A new profile of Rey Saldaña in the 74 looks at his unique path from student served by Communities In Schools to leader of the national nonprofit.
Tres’Rionna Whitlock is an alumna from CIS of Mid-America who will graduate this December from Langston University in Langston, Oklahoma. She also serves on the Alumni Leadership Advisory Committee. Tres'Rionna's project for the fellowship will focus on developing a curriculum to engage school resource officers in creating safe, inviting and supportive environments for students. We asked Tres'Rionna a few questions so she could share who she is, what she believes in and why the Milliken Fellowship is important to her.
Communities In Schools National, through its Milliken Center for Innovation and Student Success, is now accepting applications for its 2019-2020 Bill & Jean Milliken Alumni Fellowship. This opportunity is for CIS alumni who wish to spend six to nine months in residence in the Washington, DC, area or work remotely from home with regular visits to the National Office, tackling a public policy development project or problem of practice related to integrated student supports. The selected Fellow would work alongside CIS National staff in a collaborative, cross-functional exploration of some of the most important and compelling issues facing CIS and the students we serve. Through this annual call for applications, we seek to advance our collective work and give voice to the next generation of CIS leaders and thinkers, while honoring Bill & Jean Milliken’s unique contributions to this organization Read More.