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Andreu Powell

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Review for Communities In Schools Of Nassau County Inc, Fernandina Beach, FL, USA

Rating: 5 stars  

CIS Nassau is one of the reasons the School District of Nassau County continues to be an "A" school district. By meeting the supplementary needs of our students, especially our lowest quartile, CIS improves the overall success of our schools. From basic math and grammer instruction, to teaching job interview skills, CIS does more than fill an academic void; they touch students' lives.

What I've enjoyed the most about my experience with this nonprofit is...

...the passion of the people and the flexibility in service.

The kinds of staff and volunteers that I met were...

...always willing to help. They worked with the staff at the school and tried to meet the needs as best they could.

If this organization had 10 million bucks, it could...

Full-time teacher in every school to address the lowest quartile; after school program in every school-lowest,gifted & others; after school tech teacher; job coach to get a job and help after employment; college and life coach;

Ways to make it better...

...there were a bigger budget and more personnel.

In my opinion, the biggest challenges facing this organization are...

...funds to provide the level of service they would like to provide.

One thing I'd also say is that...

I started typing my answer to the 10 million dollar question and the form cut me off. As a result, I was unable to explain my response. I went back and wrote a list. I could spend the money!

How frequently have you been involved with the organization?

About every six months

When was your last experience with this nonprofit?

2009

Role:  Professional with expertise in this field & I have served on the Board. I have been a teacher in the district and currently serve as an administrator.