Houston Independent School District is dedicated to academic achievement and success for all scholars. Regular student attendance is critically important. Students who are absent lose instructional seat time, creating a lost opportunity to learn, ask questions, and engage in class activities.
Get your bats ready for the 2023 Spring Training Data Series Conference! This year’s event is dedicated to our World Series Champions, the Houston Astros, and will be held in person on Saturday, March 4, 2023, at Chavez High School (8501 Howard Dr., 77017) beginning at 8 a.m.
This event is open to ALL districts, charter schools, and private schools.
HISD is readying to “Change the Game” with its annual Parent Organization Expo. It’s the perfect opportunity for parents to consider the benefits parent organizations provide for the schools they support and what a difference their involvement can make.
The Parent Organization Expo is set for Feb. 4, from 8 a.m. to 12 p.m. at the Hattie Mae White Educational Support Center (4400 W. 18th St., 77092). The event is a valuable launchpad for parents and caretakers who are new to their school’s parent organizations as well as an opportunity for seasoned Parent Teacher Organization/Parent Teacher Association participants to build upon their knowledge base and make useful connections to further support their schools. The expo will include fundraising strategies and workshops on effective PTO/PTA practices.
National School Choice Week (NSCW) 2023 runs Jan. 22-28 and aims to inform, inspire, and empower parents and caregivers to discover education options available for their children. Houston Independent School District has a variety of options across 274 campuses, including magnet and vanguard programs, career and technical education, early college, dual language, international baccalaureate schools, fine arts, and options for early childhood education and pre-K.
Technology today changes and advances faster than the average person can keep up with, and children are practically born tech-savvy. Keeping students engaged and technology current is a never-ending battle, and Tech Directors who pioneer creative strategies for implementing technology in schools are on the front lines.
HISD is proud to congratulate Director of Information Technology Frank Williams III, who was honored as one of the top 10 Innovative School District Tech Directors for 2022 by Education Technology Insights.