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10/18/2016 Non-Profit Spotlight
Non-Profit Spotlight | Communities In Schools (CIS) of Clark County

Non-Profit Profile
This special feature showcases 1si’s non-profit members. Spotlighting members from across the community, 1si’s Non-Profit Member Spotlight reflects the variety of our membership. If you would like to be featured in this section, please fill out the following and return it along with a company logo (JPEG, GIF or PDF format) to Sydni Nicks via email at sydnin@1si.org



Company Name: Communities In Schools (CIS) of Clark County
Address: 1406 Frederick Ave.
City/State/Zip: Jeffersonville, IN 47130-4414
Business Phone: (812) 280-0028
Website: www.cisofclark.org
Contact Person: Julie Moorman
Contact Title: Executive Director
Contact Email: jmoorman@cisclark.org

Agency Mission Statement or Description:
Mission: The mission of Communities In Schools (CIS) of Clark County is to surround students with a community of support, empowering them to stay in school and achieve in life.

CIS of Clark County is a local affiliate of the national organization, Communities In Schools. CIS National is the largest dropout prevention organization in the United States, and the CIS Model has proven to be effective across broad spectrums of communities nationwide.

Year established: 2002

Counties/regions serviced: Clark

Focus areas: CIS of Clark County believes that every child deserves the opportunity to reach their full potential and provides a variety of services to at-risk Clark County students. These services include: in-school tutoring, vision screenings for all 1st graders, mentoring, reading intervention, in-school therapy and case management, basic needs items, before- and after-school care, after-school academic and behavioral interventions.

Impact in community: CIS of Clark County programs and service touch the lives of more than 4,500 students and their families each year.

CIS of Clark County works directly with Clarksville, Greater Clark, and West Clark school districts to provide student and family support services, both in- and out-of-school. Programs and services include:

• Resource Coordinators in the schools
• Therapists and Family Support Specialists (partnership with Centerstone Mental Health)
• 3,2,1 READ: reading and mentoring program
• Camp Kindergarten
• Vision Screening for all 1st Graders
• Dictionaries for all 3rd Graders
• School supplies and basic needs items
• Service Learning activities
• In-School Tutoring
• 21st Century Community Learning Centers – afterschool academic intervention and enrichment
• Extended Day Learning – Academically-focused child care, before- and after-school
• Summer Academic Support

Volunteer Opportunities: Project 3,2,1 READ matches a community volunteer with a struggling reader for a weekly one-on-one reading session.

How 1si members can help your organization: CIS of Clark County would welcome all 1si members to explore volunteer and partnership opportunities within our organization!
ATTEND our upcoming Readers to Leaders Breakfast
Tuesday, November 15th at Kye’s 500 Missouri Ave. Jeffersonville, IN 47130
8am Breakfast 8:30-9:30am program
Join us and be inspired by the story of Communities In Schools
RSVP at cis@cisclark.org or at 812-280-0028
Sponsored by George Pfau & Sons, Fred Ray, Kye’s and Duke Energy.