Agenda Item
Meeting Date: 7/30/2020 - 6:00 PM
Category: Consent Agenda
Type: Action
Subject: Communities in Schools Memorandum of Understanding
District Goals:
Goal 1
Thriving Students
Goal 2
Engaged Community
Enclosure: -Memorandum of Understanding for the 2019-2020 school year describing CISD’s partnership with Communities in Schools of Greater Tarrant County, Inc (CIS). and their service to 13 campuses in Crowley ISD;
-Memorandum of Understanding for 2020-2021 school year describing the continuation of CISD’s partnership with CIS;
-The 2019-2020 Preliminary Outcomes describing the success of CIS for the 2019-2020 school prior to COVID-19;
-2019-2020 Campus Administrator Survey Responses and Quotes that highlights data taken from surveys sent to campus principals;
-and the 2019-2020 Resource List identifying the resources available to the students of Crowley ISD as a result of our partnership with CIS.
File Attachment:
Crowley-CIS MOU 2020-2021.pdf
CISD Resource List COVID-19.pdf
CIS 2019-2020 MOU.pdf
Preliminary Outcomes.pdf
Survey Responses and Quotes 2019-2020.docx.pdf
Summary: Communities in Schools(CIS) is a drop-out prevention non-profit that employs social workers to work inside individual schools to provide intensive case-management to at-risk students.

The mission of CIS is to surround students with a community of support, empowering them to stay in school and achieve in life. Additionally, CIS has 28 years of experience serving schools and districts across Tarrant County.

They have served CISD for 11 years and serviced 13 schools during the 2019-2020 school year.

Currently, we have 13 campuses that have Communities in Schools social workers. Those campuses are:

Parkway Elementary, Meadowcreek Elementary, Mary Harris Elementary, David L. Walker Elementary, Sycamore Elementary, J.A. Hargrave Elementary, H.F. Stevens Middle, Crowley Middle, Crowley 9th Grade, North Crowley 9th Grade, Crowley High School, North Crowley High School and Crowley Learning Center.
Budgetary Impact: $533,000 annually with two equal payments of 266,500.00
Recommendation: Recommend approval of the MOU with Communities in Schools for the 2020-21 school year as presented.
Recommended By:
Signed By:
Stan Swann - Chief of Student Services
Signed By:
Michael McFarland - Superintendent