Our vision is that every student must graduate.
CIS of Chicago alumna, Zari, met Student Supports Manager, Ms. Simone Woods, at the start of her senior year in high school. Zari says she didn’t have much direction at that time, but with Ms. Woods’ support, she received guidance, stability, and focus — and graduated from high school on time.
Impact In Our Community
Chicago Public Schools students benefited from programs and services provided by or connected through CIS of Chicago.*
students in grades K-12 were served by Student Supports Managers. Together, they created a plan to develop the skills and access the resources these students need to reach their full potential.*
schools were served by our Partnership Specialists, who linked community partner programming in behavioral and mental health, arts enrichment, college and career readiness, and physical health and wellness.*
*Data from the 2020-21 school year
Crain’s Chicago Business has released their list of Notable Black Leaders and Executives for 2021, and we’re delighted to announce that Dr. Judith Allen is
Dr. Judith Allen, CIS of Chicago’s COO and Clinical Director, joined WTTW / Chicago PBS on December 8 for a discussion on the U.S. Surgeon
Senior Director of Intensive Student Supports, Lo Patrick, chatted with Free Spirit Media about how CIS of Chicago is supporting students this fall. CIS’s school-based