January is National Mentoring Month! Interested in becoming a lunch buddy or mentor? Communities In Schools of Chatham County will host a volunteer orientation/training on Saturday, January 21, 2017, 9:00am – 12:00pm at the CIS CC Office 208 North Chatham Ave., Siler City. Contact Shirille Lee at email@example.com or (919)663-0116 to learn more or reserve your spot!
Communities In Schools of Chatham County: Mentoring Match Spotlight Sophia and Jane Kornblut Jane was missing her two young grandchildren after they moved to the West Coast. So she decided to try spending time with a youngster here in Chatham County whom she might be able to help with school work and cultural opportunities. About a … Continue Reading
CIS National Impact Report – Fall 2015 Check out the National Impact Report from Communities In Schools.
Check out this NY Times op-ed from Nicholas Kristof. Thanks for the shout out! Help make a difference today: BECOME A SUSTAINER Gifts With Meaning “We’re seeing painful upheavals about race on university campuses these days, but the civil rights issue in America today is our pre-K through 12th grade education system, which routinely sends … Continue Reading
Dan Cardinali – Tedx Pennsylvania Avenue Talk Dan Cardinali is president of Communities In Schools (CIS), the nation’s largest and most effective dropout prevention organization serving nearly 1.5 million students in 26 states and the District of Columbia. Under his leadership, the organization has been recognized for developing a highly effective model for decreasing dropouts … Continue Reading
Check out this enlightening article from the Washington Post on teachers in the classroom, and the role they play in supporting students. This CIS National Teacher Survey was conducted in May 2015 by Public Opinion Strategies. As Communities In Schools we are helping change the picture by providing support to teachers & students, enabling teachers … Continue Reading
SAS has given $30,000 to CIS of Chatham County to support students served by school and community based programs! This generous donation will support new programming at Chatham Middle School and the continuation of community based services: mentoring, family advocacy,community service and restitution, teen court and workforce investment act youth services throughout Chatham County! www.sas.com … Continue Reading
Siler City, NC, August 14, 2014 – Communities in Schools of Chatham County (formerly Chatham County Together!) has established a fund to honor the late Page Vernon’s devotion to the needs of at-risk children and youth. The Page Vernon Memorial Fund will support children and youth with programming that encourages their staying in school and … Continue Reading
Message from the Board Chair & Director For the past 25 years, Chatham County Together! has been working to change the lives of kids through Mentoring and other programs, including Family Advocacy, Teen Court, Community Service and Restitution, and Workforce Investment Act services. In 2011, we weighed the pros and cons of merging with CIS … Continue Reading