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College and Career Task Force Application Deadline Extended to February 28

Feb. 13, 2020 -- The CH-UH City School District is accepting applications for its College and Career Task Force. Membership will include representation from area colleges, local businesses, residents, parents, current or former students and community partners.  
 
MISSION: The mission of the Cleveland Heights-University Heights City School District’s College and Career Task Force is to study, analyze and make recommendations regarding high school graduation requirements, systems for college and career planning, and increasing the number of students who matriculate to college and career directly after high school. 

CREATION: This committee shall be established pursuant to Board Policy 9140 - Citizens’ Advisory Committees. As per the policy, the committee will have oversight from the Superintendent or her designee.

RESPONSIBILITIES: Review and develop an understanding of the history and current systems and structures that support college and career within CHUH schools, collect and analyze data from CHUH stakeholders and partners about effectiveness of current college and career initiatives and develop recommendations that outline best practices for increasing college and career opportunities and success for all CHUH students. Review and develop an understanding of educational legislation and policy and how it affects CH-UH. Using this information, develop a method for communicating the findings in a condensed manner to the district’s stakeholders. District staff will share all relevant items with the committee for discussion.

MEETINGS: The committee will meet monthly throughout the year and submit a report to the Board of Education following each meeting. The Superintendent, or her designee, will lead the meetings and establish all agendas.

REPORTS: The committee will provide quarterly updates on budgets, expenditures and schedules to the Superintendent, who will convey the report to the Board of Education. Reports and meeting agendas will be made available to the public via the District website, chuh.org.

MEMBERSHIP: The Superintendent, or her designee, will solicit applications for membership on the committee.

Membership is voluntary and will include representation from area colleges, local businesses, residents, parents, current or former students and community partners. There is no fixed term for membership, and replacements will be added as needed. A representative from the Board of Education will be included as an ex-officio member on the committee. CH-UH District staff members will be appointed to the committee under the direction of the Superintendent. 
 
Please complete the application questions  or fill out the application below and email it to Rosalyn Adams at R_Adams@chuh.org. The application will be open from February 11- 21, 2020. Those accepted to serve on the task force will be notified through email communication by the end of February.electronically through this link

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