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The Communities In Schools/ Traditional Program provides services to campus students and families during the school day.

The CIS Afterschool program (ACE) aims to improve student attendance, behavior, and academics, while providing safe supplemental learning space for students who otherwise would not have such opportunities.

VOCA Victim of Crisis Act provides intervention services to district students and families to ensure their voices are heard and they are properly cared for.s

The Alvin Family community Center (AFCC) is an educational center administered by Communities In Schools with the primary goal of strengthening families by providing free educational, health and wellness services along with social service connections to residents of the greater Alvin / Manvel communities.

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TRADITIONAL

The Communities In Schools traditional program provides services to campus students and families during the school day.

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AFTER-SCHOOL

The CIS Afterschool Centers on Education program (ACE) aims to improve student attendance, behavior, and academics, while providing safe supplemental learning spaces for students who otherwise would not have such opportunities.

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VOCA

VOCA Victim of Crisis Act provides intervention services to district students and families to ensure their voices are heard and receive proper care.

AFCC

AFCC

The Alvin Family Community Center (AFCC) is an educational center administered by Communities In Schools with the primary goal of strengthening families by providing free educational, health, and wellness services along with social service connections to residents of the greater Alvin / Manvel communities.

Communities In Schools/ Traditional Program

ACADEMIC SUPPORT:
Tutoring, STAAR support, homework assistance, study skills

COLLEGE/CAREER READINESS:
Career fairs, college field trips, career counseling, college nights, dress for success

ENRICHMENT ACTIVITIES:
Fine arts, before and afterschool programs, sports, field trips, leadership training, STEM (science,technology, engineering, math) activities

HEALTH/HUMAN  SERVICES:
Dental/health screenings, Backpack Buddies, personal hygiene, school supplies, safety
awareness, life skills

PARENT/FAMILY INVOLVEMENT:
Adult education, family literacy, parent/family events, home visits

SUPPORTIVE GUIDANCE/CHILD DEVELOPMENT:
Mentoring, character education, goal setting, team building, conflict resolution

Communities In Schools/ Traditional Program

ACADEMIC SUPPORT:
Tutoring, STAAR support, homework assistance, study skills

COLLEGE/CAREER READINESS:
Career fairs, college field trips, career counseling, college nights, dress for success

ENRICHMENT ACTIVITIES:
Fine arts, before and afterschool programs, sports, field trips, leadership training, STEM (science,technology, engineering, math) activities

HEALTH/HUMAN  SERVICES:
Dental/health screenings, Backpack Buddies, personal hygiene, school supplies, safety
awareness, life skills

PARENT/FAMILY INVOLVEMENT:
Adult education, family literacy, parent/family events, home visits

SUPPORTIVE GUIDANCE/CHILD DEVELOPMENT:
Mentoring, character education, goal setting, team building, conflict resolution

CIS AFTER-SCHOOl Program provides:

Academic Assistance & Support
Assist students in meeting academic standards in core subjects

Educational Enrichment
Provides activities for students to explore youth development, drug and violence prevention, fine arts, STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math), physical activity, health and wellness

Parent and Family Involvement:
Provides activities and adult education classes that help families support their students to be successful at school and in life.

College Career Readiness:
Provides access to community service opportunities, mentoring, college preparedness, career exploration, summer academic programs and civic responsibilities.

Results from statewide program evaluations of Texas ACE© programs have shown that participants, when compared with non-participants had:

• higher test scores in reading/English language arts and mathematics while in grades nine through twelve;

• fewer disciplinary incidents while in grades six through twelve; 

• fewer school day absences while in grades four through twelve; and  

• an increased likelihood of grade promotion overall.

CIS AFTER-SCHOOl Program provides:

Academic Assistance & Support
Assist students in meeting academic standards in core subjects

Educational Enrichment
Provides activities for students to explore youth development, drug and violence prevention, fine arts, STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math), physical activity, health and wellness

Parent and Family Involvement:
Provides activities and adult education classes that help families support their students to be successful at school and in life.

College Career Readiness:
Provides access to community service opportunities, mentoring, college preparedness, career exploration, summer academic programs and civic responsibilities.

Results from statewide program evaluations of Texas ACE© programs have shown that participants, when compared with non-participants had:

• higher test scores in reading/English language arts and mathematics while in grades nine through twelve;

• fewer disciplinary incidents while in grades six through twelve; 

• fewer school day absences while in grades four through twelve; and  

• an increased likelihood of grade promotion overall.

VOCA Victim of Crisis Act provides:

ADVOCACY:
Ensures that victims’ voices are heard and they receive the appropriate assistance.

ASSESSING VICTIMS’ NEEDS:
Determines the services that will help victims in the aftermath of a crime.  Conducting a thorough needs assessment identifying a victim’s specific needs to refer the victim to the most appropriate resources.

CONFLICT MANAGEMENT:
Manages conflict effectively and negotiate with others when conflict arises and helps resolve conflict by negotiating an outcome that’s acceptable to all parties involved.

CRISIS INTERVENTION:
Identifies when a crisis has taken place, helps those who have experienced traumatic situations, understands what constitutes a crisis, and provides intervention when necessary.

BULLYING:
Helps children and youth who are bullied, including helping victims in the short term, and prevention strategies to share with schools in the long term.

MENTAL HEALTH ISSUES:
Intervenes and supports those with disorders that profoundly disrupt a person’s thoughts, feelings, moods, ability to relate to others, and capacity for coping with the demands of life

VOCA Victim of Crisis Act provides:

ADVOCACY:
Ensures that victims’ voices are heard and they receive the appropriate assistance.

ASSESSING VICTIMS’ NEEDS:
Determines the services that will help victims in the aftermath of a crime.  Conducting a thorough needs assessment identifying a victim’s specific needs to refer the victim to the most appropriate resources.

CONFLICT MANAGEMENT:
Manages conflict effectively and negotiate with others when conflict arises and helps resolve conflict by negotiating an outcome that’s acceptable to all parties involved.

CRISIS INTERVENTION:
Identifies when a crisis has taken place, helps those who have experienced traumatic situations, understands what constitutes a crisis, and provides intervention when necessary.

BULLYING:
Helps children and youth who are bullied, including helping victims in the short term, and prevention strategies to share with schools in the long term.

MENTAL HEALTH ISSUES:
Intervenes and supports those with disorders that profoundly disrupt a person’s thoughts, feelings, moods, ability to relate to others, and capacity for coping with the demands of life

Alvin Family Community Center (AFCC)

The Alvin Family Community Center (AFCC) is an educational center administered by Communities In Schools with the primary goal of strengthening families by providing free educational, health, and wellness services along with social service connections to residents of the greater Alvin/Manvel communities.  The uniqueness of the AFCC is that it is the only entity that provides a variety of educational and enrichment courses for adults in the greater Alvin Area. 

Alvin Family Community Center (AFCC)

The Alvin Family Community Center (AFCC) is an educational center administered by Communities In Schools with the primary goal of strengthening families by providing free educational, health, and wellness services along with social service connections to residents of the greater Alvin/Manvel communities.  The uniqueness of the AFCC is that it is the only entity that provides a variety of educational and enrichment courses for adults in the greater Alvin Area. 

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