Our national Communities In Schools Model of Integrated Student Supports has all the essential components to ensure a comprehensive approach to identifying strengths and barriers, target services to match unique needs, and ensure positive impacts for students served.

The CIS model provides the foundation for success while emphasizing the flexibility necessary to understand and address the unique needs of local students through the intentional coordination of community resources and supports.

A complex graphic showing the CIS national model. CIS affiliates and collaborative partners work via school-based site coordinators to complete a 5 step cycle with in proven results: 1. Assessment, 2. Planning, 3. Integrated Student Supports, 4. Monitoring & Adjustment, 5. Evaluation