New initiative to encourage teaching of Cleveland history, economics and public policy in local classrooms
As part of its commitment to address the challenges faced by urban areas, The Maxine Goodman Levin College of Urban Affairs at Cleveland State University will host the inaugural Teaching Cleveland event on May 19 from 4:30 – 7:00 p.m. The event features an evening of student presentations, special guests and community conversations that signal the launch of Teaching Cleveland – a new organization that aims to develop enthusiasm and a strong sense of place to grow the next generation of Cleveland’s civic leaders.
The community is invited to attend this special event FREE of charge and can RSVP or learn more about Teaching Cleveland by contacting Greg Deegan at 216.831.2080 ext.320 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
The schedule is as follows:
4:30 – 5:30 p.m. Beachwood H.S. student presentations on regionalism
5:30 – 6:00 p.m. Reception
6:00 – 7:00 p.m. Community Conversation with area leaders
Dr. Edward Hill
Dean, Levin College of Urban Affairs
Communications Director, The Fund for Our Economic Future
Director of Urban Policy for Ohio Gov. Ted Strickland
Chief of Regional Development, City of Cleveland
Columnist, The Plain Dealer
Teaching Cleveland aims to spread the teaching of Cleveland’s history, economics, and public policies to schools in the Greater Cleveland area and to interested community members. Its goal is to foster pride in local history and develop a love and an appreciation of Cleveland to help reinvigorate the local culture and economy. Participating schools include: Beachwood High School; Euclid High School; Garrett Morgan School; Gilmour Academy; Hathaway Brown; Hawken School; Horizon Science Academy; Independence High School; John Hay High School; Laurel School; Mayfield High School; Orange High School; and Shaker Heights High School.
Founded in 1964, Cleveland State University is a public research institution that provides a dynamic setting for engaged learning. With an enrollment of more than 16,000 students, 8 colleges and more than 250 academic programs, CSU provides a hands-on learning environment that connects students, ideas and real-world experience. To learn more visit www.csuohio.edu.
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