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August 2017, Communities In Schools of Mid-America KC Metro Area will launch services in the Kansas City Public Schools attendance area in the following11 schools: Banneker Elementary, Melcher Elementary, Kansas City Neighborhood Academy, Frontier School of Innovation, and Crossroads Academy.

11

schools

5,857

expected students served

13

staff members

Managing director

Kourtney L. Woodbury is the Managing Director for Communities In Schools of Kansas City Metro. Kourtney is a skillful public administrator and program manager with 18+ years' experience in the non-profit sector.  Kourtney holds a Bachelor’s degree in International Relations from Stephens College, Master's Degrees in Public Affairs with an emphasis in Non-Profit Business Management and Government and Business Relations from Park University and an Executive MBA from Rockhurst University.  She lives in Kansas City, MO with her partner and son. Kourtney loves her coffee, "black gold", as she affectionately calls it. In her free time, Kourtney loves to read, spend time with family and friends and travel abroad. 

KOURTNEY WOODBURY

kourtney.woodbury@cismidamerica.org

3105 Gillham Rd., Suite 200

Kansas City, MO 64019

 

 

PROGRAM director

LaShawn Childs is the Program Director for Kansas City, MO.  LaShawn originally joined the CIS of Mid-America team in September 2014 as a Site Coordinator at Shawnee Mission West High School. LaShawn has a background in child welfare and substance abuse counseling. She holds a Bachelor’s degree in Psychology with a minor in Rehabilitation Education Services and a Master’s Degree in Community Counseling from Emporia State University. LaShawn contributes her success to her ability to develop relationships with students, staff, and community partners. She is looking forward to supporting Site Coordinators as they assist students in achieving  goals for their academic and personal success. LaShawn lives in the Kansas City area and enjoys traveling.

LASHAWN CHILDS

LaShawn.Childs@CisMidAmerica.org

3105 Gillham Rd., Suite 200

Kansas City, MO 64019

 

 

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!

CONTACT US

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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