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Business Partners

In 1995, the Northwest Schools and business partnerships began as an initiative of the superintendent and the Board of Education. The purpose of these partnerships is to link schools and businesses in order to provide support in accomplishing the district's mission, vision and focus of improving student achievement, and educating tomorrow’s leaders today.

Levels of Giving
Level I Cum Laude
$2,500-$4,999 in cash, professional services, volunteer time or needed materials

Level II Magna Cum Laude
$5,000-$9,999 in cash, professional services, volunteer time or needed materials

Level III Summa Cum Laude
$10,000 or more in cash, professional services, volunteer time or needed materials

Friend of the School
$100- $2,499 in cash, professional services or needed materials
Benefits to Businesses
  • Support of students and educational initiatives
  • Collaboration with schools on programs and events
  • Assist in cultivating quality employees now and for the future
  • Opportunity for businesses to provide community service
  • Publicity for the businesses
  • Positive public relations - mentioned in district publications and on the web site
  • Access to school facilities for meetings


  • Tutoring, Mentoring


  • Real world skills


  • Funding additional opportunities

Our plans are to continue to develop more partnerships collaborating with local businesses. The time, talent and treasure that our local business community provides help Northwest Schools in preparing our students for post secondary education or the world of work.

The generosity and support of our Partners in Education have provided the following:

  • School assemblies and field trips
  • Student banking programs
  • Science land lab
  • Student recognition on sign boards
  • Cars for Homecoming parades
  • School facility improvements
  • Landscaping
  • Mentoring and tutoring
  • Lunches, gift certificates and coupons
  • Refreshments
  • Pen pals for students
  • Space for district meetings and child care
  • Art exhibits and receptions
  • Speakers for career days
  • Lumber and building supplies for classes
  • Community and school service projects
  • Judges for contests
  • Mock interviews for high school students
  • Overhead projectors with carts
  • Videocassette recorder
  • Financial assistance for students in need
  • Co-op jobs for students
  • Summer jobs for teachers
  • Volunteers at spring carnivals
  • Book bags for students
  • Instructional software
  • Honor roll bumper stickers
  • Maps, posters, calculators, sheet music
  • Laminator
  • Staff in-service presenters
  • Discounts on purchases
  • Tutors

2018-2019 Northwest Local School District Business Partners
The students and staff of the Northwest Local School District are so very appreciative of our committed Business Partners.

A special THANKS to the following Outstanding Community Businesses!

Ameritas (Nicole Taulbee & Kristi Kidwell)
1876 Waycross Road
Cincinnati, OH 45240
(Struble Elementary)
Cincinnati Police Federal Credit Union (Robin Lynd & Tammy West)
3550 Springdale Road
Cincinnati, OH 45251
(Colerain High School/Northwest High School)
Cincinnati Mine Machinery Co. (Lois Grothaus)
2950 Jonrose Avenue
Cincinnati, Ohio 45239
(Taylor Elementary)
Dr. Joseph Crowley
3475 North Bend Road
Cincinnati, Ohio 45239
(Pleasant Run Elementary)
Greater Cincinnati Dental Lab
3719 Struble Road
Cincinnati, Ohio 45251
(Pleasant Run Elementary)
Johnson Investments (Julie Ackerman & Michelle Lind)
3777 West Fork Road
Cincinnati, Ohio 45247
(Monfort Heights Elementary)
4990 Houston Road
Florence, Kentucky
(Colerain Middle School)
Nestle USA (Bob Bartel)
6279 Tri-Ridge Blvd #100
Loveland, OH 45140
(Taylor Elementary)
Dr. Steven Pieper
7611 Cheviot Road
Cincinnati, Ohio 45247
(Pleasant Run Elementary)
Dr. Gary Pies
3020 Banning Road #1
Cincinnati, Ohio 45239
(Pleasant Run & Welch Elementary Schools)
Rumpke Consolidated Co, Inc. (Anne Gray & Amanda Pratt)
3800 Struble Road
Cincinnati, OH 45251
(Taylor Elementary, Pleasant Run Middle School, and Northwest High School)
Friend of the District
Jim & Melissa Wilz
[email protected] & [email protected]
(Monfort Heights Elementary, White Oak Middle School)
TurnKey Technology (Eric Anevski)
7778 Colerain Ave
Cincinnati OH, 45239
(Friend of the District)
US Bank (Matt Shaffer)
7797 Tylers Place Blvd.
WestChester, Ohio 45069
(Colerain Elementary)
White Oak-Monfort Heights Kiwanis (Al Crowell)
(Monfort Heights Elementary)
Huntington Learning Center (Stephany Hardewig)
9696 Colerain Ave.
Cincinnati, Ohio 45251    
(Colerain High School)
UC NovaCare(Alan Husarchick)
222 Piedmont Avenue, Suite 2200
Cincinnati, Ohio 45219
(Northwest High School)
Friend of the District
Rolling Hills Baptist Church (Danny Rollins)
5742 Pleasant Avenue
Fairfield, Ohio 45014
(Pleasant Run Elementary)

If interested in becoming an official Business Partner with a school in the Northwest Local School District, contact Dustin Gehring at 513-923-1000 ext. 3907 or email at [email protected] to discuss the Northwest Local School District Partners in Education Program.