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.
School Board Adopts Legislative Priorities for 85th Legislative Session
At the January 24, 2017 regular board meeting the Plano ISD Board of Trustees adopted the Legislative Priorities for the 85th legislative session that began on January 10, 2017. In June 2016, a subcommittee of three Board Members was formed to consider legislative priorities for the 85th Legislative Session.
Understanding the TEA “Work-in-Progress” Report
On January 6, the Texas Education Agency (TEA) released a “work-in-progress” report, preliminarily applying a new school accountability system which gives every campus and district one of five ratings, from A-F. These ratings are not official and the new rating system will be issued for the first time in August 2018.
Local Innovation Plan Approved by Board of Trustees
At the November 15 board meeting, Dr. Jim Wussow, assistant superintendent for academic services, presented the Local Innovation Plan as developed by the Local Innovation Committee. The board approved the plan as presented. Click here to view the approved plan. Superintendent of Schools Dr. Brian Binggeli drafted a letter dated November 28 to the Texas Education Association (TEA) requesting approval to proceed with the Plan’s implementation. See letter and attachment.
Graduation June, 2017
June 7 (Wednesday) Academy High School:
2:00 p.m.; Charles W. Eisemann Center, Richardson
June 10 (Saturday) Plano West - 9:30 a.m.; Plano - 2:00 p.m. and Plano East - 7:30 p.m.; The Ford Center at The Star in Frisco;
One Cowboys Way, Frisco
2017-18 Academic Calendar Adopted by Board of Trustees
The Plano ISD Board of Trustees adopted the 2017-18 academic calendar on February 7. With consideration of community and district staff input, the adopted calendar begins school on August 21, 2017 and the last day for students is June 1, 2018.
The trustees discussed a second option that would have begun school earlier in August. It was expressed to the audience their intent is to adopt a 2018-19 calendar similar to the other considered calendar which reflected a start date of August 16.
The Board of Trustees consists of seven members elected to serve, for overlapping terms of four years. Candidates run for specific places, each represents Plano ISD at large. Places 1, 2, 3 and 6 will be on the May 6 ballot. The filing period for candidates began on January 18 and continues until February 17 (5 p.m.) More information available.
Teacher Job Fair
Plano ISD will be hosting a teacher job fair on April 22, 2017 from 9 a.m. - 12 p.m. Candidates must complete an online application to be admitted. Elementary and secondary campuses in the district will be there with staff to speak to those interested in teaching and other professional opportunities. Visit the employment website for more details.