Communities in Schools will have an assortment of free gently used dresses for young ladies during Downtown Adrian First Friday, on Friday, December 1. Dresses would be great for the Holidays, Parties, School Performance, School Dance, Daddy Daughter Dance, etc.
If you know someone in need, send them down to the Communities in Schools office in The Gallery of Shops, 5-8pm, December 1.
Our Girl's Circle enjoyed tea at the Governor Croswell Tea Room in downtown Adrian, on Thursday Nov 9th. They were treated to high tea and an etiquette lesson delivered by owner Phyllis Wilkerson. We are very appreciative to owners Phyllis and Al Wilkerson for hosting our group. It was an awesome experience for our girls
Sponsor A Student!
Communities in Schools of Lenawee - Fund Drive 2017, is focused on fully funding 25 of our case managed students! CIS Lenawee provides services for over 5,000 students in Lenawee County each year. Our staff members provide one-on-one direct services to nearly 250 students each year. The cost to directly case manage an individual student is approximately $1,000 per year per student.
We would like to fully fund at least 25 of our individual case managed students.
Please consider donating today.
Sponsor one at-risk student in Lenawee County for the school year - $1,000
Sponsor one at-risk student in Lenawee County for one semester - $500
Sponsor one at-risk student in Lenawee County for one quarter - $250
Make your pledge today!!
Communities in Schools of Lenawee is seeking applications for two open positions:
Communities in Schools of Lenawee works in partnership with its school partners to surround students with a community of support, empowering them to stay in school and achieve in life. The job description is available below.
Individuals interested in applying should submit an application, cover letter, and resume to Catrina Ossmann, Interim Director at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Applications are due by the end of the day on Monday, August 14, 2017.
iChallengeU is a program where students in Lenawee County come together in groups to solve business or community issues.
Students participated in the iChallengeU competition at Baker College to come up with a plan to curb the opioid epidemic in Lenawee.
On May 25, we had 13 High School Girls Circle alumni back to talk to current members at the Middle School about what life is like at the High School and ways to be involved. The girls went to Spotted Cow for an end of the year treat and on the June 11 they went to see Chitty Chitty Bang Bang at the Croswell Opera House.
Thank you to Zonta of Lenawee for their continued support of this important program at Adrian Middle School.
The Communities in Schools of Lenawee Board of Directors is seeking applications for the position of Executive Director. Communities in Schools of Lenawee works in partnership with its school partners to surround students with a community of support, empowering them to stay in school and achieve in life. The Executive Director job description is available below.
Individuals interested in applying should submit an application, cover letter, and resume to Ryan Sieler, Board Chair, at RSieler@cislenawee.org. Individuals seeking additional information about the position may contact Ryan at RSieler@cislenawee.org. Applications are due by the end of the day on Monday, June 19, 2017.
The anticipated salary range for the position is $45,000 - $60,000, depending on qualifications, with no benefits.
Executive Director, Communities in Schools of Lenawee
Reports to CIS of Lenawee Board of Directors
Communities In Schools (CIS) is a national network of passionate professionals, partnering with community stakeholders, public and private school personnel, families, and students to promote academic and behavioral student success. Through provision of evidence-based services, CIS surrounds students with a community of support, empowering them to stay in school and achieve in life. The CIS model focuses on drop-out prevention through promotion of the 5 Basics:
The Executive Director is responsible for the overall management of the organization and ensuring that the organization has sustainable resources. In conjunction with the Board of Directors, the Executive Director is responsible for fulfilling the organization's strategic plan; developing and implementing strategies to meet the goals and objectives; and developing good working relationships with local District school administrations. The Executive Director is responsible for fund development; overseeing administration of programs; selecting, managing and evaluating the staff; and tracking and reporting to the Board on how well CIS of Lenawee is meeting its objectives for the students it serves and advising the Board on strategic means to improve that performance.
ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS:
Strategic Vision and Leadership
Client Services and School Site Programs
Applicants are evaluated on the basis of whether they possess the following qualifications: