information for parents

NEISD FAMILY SPECIALISTS

Family Specialists are located at 35 of the NEISD campuses and provide support and services for students and their families, creating a true connection between home life, school life and community life.

In collaboration with school staff, the Family Specialists:

  • provide families with information from the district, community agencies, city and state institutions, and any other organizations that might benefit those with specific needs;
  • facilitate and conduct parent education classes, counseling and mentoring;
  • assist students and families to reach their maximum educational benefits; and
  • provide support to those who are in emotional or financial crisis.

Family Specialists have the knowledge and concern for the wide range of social, emotional, cultural, and economic differences among the student’s families.

 

the importance of parent involvement

We hear it all the time- parents are their children’s first and most important teachers.  That role seems clearer when they are young and need help with just about everything.  But once a child enters school, other adults assume the teachers role, leaving many parents wondering what they can do to support and encourage learning. 

One thing is certain: for children to learn their lessons well and remain curious about the many new and interesting parts of their world, they still need their parents’ help and daily encouragement.  Research repeatedly shows that children are better, more successful learners when their parents are actively involved in their learning, both at home and at school. 

Before you rush to the store for a pack of flash cards, consider this:  When it comes to helping children grow as learners, many of the things that parents do each day are what really matter most. 

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contact a family specialist

SCHOOL
FAMILY SPECIALIST
PHONE NUMBER
Lead Family Specialist
Jeanette Guerrero
356-0813
Alternative Center
Victor Limon
356-7456
Camelot Elementary
Karen Kohler
407-1435
Clear Spring Elementary
Roxana Gutierrez-Garcia
407-2034
Coker Elementary
Guadalupe Negley
407-2237
Colonial Hills Elementary
Veronica Payne-Villegas
407-2436
Dellview Elementary
Mayra Martinez
407-2622
East Terrell Hills Elementary
Ana Gabriela Mendoza
407-2835
Ed White Middle School
Leonardo Leos
356-5948
El Dorado Elementary
Ricardo Lopez
407-3023
Garner Middle School
Martha Diaz
356-3848
Harmony Hills Elementary
Maribel Lacey
407-3836
Jackson Middle School
Zelvia Saucedo
356-4437
Jackson-Keller Elementary
Laura McDermott
407-4400
Krueger Middle School
Rachel Castillo
356-4739
Larkspur Elementary
Diana Pelaez
407-4628
Lee High School

Ana Alvardo

Alicia Walker

356-0888

356-0847

Montgomery Elementary
Glendelia Zavala
407-5000
Nimitz Middle School
Francisco Martinez
356-5330
Oak Grove Elementary
Adriana Rivera
407-5632
Olmos Elementary
Lilian Esparza
407-6029
Regency Place Elementary
Analisa Barrera
407-6429
Ridgeview Elementary
Cindy Ford
407-6626
Roosevelt High School
Christopher Cadena
356-2273
Serna Elementary
Mary Jo Rinaldo
407-7230
Stahl Elementary
Lorraine Cirlos Martinez
407-7446
Steubing Ranch Elementary
Rosalinda Mendoza
407-7627
Walzem Elementary
Amanda Yruegas
407-8425
West Avenue Elementary
Yvonne Fernandez
407-8623
Wilshire Elementary
Elizabeth de la Rosa
407-9438
Windcrest Elementary
Melissa Gutierrez Aleman
407-9631
Wood Midddle School
Ruby Morris
356-6261