Garland ISD Trustees recognized Campus Teachers of the Year, Evidence of Excellence recipients and GEM honorees. They also received an update on the district's one-way dual language program roll out and information about a reading/writing Balanced Literacy initiative.
At their work session, Trustees approved GISD’s proposed District of Innovation plan, which provides increased local control for school year start dates, the length of school days, teacher certification, the teacher appraisal system and campus behavior coordinator provisions.
Trustees approved next year’s calendar, including extended days for all campus levels, and approved five Legislative Priorities. They also recognized a Sachse High School junior and four campuses with Evidence of Excellence awards.