Communities In Schools of Clark County was started in 2002 to improve school achievement. The purpose of the organization was to coordinate resources for students and families and eliminate everyday barriers to learning. The organization is now one of 187 local affiliates of the national Communities in Schools organization.

Our organization provides resources, supports, and programming to partner schools in Clark County, Indiana. Services often include tutoring, literacy mentoring, basic needs resources, after school programming, service or homework clubs, and access to mental health services. Our model of services ensures that the whole community comes together to support the students of Clark County.

Leadership

Main Office Staff

Tabitha Underwood

Executive Director

Michelle Allen

Director of Programming

Trina Oltman

Financial Manager

Nicole Stone

EDL Program Director

Amanda McLendon

Elementary After School Program Manager

Mariah Mayfield

Secondary After School Program Manager

Katherine Turner

Information Specialist

Jane White

Marketing Coordinator

Sandy Bowling

Grant Writer
Board of Directors

Dr. Polly Hendricks, OD (Chair) – Vision First

Joshua Kornberg (Vice Chair) – Ivy Tech Community College

Marcia Segal (Secretary) – Indiana University Southeast (emerita)

Dayleen Ragains (Treasurer) – German American Bank

Kara Brown – Center for Lay Ministries

Sau Hou Chang – Indiana University Southeast

Walt Coppinger – Advisor Realty

Kim Hartlage – Greater Clark County Schools

Kenny Kavanaugh – Jeffersonville Police

Crystal Kehrer – Edward Jones

Sandy Myers – Silver Creek Elementary

Chip Pfau – Geo. Pfau Son’s Co. Inc.

Sridhar Ramachandran – Indiana University Southeast

Greg Scales – First Savings Bank

Garrett Smith – Shepherd Investments

Amy Wheatley – Nick Stein Law

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