Parent Resources

  • 4th Annual Virtual Multilingual Parent Leadership Conference


    The Multilingual Programs Department invites all parents of English Learners to our annual Parent Leadership Conference.


    Parents will receive valuable information and the tools to better support their children. The 2020 Parent Leadership Conference will feature recognized speakers who will inform and inspire parents of English Learners to become advocates for their children’s education.

    Sessions will be offered in English and Spanish.

    Please RSVP online no later than Oct 14 via the links below:

    English Registration:

    Spanish Registration:


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  •  Guide for Parents of ELLs
    Guide for Parents of English Language LearnersOperating under Texas Education Agency guidelines, HISD features instructional programs tailored to every student's particular needs and interests.
    ILABS Bilingual Language Learning in Children: Infants who experience two languages from birth typically become native speakers of both, while adults often struggle with second language learning and rarely attain native-like fluency. 
     Dual Language Education
    Dual Language Education Can Close Achievement Gap: Dual language learning has been found to be the only method of second language acquisition to facilitate the full closure of the achievement gap between English learners and English speakers in primary and secondary education.
    Ready Rosie Español    HISD is providing parents with a FREE subscription to ReadyRosie, an interactive tool that provides daily activities for adults to do with children ages 0 to 6. The activities are simple, take about two minutes, and help prepare children for success in school.

Dual Language Research