Building capacity. Strengthening systems. Transforming lives.

Our Mission

Our Mission

We work to strengthen the capacity of organizations serving children, youth and their families.

Our Vision

Our Vision

We envision healthy, well-educated, stable children and families living in safe productive communities.

Our History

Our History

Since 1988, the Center for Schools and Communities has been committed to improving outcomes for children and families by sharing research based practices and strategies; and identifying innovative trends for schools, organizations and agencies. We have worked in public and private partnership with state agencies, federal programs, foundations, universities and organizations to strengthen systems and support the development of innovative programs in schools and communities across 50 states and in 15 countries. Center for Schools and Communities is a division of the Central Susquehanna Intermediate Unit, a public education service agency.