Affiliate Support

In the 2021-22 school year, CIS-VA supported its network of affiliates by:

  • Successfully advocating for an increase in annual funding from the Commonwealth of Virginia and the creation of a $10M Community School Fund
  • Conducting affiliate-specific trainings across the network
  • Providing customized data and evaluation support and training
  • Facilitating cross-affiliate collaboration
  • Introducing an Engagement & Learning Fellowship program to foster leadership development
  • Publishing monthly e-newsletter focused on learning and professional development for site coordinators
  • Pursuing innovative approaches to targeting and measuring of social-emotional learning supports
  • Partnering with CIS of Petersburg to pilot a new partnership with Sesame Street in Communities
  • Engaging in strategic planning to help guide the next phase of expansion
  • Growing staff to support expansion in existing affiliates and new regions
  • Providing all affiliates with resources for executive coaching for staff leadership
  • Providing pass-through funds to support affiliate expansion and program development

Read our 2021-22 Annual Report 


2022-2023 Outcomes

Case-managed students across the CIS-VA network
students achieved goals
for attendance, academics
and behavior
K-11 students
advanced to the
next grade
graduating seniors
had academic and/or
career plans
seniors graduated or received a GED