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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...

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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...

 

 

 

Partners in Education Kicks Off 17th Annual Food for Families CampaignPartners in Education Kicks Off 17th Annual Food for Families Campaign2018-10-29T23:08:54Z<div class="ExternalClassDA14E7DFB0674241BCCD86B027F6599C"><p><img src="/dept/pie/PublishingImages/Lists/latestnews/AllItems/PIE-FFF-SP-620x240-0718.jpg" alt="PIE-FFF-SP-620x240-0718.jpg" style="margin:5px;" /><br></p><p>Katy ISD's Partners in Education is inviting the community to support families in need this holiday season.  <a href="/dept/pie/Pages/FoodForFamilies.aspx"><strong>Food for Families</strong></a> is an annual campaign that provides grocery gift cards to Katy ISD students and their families. Every Katy ISD campus identifies students in need of assistance, and gift cards are given to those students before winter break.  Last year, Food for Families helped 676 families.  Since its inception in 2002, this initiative has raised over $190,000 helping over 4,000 families have a happier holiday. <br></p><p>Donations of any amount are welcome and appreciated.  Those interested in helping a Katy ISD family in need this holiday season should donate by <strong>December 7.  </strong>Contributions are accepted<a href="https://www.pledgecents.com/cause/kxbyky/katy-isd-food-for-families"><strong> </strong></a><a href="https://www.pledgecents.com/cause/kxbyky/katy-isd-food-for-families"><strong>online </strong></a>or via check, remitted to "Katy ISD Food for Families" and mailed to Partners in Education, Katy ISD ESC, 6301 South Stadium Lane, Katy 77494. <br></p><p>Food for Families, a Katy ISD Partners in Education yearly initiative, unites our Katy ISD staff and community in holiday support for select students and their families.  To learn more, visit <a href="/dept/pie/Pages/default.aspx">Partners in Education</a> or contact Tammy Stringer, 281-396-2645, <a href="mailto:tammyrstringer@katyisd.org">tammyrstringer@katyisd.org</a>.</p><p style="text-align:center;"> <a href="https://www.pledgecents.com/cause/kxbyky/katy-isd-food-for-families"><img src="/dept/pie/PublishingImages/Lists/latestnews/AllItems/Give%20Now%20Square.jpg" alt="Give Now Square.jpg" style="margin:5px;width:240px;height:240px;" /></a><br></p><p><br></p></div>
Katy ISD Partners in Education Hosts KEYS Mentor Program KickoffKaty ISD Partners in Education Hosts KEYS Mentor Program Kickoff2018-09-10T19:01:50Z<div class="ExternalClassE094F4B5AB854FAF91B0427F73F55984"><p><img src="/dept/pie/PublishingImages/Pages/KEYSMentoring/KEYS%202018%20Female%20Mentor.jpg" alt="" style="margin:5px;width:555px;height:311px;" /> </p><p>Keep Encouraging Youth toward Success – KEYS – the Katy ISD mentor program, will kick off another successful year of mentoring on Friday, September 21, from 8-9:30 a.m. in the Merrell Center.  Katy ISD campus KEYS Liaisons will be on hand to answer questions and network with veteran mentors and community members interested in joining the KEYS program. </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 each week, on campus, during the school day, during the school year.  KEYS survey results show that on average 88% of KEYS students increased grades, 79% decreased absences and 88% decreased discipline referrals.</p><p>Over its 20-year-history, thousands of mentors have changed the trajectory of their KEYS student's lives.  When school began, hundreds of Katy ISD students were 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 Kickoff. <a href="https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/6KMWQRH"> RSVP </a>by September 19th!  </p><p>For more information please contact Heather Sanders at 281.396.2468, or heatherasanders@katyisd.org.  </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/default.aspx">Partners in Education.</a></p><p></p><p><br> </p></div>
Katy ISD Hosts Regional Open House Events for School-Business PartnershipsKaty ISD Hosts Regional Open House Events for School-Business Partnerships2018-09-06T22:44:17Z<div class="ExternalClass46E4ED9D357A490380CE79A3578E7244"><p>​Katy ISD Partners in Education will kick off this year's School-Business Partnership program at three regional events on Friday mornings in October from 8-9:30 a.m.    Hosted by Katy ISD campus partnership liaisons, the annual regional open house events provide an informal opportunity for the business community to meet and mingle with campus leaders from schools in their market area and allow in-depth conversation between the two regarding upcoming events and activities for the school year.  Katy ISD campuses will host tables with partner engagement information on the following dates and locations:</p><p><strong> <strong>October 5</strong><strong><sup>th</sup></strong><strong> at Taylor High School: </strong></strong></p><ul style="list-style-type:disc;"><li>Bear Creek, Cimarron, Creech, Exley, Hayes, Nottingham Country, Mayde Creek, McRoberts, Memorial Parkway, Pattison, Rhoads, Schmalz, West Memorial and Wolfe Elementary Schools</li><li>Cardiff, Mayde Creek, McMeans, Memorial Parkway and West Memorial Junior High Schools</li><li>Mayde Creek and Taylor High Schools</li></ul><p><strong>October 12</strong><strong><sup>th</sup></strong><strong> at Tays Jr. High:</strong></p><ul style="list-style-type:disc;"><li>Alexander, Campbell, Davidson, Fielder, Griffin, Holland, Jenks, Kilpatrick, Randolph, Rylander, Shafer, Stanley, Williams Wilson and WoodCreek Elementary Schools</li><li>Beck, Beckendorff, Cinco Ranch, Seven Lakes, Tays and WoodCreek Junior High Schools</li><li>Cinco Ranch, Seven Lakes and Tompkins High Schools</li></ul><p><strong>October 19</strong><strong><sup>th</sup></strong><strong> at Legacy Stadium: </strong></p><ul style="list-style-type:disc;"><li>Bethke, Bryant, Franz, Golbow, Hutsell, Katy, King, McRoberts, Morton Ranch, Stephens, Sundown, Winborn, and Wolman Elementary Schools</li><li>Katy, McDonald, Morton Ranch and Stockdick Junior High Schools</li><li>Katy, Morton Ranch, Paetow and Raines High Schools, Miller Career and Technology Center and Simon Youth Academy at Katy Mills. </li></ul><p>Katy ISD School-Business Partnerships do not provide advertising opportunities for participating businesses, but rather focus upon human resource involvement.  Partners are encouraged to volunteer via campus specific activities or through existing Partners in Education programs:  KEYS Mentoring, Junior Achievement, Volunteers in Public Schools, Promise to Read and Sister Schools.  </p><p>For more information contact Cassandra Hedgpeth, <a href="mailto:cassandrakhedgpeth@katyisd.org"><span style="text-decoration:underline;">cassandrakhedgpeth@katyisd.org</span></a>, 281-396-2428.  All guests should RSVP on the Katy ISD Partners in Education website via <a href="/"><span style="text-decoration:underline;">www.katyisd.org</span></a> under the "Community" tab.  The RSVP site lists Katy ISD campuses participating at each of the three events.  </p><p><a href="/dept/pie/Pages/School-BusinessEvents.aspx">Learn more </a>about event locations and to RSVP.<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/default.aspx">Partners in Education </a> </p><p><img src="/dept/pie/PublishingImages/Pages/School-BusinessPartnerships/Giving%20Students%20a%20Glimpse%20of%20the%20Future.jpg" alt="" style="margin:5px;width:457px;vertical-align:text-top;float:none;" /><br> </p></div>

Upcoming Events

Leadership Katy @ Support Services Complex

11/15/2018

Food for Families Donation Deadline

12/7/2018

Leadership Katy @ Paetow High School 

12/13/2018

Food for Families - Gift Card Pick Up Day

12/18/2018

Winter Break

12/24/2018 - 1/4/2019

VIPS Liaisons Breakfast @ Legacy Stadium

1/16/2019

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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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