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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 more...

 

 

 

Katy ISD Partners in Education Hosts Regional Open House Events for School-Business PartnershipsKaty ISD Partners in Education Hosts Regional Open House Events for School-Business Partnerships2016-09-12T20:12:49Z<div class="ExternalClassED7F767659E54A399941746BE5189E05"><p>​Katy ISD Partners in Education will kick off this year's School-Business Partnership program at three regional events.  Hosted by Katy ISD campus partnership liaisons, an open house will be held three Friday mornings in October from 8-9:30 a.m. </p><p><strong>October 7th at Cinco Ranch High School, hosted by:</strong></p><ul><li>Alexander, Creech, Davidson, Fielder, Griffin, Holland, Kilpatrick, Randolph, Rylander, Shafer, Stanley, Williams and Wilson Elementary Schools</li><li>Beck, Beckendorff, Cinco Ranch, Seven Lakes and Tays Junior High Schools</li><li>Cinco Ranch, Seven Lakes and Tompkins High Schools</li></ul><p><strong>October 14</strong><strong><sup>rd</sup></strong><strong> at Taylor High School, hosted by:</strong></p><ul><li>Bear Creek, Cimarron, Exley, Hayes, Nottingham Country, Mayde Creek, 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 28</strong><strong><sup>th</sup></strong><strong> at the Robert Shaw Center for STEAM, hosted by:</strong></p><ul><li>Bethke, Franz, Golbow, Hutsell, Jenks, Katy, King, McRoberts, Morton Ranch, Stephens, Sundown, Winborn, Wolman and WoodCreek Elementary Schools</li><li>Katy, McDonald, Morton Ranch and WoodCreek Junior High Schools</li><li>Katy, Morton Ranch and Raines High Schools, and Miller Career and Technology Center.</li></ul><p>The regional open houses provide a once-a-year opportunity for the business community to meet campus leaders from schools in their market area and allow in-depth conversation between the two regarding upcoming events for the school year.  </p><p>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>All area businesses interested in becoming a school-business partner and current school-business partners should RSVP <font color="#0066cc"><a href="https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/2RBVPZC" style="text-decoration:underline;">HERE</a> <span style="color:#444444;">to attend.    </span></font></p><p>For more information contact Cassandra Hedgpeth, <a href="mailto:cassandrakhedgpeth@katyisd.org"><span style="text-decoration:underline;"><font color="#0066cc">cassandrakhedgpeth@katyisd.org</font></span></a>, 281-396-2428.   </p><p><img alt="Moe's Steam Open House.JPG" src="/dept/pie/PublishingImages/Lists/latestnews/AllItems/Moe%27s%20Steam%20Open%20House.JPG" style="margin:5px;width:525px;" /> <img alt="IMG_4082 Open House 2015.JPG" src="/dept/pie/PublishingImages/Lists/latestnews/AllItems/IMG_4082%20Open%20House%202015.JPG" style="margin:5px;width:525px;height:398px;" /></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></div>
Katy ISD Partners in Education Hosts KEYS Mentor Program Kick OffKaty ISD Partners in Education Hosts KEYS Mentor Program Kick Off2016-08-25T16:32:08Z<div class="ExternalClass0979BEFF0CCC435D8742A164F9F43EB4"><p>​Keep Encouraging Youth toward Success – KEYS – the Katy ISD mentor program, will kick off another successful year of mentoring on Thursday, September 22, from 8-9:30 a.m. in the Merrell Center.  Katy ISD campuses will host tables for 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.  KEYS survey results from the 2015-2016 school year showed that 88% of KEYS students increased grades, 80% decreased absences and 87% decreased discipline referrals.</p><p>Over its 20-year-history, thousands of mentors have changed the trajectory of their KEYS student's lives.  As school starts this year, 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 Off.  Click <a href="https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/7DZRPWH">HERE</a> to RSVP or click <a href="https://apps.katyisd.org/public/KEYSMentorApplication/Default.aspx">HERE</a> to complete a KEYS mentor application.  For more 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/default.aspx">Katy ISD Partners in Education. </a></p></div>
Katy ISD Partners in Education Debuts “Good to Volunteer”Katy ISD Partners in Education Debuts “Good to Volunteer”2016-08-22T14:24:00Z<div class="ExternalClass1D8D434166814C989D4C17E6761BDFF4"><p>​Katy ISD's Partners in Education has debuted its <a href="https://youtu.be/xlv2mT6Cv3M" style="text-decoration:underline;"><span style="color:#0072c6;text-decoration:underline;">2016 video "Good to Volunteer," </span></a>a cinematic reminder of how good (and fun) it is to volunteer at a school.  The soundtrack is sung by Katy ISD graduate, parent and volunteer John Cordes, who also stars in the production.  The video features the Katy ISD Volunteers in Public Schools Hallelujah Dancers who, along with recent Volunteers of the Year and the VIPS Executive Board, shared their skills at last May's Volunteer Celebration.</p><p>This past school year, Katy ISD achieved an unprecedented accomplishment as 1,018,981 volunteer hours were donated to students and staff.  "Good to Volunteer" honors that ground-breaking year of service and also serves as a call to action as we welcome a new superintendent and open three new campuses. </p><p>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></div>

Upcoming Events

VIPS Executive Board Meeting

10/5/2016

School-Business Partnership Regional Open House

10/7/2016

PIE Regional Partnership Open House

10/14/2016

VIPS General Board

10/19/2016

Coffee with the Superintendent

10/19/2016

Leadership Katy

10/20/2016

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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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