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Sister Schools Celebration Breakfast.  February 23rd.  8-9:30 a.m. Legacy Stadium.
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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 Partners in Education Hosts KEYS Mentor Program Kick StartKaty ISD Partners in Education Hosts KEYS Mentor Program Kick Start2018-01-02T17:31:21Z<div class="ExternalClassD6234274FD724931BFE10C2112D0474F"><p>​Keep Encouraging Youth toward Success – KEYS – the Katy ISD mentor initiative, is hosting a mid-year program kick start on Friday, January 19<sup>th</sup>, from 8-9:30 a.m. at Legacy Stadium.  Katy ISD campus KEYS Liaisons will be on hand to greet and host 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.  Recent KEYS survey results showed that 88% of KEYS students increased grades, 80% decreased absences and 87% decreased discipline referrals.</p><p>Over its 22-year-history, thousands of mentors have changed the trajectory of their KEYS student's lives.  And although the school year is at the halfway point, 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 Start.  Please <a href="https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/KRQ7SBP"><span style="text-decoration:underline;"><strong>RSVP online</strong></span></a>.  To learn more about KEYS, visit the Partners in Education <a href="/dept/pie/Pages/KEYSMentoring.aspx">website</a>.  For additional 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/KEYSMentoring.aspx">Partners in Education</a>.</p></div>
Nearly 200 Katy ISD Classes Benefit from the 20th Annual Promise to Read ProgramNearly 200 Katy ISD Classes Benefit from the 20th Annual Promise to Read Program2017-12-11T16:59:27Z<div class="ExternalClassA27FA93F7C2449F1A385871429C1B7BB"><p>In November, 83 community and business members from across Katy came together to bring the love of reading into almost 200 Katy ISD classrooms during <em>Promise to Read</em>.  This annual initiative is part of a 20-year-old tradition led by Katy ISD's Partners in Education.  P<em>romise to Read</em> affords the community a unique opportunity to reacquaint themselves with the world of children's literature by spending 30 minutes reading to a classroom of excited elementary students. Each November the program is offered over the course of two weeks at various elementary campuses.</p><p>This year's <em>Promise to Read</em> was hosted at Jenks, King, Bethke, Schmalz, Hayes, Cimarron, Memorial Parkway and Stanley Elementary schools.  Host campuses rotate each year so that, over a four-year period, every Katy ISD elementary has an opportunity to participate.</p><p>Readers represented a cross section of local companies and organizations including:  Appreciation Financial, AXA Advisors, Bass Pro Shops, Big Frog Custom T-Shirts & More, Books Alive!, Brazos Valley Schools Credit Union, Centerpoint Energy, Chick-fil-A Katy Greenhouse, Chick-fil-A Mason Rd, Christian Brothers Automotive, College Nannies and Tutors, Counter's Tutoring Connection, Eventsia Group, Eye Level Learning Center of Katy Cinco Ranch, Harris County Public Library, Hasta la Pasta, H-E-B, Houston Community College NW, Huntington Learning Center, Katy Budget Books, Katy ISD, Keep Katy Beautiful, Medina Orthodontics, Members Choice Credit Union, PBK Architects, Pepper Lawson Division of Webber LLC., Prosperity Bank, Realm Professionals, Re/Max Grand, Ricoh, Second Baptist Church, The Conservatory of Music, The Glaser Group - McDonalds, Tilt Studio, Topgolf Houston-Katy, Tutor Doctor, West Oaks Hospital Excel Center and Yellow Rose Properties.</p><p>"<em>Promise to Read</em> has become a treasured community event thanks to hundreds of devoted community volunteers, many of whom join us every year, and our Katy ISD host campuses," says Janet Theis, Katy ISD's Director of Community Partnerships. "<em>Promise to Read</em> continues to open the door for our business community to embrace and inspire the love of reading and share that magic with classrooms across the district."</p><p><strong>About Katy ISD Partners in Education </strong>– Through programs like <em>Promise to Read</em>, 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 alt="DSC_0074.JPG" src="/dept/pie/PublishingImages/Lists/latestnews/AllItems/DSC_0074.JPG" style="margin:5px;width:465px;height:314px;" /><br> </p><p><img alt="DSC_0060.JPG" src="/dept/pie/PublishingImages/Lists/latestnews/AllItems/DSC_0060.JPG" style="margin:5px;width:465px;height:315px;" /><br> </p><p><br> </p></div>
Katy ISD’s Partners in Education Kicks Off 15th Annual Katy ISD’s Partners in Education Kicks Off 15th Annual 2017-11-07T15:48:07Z<div class="ExternalClass3188A1B757254EA7928716FF5D2FDD4A"><p>​The<strong> </strong>Katy ISD Partners in Education's 15<sup>th</sup> Annual Food for Families has launched and the community is invited to support Katy ISD families in need this holiday season. <a href="/dept/pie/Pages/FoodForFamilies.aspx"><span style="text-decoration:underline;"><strong>Food for Families</strong></span></a> is an annual campaign that since 2003 has helped thousands of Katy ISD students and their families with grocery gift cards. Every Katy ISD campus identifies students in need of assistance, and the gift cards are given to those students before winter break. This long-standing program has helped thousands of families and Katy ISD Partners in Education hopes to this year touch even more.</p><p>Donations of any amount are welcomed and appreciated. The deadline to donate is <strong>December 7. </strong>To make a contribution online please <a href="https://www.pledgecents.com/cause/ywdgdd/katy-isd-food-for-families"><span style="text-decoration:underline;">click here</span></a>. To donate via check, please remit to "Katy ISD Food for Families" and mail to Partners in Education: Katy ISD ESC, 6301 South Stadium Lane, Katy 77494.  </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"><span style="text-decoration:underline;">tammyrstringer@katyisd.org</span></a>.</p></div>

Upcoming Events

Sister Schools Celebration

2/23/2018

VIPS Executive Board

3/7/2018

Spring Break

3/12/2018 - 3/16/2018

Leadership Katy

3/22/2018

Brunch with Campus Principals

3/22/2018

Staff & Student Holiday

3/30/2018

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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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