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Employee Recognition - Going the Extra Mile (GEM) Award

Going the Extra Mile AwardThe Going the Extra Mile (GEM) Recognition is a new district acknowledgment of those outstanding Garland ISD employees who display superior commitment, innovation, leadership, work ethic, accomplishments and/or initiative.

Garland ISD GEM (Going the Extra Mile) Recognition is open to any GISD employee, and any staff can nominate an employee as a GEM. Those selected are notified and recognized at a GISD Board of Trustees meeting once a month.

Do you know a GEM? If so, please complete the nomination form. 

You can view the latest GEM award recipients at our GEM Recognition page.





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Absence Management (Aesop).Absence Management (formerly Aesop)

Submit absences and look for openings

Employee Absence Management User Help Guide

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District curriculum system

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These education-focused resources address some of today's most common challenges, including: college- and career-readiness, student engagement, and changing instructional approaches.