Welcome To Communities In Schools – Aurora, IL

Our annual Aurora Back To School Fair will be held Saturday, August 15, 2020 from 1:00 – 3:00 p.m. at Phillips Park, 1000 Moses Drive, Aurora, IL.

This will be a drive-by event to pick up school supply kits. No in-person walkers will be allowed.  All participants must remain in their vehicles.  

All participants should enter off 5th Avenue onto S. Smith BLVD.

Driver’s must present a valid driver’s license to prove Aurora residency.


If you would like to volunteer for our event, please complete the attached form and waivers and email to Laura Ramirez at lramirez@cisaurora.org by Monday, August 10th.

ABTSF VOLUNTEERS DUTIES WAIVER 07-30-20 (00000002) (003).docx


Welcome to Communities In Schools of Aurora.  We hope you take the time to browse and read about all the great partnerships within the community that fosters one of our greatest resources, our children.  Summer camp documents can be found under the Documents Tab.

CIS brings services and agencies into the schools. Through the combined efforts of both public and private partnerships, CIS leverages existing resources and repositions service providers into the schools, to serve alongside teachers, parents, and volunteers as a coordinated “family” team to help kids stay in school and prepare for life.

For more information contact Susan Larson at: slarson@cisaurora.org or 630-692-9524.

Donate to Communities In Schools of Aurora, Illinois
Communities In Schools of Aurora, Illinois is able to make available Day Time and Afterschool Services to provide dropout prevention services to at-risk students in our community.

You can help us fulfill our mission and make a difference in the life of a child!  All donations are tax deductible up to the limits provided by the IRS

A donation to Communities In Schools of Aurora can be given in the form of cash, a gift of stock, proceeds from a 401-K, or in the form of a future estate gift.  A gift from your estate proceeds can be transferred to CIS after you have enjoyed what you have worked for.  Please feel free to contact Theresa Shoemaker, Executive Director at (630) 692-9524, or email Theresa at tshoemaker@cisaurora.org to talk confidentially about your intent.