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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 to Celebrate Mentors at Ties & TiarasKaty ISD Partners in Education to Celebrate Mentors at Ties & Tiaras2017-02-10T16:47:44Z<div class="ExternalClass6678C3125DBA432A90FEBBD71F3E9633"><p>​Katy ISD will celebrate the time, effort and heart of KEYS mentors -- while supporting KEYS Scholarships -- at <strong>Ties & Tiaras </strong>on March 9<sup>th</sup> from 5:30–7:30 p.m. at NOAH'S of Katy.  This year's festivities include honoring the <strong>2017 Mentors of the Year and KEYS Scholarship Sponsors</strong>, along with entertainment provided by a stringed ensemble from Tompkins High School.  Also joining the event will be the Cinco Ranch High School student artists who created this year's KEYS scholarship masterpiece</p><p>Every year Ties & Tiaras honors Katy ISD's family of mentors, who spend up to one hour each week with their students.  In particular, the event recognizes a few individuals who've sustained relationships and dedication to the KEYS program year after year.  The Katy ISD 2017 Mentors of the Year, and their respective KEYS campuses, are:  </p><ul><li>Fred Crist, McDonald Junior High</li><li>Kevin Drury, Rylander Elementary</li><li>James Grima, Wolfe Elementary</li><li>Kirsten Hampshire, Seven Lakes High School</li><li>Steven Herold, Bear Creek Elementary</li><li>Don Mach, Taylor High School</li><li>Karen Morey, Hayes Elementary</li><li>Donna Ortiz, Cardiff Junior High</li><li>Susan Reilly, Katy High School</li></ul><p>Collectively, this group represents 51 years of service to the KEYS program, having mentored a total of 35 students between them.  </p><p>Since its inception in 2006, the KEYS Scholarship Fund has awarded over <strong>$300,000</strong> to graduating KEYS seniors.  KEYS – Keep Encouraging Youth toward Success – is a relationship initiative that matches a caring adult with a student on the brink of success for up to one hour a week, during the school day, during the school year.  Piloted during the 1995-1996 school year, this program now extends to every campus in Katy ISD.  KEYS is not a tutoring program, but rather a relationship program, with many mentors and their students sustaining their friendship year after year.   To learn more, visit <a href="/dept/pie/Pages/default.aspx">Partners in Education </a>or contact Martha Brown, 281-396-2468, <a href="mailto:marthabrown@katyisd.org"><span style="text-decoration:underline;">marthabrown@katyisd.org</span></a>.</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 Partners in Education.</p></div>
Food for Families Provides Grocery Gift Cards to Over 430 Katy ISD FamiliesFood for Families Provides Grocery Gift Cards to Over 430 Katy ISD Families2016-12-13T23:19:14Z<div class="ExternalClassFE8723C0B3FE425487D95F8A0B8924F3"><p>​Katy ISD Partners in Education is celebrating another successful Food for Families campaign, the district's annual community initiative that supports families in need.  Every campus identifies students and $50 H-E-B grocery gift cards are given to those students' families before the winter break.  </p><p>Initially conceived as a way for Katy ISD employees at the administration building to help students and their families, Food for Families has burgeoned into a community-wide initiative that is now primarily supported by private contributions.  This holiday season, our community supported 433 students and their families.  </p><p>Since its inception 15 years ago, Food for Families has raised over $160,000 for Katy ISD families.  This program makes a huge difference and lets people know that our Katy community cares for them. </p><p><strong>About Katy ISD Partners in Education </strong>– 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">Partners in Education  </a>or contact Tammy Stringer, 281-396-2645, <a href="mailto:tammyrstringer@katyisd.org"><span style="text-decoration:underline;">tammyrstringer@katyisd.org</span></a>.</p><p> </p></div>
Katy ISD Partners in Education Hosts Men Who Mentor BreakfastKaty ISD Partners in Education Hosts Men Who Mentor Breakfast2016-12-08T18:25:05Z<div class="ExternalClass5034807E83B84C49B8F7C4211676DE9A"><p>Keep Encouraging Youth toward Success – KEYS – the Katy ISD mentor program, will host the Men Who Mentor Breakfast on Friday, January 13th from 7:30-9:00 a.m. at the Katy ISD Education Support Complex.  This annual event provides support for existing male mentors and information for men interested in becoming a mentor. Campus liaisons and administrators will guide table discussions for learning and networking opportunities.  </p><p>Every Katy ISD campus has boys and young men who are waiting for a male mentor to serve as a listener and encourager.  Recent KEYS program statistics showed that:</p><ul><li>88% of KEYS students increased grades</li><li>80% of KEYS students decreased absences</li><li>87% of KEYS student decreased discipline<br><br>Together those numbers prove that one hour a week can make a difference in a child's life.<br><br>If you're a guy who has ever thought about being a mentor, please join us!  If you are a guy who already mentors, please join us!  <a href="http://www.surveymonkey.com/r/WCJJSMP">RSVP HERE </a>to attend.  </li></ul><p><strong>About Katy ISD Partners in Education </strong>– Through programs like KEYS, 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>

Upcoming Events

VIPS Executive Board

3/1/2017

PIE Advisory Board w/Campus Principals

3/2/2017

Ties & Tiaras

3/9/2017

Leadership Katy

3/23/2017

Brunch with Campus Principals

3/23/2017

VIPS Executive Board

4/5/2017

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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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