Our National Leadership
Communities In Schools is guided by a talented, committed and diverse group of business leaders, educators, philanthropists and nonprofit executives. We are pleased to introduce them to you.
Our Board of Directors
Chairman - Director, Wynn Resorts
Elaine Wynn has established herself as a savvy business leader, influential philanthropist and dedicated crusader for children’s welfare.
Founder and Vice Chairman, Communities In Schools
Bill Milliken, Founder and Vice Chairman of Communities In Schools, is one of the nation’s pioneers in the movement to give young people the help they need to achieve in school, graduate and go on to rewarding lives.
Our Leadership Council
Chairman, Long Live the Kings Board of Directors
For the past 30 years, Jim Youngren has been one of Communities In Schools’ most passionate supporters.
Our National Staff
Chief Development Officer
Debra is responsible for all aspects of Communities In Schools' resource development program.
of seniors graduate on time.
How You Can Help
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Beyond the Classroom Blog
My visit to Chaparral High School reminded me that for some kids, even Main Street looks like a dream destination -- and they don't have the bus fare to get there.
Even while she was recovering from breast cancer, Brenda Middleton was taking care of her students.
What I've found over the years is that problems -- and solutions -- often look quite different on the periphery.