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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...

 

 

 

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>
Katy ISD Partners in Education Debuts "I'm Gonna Be the Volunteer"Katy ISD Partners in Education Debuts "I'm Gonna Be the Volunteer"2018-08-17T14:20:43Z<div class="ExternalClassFEABD4CF325643F0B0E9B9EAF3AF252F"><p>​Katy ISD's Partners in Education launched the 2018-2019 VIPS volunteer video "I'm Gonna Be the Volunteer," to invite all parents and community members to take a step and volunteer this year at a Katy ISD campus. Volunteers are needed and welcomed at every Katy ISD campus!   This year's volunteer video highlight's the District's one hundred year birthday celebration and the volunteer legacy built to inspire volunteers today and in the future.  Check out "I'm Gonna Be the Volunteer" and join us, we'll have a thousand smiles waiting at our campus doors.  Contact your campus VIPS Coordinator to join our volunteer community.  </p><div class="ms-rtestate-read ms-rte-embedcode ms-rte-embedil ms-rtestate-notify"><iframe width="560" height="315" src="https://www.youtube.com/embed/kiFp3rxJBJg?rel=0" frameborder="0"></iframe> </div><font color="#000000" face="Times New Roman" size="3"> </font><font color="#000000" face="Times New Roman" size="3"> </font></div>

Upcoming Events

Leadership Katy @ ESC Board Room

9/20/2018

KEYS Kickoff @ The Merrell Center

9/21/2018

PIE Liaisons Meeting @ Legacy Stadium

9/27/2018

PIE Liaisons Meeting @ ESC

9/28/2018

School-Business Partnerships Regional Open House @ Taylor

10/5/2018

School-Business Partnerships Regional Open House @Tays JH

10/12/2018

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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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