tulsa

Communities In Schools of Mid-America currently provides the comprehensive CIS integrated student supports program to the following schools in Tulsa, OK:

 

Schools that are part of the Growing Together collaborative: Kendall-Whittier Elementary School, Sequoyah Elementary School, Eugene Field Elementary School, Clinton Middle School, Webster High School, Rogers Junior and College High Schools.

 

In the first year and a half of operations in Tulsa, the CIS of Mid-America team has delivered strong results helping struggling students overcome barriers to meet their academic, behavior and attendance goals. This strong performance has led to an exciting expansion into six Tulsa elementary schools this school year.

94%

 of seniors graduated

7,762

students served

99%

of students stayed in school

Managing director

Jania Wester

Jania.Wester@Tulsa.CISMidaAmerica.org

(918) 609-0316

18 S. Lewis Ave., Suite 200

Tulsa, OK 74104

Born and raised on the island of Puerto Rico, Jania came to the United States to attend college. She received her Bachelor’s in Education from Oral Roberts University and her Master’s in Educational Leadership from Oklahoma State University. She was first hired as one of the founding teachers of Kendall-Whittier Elementary in Tulsa Public Schools (TPS), where she spent 14 years, the last 2 of those years as their assistant principal. She then became the principal of Henry Zarrow International Elementary School, a Tulsa Public Schools language immersion magnet program, for 4 years. Her passion for dual-language education and community engagement is clearly evident in her work and in the high bar that she sets both for herself and those she has led. She and her husband have been married since 1996 and they have 3 children: Sanjuana, Markos and Isabela. They have chosen to raise their children to be bilingual, bi-literate, and change agents in the poverty cycle. Since 1998, they have chosen to live in a neighborhood in need as they deeply believe that people of means need to move back into communities in need to help alleviate the poverty cycle in such communities.

upcoming events

july 4 - 2016

4:30pm- 8:30pm

Centennial Park, Lawrence KS, 66049

Alumni Allies Barbecue! Join us in celebrating the summer and our fantastic student achievements and brainstorm for this upcoming school year. We will have burgers, soda and sides. Kids and family are welcome!

September 10 - 2016

4:30pm- 8:30pm

Centennial Park, Lawrence KS, 66049

Alumni Allies Barbecue! Join us in celebrating the summer and our fantastic student achievements and brainstorm for this upcoming school year. We will have burgers, soda and sides. Kids and family are welcome!

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Communities In Schools of Mid-America, Inc.

2721 W. 6th Street, Suite E

Lawrence, Kansas 66049

info@CISMidAmerica.org

(785) 856-5190

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