Communities In Schools of Whatcom-Skagit would like to congratulate and welcome Nahrin Aziz, M.Ed., as our new Chairperson of the Board of Directors. Nahrin has served as a founding board member since the inception of the organization in 2008. She hopes to serve as a collaborative leader, supporting both the longevity and institutional memory of […]

Lupita works at Mount Vernon High School, alongside the Student Support Team. She serves students who are struggling with academics, attendance or behavior by providing them with supportive mentoring and connecting them with needed resources to succeed. Lupita is a graduate of MVHS, which makes her a particularly powerful mentor, but she is also incredibly […]

We are seeking a stellar Site Coordinator to serve students and families this coming school year at Washington Elementary School in Mount Vernon. The Site Coordinator (SC) works in partnership with school staff to identify students in need of additional support and helps link them to the resources necessary to improve academics and attendance, and […]

Esme helps support students at an elementary school in Mount Vernon. There, she is part of a multidisciplinary team of educators who are dedicated to helping struggling students succeed.  Early in the fall of 2019, Esme met a 5th grader, let’s call him Johnny. She noticed that Johnny was frequently absent from school, and the […]