Grab a rare opportunity to rappel down Baylor's new stadium!

Read More

Make a difference in a child's life. Be a mentor!

Read More

Provide students with the academic help they need. Be a tutor!

Read More

Developing youth equals building the community

Read More

Serve your community. Get things done! Join AmeriCorps!

Read More

Preparing in-school and out-of-school youth for the workforce

Read More

Play2Learn Afterschool: A fun, safe learning environment

Read More

Helping high school students transition to college

Read More

Smart girls can change the world

Read More

Welcome to Communities In Schools of the Heart of Texas!

Communities In Schools (CIS) is the nation’s largest dropout prevention organization. Communities In Schools of the Heart of Texas (CIS-HOT) is a local affiliate that serves students in 21 schools in seven school districts: Connally, La Vega, Marlin, Mexia, Waco, and West ISD as well as Waco Charter School. Our mission is to champion the connection of needed community resources with schools to help young people successfully learn, stay in school, and prepare for life. Learn more about us.

Spotlight

Over the Edge at Baylor’s New Stadium

Make history. Make a difference!

Waco View.001
Communities In Schools of the Heart of Texas is taking fundraising to new heights — we are going OVER THE EDGE of Baylor’s brand new McLane Stadium on September 27th, 2014! Join us in this once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to rappel down Baylor’s McLane Stadium less than a month after it opens. Click here for more details.

Tutoring Makes a Difference!

If you are a Baylor University student and are eligible for the Federal Work-Study Program, join our tutoring team! It’s a great way to get financial aid for your studies and at the same time make a difference in a child’s life. Watch this interview with former tutor Logan Adcock who talks about how tutoring made an impact not just in the life of the students he helped, but in his personal life as well.

 

Staff Blog

  • 20140702 103802 E1406316133851

    Experiential Learning through WIA


    0

    By Laura Webb, WIA Career Coach While many high school students took a break from school this summer, youths involved in our workforce development program (funded by the Workforce Investment Act or WIA) took advantage of unique opportunities designed to help plan and shape their …

    Read More
  • Photo 3

    Overcoming Obstacles, Gaining Independence

    0

    By Abigail Northern, WIA Career Coach Juanita is a senior at La Vega High School and is enrolled in our WIA (workforce development) program. With graduation quickly approaching, we have been working closely together on her college preparation. As a student living with Spina Bifida, …

    Read More
Page 1 of 212»

Consider donating to help our programs help kids!