CIS Wake’s the Real Deal
Laurie Jackson talks about CIS Wake and her view on its effect in the community. Watch
3rd Annual CLASS Event
Each year, Communities In Schools of Wake County honors its students by Celebrating Leaders Achieving Significant Success (otherwise known as CLASS!) This year CIS Wake was fortunate to have Wake County represented by our legislators, county commissioners, school board members and the First Lady of North Carolina, Mrs. Kristen Cooper.
L-R: Jasmine Richburg (AIM Student), DeWand Hooper (CIS Staff), Alex Holmes (Founder of CIS Wake and Board Member), NC First Lady, Kristen Cooper, Cassondra Wilson (Board Member and CIS graduate), John Moore (AIM Student)
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Invest in Our Students
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who we are
Communities In Schools of Wake County (CIS Wake) helps schools remove the barriers that put students at risk of wasting their potential.
what we do
Provide goal-oriented, one-on-one coaching to lay the foundation ensuring that every CIS Wake student has a personalized plan to graduate from high school.
why we exist
We surround students with a community of support, empowering them to stay in school and achieve in life.
For more than 20 years, CIS Wake has worked in partnership with the Wake County Public School System (WCPSS) to help students in need. We are one of 37 local affiliates across the state of North Carolina and a part of a national network of 181 local affiliates serving more than 1.3 million students in 25 states.