Communities In Schools of Moore County
P.O. Box 223 Pinehurst, NC 28370
300 Kelly Rd. Unit D, Pinehurst, NC 28374
Tel: (910) 295-1072
The mission of Communities In Schools (CIS) is to champion the connection of needed community resources with schools to help young people successfully learn, stay in school and be better prepared for life.
By bringing caring adults into the schools to address children’s unmet needs, CIS provides the link between educator’s and the community. The result: teachers are free to teach and students – many in jeopardy of dropping ou– have the opportunity to focus on learning.
Communities In Schools believes that every child needs and deserves these “Five Basics”:
A one-on-one relationship with a caring adult
A safe place to learn and grow
A healthy start and a healthy future
A marketable skill to use upon graduation
A chance to give back to peers and community
How Communities In Schools Works
CIS is the nation’s largest dropout prevention organization. CIS provides or coordinates services that address the underlying reasons why students leave school without a diploma. CIS implements a community-based integrated student services strategy, leveraging community resources where they are most needed – in schools.
Mentoring Makes a Difference! Volunteers are needed for all programs. CIS invites you to share your time and expertise – just one hour a week makes a difference in the life of a student. Come join us in the classroom or the garden. Contact Andi Korte, Executive Director, for information on becoming a mentor.