• How can I become a volunteer at the school (VIPS)?

    All volunteers must register. All volunteers must pass an annual criminal background check before they can participate as a volunteer. Please follow the steps below to become a VIPS:

    Step 1:   Register online at www.houstonisd.org/vipslogin or come the school office to register.
    Step 2:   Once you have registered, you must go in person to the school of interest and show 
                 proof of identification.
    Step 3:   Identification information will go into our database for processing by the 
                 Volunteer Coordinator.
    Step 4:   The criminal history background check can take 2-3 weeks to complete. 
    Step 5:   Once you are CLEARED to volunteer, you are eligible to volunteer throughout HISD.

    What type of identification is accepted?

    • Texas Driver’s License
    • Official Passport
    • Texas Identification Card
    • Official U. S. Military ID
    • Driver’s License (issued by any state in the U.S.)
    • Matricula Consular
    • Identification Card (issued by any state in the U.S.)
    • Resident Alien Card