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HISD Nutrition Services is committed to serving good food that fuels your student for learning and helps them to build a lifetime of healthy habits. During the first six weeks of virtual learning, from September 8 until October 16, curbside meals will be provided at select schools with enrollment of 60% or more free and reduced lunch students.
Please visit www.houstonisd.org/nutritionservices for updated information on school meals.
The Social Emotional Learning Department promotes the process for helping children and adults develop fundamental skills for life effectiveness. SEL teaches social competencies and interpersonal skills we need to be successful citizens, have positive relationships, and function effectively in society. These skills are designed to foster positive student academic outcomes and to help adults understand, develop, and model SEL skills such as:
Here are some ways you can support provide social and emotional support for your student:
Visit https://www.houstonisd.org/sel for additional parent resources
The Equity and Outreach Division will continue to provide connections and support services to our most underserved populations to increase student achievement, connect HISD families to district and community resources, and continue the development of our global graduates.
The Wraparound Services Department connects students and their families with community-resources that address the non-academic challenges that students face which ultimately impact their ability to learn.
Wraparound Resource Specialists use a data-based approach to identify students in need and to connect them to the appropriate non-academic supports that address critical issues that impact students and their families such as mental health and physical needs, food insecurity, lack of stable housing, violence, incarceration of a parent, legal and crisis support and many other challenges that can have adverse effects on a student’s readiness and ability to learn.
Wraparound Resource Specialists build partnerships between their campuses and resources available in their local communities, helping to leverage partnerships to meet the unique needs of HISD campuses.
For more information about the Wraparound Services program, or to complete a Student Assistance Form for a student in need, visit: www.houstonisd.org/wraparound
Parent University is a series of events that provides parents with timely information and training to help support the education of their children, including introductions to district programs, community resources, and parental engagement strategies.
For the 2020-2021 school year, Parent University will be a virtual experience, ensuring that students and families can access up-to-date information as HISD continues to navigate the COVID-19 epidemic.
Parent University sessions have covered topics including:
For more information, including dates and registration for future Parent University sessions visit: www.houstonisd.org/parentuniversity