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 admits that 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 2019-20 school year
Chief Operations Officer and Clinical Director Dr. Judith Allen joined ABC 7 for a conversation with John Garcia about mental health concerns for students. “The
Suicide is currently the second-leading cause of death for individuals ages 10 through 34. To respond to this disturbing trend, CIS of Chicago is prioritizing
Fox 32’s Sally Schulze speaks with our Clinical Director and COO, Dr. Judith Allen, on the toll that the pandemic has on students and what