Board Notes

    

Board Notes: January 9, 2018

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.

Board Notes: Dec. 12, 2017

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.

Board Notes: Nov. 14, 2017

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.

Board Notes: Oct. 24, 2017

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.

Board Notes: October 10, 2017

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.

Board Notes: September 12, 2017

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.

Board Notes: August 22, 2017

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.

Board Notes: August 8, 2017

Garland ISD Trustees recognized several staff members for being exceptional employees and heard the district's curriculum plan for the next three-five years.

Board Notes: August 7, 2017

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.

Board notes: June 27, 2017

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.

Board Notes: June 13, 2017

Garland ISD Trustees approved four new principal appointments and recognized several students and staff for state and national accomplishments.

Board Notes: May 9, 2017

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.

Board Notes: April 11, 2017

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.