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Education Spotlight: Communities in Schools

Updated: Apr 2

Communities in Schools National Leadership

Rey A. Saldana, president and CEO of Communities in Schools

See "Ed Spotlight: Raise Your Hand Texas" blog.

Raise Your Hand Texas was founded by Charles Butt of HEB.

See "Education Spotlight: Charles Butt".

Communities in Schools National Board of Directors

Please note that there is a member of Planned Parenthood on the Communities in Schools National Board of Directors.

Please note that there is an AASA member & an Emerson Collective member on the Communities in Schools National Board of Directors.

See "Education Spotlight: AASA" blog.

See "Education Spotlight: Amplify" blog (connections to Emerson Collective).

Communities in Schools Founders Circle

Communities in Schools About Us Page

Examples of CIS's devotion and commitment to DEI.

See "Ed Spotlight: DEI (Diversity, Equity & Inclusion)".

Communities in Schools other website pages:

Communities in Schools social media posts (specifically on Twitter):

See Social Emotional Learning page.

See "tMHFA Public School Mental Health Program is Harmful to Children" blog.

CIS (Communities in Schools) affiliates in Texas (per CIS website):

  1. Texas Education Agency

  2. CIS of Bay Area League City, TX 77573

  3. CIS of Baytown Baytown, TX 77520

  4. CIS of Brazoria County Alvin, TX 77511

  5. CIS of Cameron County Brownsville, TX 78520

  6. CIS of Central Texas Austin, TX 78704

  7. CIS of East Texas Marshall, TX 75672

  8. CIS of El Paso El Paso, TX 79936

  9. CIS of Galveston County Galveston, TX 77550

  10. CIS of Greater Central Texas Killeen, TX 76543

  11. CIS of Greater Tarrant County Fort Worth, TX 76112

  12. CIS of Greater Wichita Falls Area Wichita Falls, TX 76301

  13. CIS of Hidalgo County McAllen, TX 78501

  14. CIS of Houston Houston , TX 77008

  15. CIS of Laredo Laredo, TX 78041

  16. CIS of North Texas Lewisville, TX 75067

  17. CIS of Northeast Texas Mt. Pleasant, TX 75455

  18. CIS of San Antonio San Antonio, TX 78205

  19. CIS of South Central Texas New Braunfels, TX 78130

  20. CIS of Southeast Harris County Alvin, TX 77511

  21. CIS of Southeast Texas Beaumont, TX 77701

  22. CIS of the Big Country Abilene, TX 79601

  23. CIS of the Coastal Bend Corpus Christi, TX 78412

  24. CIS of the Dallas Region Dallas, TX 75247

  25. CIS of the Golden Crescent Victoria, TX 77901

  26. CIS of the Heart of Texas Waco, TX 76701

  27. CIS of the Permian Basin Midland, TX 79701

  28. CIS of the South Plains Lubbock, TX 79401

Houston ISD Communities in School Page

Communities in Schools Data Book 2020-2021

Note Texas funding.

4 from bottom is Texas......

Communities in Schools DEI Resource Guide

Download PDF • 17.78MB

Communities In Schools 2022 Community Matters Report w/focus on DEI

Download PDF • 2.37MB

2022 DEI Summit - The Power of IN: INcluded, INvolved, INspired


Below is information descending:

Mexican Consulate Advising Rice CISD on Accessing US Services


by Communities In Schools Southeast Harris and Brazoria County

Episode 61 | Communities In Schools Part 3 - "Beads of Privilege"


by Monica Leal Cline Show (podcast)

Episode 60 | Communities In Schools Part 2 - DEI & LGBTQ+


by Monica Leal Cline Show (podcast)

Episode 59 | Communities In Schools Part 1


Monica Leal Cline Show (podcast)

Training: Comprehensive Sexuality Education


by Monica Cline

Scrub to 58:57 to start section on Communities in Schools which exposes their DEI initiatives.

Fredericksburg ISD Communities in Schools Contract


by Fredericksberg ISD Board Book

Contract was revoked (by CIS themselves) after community disapproval.

File_  Communities in Schools
Download PDF • 791KB

MacKenzie Scott donates $133.5 million to educational nonprofit Communities In Schools


by CBS News

Using Integrated Student Supports to Keep Kids in School:

A Quasi-Experimental Evaluation of Communities In Schools


by MDRC / Wallace

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