Desiree’ Payne is the new site coordinator for Community In Schools of the Twin Cities. She was formerly a school assessment coordinator with Saint Paul Public Schools (SPPS) at Washington Technology Magnet. Desiree’ worked in many capacities while working in SPPS for 30 years. She has worked with adults with special needs, teen moms groups, adjudicated youth programs, and been an adult and youth employment counselor. Desiree’ hopes to bring many of her career experiences to CIS as well as learn from the intrinsic CIS model.