Adapt to new learning and career opportunities throughout their lives.
Collaborate with, and contribute to, the global community.
Be disciplined and creative in their thinking.
Purchase tickets now for Ski Plano 2015! This 19th wintry season, the Ski Plano Lodge will once again take over Southfork Ranch in Parker from 6:30 to 11:00 p.m. on Saturday, January 31, 2015. The casual and fun Ski Plano event is the annual fundraising gala hosted by the Plano ISD Education Foundation. Proceeds will benefit students and teachers through the Foundation's programs. Watch this promo video , and read more on the Foundation website.
April 25 Recruitment Open House
Plano ISD will host a recruitment open house from 9:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. on Saturday, April 25 (location TBD). Candidates must complete an online application to be admitted. Staff from Plano ISD elementary and secondary campuses will be in attendance to speak to applicants who are interested in teaching and serving in other professional positions.
State Legislative Update
The 84th Texas Legislature convened on January 13. In preparation, the Plano ISD Board of Trustees formed a legislative sub-committee to develop several priorities which include such topics as opposing vouchers, local control of the school district calendar, early childhood education and several funding issues. Read about these legislative priorities and a related time line on the "Advocacy for Plano ISD" web page.
Following 40 years of distinguished service to public education, Superintendent of Schools Richard Matkin is retiring at the end of this month. The school board is conducting a superintendent search with the assistance of an executive search firm. View the search timeline on this website.
Community Attends MLK Tribute January 22 at Williams High School
Plano ISD hosted its annual tribute honoring the legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., and a celebration of the legacy of the Plano ISD community this week. The event was held on Thursday, January 22, 2015 in the Williams High School Auditorium, 1717 17th Street in Plano. Pre-program entertainment began at 6:30 p.m. followed by a 7:00 to 8:15 p.m. program showcasing student performances and awards presentations for diversity leadership and art inspired by Dr. King's legacy.
Report Features 'Loud & Clear' Messages about District
Plano ISD's 2014 Annual Report features "Loud & Clear" messages about the district's goals, school district and community statistics, financial information, bond program updates, community engagement highlights and achievements. To compliment the district's 2014-15 theme, "Loud & Clear," the report includes several videos that can be viewed directly from the online or print versions via an Aurasma app or on Plano ISD's YouTube channel.