AISD PSS BULLETIN

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Thought Exchange

AISD is utilizing the Though Exchange communication platform to gather feedback from AISD families and staff. Below you will find a link to share any comments that anyone from your team and families may have regarding the transition to distance learning.


What are some important things you would like Austin ISD to consider as we transition

to continuous distance learning due to COVID-19 precautions?

Share Your Thoughts


The exchange will close Friday, April 10.


Please share with your families and staff via preferred communication platform

Available in English and Spanish


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AISD Special Education

Here is the direct link to the district web page for Special Education resources.

Learning At Home- Special Education



Contact Information


Email: speddept@austinisd.org


Help Desk: 512-414-SPED (7733)


If you have a Spanish speaking family that needs further assistance they can email me at marisol.fray@austinisd.org


Please share with your families of children receiving Special Education services via preferred communication platform.

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TEXAS 2-1-1: IS A FREE SOCIAL SERVICE MULTILINGUAL HOTLINE AVAILABLE 24/7 IN ALL OF CENTRAL TEXAS

If you have questions about specific resources not listed in the following guides, you may find that the quickest way to get information is to call 2-1-1.


Did you know that 2-1-1 call specialists can also answer questions related to the Census. They have the ability to transfer callers to any of the 13 Census language lines available that can assist them in completing the Census.

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COMMUNITY RESOURCES

The Resource Folder link below includes multiple resources and flyers that have been organized by categories such as basic needs, health, and financial.


Moving forward, please use this folder to add flyers or update resources that we can all benefit from. All PSSs have access to this folder (must use your AISD login credentials).


If there is a new resource you hear about please call 2-1-1 or our office to confirm if the resource has been vetted.

AISD INFORMATION LINKS

*Check daily for updates*

Here is the direct link to the website for AISD COVID-19 information: https://www.austinisd.org/covid19


Here is the direct link to the website for AISD Curbside and Bus-Delivered Meals: https://www.austinisd.org/covid19/meals


Here is the direct link to the website for AISD Telehealth: https://www.austinisd.org/covid19/telehealth


Here is the direct link to the website for AISD Learning-at-Home Resources: https://sites.google.com/austinisd.org/aisd-learning-at-home


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ACPTA Newsletter: Please Read

PTA Presidents and PSS's: Please inform your 2019-20 board about upcoming training opportunities, forward this to them if they are not already subscribed to the ACPTA Communiqué and encourage them to click this link to subscribe.

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Census 2020

Please continue to encourage all AISD families to complete the Census.


The attachments below include a Census blurb and a Census Index Card that can be shared with families via preferred communication platform.

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Leonor Vargas, LMSW

Administrative Supervisor of Parent Programs


T.A. Vasquez

Parent Engagement Support Lead/Community Organizer


Marisol Fray, LMSW

Special Education Social Services Specialist-Bilingual


Jennifer Vasquez

Administrative Assistant II


Main Office: 512-414-0726