January 20, 2015

For Maya*, Tamika*, and Shanea*, meeting with their mentor, Cortney, each week is a special treat. The three girls talk about their days, their goals, and their progress and missteps in a cozy corner of the Neal Middle School library.

 

“I try to get them to ask, Who do...

January 20, 2015

LeJuan Walker joined Communities In Schools of Durham in October 2014 as the Graduation Coach at Northern High School. A former teacher and mental health professional, LeJuan enjoys work with his CIS kids as a friend and authority figure. 

 

What...

January 7, 2015

It's a chilly Monday afternoon at Eno Valley Elementary School in Durham. As an announcement over the loudspeaker releases the students to their buses and car pick-up lanes, a handful of second and third graders race down the hallway to give Ms. Avent a big hug. A Comm...

January 7, 2015

Crystal Avent joined CIS Durham in December 2014 as the Success Coach at Eno Valley Elementary School, one of the newest Durham Public Schools to be served by CIS of Durham. 

 

"I would love to have such an impact on our children at Eno, where should they...

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