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Welcome to the DISD Foster Care information page.
Here you will find information on how DISD takes care of our students who are in the foster care system.
Foster care placement can include:
The DISD Foster Care Designated District Liaison is Robert Cobb.
DOCUMENTS FOR ENROLLMENT (within 30 days)
Dear Foster Parents:
We want your foster child(ren) to have a welcoming experience as a DISD Gator. We have several services available to help you, including access to:
If at any time you need assistance, please reach out to us. Thank you for opening your heart and home to children who need a safe place to stay.
Students in Foster Care who receive Special Education services may need additional support.
Please contact your child's ARDC facilitator upon the child's enrollment.
Maggie Burk serves as the Special Programs Department foster care specialist and she works closely with the district counselors, nurses and social workers to ensure wrap-around services.
Transition Planning Guide for Students in Foster Care Receiving Special Education Services (PDF)
TEA developed a resource to support Texas schools in addressing the education of students in foster care: Texas Foster Care & Student Success Resource Guide (PDF). This guide is the product of collaboration with the Texas Department of Family and Protective Services, the Supreme Court of Texas, and the Permanent Judicial Commission for Children, Youth and Families (Children's Commission).
Voluntary Foster Care Champions exist in each Education Service Center (ESC) to support districts, answer questions and encourage local training efforts. The contact information of Foster Care Champions is available at ESC Foster Care Champions (PDF).
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