MEDIA ADVISORY Austin Ed Fund, Donors to Tour Campus Mental Health Center 

Austin ISD staff and donors will visit a campus mental health center to learn more about counseling and mental health support for students. The Austin Ed Fund recently secured $1.3 million in donations from the Austin Community Foundation, Ascension Texas Foundations, the Michael and Susan Dell Foundation and the St. David’s Foundation to fully fund 16 campus mental health centers in the district. 

What: Tour of a campus mental health center, including a brief overview of mental health centers in AISD and a panel discussion focused on how mental health services support students on campus. 

Who: The following individuals will be available for interviews: Austin Community Foundation CEO Mike Nellis, Austin Ed Fund Executive Director Michelle Wallis and AISD Director of Health Services Tracy Spinner. 

When: 10 a.m., Thursday, Nov. 1 

Where: Bertha Sadler Means Young Women’s Leadership Academy, 6401 N. Hampton Drive