Class Schedule

Check out this year’s schedule to see when each session, field trip, or event is happening. Before applying, please make sure that you’re available on the dates listed. Questions or concerns? Get in touch with us via email.



Session: Welcome to School Board School
Thursday, 8/8/19, 4:00–8:00PM at People's Liberty

Field Trip: Superintendent’s Back to School Annual Address + Debrief
Friday, 8/9/19, 7:30AM–10:30AM at the Cintas Center

Session: What’s My Why?
Saturday, 8/24/19, 9:00AM–5:00PM at People's Liberty


Session: Introduction to Big Issues in Education
Saturday, 10/12/19, 9:00AM–3:00PM at Mayerson Academy

Field Trip: Student Achievement Committee Meeting + Debrief
Thursday, 10/3/19, 1:30–4:30PM at CPS Education Center


Session: District Finances and Budgets
Saturday, 12/7/19, 9:30AM–1:30PM at Main Library

Field trip: Board Finance Committee Meeting + Debrief
Thursday, 12/19/19, 4:00–7:00PM at CPS Education Center

Field trip: School Visits + Debrief
Thursday, 12/12/19, 8:00AM–1:00PM at Aiken High School and Westwood School


Session: Articulating Your Personal Vision For Impact + How You’ll Get There
Saturday, 2/8/20, 9:30AM–5:30PM at Main Library

Session: Impact Presentations
Thursday, 2/27/20, 5:30–7:30 PM at Mayerson Academy


Session: 100-Day Check-In
Thursday, 6/4/20, 5:30–7:30PM at TBD


Session: How the Board Works + Fundraising
Saturday, 9/7/19, 9:00AM–5:00PM at Mayerson Academy

Field Trip: Board Business Meeting
Monday, 9/16 or 9/23, 6:30PM at CPS Education Center

Session: Board Meeting Debrief
Thursday, 9/26/19, 5:30–7:30PM at Teach For America

Session: Systems Change
Saturday, 9/28/19, 9:00AM–5:00PM at StriveTogether


Session: Midway Check-In
Thursday, 11/7/19, 5:00–7:30PM at Oakley Public Library

Session: How Policy Is Made at the National, State, & Local Levels
Saturday, 11/16/19, 9:00AM–3:30PM at Mayerson Academy

Field Trip: Policy Committee Meeting + Debrief
Thursday, 11/21/19, 11:00AM–2:00PM at CPS Education Center


Session: How This Work Affects Your Personal and Professional Life?
Thursday, 1/16/20, 5:00–8:00PM at Greater Cincinnati Foundation

Event: Impact Fair
Thursday, 1/30/20, 5:30 –7:30PM at TBD


Session: 50-Day Check-In
Thursday, 4/9/20, 5:30–7:30PM at TBD


“School Board School didn't just teach us how the school board works or how to support Cincinnati Public Schools—it gave us the space and time to reflect on our own values and the impact we hope to contribute.”

–Heather Gerker