“She was a sweet, smiling, tiny child whose hair came almost to the ground.” This was how former Chatham Middle School teacher, Alicia Shoup, described the 6th grader who waved to Alicia daily from the classroom next door. Curious to know more about the friendly student, Alicia sought information from school personnel, learning little … Continue Reading
Here are some success stories from our programs.
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.
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
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