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    Mound STEM School is implementing the Community Wraparound strategy.
    Mound STEM School is a place that works collaboratively with local social service agencies to meet the needs of parents. CMSD and United Way are working in partnership to establish the Wraparound Initiative in all CMSD Investment Schools. The initiative at Mound STEM School are led by University Settlement and primarily funded by Third Federal. Mound STEM School has Cassandra Washington the Site Coordinator that coordinates all the efforts at Mound STEM School.  These efforts are designed to provide direct, comprehensive services to students, families and community members to address their educational, physical, social and emotional needs. The goal is to increase learning readiness, academic achievement, healthy families and communities, and socially responsible citizens using a community-based approach.

    Resources garnered and delivered through a wrap-around strategy will be geared toward students, schools, families, and neighborhoods. These resources may include, but are not limited to:


    • Academic supports and enrichment (i.e., tutoring and mentoring)
    • Family engagement, parent leadership and adult education
    • In school, after school and out of school time enrichment programming (including summer, weekend, school breaks and holidays)
    • Increased access to social services
    • Community and economic development opportunities
    • Medical, dental and mental health services
    • Early childhood development
    • Schools accessible to community members