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.
Community Input Welcomed at Focus Group Sessions, Board Meeting & through Online Survey
The Plano ISD Board of Trustees continues to welcome community feedback regarding the qualities desired in the new superintendent of schools. All are welcome to participate in one or more of the following feedback opportunities.
December 1 & 2 Focus Group Sessions
Trustees have scheduled four focus group sessions to be hosted by executive search firm Ray and Associates at the Plano ISD Administration Building, 2700 W. 15th Street, Plano, on these two dates. Each meeting will last between one and one-half hours.
Monday, December 1
11:30 a.m. & 5:30 p.m.
Tuesday, December 2
11:30 a.m. & 7:00 p.m.
(A Spanish translator will be available at the 7:00 p.m. focus group session)
December 9 School Board Meeting
The board has included on its December 9 meeting agenda a special public input session about the superintendent candidate. Speaker cards will be available until 7:00 p.m. The meeting begins at 7:00 p.m. at the Plano ISD Administration Building, 2700 W. 15th Street, Plano.
Superintendent Search Online Survey
Trustees also encourage public input through the following online survey. Links are provided below in English and Spanish:
The three Academy Programs of Plano - the Plano ISD Health Sciences Academy, IB World School at Plano East Senior High School and Plano ISD Academy High School - are accepting applications through December 12 for the 2015-16 school year. Visit the Academy Programs of Plano website for information about each program and links to application processes.
School Principal Month Spotlight on Beverly Elementary's Liz Kirby
Beverly Elementary School's Liz Kirby has been a principal for 33 years and in education for 43 years. “I love what I do,” said Ms. Kirby. “To me, walking into a positive school environment is the most important place we can be. I believe that good schools and good teachers make a difference in the lives of children and families every year."
Diversity Leadership Award Applications Due December 12
Plano ISD’s Diversity Advisory Committee is seeking nominations through December 12 for its 14th Annual Diversity Leadership Awards. Winners will be announced at Plano ISD’s Martin Luther King, Jr., Tribute to be held on January 22, 2015. Nominees may include an individual or group whose program or initiative has proven to promote diversity through stronger relationships, improved communication and enhanced understanding within Plano ISD or the broader community.