School Age Parenting Program

School Age Parenting Program LogoThe Northside ISD School Age Parenting Program (SAPP) provides support services to teen parents to enable them to stay in school and work towards academic success. SAPP is a drop out recovery and prevention program. Working through a case management model SAPP provides support services which may alleviate barriers teen parents face in obtaining their high school diploma.

Funding sources for School Age Parenting Programs and services are:

  • State Compensatory Education
  • Pregnancy-Related Services
  • Career & Technology (Carl Perkin's Funds)
  • Medicaid
  • McKinney-Vento Homeless
  • Special Education Funds
  • Growing Tree

Services

SAPP services include:

  • A Nurse or Social Work Case Manager is assigned to each pregnant or parenting program participant. Case Managers assist students in accessing medical (Medicaid), WIC, and social services.
  • Assistance in accessing subsidized child care tuition (CCS).
  • Parenting classes are offered at all NISD comprehensive high schools.
  • Precious Minds New Connections, which is funded by Kronkosky Charitable Foundation, provides parenting enrichment classes which are incorporated into the teen parenting classes.
  • School Age Parenting School provides academic postpartum education for 6 weeks following delivery of the infant
  • Summer Credit Retrieval and Credit Acceleration offered at the SAP School.
  • Assistance in obtaining scholarships (FAFSA).

All financial assistance is based on availability of funds and Case Manager approval.

Eligibility

School Age Parenting Program (SAPP) is a voluntary program and any NISD student who is pregnant or parenting can choose to participate.

Students maintain eligibility by:

  • Enrolling in Teen Parenting class for 1 credit, thereafter credit of sequential parenting class each year until graduation
  • Developing a Career Pathway plan and enroll in the appropriate classes each year until graduation
  • Attending school regularly
  • Demonstrating appropriate behavior as outlined in the NISD handbook

Program Contact Information

6632 Bandera Rd. P-1

San Antonio, Texas 78238

Phone: (210) 397-8111

FAX: (210) 522-8151

 

Coordinator:
Lisa M. Delgado, Lisa.delgado@nisd.net

Program Secretary:
Veronica Avalos, Veronica.avalos@nisd.net

Social Workers:
Sheryl Boyd, Sheryl.boyd@nisd.net
Ana Villa, Ana.villa@nisd.net

Nurse Case Managers:
Maggie Larriva, Maggie.larriva@nisd.net
Deborah Woodhouse, Deborah.woodhouse@nisd.net

 

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