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Partners in Education brings the community into Katy ISD classrooms through a menu of opportunities so everyone has a chance to help teachers and kids.  Read more...

​Who Can Volunteer

Katy ISD offers volunteer opportunities for everyone.  We welcome and are exceedingly thankful for the multi-national, multi-cultural, multi-generational talents that our parents, community and business partners share with our children.  Read mo​re...

 

 

 

Brookwood Founder Yvonne Streit to Headline Katy ISD Volunteers in Public Schools CelebrationBrookwood Founder Yvonne Streit to Headline Katy ISD Volunteers in Public Schools Celebration2018-04-18T21:45:59Z<div class="ExternalClass7412D4EA56294C9A8E162D1D1A92C87A"><p>​The Katy ISD Volunteer Celebration will be held in the Merrell Center on Friday, May 11<sup>th</sup> from 8:30-10:30 a.m.  Hosted by Partners in Education and the Volunteers in Public Schools Executive Board, this annual event honors the thousands of school district volunteers who donate their time and talents to our students and teachers.  </p><p>            Guest speaker and Brookwood Founder Mrs. Yvonne Streit realized her life's work after her daughter suffered severe brain damage from mumps complications.  Recognizing the limited learning options available for her daughter, Mrs. Streit began a journey that would lead to the establishment of the Briarwood School, the Tuttle School and the Brookwood Community.  The fearless tenacity that initially drove her to help her own child has, over the past decades, ultimately led to helping thousands of children and adults by providing life opportunities unheard of when she began her journey.  Joining Mrs. Streit at the podium will be Jana Mullins, Brookwood's Director of Outreach and Community Engagement.</p><p>The VIPS Celebration will also include entertainment from junior high and high school performers along with the announcement of each school's 2018 Volunteer of the Year.  </p><p><em>All Katy ISD volunteers are invited to attend, and should RSVP no later than May 9</em><em><sup>th</sup></em><em> by visiting  <a href="/dept/pie/Pages/default.aspx"></a><a href="/dept/pie">www.katyisd.org/dept/pie</a> </em><em>Doors will open at 8:15 a.m. and the program will begin at 9:00.</em><em>  </em><em>For more information about the event, volunteers should contact their campus VIPS Liaison or </em><a href="mailto:marthabrown@katyisd.org"><span style="text-decoration:underline;">marthabrown@katyisd.org</span></a><em>.</em><em>  </em></p><p>Volunteers in Public Schools, a Katy ISD Partners in Education program, offers moms, dads, family and community members a wide variety of volunteer opportunities at their chosen campus.  To learn more, visit <a href="/dept/pie/Pages/default.aspx">Partners in Education </a>or contact your campus Volunteer Coordinator.</p><p>Yvonne Streit - <em>Founder, Brookwood Community</em></p><p><img alt="Yvonne Streit Photo.jpg" src="/dept/pie/PublishingImages/Lists/latestnews/AllItems/Yvonne%20Streit%20Photo.jpg" style="margin:5px;width:222px;height:324px;" /> </p><p><br> </p></div>
Katy ISD Celebrates Public School Volunteer WeekKaty ISD Celebrates Public School Volunteer Week2018-04-16T17:06:11Z<div class="ExternalClass395AC07F039848D39AEFACDACFD9B50C"><p><span style="font-family:calibri;">​<font color="#000000" size="3"><span style="line-height:150%;font-size:10pt;"><font color="#000000">Katy ISD’s Board of Trustees invites the community to join them in thanking the thousands of parent and community volunteers who support the district by declaring April 16-20, 2018, as Public School Volunteer Week.  </font><font color="#000000">The proclamation salutes those who through their gift of time and resources have a profound impact upon Katy ISD’s schools.</font><font color="#000000">  </font><font color="#000000">From business partners, to parents, to community leaders, this diverse group of helping hands collectively spends over 1 million hours each school year investing in the lives of students, teachers and staff. </font></span></font><font color="#000000" size="3"> </font></span></p><p style="margin:0in 0in 0pt;line-height:150%;"><span style="line-height:150%;font-family:calibri;font-size:10pt;"><font color="#000000"> </font></span></p><font color="#000000" size="3" style="font-family:calibri;"> </font><p style="margin:0in 0in 0pt;line-height:150%;"><span style="line-height:150%;font-family:calibri;font-size:10pt;"><font color="#000000">“Our district’s volunteer spirit and willingness to serve is second to none,” declares Ashely Vann, Katy ISD Board of Trustees President.  </font><font color="#000000">“We are profoundly grateful for each volunteer who chooses to give our district a most precious gift: their time.</font><font color="#000000">  </font><font color="#000000">Through their leadership and service, our campus communities provide exceptional support for not only their students, but their staff and families as well.</font><font color="#000000">  </font><font color="#000000">Our board is honored to lead the district in recognizing and celebrating their service.”</font></span></p><font color="#000000" size="3" style="font-family:calibri;"> </font><p style="margin:0in 0in 0pt;line-height:150%;"><span style="line-height:150%;font-family:calibri;font-size:10pt;"><font color="#000000"> </font></span></p><font color="#000000" size="3" style="font-family:calibri;"> </font><p style="margin:0in 0in 0pt;line-height:150%;"><span style="line-height:150%;font-family:calibri;font-size:10pt;"><font color="#000000">Volunteers support the district through varied district and campus opportunities, many of which are administered by Katy ISD’s Partners in Education department.  </font><font color="#000000">This cadres of volunteers include business partners, KEYS mentors, Junior Achievement volunteers and those who serve through the district’s Volunteers in Public Schools program. Whether at the district or classroom level, this extraordinary group of people are valuable contributors to the exceptional school experience offered each Katy ISD student. For information about volunteering in Katy ISD, visit the district’s website or contact Katy ISD Partners in Education, </font></span><a href="mailto:cassandrakhedgpeth@katyisd.org"><span style="line-height:150%;font-family:calibri;font-size:10pt;"><span style="text-decoration:underline;"><font color="#0000ff">cassandrakhedgpeth@katyisd.org</font></span></span></a></p><font color="#000000" size="3" style="font-family:calibri;"> </font><p style="margin:0in 0in 0pt;line-height:150%;"><span style="line-height:150%;font-family:calibri;font-size:10pt;"><font color="#000000"> </font></span></p><font color="#000000" size="3" style="font-family:calibri;"> </font><p align="center" style="margin:0in 0in 0pt;text-align:center;line-height:150%;"><span style="line-height:150%;font-family:calibri;font-size:10pt;"><font color="#000000">###</font></span></p><font color="#000000" face="Times New Roman" size="3"> </font></div>
Katy ISD Partners in Education Hosts KEYS Mentor Program Kick StartKaty ISD Partners in Education Hosts KEYS Mentor Program Kick Start2018-01-02T17:31:21Z<div class="ExternalClassD6234274FD724931BFE10C2112D0474F"><p>​Keep Encouraging Youth toward Success – KEYS – the Katy ISD mentor initiative, is hosting a mid-year program kick start on Friday, January 19<sup>th</sup>, from 8-9:30 a.m. at Legacy Stadium.  Katy ISD campus KEYS Liaisons will be on hand to greet and host their mentors along with any community members who might be interested in becoming a mentor.  </p><p>KEYS is a relationship, not a tutoring, program that matches a caring adult with a student on the brink of success. Mentors make a one-school-year commitment and meet with their students for up to one hour each week, on campus, during the school day, during the school year.  Recent KEYS survey results showed that 88% of KEYS students increased grades, 80% decreased absences and 87% decreased discipline referrals.</p><p>Over its 22-year-history, thousands of mentors have changed the trajectory of their KEYS student's lives.  And although the school year is at the halfway point, hundreds of Katy ISD students are waiting for a mentor of their own.  If you have <strong>ever thought about becoming a mentor</strong>, or if you are <strong>already a KEYS mentor</strong>, please join us at the KEYS Kick Start.  Please <a href="https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/KRQ7SBP"><span style="text-decoration:underline;"><strong>RSVP online</strong></span></a>.  To learn more about KEYS, visit the Partners in Education <a href="/dept/pie/Pages/KEYSMentoring.aspx">website</a>.  For additional information please contact Martha Brown at 281.396.2468, or <a href="mailto:marthabrown@katyisd.org"><span style="text-decoration:underline;">marthabrown@katyisd.org</span></a>.  </p><p><strong> </strong></p><p><strong>About Katy ISD Partners in Education </strong>– Katy ISD Partners in Education creates school-support opportunities for parents, businesses and the community by offering a wide variety of options amenable to every schedule, talent and expertise.  We bring volunteers into Katy ISD classrooms at each campus and all grade levels.  To learn more, visit <a href="/dept/pie/Pages/KEYSMentoring.aspx">Partners in Education</a>.</p></div>

Upcoming Events

Staff & Student Holiday

5/28/2018

VIPS Executive Board

6/6/2018

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Partners in Education

6301 South Stadium Lane

Katy, TX 77494

Director: Janet Theis

Ph: 281.396.2461    

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