Community Partners


This section of the web portal provides relevant information and accessible resources to facilitate collaboration between community partners, schools, and families of English learners to positively impact academic success.


English Learner Family ToolkitOpens a new window

Information for families with children of all ages about public schools in the U.S.

 

Federal Student AidOpens a new window

Information available in Spanish
Resources and information to prepare students for college such as types of aid and student loans.

 

Get SchooledOpens a new window

Scholarship information for DACA students.

 

Generation Citizen 

Information for students to engage in civics education. 

 

Intercultural Development Research AssociationOpens a new window

Information available in multiple languages
Information and resources for families on different school related topics including college preparation for all students.

 

Path to ScholarshipsOpens a new window

Step-by-step guide on the college and scholarship process.

 

ScholarshipsOpens a new window

Scholarship information for DACA students and special groups (adopted/foster, bilingual, homeless/formerly homeless, refugee/immigrant, and others).

 

Tool Kit for Hispanic FamiliesOpens a new window

Information available in multiple languages
Resources and documents to help your student succeed in high school.

 

White House Initiatives on Educational Excellence for HispanicsOpens a new window

Information available in multiple languages
Federal student aid and internship opportunities under “Featured Resources”.

 

Youth Participatory Action Research

Information for students to participate in action research that is community based. 

 

Post-Secondary Education

 

Common Jobs for MajorsOpens a new window

Different degrees and common jobs for various majors.

 

Workforce Support Services

 

Career One StopOpens a new window

Information available in Spanish.
Source for career exploration, training, and jobs.

 

Texas Workforce CommissionOpens a new window

Information available in Spanish.
Directory for job seekers to access job information in your area.

 

Work in TexasOpens a new window

Browse jobs and access career tools.


Adult ESL Classes by Region

 

Digital Learn

Information available in Spanish.
Various courses for adult learners such as job skills and computer literacy.

 

Educational Testing ServiceOpens a new window

Information available in Spanish.
Preparation information to take the High School Equivalency Test.

 

General Education DevelopmentOpens a new window

Information available in multiple languages.
Information on earning a high school equivalency diploma.

 

Goodwill Community FoundationOpens a new window

Information available in multiple languages.
Free tutorials and resources on technology, work, and core skills.

 

National Literacy DirectoryOpens a new window

Information available in multiple languages.
Find an education program in your area.

 

Provider Directory SearchOpens a new window

Locate an adult education and literacy provider in Texas.

 

Tech BoomersOpens a new window

Articles and tutorials related to learning about technology.

 

Test Assessing Secondary CompletionOpens a new window

Information on the National High School Equivalency Exam.

 

Texas State Library and Archives CommissionOpens a new window

Some information available in Spanish.
Activities, worksheets, and online resources to learn about technology.


American Academy of PediatricsOpens a new window

Health, federal, state, and community advocacy information.

 

Aunt BerthaOpens a new window

Information available in multiple languages.
Search for services such as medical care, food, job training, and more.

 

Benefits.GovOpens a new window

Information available in Spanish.
Online resource to locate federal benefits such as disaster relief, housing, financial assistance, and retirement.

 

Exceptional Kids Resource Guide for the Special Needs CommunityOpens a new window

Online magazine that has support groups, physicians, and other resources.

 

Feeding AmericaOpens a new window

Find your local food bank.

 

Health Care

Information available in Spanish.
Locate private health plans.

 

HUDOpens a new window

Information available in Spanish.
Information on housing programs, a regional and local resource locator, and homelessness assistance.

 

Mental Health

Information available in Spanish.
Support and resources for you and your family during challenging times.

 

National Association for the Education of Homeless Children and YouthOpens a new window

Click on the Family Resource tab for information on house, food, and nutrition.

 

National Homeless ResourcesOpens a new window

Assistance programs in your community and a directory to locate organizations.

 

Texas Criminal Justice CoalitionOpens a new window

Search by county for resources related to community health services, education assistance, housing and legal aid services, employment services, legal clinics, parole offices, and treatment programs.

 

Texas Homeless Education OfficeOpens a new window

Resources such as counseling, early childhood/Head Start, foster care, immunizations, migrant/immigrant/refugee, and unaccompanied youth.

 

Texas Project FIRSTOpens a new window

Information available in Spanish.
Educational resources for individuals with disabilities.

 

Texas 211Opens a new window

Search resources available in your area such as housing, employment, food, legal aid, disability, and health.

 

The National Center for Homeless EducationOpens a new window

Helpline for issues related to the education of a child or youth affected by homelessness.

 

24-Hour Hotlines and HelpOpens a new window

Contact information related to various hotlines.


Administration for Children & FamiliesOpens a new window

Information about where to find support services for refugees.

 

Immigrants RisingOpens a new window

Immigration legal intake services.

 

Informed ImmigrantOpens a new window

Information available in Spanish.
Know your rights and find legal help.

 

National Law Center on Homelessness and PovertyOpens a new window

Youth education rights for children and unaccompanied youth experiencing homelessness.

 

Texas Criminal Justice CoalitionOpens a new window

Resources such as community health services, education assistance, housing and legal aid services, employment services, legal clinics, parole offices, and treatment programs.

 

U.S. Department of JusticeOpens a new window

Fact sheet for parents to know their rights.


Disaster AssistanceOpens a new window

Information available in Spanish.
Locate local resources and assistance for those affected by recent disasters..

 

ReadyOpens a new window

Information available in multiple languages.
Preparing for an emergency.

 

Emergency PreparednessOpens a new window

Information available in Spanish.
Emergency preparedness and additional resources.
Hands at the center in a group huddle