Strategies on the Ground

CPS School Based Mental Health Network

The CPS School Based Mental Health Network is a collaborative led by Cincinnati Public Schools (CPS), the Hamilton County Mental Health and Recovery Services Board, and MindPeace. They partner with children’s mental health providers and the community to facilitate the provision of mental health services to CPS community learning centers as part of the seamless system of care for children.

Some of the many functions of the collaborative are to: [...] more about CPS School Based Mental Health Network

Growing Well Cincinnati

The mission of Growing Well Cincinnati is to create an integrated, coordinated and sustainable system of providers that ensures access to quality health and wellness services for students and their families. Growing Well consists of representatives from 30 organizations, including Cincinnati Public Schools (CPS), local hospitals, neighborhood clinics, the Health Department, the Academy of Medicine, Jobs & Family Service, Legal Aid, YMCA and community health/mental health providers. [...] more about Growing Well Cincinnati

Arts Education Network

The Arts Education Student Success Network is committed to increasing student achievement, accessibility, integration and awareness of the arts. Based on findings of our 2008 analysis, this network has taken on several projects. [...] more about Arts Education Network

After School Learning Network

The After School Network was established in 2004 as a regional network focused on Cincinnati and Northern Kentucky. After working together for some time the collaborative decided that it would be more effective to split into geographic regions, creating the CincyAfterSchool Network, which focused on Cincinnati Public Schools, and Transform Network, which focused on the United Way multicounty footprint. In November 2009 the network expanded again to encompass both Cincinnati and Northern Kentucky. [...] more about After School Learning Network

CPS Community Learning Centers

The continued development of schools as community learning centers taking place primarily within Cincinnati Public Schools is helping make learning a collective priority and creating improved conditions for learning.

A community learning center is a school that serves as a neighborhood hub, utilizing school space during extended hours, on weekends and through the summer to provide additional academic support, health resources, social services, arts programming, and civic and cultural opportunities to students, their families and the community. [...] more about CPS Community Learning Centers