Education briefs for Sept. 8

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Posted 9/8/22

Education briefs for Sept. 8, 2022.

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Education briefs for Sept. 8


Paetow High science teacher selected for Texas Education Policy Fellowship Program

Paetow High School science teacher Aletha Williams has been selected to be a part of the 2022-23 cohort of the Texas Education Policy Fellowship Program.

The 23-member group includes education leaders and professionals from across the state and is coordinated by Texas Tech University.

Williams is also founder of Change Agents of Katy ISD. According to its Facebook page, the group creates affinity groups for districts, with a purpose to get more teachers of color in the classroom for students of color. The group comprises teachers, parents, and community leaders.

Gifted and Talented program applications open

Katy ISD announced parents of kindergarten students who would like their child to be part of the Challenge (Gifted and Talented) program may refer them for screening.

Deadline for completing and submitting the Elementary Parent Checklist is Sept. 30. For more information, visit the website, the abbreviated URL for which is

Katy ISD open registration for community education courses

Katy ISD has opened registration for its Fall 2022 Community Education courses. The courses, open to the general public, enable people to develop their interests, learn new skills and make new friends.

Courses are available in art, business, computer skills, culinary, dance, finance, health and wellness, home and garden, music, personal safety, real estate and Spanish.

For more information and to register, visit the website, the abbreviated URL for which is

Katy ISD, Paetow High, community education