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.
Understanding the TEA “Work-in-Progress” Report
On January 6, the Texas Education Agency (TEA) released a “work-in-progress” report, preliminarily applying a new school accountability system which gives every campus and district one of five ratings, from A-F. These ratings are not official and the new rating system will be issued for the first time in August 2018.
Local Innovation Plan Approved by Board of Trustees
At the November 15 board meeting, Dr. Jim Wussow, assistant superintendent for academic services, presented the Local Innovation Plan as developed by the Local Innovation Committee. The board approved the plan as presented. Click here to view the approved plan. Superintendent of Schools Dr. Brian Binggeli drafted a letter dated November 28 to the Texas Education Association (TEA) requesting approval to proceed with the Plan’s implementation. See letter and attachment.
School Board Approves Legislative Priorities for 85th Legislative Session
At the October 4, 2016 regular board meeting the Plano ISD Board of Trustees approved the Legislative Priorities for the 85th legislative session that begins on January 10, 2017. In June 2016, a subcommittee of three Board Members was formed to consider legislative priorities for the 85th Legislative Session. The Plano ISD Legislative Priorities are derived from inclusive conversation among Trustees and district administration. Additionally, in-common legislative priorities are considered upon collaboration with peer districts.
2017-18 Textbooks Available for Review
All textbooks up for adoption for use beginning in the 2017-18 school year are available for review by the public. The subject areas up for adoption are Career and Technical Education, Languages Other Than English and Statistics. For textbook adoption information and links, click here.
MLK Tribute Program, January 19
Plano ISD invites our community to the 2017 tribute event "Thirty Years Strong" honoring the legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. This annual celebration will showcase student talent and diversity leadership in our schools and community and takes place in the Williams High School auditorium. The pre-show is at 6:30 and the program begins at 7:00 p.m.
Survey Request: Please Give Us Your Input about our Website
With a new Plano ISD website currently under development, the district is requesting your feedback on our current website to help us shape our vision for the new site. Click here for survey.
Teacher Job Fair
Plano ISD will be hosting a teacher job fair on April 22, 2017 from 9 a.m. - 12 p.m. Candidates must complete an online application to be admitted. Elementary and secondary campuses in the district will be there with staff to speak to those interested in teaching and other professional opportunities. Visit the employment website for more details.
New Program Available for Community Members 65 and Above
A new program in Plano ISD called "Retired Seniors Valued in Plano" or RSVP is free to community members 65 years of age and above. Keep reading for more information on how to apply.