Austin Kids First’s Board Connect Initiative makes the activities of the Austin ISD School Board more accessible to parents, teachers and community members, encouraging more participation. We will lower the barriers to engagement with the school board in order to increase transparency and ensure more voices weigh in on important community issues. We will provide information about school board meetings, encourage people to attend as well as prepare and support them to speak. Austin Kids First’s Board Connect Initiative ensures that the best decisions are made for students in AISD by increasing engagement with and between School Board members and community members.
Our Goal is to increase accountability of school board members and district leadership to ensure decisions are made in the best interests of kids. We will: