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.

Association for Library Service to Children
Offers book recommendations for readers Kindergarten to grade 8.

Children’s Books
Information available in Spanish
Materials for families and some free downloadable primary children’s books.

Colorín Colorado
Information available in Spanish
Literacy tips for all ages and recommended booklists for middle to high school age.

Duolingo
Information available in multiple languages
A free language-learning website and app for elementary and middle school students.

English Learner Family Toolkit
Information for families about public schools in the U.S.

Head Start Early Childhood Learning and Knowledge Center
Information available in Spanish
Head Start and Early Head Start programs for early childhood education.

PBS Kids
Educational games and videos for primary age students and resources for parents.

Read Conmigo
Information available in Spanish
Educational tools for parents and teachers; books and activities for students in prekindergarten to grade 5.

Reading Rockets: English Language Learners
Resources for teachers and parents to help young students with reading.

Sesame Street Bilingual Learning Resources
Information available in Spanish
Bilingual resources such as a family activity guide and videos for young children.

Texas Association for Bilingual Education
Parent resources in Spanish to help young children in different subjects.

The 50 Best ESL Resources for Kids
ESL websites, games and activities, and videos for young children.

The LISA Academy English Language Learner Program
Resources for parents such as articles, websites, and journals.

The National Center for Pyramid Model Innovations
Some information available in Spanish
Family articles and resources on how to help your young child.

Tool Kit for Hispanic Families
Information available in multiple languages
Resources and documents to help your young school-aged child succeed in school.

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

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

Get Schooled
Scholarship information for DACA students.

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

Migrant Students Foundation
Scholarship information for children of Migratory farmworkers.

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

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

Tool Kit for Hispanic Families
Information available in multiple languages
Resources and documents to help your student succeed in high school.

White House Initiatives on Educational Excellence for Hispanics
Information available in multiple languages
Federal student aid and internship opportunities under “Featured Resources”.

Post-Secondary Education
Common Jobs for Majors
Different degrees and common jobs for various majors.

Workforce Support Services
Career One Stop
Information available in Spanish.
Source for career exploration, training, and jobs.

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

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

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

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

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

Provider Directory Search
Locate an adult education and literacy provider in Texas.

Tech Boomers
Articles and tutorials related to learning about technology.

Test Assessing Secondary Completion
Information on the National High School Equivalency Exam.

Texas State Library and Archives Commission
Some information available in Spanish.
Activities, worksheets, and online resources to learn about technology.

Health Care
Information available in Spanish.
Locate private health plans.

American Academy of Pediatrics
Health, federal, state, and community advocacy information.

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

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

Feeding America
Find your local food bank.

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

National Association for the Education of Homeless Children and Youth
Click on the Family Resource tab for information on house, food, and nutrition.

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

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

Texas Project FIRST
Information available in Spanish.
Educational resources for individuals with disabilities.

Texas 211
Search resources available in your area such as housing, employment, food, legal aid, disability, and health.

The National Center for Homeless Education
Helpline for issues related to the education of a child or youth affected by homelessness.

24-Hour Hotlines and Help
Contact information related to various hotlines.

Administration for Children & Families
Information about where to find support services for refugees.

Immigrants Rising
Immigration legal intake services.

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

National Law Center on Homelessness and Poverty
Youth education rights for children and unaccompanied youth experiencing homelessness.

Texas Criminal Justice Coalition
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 Justice
Fact sheet for parents to know their rights.

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

Ready
Information available in multiple languages.
Preparing for an emergency.

Emergency Preparedness
Information available in Spanish.
Emergency preparedness and additional resources.
Teamwork and positivity