Communities in Schools: Aspire Coleman site visit

CISTN Aspire Coleman site visit

Communities In Schools of Tennessee at Memphis serves nearly 10,000 students in 20 schools within the Achievement School District and Shelby County Schools. Using a #continuousimprovement model, CISTN helps support struggling students and their families with wrap-around, direct intervention services.

CISTN and Aspire Coleman School opened its doors to visitors interested in learning more about the CISTN model.

To learn more about Communities in Schools, visit their website at

Dialing for Students: Celebrity Night

Local “celebrities” will take time next week to help raise awareness of the importance of regular school attendance as part of a week-long, community wide effort to help decrease chronic absenteeism throughout Shelby County.

More than 20 elected officials, television personalities, athletes and distinguished community members will gather together at the Shelby County Schools Parent Welcome Center on Monday, July 25, to call on households with school-aged children to discuss the consequences of school absences and help address any barriers or ….

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Crawfish Retreat 2016!

TN Promise FAFSA Deadline!

Today is the last day students can submit the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) in order to remain eligible for the TN Promise scholarship.

Students must submit the forms by midnight tonight in order to take part in the last-dollar scholarship to any any of the state’s 13 community colleges, 27 colleges of applied technology, or other eligible institution offering an associate’s degree program.

As of February 12, 47 percent (4,516) of all Shelby County seniors have completed the FAFSA.

However, ….

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