The Power of Connection

We often talk about the power of connection and how Communities in Schools works to build connections with individual students to support their success. But it’s also powerful to see how connections within our organization can facilitate student success. In reviewing the list of new students who were enrolled in the International Academy on the first day at Hammond Middle School, I noticed a new student, Edwin, was coming to us from Barcroft Elementary School, another CIS of NOVA site here in Northern Virginia. I immediately contacted my colleague at Barcroft and was able to set up a conference call between the [...]