Students and Families
Fall 2023 Classroom Observations closed. Spring 2024 Observation registration will open in December.
Process For APPROVAL to Observe in ALVIN ISD
Review the ALVIN ISD Observation Procedures and Guidelines below.
Complete: ALVIN ISD OBSERVATION HOUR REQUEST FORM when available.
When approved, an HR representative will send you a GENERAL INFORMATION SHEET and CONSENT for BACKGROUND CHECK to complete.
Fall observations begin after the 2nd week in September and end the last week of November
Fall observation applications/requests will not be considered after the second week of November
Spring observations begin after the 3rd week in January and end the last week of March
Spring observation applications/requests will not be considered after the second week of March
AISD will not approve more than 10 hours per semester
Please adhere to AISD safety protocols when visiting campus
If a campus is placed in Secure Lockdown / Lockdown, all scheduled observations are immediately canceled and will need to be rescheduled
It will typically take a minimum of 10 days to process your request to complete observation hours
All cell phone use for any purpose during observations is prohibited
Professional dress is required for all observers. Admittance to campus may be denied if attire is deemed inappropriate by an administrator
Provide the campus with your badge that you will receive from HR once your approval has been met
Remember that all information concerning students is confidential
You can only observe on the campuses provided to you by the Human Resource contact person
You are not to make request for other campuses
You may not observe in your child's classroom
Respect the campus making the decisions of which classrooms and teachers you will be assigned to observe
The campus administrator has the authority to deny or discontinue requests for observation hours
Approved observation time frames are by semester and do not extend into another semester
Be respectful of the campus' ultimate purpose, educating the students that attend the campus and serving the needs of those families. Assisting with observations is not a focus to their main goal. Please be courteous to the campus assisting you
Be mindful that it is in your best interest to observe in multiple districts to provide you with a better spectrum of experiences