Resources & Toolkits

  • If you would like to request a tool or resource that is not listed here, please email your idea to FACE@HoustonISD.org.
  • 6 Steps to Start a Parent Organization 
    Parent Organizations play an important role in supporting schools and advocating for students. The Family and Community Engagement Department has written out easy-to-follow guidelines below to help parents complete the first steps to starting a welcoming and productive parent organization on campus. You can find the toolkit at HoustonISD.org/ParentOrgs
  • Community Resource Guide
     Use our community resource guide for schools to to locate community organizations and access resources that can help fill your school community needs. Access the guide at https://www.houstonisd.org/communityresource.
  • Back to School Toolkit 
    Schools can use the Back to School Toolkit to start the year off right with parents.
  • School Guide to Family Literacy
  • Welcoming School Walk-Through Guide
  • Welcoming School Walk-Through Guide
  • Home Visit Protocol
  • School Guide to Planning a Family Learning Academy Event
    Use our school guide to plan and market your parent event.  
  • Surveys and Questionnaires
    Use the surveys below to poll your school community on how you can improve family and community engagement.  
  • Community Meeting Toolkit
    Download a checklist and all the signage you need to host a family-friendly community meeting.