Resources For Current Parents & Families
Past Updates & Announcements
CLA Students Create "Lock In" Field Trip — At CLA!
“We have to admit, one of the best days we have ever had at school was our LOCK-IN at CLA! Our day started with classes as usual, but then our school transformed. It wasn’t just a day of learning, we had fun! We turned our classrooms into PS3 game rooms, movie theaters, Xbox challenges on…
CLA students at the Cleveland Art Museum
On Tuesday November 15th my class went to the Cleveland Art Museum for our social studies class. Instead of sitting down looking at textbooks, we actually went out and learned real facts for ourselves. The most memorable experience I have was seeing the hand crafted amulets from ancient Egypt that were very detailed in every…
Cleveland Expeditionary School First in Area – WKYC
WKYC visited Citizens Leadership Academy Wednesday to learn more about the Expeditionary Learning Model featured in this school and championed by Shelly Saltzman. Please view the video above and view the article
Box Tops for Education
Citizens Leadership Academy is happy to partner with Box Tops for Education, a program which has given nearly $400 million since 1996. Citizens Leadership Academy families and students are encouraged to clip Box Top coupons from the hundreds of participating products and bring it to the school office.
Bike Riding on Lamont
Thanks to the Ohio City Bike Coop, the students are able to enjoy the beautiful day and learn proper bike safety, bike maintenance and bike mechanics.
September Update from Head of School
Update from the Head of School September 1, 2011 Dear CLA Families, It’s hard to believe that September is here! The CLA community has settled into routines and students and teachers have delved into rigorous academics. The overarching question for this Fall Expedition is, “What makes a community thrive?” In English, the students are reading…
Opening Day at CLA
Citizens Leadership Academy opened its doors this August 2011 to our founding class of 6th graders. Congratulations to the incredibly hard-working staff, leadership, volunteers, and community members who helped make CLA a reality! We are very excited about this year and what will come next. We will try and add at least a monthly blog…
CLA on WDOK
Citizens Leadership Academy – WDOK 102.1 – December 5, 2010 – by Jim McIntyre A new public charter school opens next August for sixth graders in Cleveland. Principal Shelly Saltzman says Citizens Leadership Academy will offer expeditionary learning. She was joined by fifth-grader Justise Porter, who will be among the first students to attend Citizens Leadership Academy.…