Community School Coordinator Spotlight: Roosevelt Elementary School

Samantha Johns recently joined the team at Roosevelt Elementary School in Allentown School District. An employee of Communities In Schools of Eastern Pennsylvania, Miss Johns serves as the Community School Coordinator thanks to financial support provided by Capital BlueCross and United Way of the Greater Lehigh Valley TeenWorksTM.

Miss Johns’ job is to help surround students with a community of support that empowers them and their families. Students and families may connect to Miss Johns for support with:

  • basic needs
  • clothing
  • food
  • housing
  • school supplies and more.

In her new role, Miss Johns will connect with community partners to coordinate needed programing and events for students and families at Roosevelt. Her current projects include: Backpack Buddies, the food cupboard and clothing assistance through “Bear Essentials.”

Miss Johns looks forward to building positive relationships with Roosevelt students, families and staff. She can be reached at 484-765-4468 or For more Community School information about Roosevelt Elementary School, click here.

Welcome to Teddy Town, Miss Johns!