CIS Wake End of Year 2010-2011 Report shows academic gains by student

CIS Wake students make progress in attendance, behavior and coursework as grades are up and absenteeism is down.

SAS Institute renews support of Kentwood Learning Center

The SAS Institute, a long-time, CIS Wake supporter renews its commitment to CIS Wake with a commitment for the operation of the SAS Learning Center.  

Progress Energy renews support of Capitol Park Learning Center

Progress Energy renews its commitment to the Capitol Park community by awarding Communities In Schools a grant for the operation of the Capitol Park Learning Center.

Independent national study confirms that the CIS model works

ICF International, one of the nation’s foremost social science evaluation firms, released the results of a five-year comprehensive longitudinal evaluation of drop-out prevention programs which concluded that the CIS model’s positive impact on both drop-out rates and graduation rates is … Continue reading

CIS Wake Board approves new Strategic Direction

The CIS Wake Board of Directors unanimously approved the new 18-month Strategic Direction submitted by CIS Wake President Travis Mitchell which adopts a new vision “to help schools remove the barriers that put students at risk of wasting potential;” while … Continue reading

CISCO teams up with SAS to help CIS Wake

IT professionals from CISCO and SAS are volunteering to work together to improve the capacity and efficiency of CIS Wake computer network which supports the computer labs in the organization’s five after school learning centers as well as its main … Continue reading

CIS Wake launches Graduation Coaches

CIS wake continues its expansion of services in the public schools by installing Graduation Coaches at Millbrook HS, Knightdale HS and East Wake Middle School.

CIS Wake launches on-line credit recovery program at Kentwood Learning Center

CIS Wake launches an innovative on-line credit recovery program with Enloe High School and the North Carolina Virtual Public Schools designed to help students who are failing catch-up in one two to three classes on-line during the school day by … Continue reading

CIS Wake seeks to develop the “student” in student athlete

CIS Wake launches Operation Eligibility as a intensive intervention to prepare students for success in post-secondary academic, athletic and career opportunities.

CIS Wake President joins Minority Male Think Tank Initiative

CIS Wake President joins a task force convened by former Senator and Education Chairman Howard Lee to develop strategies aimed at increasing the performance levels of African-American male students.

GlaxoSmithKline grants award to CIS Wake

GSK commits an award to CIS Wake for its continued work on STEM initiatives.

Wake Commissioners fund learning centers

A grant from Wake County Commissioners help fund after school tutorial efforts at 5 CIS Wake community-based learning centers.