CIS Site Coordinator
No other community-based organization in Cobb County has the mission of increasing the graduation rates in our schools. Communities In Schools of Georgia in Marietta/Cobb County (CISMCC) works with children and families from birth through the completion of the 12th grade. CISMCC works predominately in Title 1 schools where the majority of the school population is considered low income and qualify to receive free or reduced lunch. Children and families with needs are served by guiding the individuals to the community resources that are able to assist them. The majority of the students served by CISMCC are minority students, struggling to complete high school. CISMCC serves students from every area of the county through the Performance Learning Centers (PLCs) which are for students who are not succeeding in a traditional school setting. The program includes case management, tutoring, mentoring, early learning and Reality U (financial literacy).
Service Area: Cobb County
- Population Served: Children (5-14), Teenagers (14-19)
Various locations within CCSD/MCS schools: Cobb Horizons HS, Garrett Middle School, Marietta MS, Osborne HS, Pebblebrook HS, and South Cobb HS
Marietta, GA 30064
Hours of operation: N/A
Requirements: Support for students is freely given to the entire school population, small groups and individual student support. Individual support is provided based upon a referral from school administrators or peers.
Intake procedures: Referral from teachers, administrators, social service agencies and an "open-door" policy. Parental approval is needed for individual case management.
Public Transportation Information: N/A
Program Location Mobile
To surround students with a community of support, empowering them to stay in school and achieve in life.