A parent sent us this testimonial regarding Mr. Stanton, our Site Coordinator at Frederick Douglass High School! We know that the students and families in our schools and communities are watching us, and it is important to leave a positive impact in all our interactions. Thank you for your dedication to your students and their families, Mr. Stanton!
Our CEO, Frank Brown, was featured on Coffee Connections with Seth Weiner last week. During this interview, Frank discussed CIS of Atlanta’s mission, vision, and values along with the work we are doing in the midst of this pandemic. Please watch Frank's interview below:
While Valentine’s Day has passed, Communities In Schools of Atlanta wanted to spread the love by rewarding and recognizing the cafeteria, nutrition, and custodian teams who have worked non-stop during the pandemic at CIS of Atlanta Clayton County Public School (CCPS) sites. Our theme, “Recover, Reengage, Reimagine, Reward, and Recognize,” presented an excellent opportunity to thank our essential workers who have been the heroes in our partner school districts. We began by sup
CIS of Atlanta currently reaches over 27,000 students between four metro Atlanta school districts. Even though our Site Coordinators do not provide daily, individualized services to every student, their impression in the schools and communities that they serve cannot be ignored. Valencia, our Site Coordinator at Maynard H. Jackson High School, received this Valentine's Day gift from one of the students at the school. This made Valencia very emotional as this student is not as
“Dedicated to go above and beyond” is how the principal of Feldwood Elementary School, Ms. Harris, describes Christen, our Site Coordinator at the Fulton County school. Virtual learning has proven to be a challenge for many of our families as they continue to create productive learning environments at home. One mother reached out to Feldwood to ask for a desk for her child to use at home. The school passed this request to Christen to see if this were something that CIS of Atl
Beating The Odds is a powerfully raw and emotional film that follows the lives of two students from different backgrounds who faced non-academic barriers that presented challenges in reaching their fullest potential. CIS of Atlanta employs staff called Site Coordinators who are embedded in local schools to offer needed resources to economically disadvantaged families and students in some of the poorest neighborhoods in metro Atlanta. The film connects our students' own triump
We wanted to share this holiday throwback. Our Site Coordinator at Thomasville Heights Elementary School, Ashley, spent her winter break in the Thomasville Heights community handing out stockings filled with small gifts to her students. In addition, one lucky student was selected to receive his “dream” gift which ended up being a hoverboard! This was a part of Ashley’s “Dream Initiative” which was created with the idea of addressing the psychological strains that her students
Jonelle joined us in the beginning of last semester and is working at Conley Hills Elementary School in Fulton County Schools as our Site Coordinator! With her previous work in Atlanta Public Schools, Jonelle is no stranger to the world of education and helping students succeed.
Black History Month began as a way to remember important people and events in the history of the African diaspora. It is a time for the African-American community to remember what their ancestors accomplished during their fight for freedom. It is also a time for the community-at-large to learn more about the many innovative contributions Black people have made to our global society. As an organization that serves a majority African-American population, it is important for us