is to surround students with a community of support, empowering them to stay in school and achieve in life.
Imagine wanting to go to school, but having no shoes to wear. Wanting to learn, but being too hungry to think. Wanting to graduate, but having to drop out because you need to get a job.
Struggling students and their families have a hard time accessing and navigating the maze of public and private services. There may be ample resources in a community, but rarely is there someone on the ground who is able to connect these resources with the schools and students that need them most.
The CIS Solution
Through a school-based coordinator, we bring these local resources into the school where they are accessible, coordinated and accountable.
In partnership with local communities, we do whatever it takes to ensure that all kids—regardless of the challenges they may face—have what they need to realize their potential.
The Difference a Community of Support Makes
We measure our success by the results we are able to achieve for the young people we serve. We carefully evaluate all aspects of our programs and use that information to constantly improve.
Results based on the percentage of case-managed students statewide that made progress toward/achieved their individualized goal(s).