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.


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).


Kent Friel and Jeffrey Stec


Ceair Baggett
Paul Bernheimer
Harry Blanton
Robert Buechner
Sam Brewer
Jeff Brokamp
Vera Brooks
Edward Buyniski
Tom Conlan
Roshundra Dennard
Sarah Gideonse
Barbara Glueck

Elliot Grossman
Etsegenet Hailemekeal
Arlene Herman
Grant Hesser
Michael Harlow
Larry Johnson
Jane Keller
Larry Kissel
Mike Krug
Greg Landsman
Liz Loring
Bob Maly
Tina Mersmann

William Muse
Tara L. Robinson
Joe Saylor
Danielle Signorile
Stacey Hill-Simmons
John Simpkinson
Emily Thobe
Nelson Vincent
James Williams
Larry Williams
John Young


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