2023 CMSD Board of Education Application


The City of Cleveland is now accepting applications for appointment to the Cleveland Metropolitan School District Board of Education.

All applications should be submitted through the online portal or dropped off at:

Nominating Panel of the Cleveland Metropolitan School District
ATT: Holly Trifiro
City of Cleveland City Hall
601 Lakeside Avenue, Room 227
Cleveland, OH 44114

Submitting an application:

  • The application deadline is Friday, April 14, 2023 for mail or drop off submissions.
  • The application deadline is Sunday, April 16, 2023 for online submissions.
  • Applications that are faxed, or given to school employees or board members will not be accepted.


  • To be considered for appointment, applicants must be residents of the Cleveland Metropolitan School District.
  • Employees of the School District and elected public officials are prohibited by State law from serving on the School Board.

Answer all questions in the space provided in the application and complete fully.

If you have any questions, please contact Chief of Education Holly Trifiro at HTrifiro@clevelandohio.gov.

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