We are here to support our staff, families and community partners in engaging in highly effective practices that bring stakeholders together for student success. We believe in the incredible collective power that SCHOOLS, FAMILIES AND COMMUNITY PARTNERS have in ensuring the lifelong success of EACH AND EVERY CHILD.
Northside Family Engagement will provide support to staff, families, and community partners to create meaningful relationships that facilitate student success.
Northside Family Engagement will connect schools, families, and the community through partnerships that are accountable, support student success, and empower families.
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Northside Family Engagement Center
This center is the home to the Family Engagement Program, the Northside Clothes Closet, and many other empowerment programs. Come be part or our community and visit the Northside Family Engagement Center for information on all the programs we provide.
Title I Annual Family Engagement Conference
Each year the Family Engagement program provides a conference that brings families and staff together to learn, grow, and have fun together. This conference is planned by the parent conference planning committee in collaboration with the Northside Family Engagement Staff. Visit the Title 1 Family Engagement Conference page to get more information on the date, times, speakers, topics, and so much more.
These one time only workshops are for all family members wanting to enhance their skills and/or learn new ways to support their child’s academic success. Topics include “How to Help my Child with Math Homework”, “Building Self Esteem in Children”, "Keeping Children Safe in a Digital World," and many more. Quality childcare is provided along with opportunities to win great door prizes and the cost is FREE to all Northside families. Visit the Family Workshop webpage to see a list of all the classes and topics we are offering this semester.
Title 1 Family Fitness
The Family Engagement Center is offering free family fitness for families looking to get health together. There is a wide variety of offerings from Boot Camp to Bachata. To view all that we have to offer visit our Title 1 Family Fitness page.
Fall English Classes
Would you like to learn the English as a Second Language? Come join our FREE English Classes. Registration is now open for the fall semester. Visit our Fall English Class webpage to learn more about these classes.
HEB Read 3
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. 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.) Visit the HEB Read 3 webpage to see a list of where classes are provided this semester.
The Road Map to College
Did you know the path to college starts as early as 4th grade? What does it take to get into college and what can families do to help their children succeed? What kind of help is there to pay for college and are there programs in Northside to help students get ahead? Visit the Road Map to College page to learn more about this great opportunity and class locations.
Grandparenting, Foster, & Kinship Support
The Northside Family Engagement has partnered with Grandparents Raising Grandchildren to provide a safe place of support and resources for families that are foster, kinship, or grandparents raising grandchildren. Come be part a group that comes together monthly to share experiences, get new information, exchange resources, and build community. Visit our Grandparenting webpage to get more information, times, and locations.
Journey Through Art
This is a five week course where you and your child will get to paint together as you go through a journey of four different art styles. The class is open to families of students in 3rd - 5th grade and only has twenty-five slots available. To learn more about this family art class visit Journey Through Art to get more information as well as dates and times.
Family Engagement Staff
Northside ISD Family Engagement Center
5223 Blessing St.
San Antonio, TX 78228
(210)397-8930 / (210)706-8723 (fax)
Coordinator: Yolanda Chapman
Specialist: Enedelia Gomez
Specialist: Maria Hernandez