On February 13 CIS CC launched its first session of the Strengthening Families Program: For Parents and Youth 10-14 (SFP 10-14) at Chatham Middle School in Siler City. SFP 10-14 was originally developed as part of Project Family at the Center for Family Research at Iowa State University. SFP 10-14 is a seven-session program … Continue Reading
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 firstname.lastname@example.org or (919)663-0116 to learn more or reserve your spot!
On Thursday, December 22, 25 CIS CC youth and 7 adult mentors traveled to the campus of UNC Chapel Hill and the Morehead Planetarium. The group of 32 watched the Galileo show at the Planetarium, ate a picnic style lunch together, and then toured the beautiful UNC Chapel Hill campus. Around campus CIS CC youth were able … Continue Reading
~ NATIONAL MENTORING MONTH ~ Take a minute to read this article found in EdNC written by Communities In Schools Vice President – Mr. Danya Perry. If you would like a similar opportunity to work with a Chatham County youth, contact Shrille Lee at (919) 663-0116 or email@example.com Pull up a seat: Mentoring in real life
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