Communities In Schools of South Carolina Unveils Inaugural Five-Year Strategic Roadmap

August 28, 2023 – Communities In Schools of South Carolina (CISSC) is excited to announce the release of its inaugural Five-Year Strategic Roadmap, a comprehensive plan designed to guide the organization’s efforts in advancing student success and fostering equitable education across the state.

The strategic roadmap is the culmination of extensive collaboration, analysis, and planning. It outlines CISSC’s commitment to amplifying impact by addressing critical focus areas, nurturing strategic partnerships, and remaining steadfast in its mission to empower students to thrive academically and emotionally.

“We are thrilled to present our first-ever Five-Year Strategic Roadmap, which underscores our dedication to serving students and communities with excellence,” said Jamie Cooper, President & CEO of CISSC. “This roadmap lays out a clear vision for our future, charting a course that solidifies CISSC as the leader in integrated student supports and equitable education.”

The Five-Year Strategic Roadmap highlights four key focus areas:

  1. Organizational Health: Strengthening internal operations, capacity, and culture to support sustainable growth.
  2. Programmatic Advancement & Growth: Expanding the reach of CISSC’s evidence-based programs to reach even more students in need.
  3. Organizational Sustainability: Ensuring financial stability and strategic resource allocation to achieve long-term impact.
  4. Sector Leadership & Impact: Elevating CISSC’s role as a thought leader and advocate for equitable education within the education sector.

With a student-centric approach, the roadmap integrates data-driven decision-making and partnerships to enhance the organization’s ability to address the evolving needs of students and schools.

“Through our strategic roadmap, we are embarking on a journey to unlock the full potential of students across South Carolina,” added Jamie Cooper. “We are positioned to create lasting change.”

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