Building Community-Based Supports for All Students

Please join us for this exciting free Webinar!
Thursday, May 9th 2024 at:

3:00 PM Eastern Time
2:00 PM Central Time
1:00 PM Mountain Time
12:00 PM Pacific Time

Community and school supports for all students

In an increasingly interconnected world, the success of our students is a community effort. We invite all K-12 educators to participate in an insightful panel discussion focusing on “Building Community-Based Supports for All Students“.

This webinar, featuring experienced staff from Communities In Schools (CIS) and WhyTry, will delve into the rising mental health challenges among students, discuss trends and share effective strategies CIS uses to support mental wellness in schools. They will discuss the roles and impact of CIS in various communities, the mission and services it provides, they will explore the significance of whole-student support and how CIS implements its model to enhance educational outcomes. Our panelists will also share practical tips for educators on supporting mental wellness and building effective relationships within schools.

Why Attend?

This webinar promises to be an engaging and insightful experience, providing practical tips and innovative strategies shared by leading experts in the field as they reflect on lessons learned throughout their careers. Attendees will be part of the discussion with our amazing community of educators, tuning in from all over the country and participating in the live chat as we discuss strategies for fostering supportive educational environments that benefit all learners.

Whether you’re looking to enhance your classroom environment or connect with fellow educators who are passionate about making a difference, this panel discussion is an event you won’t want to miss!

Join the Conversation

Meet Our Esteemed Panelists

Shubhra Endley


With over 25 years of experience in school-based mental health services, Shubhra Endley serves as the Director of Mental Health and Wellness at Communities In Schools of Houston. A proud alumna of the University of Texas at Austin, she holds a Master’s degree in Social Work and has dedicated her career to supervising emerging social workers and teaching as an adjunct faculty member at the University of Houston’s Graduate College of Social Work.

Renee’ Anthony Leak

CIS Program Director

As the Director of Program Operations for Postsecondary Success at Communities In Schools of Charlotte-Mecklenburg, Renee’ Anthony Leak brings a wealth of knowledge in educational and career coaching. With a BA in Communications and extensive training in youth development, Renee’ is committed to holistic student development and achievement. Her leadership helps prepare CMS graduates for a variety of academic, professional, and personal pathways.

Jason Johnson

Jason is a licensed school psychologist and has published research on resilience and student performance.  Jason is a passionate advocate for disadvantaged students and currently consults and trains educators across the nation as the director of training and research for the WhyTry organization. Jason is a thought leader on resilience education and has spoken at hundreds of conferences around the country. He has led successful implementations of all WhyTry programs and has pioneered training for clients in healthcare, corporate, and the US Military.

Join us as we bridge the gap between alternative and mainstream education, bringing forward solutions and strategies that address some of the most pressing challenges in today’s educational landscape. Your voice and engagement are key to our collective success. See you at the webinar!

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