In the know
Want to connect with our district but don't know where to start? Not sure what the proper procedures are or who to contact? We've put together a list of common ways that individuals and businesses connect with our students, employees, programs, and facilities.
Our schools and facilities
Visitors are welcome at our schools and facilities. For the safety of our students and staff, all visitors must present a valid state issued I.D. to register in our Raptor screening system at the front office before being granted access.
Request the use of our schools or other facilities for your group or organization to conduct activities during after-school hours. Contact the Facility Leasing office for more information.
Security - If you see something say something
Help keep our community safe by reporting suspicious activity and maintenance concerns to our 24-hour Security Dispatch at 972-484-8911.
Support our students and staff
Local businesses are invited to partner with us to offer Wi-Fi access to our students as part of our GISD Ready 1:1 program. Visit the Community Wi-Fi page to learn more.
If you are a local business, vendor, or organization interested in offering a special discount to our employees, fill out submit a discount form.
Jobs for students
Partner with us by offering an internship or job opportunity to help our students prepare for future employment and develop professionally. Contact our Career & Technical Education Department for more information.
Garland ISD Education Foundation
We encourage all community members and organizations to help enrich education and support our students and staff by donating to our foundation. Contact the Garland Education Foundation for more information.
Volunteer or donate
We welcome and encourage all community members and organizations to get involved by volunteering or making donations. See our volunteer page or contact our Family & Community Engagement Department for more information.
Community organizations can submit a request to post notices online for events, camps or programs available for our students with our Community Board Submission Request form. Visit the main Community Board page to see posted activities.
Public information and student data
Public information request
Citizens may request to review or obtain public information (including mailing lists of student names) by contacting Alaina Smith, assistant general counsel, with a detailed description of the requested information. There may be costs associated with the requests.
Press and media
Journalists and other media professionals can request information for news stories, photographs, videos and interviews from our Communications and Public Relations department.
See our Media protocols page for additional information.
Athletics press pass
Journalists and other media professionals can submit a request press credentials to cover our athletic events with our Request Media Credentials for Athletics Events form.
Drive the Foundation
Garland ISD Education Foundation has partnered with DriveTheFoundation.com to offer online driver education and defensive driving courses. Support the work of the foundation while taking online classes that are affordable and convenient for GISD students, parents, and patrons...Learn more