May is Mental Health Awareness Month, and Houston Independent School District is joining organizations across the country in raising awareness about the importance of mental health by highlighting available resources and support for students and staff.Continue reading
The HISD Counseling Department is hosting virtual recruitment information sessions for candidates interested in learning about becoming an HISD counselor.
During these sessions, participants will learn more about the counselor recruitment and selection process, compensation, and the benefits of being a school counselor with HISD. Participants will also have the opportunity to meet one-on-one with district counseling managers.Continue reading
National School Counseling Week, Feb. 6-10, is a week to celebrate the invaluable contributions school counselors make within their schools and in the lives of their students and communities.Continue reading
Feb. 6-10 is National School Counseling Week, and the theme this year is “Helping Students Dream Big.” School Counselors play a vital role in the lives of our scholars. They help our families find solutions to real-life problems and point them toward vital resources.
Join HISD in celebrating by highlighting the tremendous impact your school counselors have in helping students achieve school success and plan for the future.Continue reading
November is Generation Texas Month, a statewide movement to ensure students have information and resources regarding post-secondary options such as college, career, and military.Continue reading
HISD’s Teacher Recruitment and Selection Team is hosting a major hiring event from 9 a.m. to 12 p.m. on Saturday, May 21, in person at Wisdom High School, 6529 Beverly Hill Lane, 77057.Continue reading
National School Counseling Week, Feb. 1-5, is an opportunity to recognize the impact that school counselors have in helping students achieve academic success and plan for careers.
School counselors play a vital role in the lives of our scholars. They also help students and their families find solutions to real-life problems and point them toward additional community resources. This is especially true when short-term counseling can be offered in a school environment.Continue reading
January is National Mentoring Month, and HISD’s Ascending to Men (ATM) Project and Resilient Outstanding Sisters Exemplifying Success (ROSES) mentoring programs are celebrating by highlighting mentors and mentoring stories on their social media platforms.
National Mentoring Month is a celebration of the positive impact mentors have in their mentees’ lives. It is also a time where interest in mentorship and making a difference in the community is at its highest, with the excitement of a fresh new year and the goals and resolutions to impact others. HISD is encouraging the public to get involved and become a mentor.Continue reading
Three weeks into the COVID-19 pandemic shutdown, an early morning fire swept through the home of an HISD family, causing them to lose everything.
The early April blaze not only destroyed the Jackson family’s home and the entirety of its contents, but it also left Destiny Jackson, whose five children attend HISD schools, with severe burns over a large percentage of her body after she ran into the burning home to carry her youngest son, Malik, to safety.
“My family and I are still dealing with a lot of emotion from that night,” Marcus Jackson said. “It is very hard for me talk about it, but what I can tell you is that my wife is the bravest person I know.”Continue reading