EDUCATION PANEL

EXCELLENCE IN EDUCATION PANEL

FOCUS

We initiate, recognize, participate in and promote projects to improve the quality of education so that all students achieve their unique potential and become contributing citizens.

MEETING SCHEDULE

Third Monday of the month from noon to 1 p.m. at United Way of Greater Cincinnati. In January and February, we meet on the 4th Monday (due to national holidays).

CO-CHAIRS

Kent Friel and Jeffrey Stec

MEMBERS

Richard Adams

Deondre DrakefordLiz Loring

Deborah Allsop

John FrankBob Maly

Alpacino Beauchamp

Kent FrielGary McClimans

Harry Blanton

Sarah GideonseBill Muse

Sam Brewer

Joe GirandolaTara Robinson

Vera Brooks

Barbara GlueckJulie Sellers

Robert Buechner

Elliot GrossmanJohn Simpkinson

Edward Buyniski

Arlene HermanEmily Thobe

David Childs

Gayle HillekeTom Tsuchiya

Dot Christenson

Eric JacksonJames Williams

Carole Donnelly  

Larry JohnsonLarry Williams

 

Larry KisselJohn Young

INITIATIVES

2020 Preschool Promise/CPS Renewal Levy Documents

Preschool Promise. The Education Panel took an active role in the 2016 passage of a $33 million Cincinnati Public Schools levy to “strengthen K-12 education and expand access to quality preschool.” The panel remains active in monitoring and supporting the  work of the Preschool Promise.

Annual Education Awards. The Education Panel presents awards at an annual banquet to outstanding administrators, teachers and volunteers in the region.

Leader to Leader. This important collaboration is with Cincinnati Public Schools to match business leaders with school principals to improve leadership and management.

English Language Learning Foundation. Cincinnatus collaborates with the ELL Foundation to help provide financial support for college scholarships for English Language Learners.

Cincinnati Public Schools. The Education Panel is committed to support to CPS and regularly evaluates school levy proposals to determine whether to advocate for their passage