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Oct.
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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 more...

 

 

 

Katy ISD Hosts Regional Open House Events for School-Business PartnershipsKaty ISD Hosts Regional Open House Events for School-Business Partnerships2017-09-29T17:38:29Z<div class="ExternalClass36D28D49752B4AD2A6B4B89CA45F449D"><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> </strong><strong>October 13</strong><strong><sup>th</sup></strong><strong> at the Robert Shaw Center for STEAM, hosted by:</strong></p><ul><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><strong>October 20</strong><strong><sup>th</sup></strong><strong> at Tompkins High School, hosted by:</strong></p><ul><li>Alexander, 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 27</strong><strong><sup>th</sup></strong><strong> at Taylor High School, hosted by:</strong></p><ul><li>Bear Creek, Cimarron, Creech, 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> 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>For more information contact Cassandra Hedgpeth, <a href="mailto:cassandrakhedgpeth@katyisd.org">cassandrakhedgpeth@katyisd.org</a>, 281-396-2428.  All guests should click <a href="https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/5NH5LST"><strong>HERE</strong></a><strong> </strong>to RSVP for the open house events.  The RSVP site lists host campuses participating at each of the three events.  </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></p></div>
September Events Canceled for Partners in EducationSeptember Events Canceled for Partners in Education2017-09-07T15:42:12Z<div class="ExternalClass9A5E7B6E6FDF4FE98350CAB71BDC5353"><p>​Due to the tremendous impact of Hurricane Harvey to our Katy ISD community, we are canceling the following Partners in Education events for the month of September.    <font color="#000000" face="Times New Roman" size="3"> </font></p><ul><font color="#000000" face="Times New Roman" size="3"> </font><li style="margin:0in 0in 0pt;line-height:150%;font-style:normal;font-weight:normal;"><span style="color:purple;line-height:150%;font-family:"helvetica","sans-serif";font-size:10pt;">KEYS Liaisons Meeting:  September 12</span></li><font color="#000000" face="Times New Roman" size="3"> </font><li style="margin:0in 0in 0pt;line-height:150%;font-style:normal;font-weight:normal;"><span style="color:purple;line-height:150%;font-family:"helvetica","sans-serif";font-size:10pt;">VIPS Liaisons Breakfast:  September 20</span></li><font color="#000000" face="Times New Roman" size="3"> </font><li style="margin:0in 0in 0pt;line-height:150%;font-style:normal;font-weight:normal;"><span style="color:purple;line-height:150%;font-family:"helvetica","sans-serif";font-size:10pt;">VIPS General Board Meeting:  September 20</span></li><font color="#000000" face="Times New Roman" size="3"> </font><li style="margin:0in 0in 0pt;line-height:150%;font-style:normal;font-weight:normal;"><span style="color:purple;line-height:150%;font-family:"helvetica","sans-serif";font-size:10pt;">KEYS Kickoff:  September 22</span></li><font color="#000000" face="Times New Roman" size="3"> </font><li style="margin:0in 0in 0pt;line-height:150%;font-style:normal;font-weight:normal;"><span style="color:purple;line-height:150%;font-family:"helvetica","sans-serif";font-size:10pt;">PIE Liaisons Meeting:  September 28</span><span style="line-height:150%;font-family:"calibri","sans-serif";font-size:10pt;"> </span></li></ul><ul><font color="#000000" face="Times New Roman" size="3"> </font></ul><font color="#000000" face="Times New Roman" size="3"> </font></div>
Partners in Education Debuts ”Be Here Now” Volunteer VideoPartners in Education Debuts ”Be Here Now” Volunteer Video2017-08-16T19:54:04Z<div class="ExternalClass3D680392CA1E48668C21D80DD6D43CC3"><p>​Katy ISD's Partners in Education has officially released its 2017 volunteer video entitled "<a href="https://youtu.be/bn76rabGlPM">Be Here Now</a>."  Honoring this year's Partners in Education theme, "Be Here Now" invites parents and community members to volunteer at one or more of Katy ISD's 67 campuses.  </p><p>Tompkins High School Choir Director Christin Reinartz not only performs the soundtrack but also stars in the video as well, accompanied by members of the Katy ISD Volunteers in Public Schools Executive Board.  Along with a cameo appearance by district superintendent Dr. Lance Hindt, fifteen campus namesakes are featured in the production:  Roosevelt Alexander, Gigi Bethke, Bob and Felice Bryant, Keiko Davidson, Jo Ella Exley, Mike Griffin, Bonnie Holland, MayDell Jenks, Sharon Rhoads, Patti and Fred Shafer, Patsy Stanley, Ursula Stephens, OD Tompkins, Ray and Jamie Wolman and Tom Wilson.  </p><p>Last year, volunteers donated more than 1,056,073 hours to the students and teachers of Katy ISD.  "Be Here Now" is an homage to those volunteers, who hail from every campus and from a variety of volunteer groups.  This video is a call to action as the district's volunteer program embarks on yet another ground-breaking year of service.  </p><p>If you'd like to volunteer at a Katy ISD school, just contact your campus VIPS Coordinator or <a href="mailto:tammyrstringer@katyisd.org"><span style="text-decoration:underline;">tammyrstringer@katyisd.org</span></a> in the Partners in Education Department.  Whether 30 minutes per year or 30 hours per month, we want you to Be Here Now!</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></div>

Upcoming Events

PIE Regional Partnership Open House

10/27/2017

VIPS Executive Board

11/1/2017

Promise 2 Read

11/6/2017 - 11/17/2017

Leadership Katy

11/9/2017

PIE Advisory Board

11/10/2017

VIPS General Board

11/15/2017

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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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