Superintendent Supports CIS of Baldwin County
Before Communities In Schools enters a county, we work with school district(s) to determine local needs and get the support of school superintendents and community leaders. Superintendents and principals are some of our biggest advocates. View a 2:21 video from the Baldwin County school superintendent to learn how a local affiliate’s partnership is helping to improve educational outcomes.
Communities In Schools: Changing the Picture of Education in America
Every year we help more than 1.3 million kids succeed in school. From medical and dental help, to school supplies or a safe place to sleep, we help do whatever it takes. See what you can do to help at CommunitiesInSchools.org.
CIS Helps Improve School Success Rates
Communities In Schools partners with school districts to help improve school success rates for at-risk students. Superintendents and principals throughout Georgia share how CIS is valuable to their schools.
CIS Site Coordinators Make Academic Difference
Communities In Schools site coordinators at Osborne High School in Marietta are working with school staff to identify students at risk of dropping out and helping them find success in the classroom.
Making a Difference
Communities In Schools of Georgia is part of the national Communities In Schools network, one of the nation’s leading dropout prevention organizations, serving 1.25 million students every year. To see our impact nationwide, watch the video below. Then learn how you can make a difference by donating, advocating or volunteering.
Student Achievement Month (SAM) 2015
Student Achievement Month (SAM) is an annual event and recognizes CIS students, grades K-12, who are sometimes overlooked and often expected to underachieve. SAM boosts student’s confidence and helps them set new goals and gain a better understanding of the importance of academic achievement and succeeding in school.
Hundreds of CIS students throughout Georgia participate. Our sponsors help CIS provide prizes valued up to $1,000 to our state winners. To receive information on how you can support the program or become a sponsor, e-mail cbroussard(at)cisgeorgia.org.
Atlanta & Company’s Interview with President of Communities In Schools of Georgia, Carol F. Lewis
President of Communities In Schools of Georgia, Carol F. Lewis, discusses how Communities In Schools of georgia’s evidence-based approach, adapted to meet each community’s unique needs, is the basis for our success. Many children face challenges both inside and outside the classroom. Through a school-based site coordinator, Communities In Schools strategically aligns and delivers needed resources so that students can focus on learning.