- Council of the Great City Schools
- Shirley Schwartz Urban Education Impact Award
Dr. Shirley S. Schwartz Urban Education Impact Award
The Council of the Great City Colleges of Education, an affiliate group of deans working with urban school leaders, presents the Dr. Shirley S. Schwartz Urban Education Impact Award each year at the Council's Fall Conferences. The award is named in honor of Dr. Shirley S. Schwartz, the Council's Director of Special Projects and staff liaison with the colleges of education. The award honors an outstanding partnership between a university and an urban school district that has had a positive and significant impact on student learning.
Officials from Cleveland Metropolitan School District and Cleveland State University receive the Dr. Shirley Schwartz Urban Education Impact Award from Brooklyn College CUNY Dean Deborah Shanley at the 60th Annual Fall Conference in Miami in 2016.