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Katherine Guzman, Wraparound Specialist

  • "I am excited about this opportunity to serve in this capacity, as Lawson’s Wraparound Resource Specialist. I look forward to working with all scholars, their families, and the community!"

    Kiffany Smith, Wraparound Specialist


Wrap Services
  • With support from the city of Houston and with funding from the Houston Endowment, HISD has developed Every Community, Every School, a comprehensive initiative to connect schools to non-academic supports needed to improve the well-being and academic achievement of all students. Often called wraparound services, these non-academic supports address critical issues such as mental health and physical health needs, food insecurity, lack of stable housing, violence, incarceration of a parent, and many other challenges that can have adverse effects on a student’s readiness and ability to learn. When wraparound services are provided in tandem with strong academics and high-quality teaching, schools can truly meet the needs of the whole child and graduate students who are college and career ready.