• Your Family Specialist



Degrees and Certifications:

Mrs. Cindy Ford

I have been a Family Specialist at Ridgeview Elementary for over 15 years. I am a graduate of the University of Incarnate Word with a background in Child Psychology and  a specialty in families and Chemical Addiction . I have been in the field of  helping families and children for over 20 years. I am the proud mother of 1 daughter , Sarah , who is also pursuing a career in the helping profession.
My passion is in helping families overcome adverse challenges and to help them   to live healthy and productive lives.          

  • Our Mission

    The mission of the North East ISD Family Engagement program is to build family engagement between parents, the school, and the community by facilitating communication; assisting students and families who are experiencing barriers; and, empowering parents to fulfill their role as their child’s first teacher.

    Family Specialists

    Family Specialists are available to all NEISD families. They assist in various ways, such as:

    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;
    • provide support to those who are in an emotional or financial crisis.

    Family Engagement Courses

    Family Engagement Course are free to all parents, grandparents, or community members. Participants are offered information on a wide variety of subjects.

    1. Parenting Classes
    2. Life Skills and Essential Knowledge
    3. Academic Skills
    4. Health, Nutrition, and Safety
    5. Leadership and Community Service


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