Communities in Schools of Tennessee


Mission

To surround students with a community of support, empowering them to stay in school and achieve in life.

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Grants

Grant Year Amount Program Name Program Area Description
2018 $57,000 Improving Disadvantaged Student Outcomes Through Integrated Student Supports education Learn more

CISTN embeds dedicated Site Coordinators inside Metro Nashville Public Schools to identify students who are chronically absent; establish strategic plans for the school and students; and broker needed services. Whether it’s empowering families, counseling or providing food, CISTN Site Coordinators surround low-income youth students with a community of support.

2017 $25,000 Integrated Student Services in Nashville’s Schools education Learn more

CISTN embeds dedicated Site Coordinators inside seven Metro Nashville public schools to identify students at-risk of dropping out; establish strategic plans for the school and students; and broker needed services. Whether it’s tutoring, eyeglasses, counseling or food, CISTN Site Coordinators surround disadvantaged K-12 students with a community of support.

2016 $25,000 Improving Disadvantaged Student Outcomes education Learn more

To support 8 site coordinators, embedded in 8 Nashville public schools, who will identify students at-risk of dropping out; establish strategic plans for the schools and students; and broker needed services. Without CISTN in the schools, thousands of Nashville’s most vulnerable students would likely face dropping out or other dire circumstances.