Provide comprehensive support services to students who are Newcomer/Refugees from other countries, their families, and the staff who serve them in an effort to reduce and eliminate barriers to westernized education.
Ensure families are equipped to support learning at home so every day, in every classroom, every PK student grows in confidence, curiosity, and capability.
Northside Threads Clothing Closet
Provide support to NISD students and families by providing clothing in an effort to reduce barriers and increase attendance. Clothing is free to families and the student/family must have a counselor referral to access services.
As a part of the Whole Child Department, Family Engagement provides support to staff, families, and community partners to create meaningful relationships that facilitate student success.
The Whole Child Department is focused on aligning wrap-around systems of support to improve each child’s cognitive, physical, social and emotional development.
Whole Child program's include the Behavior Education Support Team (formerly PBIS), Health Education & Services, the School Age Parenting Program (SAPP), the Connections Program, Family Engagement (Title 1 & 3, Newcomer, Pre-K support & Northside Threads Clothing Closet), Even Start Family Literacy, Counseling & Social Emotional Learning.