Communities in Schools

Communities In School/CIS

Shemika Jordan-CIS 

Virtual Office Hours

Monday- Friday 10 am- 11am, 1:30-2:30

Google Number

(409) 241-6354

 CIS believes that every child needs and deserves:

  1. A one-on-one relationship with a caring adult

  2. A safe place to learn and grow

  3. A healthy start and a healthy future

  4. A marketable skill to use upon graduation

  5. A chance to give back to peers and community

CIS Core Services:

  • Supportive Guidance & Counseling – mentoring, goal setting and counseling

  • Parental & Family Engagement – parent education, parent volunteer recruitment and events for parents

  • Health & Human Services – referrals to physical health needs, emergency financial, food and clothing assistance

  • Academic Support – attendance support, tutoring, homework assistance and college planning

  • College & Career Readiness – career fairs, guest speakers and job readiness skills training

  • Enrichment Activities – diversity, sports, community service and after-school recreational activities

CIS and Confidentiality

  • CIS services to students and families are confidential.

  • There are a few situations where CIS staff is required by law to break confidentiality and seek outside help.

  • These situations are where:

    • (a) A student might be a danger to himself/herself

    • (b) A student might be a danger to someone else

    • (c) A student reports having been hurt by someone else.

  • Texas law requires any person who believes that a child is being abused, neglected or exploited to report the circumstances to the Texas Department of Protective and Regulatory Services Abuse Hotline at 1 (800) 252-5400. The reporting web site is:

Meet Your CIS staff!

  • S. Jordan