CIS 5K Run/Walk

A competitive 5k Run/Walk held during the Mancelona Bass Festival.

CIS Growth Community

CIS of Northwest Michigan has the unique opportunity to expand our CIS Model of services to as many as 10 additional schools throughout Northwest Michigan. National CIS will provide 50% funding to be matched by community investments for the expansion project.

Join Our Team!

CIS of Northwest Michigan is hiring!

CIS Summer Programs

CIS will offer Summer Programs to students at Mancelona Elementary School, Mancelona Middle School, and Kalkaska Middle School.  Please click on your child’s school for more information. Interest forms should be returned to the school by May 31st. Please contact the CIS Main Office if you have any questions:  231-587-5044.


Father Daughter Dance

Annual semi-formal event for fathers or father figures and their daughters ages 4-8th Grade.

Stuff the Bus Campaign

CIS of Northwest Michigan collects a wide range of new and surplus school supplies during the Stuff-the-Bus campaign to distribute to area students.

Lights On Afterschool

Afterschool is key to our children’s success and we must keep “the lights on and doors open” after school.

CIS 5K Run/Walk

A competitive 5k Run/Walk held during the Mancelona Bass Festival.

CIS Glow Run 5K

A fun event held at dusk so participants can “Glow” as the run a 5K .

Paint Nights

Friends of CIS participate in instructor lead paintings that are held multiple times throughout the year.

SwingShift and the Stars

2017 Help us raise funds so we can be in schools to help all kids succeed! Communities In Schools of Northwest Michigan is excited to have participated in the 2017 SwingShift and the Stars Dance-off for Charity.  Our involvement in the SwingShift and the Stars platform is exciting and critical to our mission and helps […]