Title I & III Family Involvement Program
Northside ISD Family Involvement Program was created to build communication with parents, staff, and the community by encouraging parents and families to actively participate in school activities and positively influence their child's education. Family Involvement parenting workshops are held at various Northside ISD Title I & III campuses. Participants will get the latest researched-based information on how to understand their children and how to positively cope with the vast changes in our society.
Family Involvement Program has added a new and exciting component-"Family & Community Involvement Liaisons". The Family & Community Involvement Liaisons are responsible for providing leadership to the their campus parental involvement, community and family activities. Their goals are to provide resources for parent/family participation and student achievement, and assit parents in becomng full partners in their children's education. Click here to "see list of participating campuses".
2ND ANNUAL FAMILY ENGAGEMENT CONFERENCE
We will have Henry Cisneros and John Quinones as our keynote speakers! Join us for interactive sessions and activities on how to help your child succeed in school and life. All family members are invited and will benefit from this great conference.
We offer FREE workshops on a variety of parenting topics, from "Choosing Effective Discipline Techniques for your Family" to "Bullying Prevention and Intervention". These workshops are held at various Northside ISD Title I & III campuses. Participants will get the latest researched-based information on how to understand their children and how to cope with the vast changes in our society. Quality childcare is provided and opportunities to win great door prizes.
Would you like to learn the English language? NISD's Title I & III Family Involvement Program is now offering classes to teach adults communication skills in English for everyday life. These FREE classes are to learn to read, write, and speak the English language in everyday situations. We have partnered up with the MATT Foundation (Mexicans & Americans Thinking Together). You will get guidance from a highly qualified NISD Instructor and all 6 books are provided free of charge. Classes meet twice a week starting in September thru May. All students will get hands-on lessons in conversational English and practical reading and writing activities.
This FREE six-week series of workshops is for parents, grandparents, guardians and other adult caregivers with children ages 3 and 4 years old. Adult participants will get hands-on experience on how to create and teach literacy at home. The children will learn to identify colors, numbers, letters and much more. Two FREE books are given to each student at every session and adult participants will receive a $25 H.E.B. gift card upon completion of the course. (One gift card per participating family.) Quality childcare is provided.
The Children's Shelter iParent SA program is a comprehensive parenting and family strengthening program with immediate and long-term outcomes to benefit parents of all ages. This 8 week series (1 hour a week) will help you understand yourself and your child, give tips on how to communicate with your child, and choose discipline techniques that make sense for your family. Topics discussed: Understanding Yourself and Your Child, Understanding Your Beliefs and Feelings, Encouraging Yourself and Your Child, Listening and Talking to Your Child, Helping Children Cooperate, Discipline that Makes Sense, and Choosing Your Approach. Quality childcare is provided.
It's not easy raising children in today's hectic world. Every family needs help from time to time. Join us to discuss with others about correction without anger, staying calm, helping your child do what is right, stop preaching and start teaching and the power of praise! Light refreshments are provided for evening classes and quality childcare is provided for all workshops.
Raising children is not easy! Children do not come with a training manual and parenting can be a difficult task to take on alone. Learn how the 40 Developmental Assets empower and prepare parents with the building blocks of development which help young people grow up healthy, caring, and responsible. Participants meet once a week for 8 consecutive weeks. Light refreshments and qualtiy childcare are provided and free of charge.
These 5 session workshops provide discussion, role playing, guided practice, and home practice activities for parents, grandparents, and guardians to effectively communicate with their teenagers. Sessions include: Positive parenting a teen's changing life, Helping parents resolve issues as a family, Communication and manage family conflicts, Getting your teen involved with the family to understand health and safety issues, Strengthen your teen's bond within the family, and much more. Come and meet similar families in your community to establish a support system. Light refreshments and quality childcare is provided and free of charge.
Space is Limited. Participants must call (210)397-8930 to register for workshop.
Espacios Limitados, por favor llame al (210)397-8930 para reservar su lugar.
Family Involvement Staff
Northside ISD Family Involvement Program
5651 Grissom Road
San Antonio, TX 78238
(210)397-8930 / (210)706-8723 (fax)
Specialist: Maria Hernandez
Secretary: Maira Campos
@NISD Family Involvement