Our students worked alongside Emmy-winning photographer/producer Steve Elizondo and JZ Media to create and produce this video. CHAMPS (Communities Helping Academically Motivate & Prepare Students) is an extended learning program funded by ELISS (Extended Learning and Integrated Student Supports) to promote academic engagement and enrichment for middle school students.Read More!
Gordon Pictured with Mentee Carol On Tuesday, August 13, 2019, Suzanne Gordon, Board Chair for Communities In Schools of Wake County was recognized with the statewide H. Glenn Williams Power of One Award for her ongoing commitment and dedication to students in Wake County. A multiplier of impact, Gordon has been a long-time mentor and […]Read More!
As the son of a public school educator, the value of education opportunities for all children was always of great importance. My professional connections with CIS Wake co-founders, Glenn Williams and Alex Holmes, introduced me to CIS, but the mission and the people hooked me.
Mark LarsonBoard Member
I want to be a part of the solution of empowering and providing resources to help students fulfill
their goals and dreams.
Trey JonesBoard Member
“We can improve [student] attendance by helping them find a dream to chase.”
Chris EvansBoard Member
CIS Wake is committed to improving the lives and future of each student it touches. I am proud to have had the opportunity to be a part of such an illustrious history.
Cathy Thomas-JonesCertified Educator
Communities In Schools of Wake County has played a significant role in my life. The organization has supported me in several ways from elementary school to my masters degree. The dedication and commitment of the network is unmatched. I am proud to be a board member and honored that I have the opportunity to pay it forward.
ChantelAlumni In Motion, Board
Come with me to the learning center…they can help you get smarter.
AnthonyCIS Wake Student
The more knowledge we have, the better. Please volunteer with Communities In Schools because any lessons you can teach would be welcomed. Give all you can, even if it’s just a little.