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    • To help Houston Independent School District (HISD) offices, departments, and schools maintain a consistent and effective identity in the communications and publications they produce, HISD has prepared this style guide. It includes basic rules of written communication, such as punctuation, abbreviations, and capitalization, as well as guidelines for formatting and the use of the approved district branding (seal).

    Style Guide

    PowerPoint Templates

    • All
    • Effective Presentation Best Practices
    • Parent University Template - Standard
    • Parent University Template - Widescreen
    • PowerPoint Template - Standard
    • PowerPoint Template - Widescreen
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    Word Templates

    • All
    • Central Office Formal Letter Template — Black and White - English
    • Central Office Formal Letter Template — Black and White - Spanish
    • Central Office Formal Letter Template — Color - English
    • Central Office Formal Letter Template — Color - Spanish
    • FAQ Template
    • General Memo Template
    • Multiple Pages Template - English
    • Multiple Pages Template - Spanish
    • One Page Template - English
    • One Page Template - Spanish
    • School Formal Letter Template — Black and White
    • School Formal Letter Template — Color
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    Approved HISD Seals and Logos

    Approved Department Logos

    • All
    • Academic Instructional Technology
    • Academics
    • After School
    • Alternative Certification Program
    • Athletics
    • Benefits Office
    • Budgeting & Financial Planning
    • Building Services
    • Business Assistance
    • Business Operations
    • Business Operations Support
    • Business Services
    • Career Readiness
    • Certification
    • Charter Schools Office
    • College Readiness
    • Community Partnerships
    • Compensation
    • Construction Services
    • Controller's Office
    • Counseling & Compliance
    • Counseling & Student Services
    • Crisis Intervention
    • Customer Care
    • Demographics
    • Drop Out Prevention
    • Dyslexia Services
    • Early Childhood Education
    • Education Technology
    • Elementary Curriculum and Development
    • Employee Relations
    • Energy & Sustainability
    • Equity and Outreach
    • Ethics and Compliance
    • External Funding Titles I, II & IV
    • Facilities, Maintenance, & Operations
    • Family and Community Engagement
    • Federal and State Compliance
    • Finance Major Projects
    • Fine Arts
    • Futures Academy
    • Gifted and Talented
    • Government Relations
    • Grant Development
    • Health & Medical Services
    • Health and Physical Education
    • Homeless Education Office
    • Human Capital Management
    • Information Services
    • Information Technology
    • Innovation & Postsecondary Programming
    • Innovation and Strategic Initiatives
    • Innovative Curriculum and Instruction
    • Instructional Professional Development
    • Interventions Office
    • Leadership & Teacher Development
    • Leadership Development
    • Leave Administration
    • Legal Services
    • Library Services
    • Major Projects
    • Medicaid Finance & Consulting Services
    • Multilingual Education
    • Nutrition Services
    • Office of Communications and Public Relations
    • Office of Development
    • Office of Human Capital Accountability
    • Office of Internal Audit
    • Office of School Leadership - Retention, Development and Support
    • Office of School Support
    • Office of Schools
    • Office of Special Education Services
    • Office of Student Support
    • Office of Talent
    • Organizational Strategy & Development
    • Parent and Community Assistance Center
    • Performance Management
    • Personalized Learning
    • Police Department
    • Policy Management
    • Postsecondary Programming
    • Printing Services
    • Procurement Services
    • Professional Support and Development
    • Public Information Office
    • Research and Accountability
    • Risk Management
    • School Choice
    • Secondary Curriculum and Development
    • Social & Emotional Learning
    • Special Populations
    • Strategic Engagement and Outreach
    • Strategy & Innovation
    • Student Assessment
    • Student Assistance
    • Student Enrollment
    • Student Support Services
    • Talent Acquisition
    • Talent Development & Performance
    • Tax & Finance Attorney's Office
    • Teacher Career Development
    • Transportation Services
    • UIL Academics
    • Virtual Learning Options
    • World Languages
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    Approved Program and Approach Logos

    • All
    • ACSEL Forward
    • Analytics for Education - A4E
    • Apollo 20
    • Apollo 20 Fellows
    • APTT
    • Ascending to Men
    • Asian Advisory Committee
    • Austin HS Maritime Studies - green
    • Austin HS Maritime Studies - white
    • Blue Star School Award
    • Career Readiness Career Scouts
    • Career Readiness StoryTime
    • Chinese Language Program
    • Earth Day
    • Earth Month
    • Elementary Transformation Schools
    • EMERGE - no tagline - black
    • EMERGE - no tagline - color
    • EMERGE - no tagline - white
    • EMERGE - with HISD tagline - black
    • EMERGE - with HISD tagline - color
    • EMERGE - with HISD tagline - white
    • EMERGE - with Houston ISD tagline - black
    • EMERGE - with Houston ISD tagline - color
    • EMERGE - with Houston ISD tagline - white
    • Employee Applications
    • Family Friendly School - Bronze
    • Family Friendly School - Gold
    • Family Friendly School - Silver
    • Family Friendly School - Standard
    • Family Learning Academy
    • Fueled by Linked Learning
    • Fueled by Linked Learning - Austin HS Maritime Academy
    • Fueled by Linked Learning - Austin HS Maritime Academy - badge
    • Fueled by Linked Learning - Austin HS Maritime Academy - name of school only
    • Fueled by Linked Learning - Chavez HS Engineering Academy
    • Fueled by Linked Learning - Chavez HS Engineering Academy - badge
    • Fueled by Linked Learning - Chavez HS Engineering Academy - name of school only
    • Fueled by Linked Learning - Chavez HS Environmental Science Academy
    • Fueled by Linked Learning - Chavez HS Environmental Science Academy - badge
    • Fueled by Linked Learning - Chavez HS Environmental Science Academy - name of school only
    • Fueled by Linked Learning - Chavez HS Health Science Academy
    • Fueled by Linked Learning - Chavez HS Health Science Academy - badge
    • Fueled by Linked Learning - Chavez HS Health Science Academy - name of school only
    • Fueled by Linked Learning - Davis HS Academy of Hospitality & Tourism
    • Fueled by Linked Learning - Davis HS Academy of Hospitality & Tourism - badge
    • Fueled by Linked Learning - Davis HS Academy of Hospitality & Tourism - name of school only
    • Fueled by Linked Learning - Eastwood Academy FIERCE Academy
    • Fueled by Linked Learning - Eastwood Academy FIERCE Academy - badge
    • Fueled by Linked Learning - Eastwood Academy FIERCE Academy - name of school only
    • Fueled by Linked Learning - Furr HS Academy of Energy and Mass Communications
    • Fueled by Linked Learning - Furr HS Academy of Energy and Mass Communications - badge
    • Fueled by Linked Learning - Furr HS Academy of Energy and Mass Communications - name of school only
    • Fueled by Linked Learning - Lamar HS Agricultural and Animal Science Academy
    • Fueled by Linked Learning - Lamar HS Agricultural and Animal Science Academy - badge
    • Fueled by Linked Learning - Lamar HS Agricultural and Animal Science Academy - name of school only
    • Fueled by Linked Learning - Lee HS Academy of Construction & Design
    • Fueled by Linked Learning - Lee HS Academy of Construction & Design - badge
    • Fueled by Linked Learning - Lee HS Academy of Construction & Design - name of school only
    • Fueled by Linked Learning - Milby HS Academy of Petroleum Manufacturing
    • Fueled by Linked Learning - Milby HS Academy of Petroleum Manufacturing - badge
    • Fueled by Linked Learning - Milby HS Academy of Petroleum Manufacturing - name of school only
    • Fueled by Linked Learning - Reagan HS Academy of Health Sciences
    • Fueled by Linked Learning - Reagan HS Academy of Health Sciences - badge
    • Fueled by Linked Learning - Reagan HS Academy of Health Sciences - name of school only
    • Fueled by Linked Learning - Reagan HS Academy of Transportation and Engineering
    • Fueled by Linked Learning - Reagan HS Academy of Transportation and Engineering - badge
    • Fueled by Linked Learning - Reagan HS Academy of Transportation and Engineering - name of school only
    • Fueled by Linked Learning - Sam Houston MSTC Academy of Information Technology
    • Fueled by Linked Learning - Sam Houston MSTC Academy of Information Technology - badge
    • Fueled by Linked Learning - Sam Houston MSTC Academy of Information Technology - name of school only
    • Fueled by Linked Learning - Scarborough HS Academy of Retail Management
    • Fueled by Linked Learning - Scarborough HS Academy of Retail Management - badge
    • Fueled by Linked Learning - Scarborough HS Academy of Retail Management - name of school only
    • Fueled by Linked Learning - Sterling HS Aviation Ground School Academy
    • Fueled by Linked Learning - Sterling HS Aviation Ground School Academy - badge
    • Fueled by Linked Learning - Sterling HS Aviation Ground School Academy - name of school only
    • Fueled by Linked Learning - Washington HS Academy of Building and Construction
    • Fueled by Linked Learning - Washington HS Academy of Building and Construction - badge
    • Fueled by Linked Learning - Washington HS Academy of Building and Construction - name of school only
    • Fueled by Linked Learning - Westbury HS Academy of Public Safety
    • Fueled by Linked Learning - Westbury HS Academy of Public Safety - badge
    • Fueled by Linked Learning - Westbury HS Academy of Public Safety - name of school only
    • Fueled by Linked Learning - Westside HS Academy of Digital Media & Design
    • Fueled by Linked Learning - Westside HS Academy of Digital Media & Design - badge
    • Fueled by Linked Learning - Westside HS Academy of Digital Media & Design - name of school only
    • Fueled by Linked Learning - Wheatley HS Academy of Transportation Logistics
    • Fueled by Linked Learning - Wheatley HS Academy of Transportation Logistics - badge
    • Fueled by Linked Learning - Wheatley HS Academy of Transportation Logistics - name of school only
    • Fueled by Linked Learning - Worthing HS Academy of Hotel & Restaurant Management
    • Fueled by Linked Learning - Worthing HS Academy of Hotel & Restaurant Management - badge
    • Fueled by Linked Learning - Worthing HS Academy of Hotel & Restaurant Management - name of school only
    • Fueled by Linked Learning - Yates HS Academy of Health Sciences
    • Fueled by Linked Learning - Yates HS Academy of Health Sciences - badge
    • Fueled by Linked Learning - Yates HS Academy of Health Sciences - name of school only
    • Futures Academy at Furr HS
    • Futures Academy at Jane Long Academy
    • Futures Academy at Jones Academy
    • Futures Academy at Kashmere HS
    • Futures Academy at Scarborough HS
    • Futures Academy at Sterling HS
    • Futures Academy at Washington HS
    • Futures Academy at Westside HS
    • G Unity Partner
    • Grads within Reach
    • HIPPY
    • HISD @ H.O.M.E. - black and white
    • HISD @ H.O.M.E. - color
    • HISD @ H.O.M.E. Summer 2020 - B&W
    • HISD @ H.O.M.E. Summer 2020 - Color
    • HISD Abroad
    • HISD Bond
    • HISD Summer Spark
    • HISD Virtual Academy
    • Launch Scholars
    • Level Up
    • Linked Learning
    • Literacy By 3
    • Literacy Empowered - with HISD tagline
    • Literacy Empowered - with Houston Independent School District tagline
    • Literacy in the Middle
    • Literacy in the Middle - with HISD
    • Miles Ahead Scholars - color
    • Miles Ahead Scholars - gray
    • Momentum Academy
    • Name That Book
    • Nurse of the Month
    • Orbit
    • Parent University
    • PowerUp - English
    • PowerUp - Spanish
    • PowerUp HUB - English
    • PowerUp HUB - Spanish
    • PowerUp masthead - English
    • PowerUp masthead - Spanish
    • Principal Candidate Development Opportunity
    • Project Explore
    • Read Houston Read
    • Real Men Read
    • RISE
    • ROSES
    • S.T.E.P.S.
    • S.T.E.P.S. - enclosed
    • S.T.E.P.S. - no tagline
    • S.T.E.P.S. - no tagline enclosed
    • School Leadership Project
    • Service Excellence
    • Summer School (English)
    • Summer School (Spanish)
    • Vanguard Program
    • VIPS - black and white
    • VIPS - color
    • Wraparound Services
    • Youth Watch
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    Contact Us

    • Noora Alsalman
      Manager, Branding and Design
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      Vianey Torres
      Graphic Designer
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