Small Group, Big Difference
At CIS of Renton-Tukwila, small groups helped elementary students cultivate their social-emotional skills.
OSPI Awards $500,000 Grant to Our Network
We’re very proud to be a grantee of the 2020 Community-Based Organizations Grants facilitated by the Office of the Superintendent of Public Instruction (OSPI). These grants distributed $8.1 million in […]
Reflections from the State Office during COVID-19
That was the question we found ourselves asking in March 2020. When school buildings closed, student and family needs swelled to a scale we’d never seen before—almost overnight—and our affiliate […]
Enhancing Student Behavioral Health with All Points North Foundation
During a typical school year, Site Coordinator Maria connects with students in her office at North Pines Middle School. These types of check-ins now happen virtually while schools are remote, […]
New Country, New Connections, New Successes
When Saif and Elaf immigrated to the U.S., they had to learn English on top of completing schoolwork and learning a new culture. With support from CIS of Tacoma, they’re now pursuing dental hygiene and computer science!
First-Generation College Student
Alyma will be the first in her family to go to college, and CIS of Lakewood is supporting her with technology to help her reach her post-secondary goals.
The Power of a Backpack Note
For one 6th grade student in Bellingham, CIS of Whatcom-Skagit helped her move from chronically absent to thriving in school.
CIS of Peninsula Site Coordinator Wins National Award for Helping Kids Succeed in Gig Harbor
We’re excited to announce that Lara Unger, Site Coordinator with Communities In Schools of Peninsula, recently won the prestigious All In For Students Award from CIS National. Lara is all […]
$39,000 of School Supplies Collected at 2019 State Fair Drive
Fun facts from this year’s State Fair School Supply Drive: We collected and sorted over $39,000 worth of school supplies Fairgoers and community partners donated over 19,500 individual items All […]
Lakewood Student Finds Her Voice with CIS
Through afterschool programs with CIS of Lakewood, Georjina built up her confidence and found ways to express herself to others.