CASA Child Advocates Program Updates | October 2020

By Marilyn McQueeney, CASA Child Advocates Program Director

Marilyn McQueeneyWe have recently completed our 2020 Program year (9/1/2019 – 8/31/2020).

  • During the past year, 302 Advocates served 665 children in care in Montgomery County.
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Don’t Forget About the Family Dog

By Jenn Engel, CASA Case Supervisor and Collaborative Family Engagement Lead Facilitator

Family EngagmentOur CASA Advocates and Supervisors are doing an excellent job implementing the CFE tools and working with others on … Read more

SUPERHERO Craft Packet and Outdoor Scavenger Hunt for Kids!

As we finally enjoy some relief from the southeast Texas heat, and as the 2020 CASA Superhero Run kicks off virtually, we’ve created a fun SUPERHERO-themed activity packet for kids! The packet contains easy at-home craft ideas, as well as … Read more

TEA and School District Updates: 2020-2021 School Year

By Linda Chilcoat, CASA Case Supervisor and Education Team Lead

The Texas Education Agency has provided all school districts in the state of Texas with some general guidelines for opening schools. Much leeway has been given to local districts in beginning … Read more

Great dads make the world go ’round.

I know because I had one.

By Ann McAlpin | Executive Director, CASA Child Advocates of Montgomery County

Dad dancing with daughterWhen we were little, my dad danced me on his shoes. He … Read more

Meet Kaleb, Kaylee, and Keisha

Kaleb, Kaylee and KeishaAt the start

Twins, Kaylee and Keisha, entered this world testing positive for drugs. Along with their older brother, Kaleb, the three spent their early years raised by their … Read more