Resources For Current Parents & Families

Washington, D.C., Virtual Field Trip

CLA 8th graders take a class trip to Washington, D.C., every year. Because they weren’t able to go this year, our staff created a virtual trip with highlights of our capital. Click HERE and enjoy!

Past Updates & Announcements

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…


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.…