Garland ISD Trustees discussed new legislation for school districts, including the role of school boards, at their Jan. 9 work session. Board President Larry Glick called attention to additional responsibilities regarding academic achievement.
Jan 12, 2018 | by Tiffany Veno
Dec 15, 2017 | by Tiffany Veno
Garland ISD Trustees bid farewell to Interim Superintendent Dr. Deborah Cron and learned about a free college tuition opportunity for Lakeview Centennial High School seniors.
Nov 16, 2017 | by Tiffany Veno
New course requests for 2018-19, as well as a recommendation to pilot Chromebooks for the middle school GISD Ready 1:1 program, were presented to the Board of Trustees.
Oct 26, 2017 | by Tiffany Veno
Garland ISD's Superior 2016-17 FIRST rating was announced during a public hearing, and several staff members and students were recognized with Evidence of Excellence and Going the Extra Mile awards.
Oct 12, 2017 | by Tiffany Veno
Garland ISD Trustees named the district’s lone superintendent finalist, approved upcoming Choice of School dates, and recognized students and staff with Evidence of Excellence and Going the Extra Mile awards.
Sep 22, 2017 | by Tiffany Veno
The district announced 11 Semifinalists during the Sept. 19 board meeting. In 2016-17, just six students earned this prestigious title.
Sep 13, 2017 | by Tiffany Veno
Trustees are taking action to inform community members about where their taxes go. The board voted to approve a resolution regarding tax transparency, which aims to dispel a popular myth that school districts see all added revenue from property value increases.
Aug 25, 2017 | by Tiffany Veno
Garland ISD Trustees approved the district’s 2017-18 tax rate and budget, in addition to recognizing three sisters for owning and operating a successful business.
Aug 9, 2017 | by Tiffany Veno
Garland ISD Trustees recognized several staff members for being exceptional employees and heard the district's curriculum plan for the next three-five years.
Aug 8, 2017 | by Tiffany Veno
The Garland ISD Board of Trustees approved a leadership profile for the district’s new superintendent. This profile was developed with input from parents, students, staff and community members.
Aug 1, 2017 | by Tiffany Veno
All Garland ISD employees will receive a pay raise in 2017-18 following a July 25 vote by the Board of Trustees.
Jul 3, 2017 | by Tiffany Veno
Garland ISD Trustees approved the district’s new Strategic Plan at their June 27 meeting. This set of goals and measures will lead GISD decision-making and progress for the next five years.
Jun 15, 2017 | by Tiffany Veno
Garland ISD Trustees approved four new principal appointments and recognized several students and staff for state and national accomplishments.
May 10, 2017 | by Tiffany Veno
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.
Apr 13, 2017 | by Tiffany Veno
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.