Center for Excellence and Innovation in Education

Cleveland Schools Book Fund


The most delightful program within the Center is the Cleveland Schools Book Fund (CSBF)– an endowed program designed to support and extend the literacy activities of the Cleveland Metropolitan School District. The mission of the CSBF is to instill a love of reading in Cleveland’s youngest learners.   The Cleveland Schools Book Fund places book collections and bookshelves in every Pre-K through Grade 4 classroom in CMSD, provides teacher professional learning around use of the resources and supports home literacy efforts of CMSD enrolled students through activities and resources located at