Technical Assistance for CMSD Preschool Classrooms: $148,070
Positive Education Program
Identification and assessment of social and emotional challenges in preschool children in identified CMSD investment schools. On site work with children and teachers.

Professional Development for Child Care Staff: $296,359
The Centers for Families and Children
Professional development for early learning staff; teacher preparation and specialized training for infant and toddler teaching staff.

Social and Emotional Development for Preschoolers: $58,800
Murtis Taylor Human Services Center
Identification and assessment of social and emotional challenges in preschool children in two child care centers located in the Mt. Pleasant community. On site work with children and teachers.

Social and Emotional Development Early Identification and Support: $132,656
The Centers for Families and Children
Identification, assessment and support for high need children in a classroom setting with the goal of retention in the program.

Step Up to Quality Child Care Professional Development: $162,350
Starting Point
Professional development for 21 Three Star and 23 Four Star Step Up to Quality rated centers. Will assess and support centers to maintain current ratings or move to the next star level.

YWCA TLC: $98,000
YWCA of Greater Cleveland
Identification and assessment of social and emotional challenges in preschool children attending YWCA preschool residing in local homeless shelters. On site work with children and teachers.

Priority: Academic Success

1-2-3 Read: $57,213
Cuyahoga County Public Library
One-on-one tutoring for first and second graders identified as not reading on grade level.

AARP Experience Corps: $55,076
Greater Cleveland Volunteers
One-on-one tutoring for CMSD elementary school children identified as not reading on grade level.

Academic and Social and Emotional Learning for At-risk Youth: $85,848
Open Doors, Inc
Enrichment program for middle school youth living in at risk environments that empowers students to make wise decisions, to engage in positive relationships with their peers and to prepare for further education

America Scores After School Literacy and Health Programming: $27,440
America Scores Cleveland
Provides literacy and health programming that measurably improves language arts skills, fitness levels, and civic engagement.

El Sistema @ Rainey: $24,500
Eleanor B Rainey Memorial Institute, Inc
Orchestra program for Cleveland youth in grades 2-7 and providing after school homework help and daily afterschool instruction on violin, viola, cello and bass.

Family School Connection: $162,430
Family Connections of Northeast Ohio
Targets at-risk kindergarteners without skills reading related skills that are in danger of falling behind.

Girl Scout Journey Program: $40,328
Girl Scouts of Northeast Ohio
Mentorship/leadership programming for girls to develop a strong sense of self positive values and critical thinking skills, while also developing healthy attitudes toward learning and feeling connected to their communities.

Kids College: $58,800
Urban League of Greater Cleveland
Support for children in grades K-3 identified as not reading on grade level attending Marion Sterling elementary school.

Leaders for Tomorrow: $58,800
University Settlement, Inc
One-on-one tutoring and small group support for children attending Willow Elementary school identified as not reading on grade level.

Learning Zone: $58,800
Salvation Army
One-on-one tutoring for CMSD elementary school children identified as not reading on grade level.

My Mentor, My Friend: $39,200
Greater Cleveland Volunteers
One-on-one match of an adult volunteer with a student from diverse CMSD Elementary Schools providing support social and emotional support to enhance the achievement of academic success

One-on-One Mentoring for Hispanic Students: $36,750
Esperanza, Inc
Mentorship support for Hispanic youth that focus on social and emotional development to enhance the achievement of academic success.

PEP Assist Behavioral Coaching at Alfred A. Benesch, A CMSD Investment School: $109,499
Positive Education Program
Provide support services to Alfred Benesch elementary school students, parents and educators to improve the social and emotional development related to school culture and climate.

Sisterhood: $29,400
West Side Community House
Provide inner-city girls with opportunities to participate in a wide range of cultural, educational and social programs designed to teach skills needed to maintain high self-esteem succeed academically.

Ready Readers Plus: $245,000
Boys and Girls Club of Greater Cleveland
Structured daily reading curriculum aiming to improve reading-phonics, spelling vocabulary and composition for children grade K-3.

STRIDE: $37,842
Beech Brook/Family Health Program
Therapeutic mentoring to promote youth development and addresses personal problems too severe for the typical mentoring programs

Youth Mentoring: $101,528
Big Brothers Big Sisters of Greater Cleveland
One-on-one match of an adult volunteer with a student from Robert Jamison Elementary School providing support social and emotional support to enhance the achievement of academic success.

Youth Services West: $18,602
Merrick House
Mentorship/leadership programming for youth to develop a strong sense of self positive values and critical thinking skills, while also developing healthy attitudes toward learning and feeling connected to their communities.

Priority: High School Graduation

Baldwin Wallace Scholars Program: $90,552
Baldwin Wallace University
Preparing academically at risk African American Male students for post secondary success by providing assistance in academic enrichment, college preparation, and leadership and service.

College Access: $80,850
College Now Greater Cleveland
Promoting positive youth development by creating an 8th grade transition/ freshman year experience program for students entering their freshman year at John Adams HS from neighboring feeder elementary schools.

Jobs for Ohio’s Graduates: $268,520
Youth Opportunities Unlimited
Career coaching supporting the development of post-secondary transition plans, career exploration and work force skills.

Youth Development and Transition: $63,700
Linking Employment, Abilities & Potential
Assisting youth with disabilities attain basic employability skills; attain secondary school diplomas or the recognized equivalents, towards placement in postsecondary education, advanced training, employment or apprenticeship.

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