School and Community Resources
Please click one of the links below to access programs, opportunities, resources, or services in each of the below categories.
Kinder HCDC Dashboard
The Kinder HCDC Dashboard is a robust online dashboard that provides multipurpose community profiles with a wide array of neighborhood-level indicators highlighting disparities and other local issues.
“Play is often talked about as if it were a relief from serious learning. But for children play is
serious learning. Play is really the work of Childhood .” -- Fred Rogers
“The more that you read, the more things you will know. The more that you learn, the more
places you'll go.” -- Dr. Seuss, I Can Read With My Eyes Shut!
“Education is learning what you didn't even know you didn't know.” -- Daniel J. Boorstin
“Often when you think you're at the end of something, you're at the beginning of something
else.” -- Fred Rogers
Out of School
Make Houston your school without walls! Find free, fun and educational activities here!
Literacy is for everyone, regardless of age!
“I have found the best way to give advice to your children is to find out what they want and then advise them to do it.” -- Harry S. Truman
There is a lot of free technology that students of all ages can use to learn, stay organized, check out free books, connect to universities, listen to speeches, and take free classes, anywhere and anytime.
There are many free adult education programs all over Houston to help you continue your education, learn more about your finances, or get the job you are seeking.
Link Up Greater Houston
Link Up Greater Houston is a conference for youth, planned by Houston’s youth. Each year, youth serving organizations come together to provide teens with an opportunity to grow through positive experiences while promoting positive attitudes and choices based on the 40 Developmental Assets identified by the Search Institute.
Nature & Outdoor Educational Resources
Encourage youth to explore nature and environment through these programs and educational resources!
Want your link featured on this page?
If there are programs, opportunities, resources, or services that are aligned with the mission of the Mayor’s Office of Education but that are not featured here, please let us know. Fill out this form to add a link to a service (such as a program, resource, or
organization) to our website. Filling out this form does not guarantee approval and changes to the website may take weeks to occur.
Services will be added if they are relevant to the mission of Mayor Turner's Office of Education and the City of Houston. We are especially looking for services that are free, based in Houston, or target inequality, though we are open to considering services that do not fit these characteristics. We have the right to decline any submission, and please be aware that we only include working links on our website.
- Link request form (Google Form opens in a new tab)