Dr. Shirley S. Schwartz Urban Education Impact Award

 
Shirley Schwartz
The Council of the Great City Colleges of Education, an affiliate group of deans working with urban school leaders, presents the Dr. Shirley S. Schwartz Urban Education Impact  Award each year at the Council's Fall Conferences. The award is named in honor of Dr. Shirley S. Schwartz, the Council's Director of Special Projects and staff liaison with the colleges of education. The award honors an outstanding partnership between a university and an urban school district that has had a positive and significant impact on student learning.  
 
The winner of the 2016 award was Cleveland Metropolitan School District and Cleveland State University for their Campus International School, based on the campus of CSU. The school includes kindergarten through eighth grade and is popular with families, filling its seats by lottery every year and keeping a waiting list. With the award, the Council gives a $2,000 scholarship to a Cleveland school graduate who will be attending Cleveland State University to pursue a career in education.

 
Urban Impact Award Winners
Officials from Cleveland Metropolitan School District and Cleveland State University receive the Dr. Shirley Schwartz Urban Education Impact Award from Brooklyn College CUNY Dean Deborah Shanley at the 60th Annual Fall Conference in Miami.

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