Included on this page is an array of resources to help our families find important information and stay engaged in their child's learning.

Families and Students

Below are links to some of the most important information you’ll need as you prepare your child for a rewarding educational experience in Cincinnati Public Schools.

Class Supply Lists

Educational Resources


Foreign Language

Ready to Learn

The Ready To Learn (RTL) program provides family-oriented school-based behavioral healthcare, academic enrichment, and support services for students, parents, and teachers. The activities strengthen students' social competencies, build protective factors and reduce barriers to learning, resulting in students' social-emotional growth that nurtures academic achievement.

This program is a collaboration between Central Clinic and Gamble Montessori High School. The program provides and coordinates school-based behavior health services, social service activities, and academic enrichment opportunities. It is built on a learning support model, with the underlying belief that given adequate support, children can achieve academically and socially.

Services are designed to enhance students strengths and reduce the risk factors that are barriers to learning, social-emotional growth, and academic achievement. Emphasis is placed on involving parents in their children's social life.

Learn more about Ready to Learn. Ready To Learn is a participant in the Mindpeace Collaborative and the Strive Initiative.

For more information contact:
Contact Person: Pamela Bowers, MS, PC
Phone: (513) 363-2606


Project Connect

For children who are experiencing homelessness, the risk of falling behind academically is significantly greater. Project Connect helps clear barriers to education for families who are homeless. From assisting with enrollment and promoting attendance to providing in-school and summer programs, Project Connect provides guidance and support to give a leg up for children and youth who are experiencing homelessness. Learn more about Project Connect and the services it offers.

Technology Tools

Schoology  (pronounced "Skoo-luh-jee") Communication Tool Now Available — This integrated learning-management solution gives students, parents and teachers a new and easy way to connect and communicate.

Google Apps for Education — CPS has adopted Google Apps for Education as a key tool for student learning. Google Apps for Education is a web-based suite of programs provided by Google for schools to use. All Google Apps services can be accessed from anywhere with an Internet connection.

Rosetta Stone — Cincinnati Public Schools’ students, staff and parents now have Rosetta Stone — an online language-learning program — free at their fingertips.

Summer learning —  Research shows that over the long summer break students can lose about one month of what they learned in classes during the school year. CPS offers programs for summer learning.

Putting our Technology Tools to Work

Our world is driven by technology. Digital devices and software add a dynamic element that keeps students interested and provide access to tools that prepare them for the future.