Our Network


Communities In Schools of Mid-America
Malissa Martin, President & CEO
2721 W. 6th Street, Suite E
Lawrence, Kansas 66049
Phone: 785-856-5190
Fax: 785-856-5191


Our multi-state network is proud to provide services to vulnerable students in our five-state region: Iowa, Kansas, Missouri, Nebraska and Oklahoma.  CIS of Mid-America works in schools with the highest levels of poverty.  We provide the proven CIS model of integrated support services in partnership with families, schools and communities to help students overcome barriers to school success and graduate.


Local Affiliates

Iowa –

CIS of Mid-America at Iowa

Kansas –

CIS of Grant County

CIS of Ottawa

CIS of Mid-America at Northeast Kansas

CIS of Mid-America at Southwest Kansas

CIS of Mid-America at Central Kansas

CIS of Mid-America at Southeast Kansas

Oklahoma –

CIS of Mid-America at Tulsa

Nebraska –

CIS of Mid-America at Omaha

Other CIS of Mid-America programs –

Financial Literacy Program 

National Office

2345 Crystal Drive, Suite 801
Arlington, VA 22202

The Communities In Schools network is supported by a strong national office which influences national policy, develops best practices guidelines and cultivates national and regional partnerships.

The Communities In Schools national network is comprised of nearly 5,000 passionate professionals in 25 states and the District of Columbia. We serve the most vulnerable students in the most dropout-prone school districts, nearly 1.3 million young people in more than 3,400 schools.

Bring CIS to Your Community

Local Communities In Schools affiliates start through the interest and hard work of concerned citizens like you. Communities In Schools of Mid-America can help lead your community on the road to starting a successful CIS affiliate that will help improve outcomes for students and schools in your community.

Contact Malissa Martin, melissa.martin@cismidamerica.org, for more information on starting a CIS affiliate in your area!