Our Partnership Models

Professional Development for Education Practitioners


RampUp for Student Success is professional development for practitioners focused on strengthening student outcomes through Integrated Student Supports. Choose from four interactive courses designed to work as stand-alone or cumulative learning opportunities.


1. Assessing School Needs and Creating a Strategic Plan helps schools and youth development professionals organizations build and strengthen existing efforts to develop an action plan, framework and team mobilized around student needs
2. Using Data to Identify and Track Non-Academic Needs prepares educators to monitor and promote positive student outcomes beyond the classroom
3. Forming and Managing Effective Community Partnerships imparts the groundwork for activating or deepeing a school's strategic partnerships
4. Implementing Integrated Student Supports for the Individual conveys how and when to provide students with a range of increasingly intensive support for those who need it




With RampUp for Student Success, school and community partners have the option to choose one or more courses that best fit their needs. Through this partnership model, Communities In Schools provides the training and tools needed to introduce or expand elements of Integrated Student Supports using existing school staff and resources. Community partners can also benefit from the professional development courses by learning how to incorporate components of our evidence-based approach into youth-serving program models.

RampUp for Student Success consists of a web-based introduction to Integrated Student Supports (20 minutes), four independent instructor-led courses (up to 18 hours), and a web-based action planner (with five custom activities/templates) that will be leveraged throughout all parts of the professional development.  Our facilitators—each drawing from their expertise with Integrated Student Supports—guide teams of teachers or youth development professionals through courses using a mix of learning tools.

Ready to RampUp?

Complete the partnership inquiry form to be contacted by a member of our business development team.