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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...

 

 

 

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>
Nearly 400 Katy ISD Classes Benefit from the 19th Annual Promise to Read ProgramNearly 400 Katy ISD Classes Benefit from the 19th Annual Promise to Read Program2016-11-28T21:48:19Z<div class="ExternalClassEA1FB1298D474B829A0BF7A41127235B"><p>​This month, 181 community and business members from across Katy came together to bring the love of reading into almost 400 Katy ISD classrooms during <em>Promise to Read</em>.  The annual initiative is part of a 19-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> </p><p>This year's <em>Promise to Read</em> was hosted at Bear Creek, Hutsell, Exley, Randolph, Williams, Davidson, Morton Ranch, Kilpatrick, Pattison and Wilson 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> </p><p>Readers represented a cross section of local companies and organizations including:  Aberdare Business Solutions, ABM Industries, Academy Sports + Outdoors, Altitude Katy, AmCap Mortgage, American Kids Athletics, AXA Advisors, Bass Pro Shops, Big Frog, Bolli Bros Pizza, Books Alive, Brainy Learning Club, Brazos Valley Schools Credit Union, Bridges of Healing, CenterPoint Energy, Chick-fil-A, Christian Brothers Automotive, Citgo, City of Katy, Community Health Choice, Cross Creek Ranch, Dahl Team Properties, Dignity Memorial-Katy Funeral Home, Duffey and Grissom CPA's, GNA Inspections, Goddard School, Grand Vision Center, HCC Northwest, H-E-B, Herff Jones Houston, Heritage Texas Properties, Homewood Suites Katy, Houston Community College, Houston SPCA, Junior Achievement, Katy Council PTA, Katy Independent School District, Katy Magazine, Keep Katy Beautiful, Kind Bars, Listl Translating Services & More LLC, LPL Financial, Marriott Energy Corridor Hotel, Maude Marks Branch Library, Members Choice Credit Union, Memorial Hermann Hospital System, Must See Katy, Nutty Scientists Fort Bend, Omni Houston Hotel at Westside, PBK, PDQ, Pepper Lawson, PrimeLending, Prosperity Bank, Pump It Up, Second Baptist Church, Signarama Katy, Sovereign Wealth Advisors LLC, Spring Creek Barbeque, Stanley Signature Signs, Star Learning, State Farm Insurance, Sylvan Learning, Target, The Glaser Group McDonald's, The Shady Lady Window Covering, The Tutoring Center Katy, Tilt Studio, Times Square Entertainment, Wee Kare Pediatrics, Which Wich, Whole Foods Market Katy/Sugar Land, Wood Group, Yellow Rose Properties and YES Youth Fitness and Sports Performance. </p><p> </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> </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><a href="/"><span style="text-decoration:underline;"><img alt="IMG_6157.JPG" src="/dept/pie/PublishingImages/Lists/latestnews/AllItems/IMG_6157.JPG" style="margin:5px;width:515px;height:343px;" /></span></a></p><p style="text-align:center;"><img alt="IMG_6146.JPG" src="/dept/pie/PublishingImages/Lists/latestnews/AllItems/IMG_6146.JPG" style="margin:5px;width:515px;height:346px;vertical-align:auto;float:left;" /> </p><img alt="IMG_6088.JPG" src="/dept/pie/PublishingImages/Lists/latestnews/AllItems/IMG_6088.JPG" style="margin:5px;width:520px;height:350px;vertical-align:auto;float:left;" /></div>

Upcoming Events

KEYS Liaisons (Elementary) Meeting

1/24/2017

Coupons/incentives for students/staff due

1/27/2017

All student offers must be a "no strings attached" offer and approved through Partners in Education prior to distribution.

PIE Liaisons Meeting

1/31/2017

VIPS Executive Board

2/1/2017

KEYS Liasons (Secondary) Meeting

2/7/2017

VIPS General Board

2/15/2017

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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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