Citizens Academy & Citizens Academy East are non-profit, public schools, and we have a Board of dedicated community members who help make our schools outstanding places for our students, families, and community. Many thanks to our board for volunteering their time, energy, and effort to our schools:

Daniel Sheets, Chair
Lubrizol Additives

Tom Cook
Colbalt Group

Michael Goldberg
Bridge Investment Fund LP

Jen Grossman
National Safety Apparel

Vickie Johnson
Fairfax Renaissance Development Corp.

Whitney Jones
Community Volunteer

Me’lani Joseph
Case Western Reserve University

Steve Murray
University School

Paul Pesses
Carnegie Companies

Brian Roof
Frantz Ward LLP

Mary Ann Shamis
Financial Services Paytime

David Wasserstrom
Vantage Communications

Kareemah Williams


Enroll Your Child

Citizens Academy is one of highest-performing free, public charter schools in Cleveland and spaces are very limited! Click here to learn more about enrolling & to enroll your child today!

Teach With Us!

We are proud of our amazing, dedicated teachers and leaders. Interested in teaching in a safe, positive, high-performing urban school? Click here to learn more about careers at Citizens Academy.