J. Frank Dobie College Prep Academy

Communities in Schools





Dobie CIS Program 2017-2018

(Left to Right) Alison Akler, Kiki Lewis, Melissa Limon


Kiki Lewis, Program Manager                  (512) 841-2892          kiki.lewis@austinisd.org

Melissa Limon, Caseworker                    (512) 841-2892          melissa.limon@austinisd.org

Alison Akler, AmeriCorps                       (512) 841-2892          alison.akler@austinisd.org

Program Overview: Program partnering with schools to provide students with support in eliminating barriers that

potentially put students at risk for dropping out of school. We surround students with a community of support,

and provide a space for students to feel safe and meet with trusting adults. 

Program Initiatives:

-Case manage 95 Dobie students through individual and group counseling, mentoring and tutoring services

-Provide crisis intervention as needed

-School Wide Supports


-CIS services are free, voluntary and confidential to all students who participate

How to refer your student:

-Fill out a CIS recommendation form and leave it in the CIS mailbox

-Call or email us with student’s name and reason for referring them

-Speak to a CIS staff member in person


Contact staff by calling the CIS office at (512) 841-2892, stop the office in Portable 4 or by email