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MAY 27, 2016
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Plano ISD Health Sciences Academy's First Graduates Honored with Pinning Ceremony

The Plano ISD Health Sciences Academy honored its inaugural graduating class with a pinning ceremony on Saturday, May 21 at Collin College's Spring Creek Campus. The graduates received medical certification training and earned dual credit through the joint venture between Collin College and Plano ISD. Superintendent of Schools Dr. Brian Binggeli said, "This charter class of seniors should be proud of each step they've made to get here and each step they will continue to make toward their goals and aspirations. These students chose a clear pathway for their learning that demonstrated focus and commitment at a young age." read

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School Trustees Host Reception for Board-Appointed District Advisory Committee Members
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The Plano ISD Board of Trustees hosted a reception on May 3 for members of district advisory committees. The five board-appointed committees study issues involving education and share their recommendations with the board. Pictured (above) are School Board Vice President Carrolyn Moebius with Johnette Alter, a member of the Gifted and Talented (PACE) Advisory Committee. View the reception photo gallery, and read about advisory committees online. read
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Assistant Superintendent for Employee Services Among Recently-Announced Administrative Appointments
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Several new administrative appointments recommended by Dr. Brian Binggeli, superintendent of schools, were announced at the May 17 school board meeting. Pictured is Matthew Gutierrez who will serve as Plano ISD's assistant superintendent for employee services beginning July 1. Also announced were several assistant principals. read
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Plano ISD to Host Teacher Job Fair on June 14
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Plano ISD will host a teacher job fair from 9:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. on Tuesday, June 14. Registration instructions and detailed information can be found on the district's employment website. The registration deadline is 12:00 p.m. on Friday, June 3. District elementary and secondary campuses will be at the fair with staff members to speak to candidates interested in teaching and other professional opportunities.read
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Summer Free Meal Program Begins June 6
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Plano ISD Food and Nutritional Services sponsors the Summer Food Service Program which is funded by the United States Department of Agriculture. All children 18 years of age and under are eligible to receive free meals. There is no need to sign up or apply for the program. This summer, four elementary school sites will serve meals. read
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School Board Update
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May 23 Special Called Meeting
Trustees met on May 23 to discuss the following items. The agenda, with links to supporting documents, is posted on BoardBook.

  • Potential Bond Financing and Tax Rate Options
  • Bond Project Prioritization
  • Matters related to declaring expectation to reimburse expenditures with proceeds of future debt, including the adoption of a resolution pertaining thereto.

May 26 Team of Eight Training
Trustees and Superintendent Dr. Brian Binggeli met on May 26 for "Team of Eight" training to discuss the following items. The agenda, with links to supporting documents, is posted on BoardBook.

  • Affirm Beliefs and Create Board Priorities for 2016-17
  • Create Scope of Work for District of Innovation Committee
  • Process to Evaluate Feedback on Effective Board Practices
  • Roles and Responsibilities (Board and Superintendent/Among Board)

June 2 Board and Cabinet Retreat
Trustees and the Superintendent's leadership team will retreat to discuss the following items on Thursday, June 2. The agenda, with links to supporting documents, is posted on BoardBook.

  • 2016-17 Board and Cabinet Priorities
  • Explore Academy Strategy
  • District of Innovation
  • TASB Effective Board Practices
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