AISD/UT Collaborative Public Education Foundation AISD Outdoor Learning Center  
Community Partnerships

AISD/UT Collaborative - The Collaboration between the Austin Independent School District and the University of Texas at Austin through the College of Education will improve the quality of PreK - 12 education by forming a sustained, long-term partnership based on common purposes, shared responsibility, and combined resources.

Public Education Foundation - The Austin Public Education uses private resources to support the Austin Independent School District in promoting academic achievement, building the capacity of school district staff, encouraging excellence through innovation, and strengthening community support for the school district.

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Communities In Schools (Opens new window) - Communities In Schools is a dropout prevention program. Through campus-based programs and special projects, Communities In Schools creates a network of volunteers, social services, businesses, and community resources that work together to break down barriers and help students succeed.

Museum Collaborative (ACCESS) (Opens new window) - ACCESS exists to promote and facilitate collaboration among Austin area cultural and educational sites and schools to ensure that Austin's students and educators have opportunities for experiential learning.

AustinFree.net (Opens new window) - Austin Free-Net is a non-profit corporation providing public access to the Internet and emerging technologies for all Austin residents, especially those who don't have computers in their homes.

Austin/Travis County Community Action Network (Opens new window) - Our mission is to achieve sustainable social, health, educational and economic outcomes through engaging the community in a planning and implementation process that coordinates and optimizes private and individual actions and resources.

Children's Diversity Project (Opens new window) - Children's Diversity Project (CDP) is a diversity education organization providing arts-based diversity education workshops for children in grades K-5 and for groups of elementary teachers, administrators and other school personnel. CDP programs are focused on one goal: promoting supportive, inclusive, respectful school and classroom communities where learning can happen.

Extend-A-Care Program (Opens new window) - Extend-A-Care supports the Austin, Del Valle, Eanes and Hays area families, employers, and communities by providing child care that is high in quality, convenient, affordable and enriching.

Hispanic Connect (Opens new window) - "Hispanic Connect dedicates the year 2001 to narrowing the gap of the Digital Divide thru Cyber Community Collaboration"

Insure-A-Kid (Opens new window) - Insure·A·Kid is here to help Central Texas families receive children's health care coverage that is now available through the TexCare Partnership.

Just for the Kids (Opens new window) - Motivates educators and the public to take action to improve schools by giving them a clear picture of a school's academic condition and effective practices found in high-performing schools.

LivingBooks.org (Opens new window) - Living Books seeks to enhance the reading and critical thinking skills of elementary and middle school children through dramatic readings (i.e. performance) of classic children's books.

United Way Capital Area's First Call for Help (Opens new window) - A free, bilingual, telephone-based information and referral service linking people in need with available resources. The United Way Capital Area home page has a link to their online database of community resources.

Community Partnerships