CMSD Board of Education Appointment Information

CMSD Board of Education Application

CMSD Board of Education Application

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

These board appointments are filling unexpired terms ending June 30, 2025.

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

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

Submitting an application:

Applications can be submitted by mail or via this online form. 
Applications that are faxed, or given to school employees or board members will not be accepted. 


Under Ohio law, the appointee to this Board of Education seat must reside in that portion of the Cleveland Municipal School District that is located outside of the City of Cleveland. That area includes all of Bratenahl, Linndale, and Newburgh Heights, and parts of Garfield Heights (precincts 1B, 1C and 3A.02) and Brook Park (precinct 3A.02). 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 Michele Pomerantz at

CMSD Board of Education Appointment FAQs

Personal Data

Do you have any relatives (by marriage or by blood) employed by the CMSD?
Have you, or any family members, ever applied for a position with the CMSD?
Have you ever been convicted of a crime other than a traffic violation?

Educational Background

Community Involvement

Employment History

Employment Address
Previous Employment Address