Adapt to new learning and career opportunities throughout their lives.
Collaborate with, and contribute to, the global community.
Be disciplined and creative in their thinking.
Purchase tickets now for Ski Plano 2015! This 19th wintry season, the Ski Plano Lodge will once again take over Southfork Ranch in Parker from 6:30 to 11:00 p.m. on Saturday, January 31, 2015. The casual and fun Ski Plano event is the annual fundraising gala hosted by the Plano ISD Education Foundation. Proceeds will benefit students and teachers through the Foundation's programs. Watch this promo video , and read more on the Foundation website.
April 25 Recruitment Open House
Plano ISD will host a recruitment open house from 9:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. on Saturday, April 25 (location TBD). Candidates must complete an online application to be admitted. Staff from Plano ISD elementary and secondary campuses will be in attendance to speak to applicants who are interested in teaching and serving in other professional positions.
State Legislative Update
The 84th Texas Legislature convened on January 13. In preparation, the Plano ISD Board of Trustees formed a legislative sub-committee to develop several priorities which include such topics as opposing vouchers, local control of the school district calendar, early childhood education and several funding issues. Read about these legislative priorities and a related time line on the "Advocacy for Plano ISD" web page.
School Board Election Filing Period January 28 - February 27
The school board election filing period is January 28 – February 27 for candidates running in one of three places on the Plano ISD Board of Trustees. The election is May 9. Find more information on this site.
The Plano ISD Board of Trustees is currently conducting a superintendent search with the assistance of an executive search firm. View the search timeline on this website.
72 Teacher of the Year Nominees to be Honored at May 14 Gala
Seventy-two Teacher of the Year nominees have been selected by their peers at campuses across the district. These outstanding educators will be recognized at Plano ISD's Teacher of the Year Gala to be held the evening of Thursday, May 14 at Plano Centre. An anticipated 1,100 guests will be in attendance at the annual celebration to salute this year's nominees and "Excellence in Teaching" award winners.
Diversity Leadership Awards Presented at MLK Tribute Event
Plano ISD Diversity Leadership Awards were presented at the school district's January 22 tribute honoring the legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Pictured are representatives of Bowman Middle School's Diversity Program Committee accepting the group leadership award. In addition to award presentations for diversity leadership and art, the program showcased several student performances. Read more, view photos and watch event videos on this website.
Plano ISD Annual Report
Plano ISD's 2014 Annual Report features "Loud & Clear" messages about the school district. To compliment the district's 2014-15 theme, "Loud & Clear," the report includes several videos that can be viewed directly from the report via an Aurasma app or on Plano ISD's YouTube channel.