Governor Jim Justice and First Lady Cathy Justice understand the significant impact Communities In Schools (CIS) can make in the lives of students and are committed to build upon the program’s success in West Virginia.
Leveraging already existing CIS programming, the expansion through the West Virginia Department of Education (WVDE) was initiated.
2018-19 Pilot Counties: Berkeley, Greenbrier, McDowell, Wyoming
2019-20 Expansion Counties: Cabell, Calhoun, Clay, Fayette, Hardy, Lincoln, Pendleton, Raleigh
2020 January Expansion Counties: Braxton, Lewis, Taylor
2020-21 Expansion Counties: Brooke, Jackson, Kanawha, Mercer, Mingo, Pocahontas, Upshur, Wayne
- To expand into additional counties and schools across the state.
- To meet the physical, social, and emotional needs of our students so that they can be successful.
- To ensure long-term sustainability of Communities In Schools (CIS) so we can continue supporting our students.