Welcome to the Department of Communications and Community Engagement, the central place for up-to-date information about the Austin Independent School District. Our mission is to build stronger links with employees, parents, families and the community.

Rodrigo Rodriguez-Tovar was born in Mexico, but he found his calling in America. The fourth grade bilingual teacher at Cook Elementary School has been named Teacher of the Year by the National Association for Bilingual Education."I started teaching...

Austin ISD's mission—to prepare students for college, career and life by reinventing the urban school experience—is one the district takes seriously.This mission requires thoughtful discussions about aging facilities and the best way to anticipate...