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

  • Kareemah Williams, Board of Directors Chair
  • Michael Goldberg, Model Sustainability Committee Chair
  • Tom Cook, Finance Chair
  • Brian Roof, Governance Committee
  • Mary Ann Shamis, Secretary
  • Peggy Bries Wager
  • Al Hilkert
  • Jennifer Howard
  • Whitney Jones
  • Me’lani Joseph
  • Merry McCreary
  • Alfred Miller
  • Sophia Onwuzulike
  • Paul Pesses
  • Enid Rosenberg
  • Aaron Sharpley

Board Contact Information

Phone: 216-791-4195 x2698

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.