21st Century Learning Center Grant

CIS Wake intends to apply for the 21st Century Learning Center grant, and our application is available for review upon request.

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Educators Discount

Educators of Durham and Wake County will receive $10 off on tickets for the Hall & Oates concert at Walnut Creek Ampitheater Saturday, May 3, 2014.

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Hall & Oates Concert

Band Together teams up with CIS Durham and CIS Wake to hold a concert with the legendary group Hall & Oates. Concert will be held at the Walnut Creek Ampitheater in Cary on Saturday, May 3rd. Buy Tickets! Read more

Register for SMART EOG Camp Today!

Beginning April 25, 2014, The SMART Academy will offer intensive review sessions for students grades 3 through 8 during weekends broken into two sessions.

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Open Enrollment for SMART Programs

SMART EOG Camp, SMART Track-Out Camp and SMART Summer Camp are enrolling NOW! Enroll Now!

Women’s Empowerment 2014

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Educator Open House

The SMART Academy Educator Open House will be held at the Duke Energy Learning Center on Saturday, April 5 and Sunday, April 6.

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Investing In Change

Instead of donating cash to local nonprofits, wealth manager Chuck ReCorr sends their executive directors and board members to Harvard Business School’s Social Enterprise Executive Education programs.

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SMART Evening Instruction

Thanks to our sponsors, beginning on November 4 we are able to offer homework and tutorial assistance for only $10 per hour, per student and $7.50 per hour for each additional student.

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VP of Development Opportunity

CIS Wake is currently looking for a key member to serve as the Vice President of Development. Learn More

Triangle entrepreneur donates $50 tablets to bridge digital divide in schools

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SMART Academy: Outer Banks

SMART Academy travelled to the Outer Banks for a hands-on learning experience.
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Aakash finds its way into pilot projects for U.S. school children

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Duke Energy donates $50,000 to support CIS Wake’s SMART Academy

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Send a student to the SMART Academy

Through a grant from Duke Energy Progress, the SMART Academy can now offer year-long programs and services to students throughout Wake County. SMART stands for “students maximizing academic resources through technology.”

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Local elementary schools to get graduation coaches

Wake County will soon assign a graduation coach to work at two elementary schools in Knightdale.

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BAND TOGETHER & CIS WAKE AND DURHAM 2014 PARTNERS

Band Together NC, a Triangle-based organization that uses live music as a platform for social change, has announced Communities in Schools of Durham County and Communities in Schools of Wake County as its 2014 nonprofit partners.

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Gifted Hands Breakfast Recap

On Friday, September 14, 2012 over 500 attended the Gifted Hands Breakfast and received words of wisdom from noted neurosurgeon and best-selling author Dr. Benjamin Carson.

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DR. CARSON’S VISIT TO PNC LEARNING CENTER

Trailblazing surgeon Dr. Benjamin Carson recently visited Raleigh as part of a nationwide effort encouraging children to read, stay in school and take control of their destiny.

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Millbrook Mentorship Program

Watch the success story of Gerod Blue. CIS Wake Graduate 2012 from Millbrook High School.
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PNC Grant to Fund CIS Wake Pre-K Initiative

$45,000 Grant Will Establish Pre-K Program at CIS Wake Learning Centers

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NC State Football Player Inspires Students

Sterling Lucas’ extraordinary commitment to inspire students featured on ESPN.
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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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why we exist

We surround students with a community of support, empowering them to stay in school and achieve in life.

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About us

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.

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