The Plano ISD Board of Trustees announced Dr. Brian T. Binggeli, who currently serves as superintendent of schools for Brevard Public Schools in Viera, Florida, as the lone finalist for the superintendent of schools position. Dr. Binggeli is slated to replace Superintendent Richard Matkin who retired in January.
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. The open house registration deadline is April 3.
Plano ISD employees once again gave generously during the "61 Thousand Reasons to Give" annual employee giving campaign to benefit students and teachers through the Plano ISD Education Foundation. One-hundred percent of schools and departments participated in the campaign, with 2,425 employees contributing a total of $104,000. Read a list of "goal busters" on our website.
Hundreds of employees will be honored at Plano ISD's 50th Annual Salute to Service Employee Banquet to be held at 5:00 p.m. on Thursday, April 9, at Southfork Ranch. Honorees will include retiring employees, nominees for the Superintendent's Service Award (including winners) and employees with 15, 20, 25, 30, 35, 40 & 45 years of service in Plano ISD.
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.
The National Association of Music Merchants Foundation has recognized Plano ISD among 388 school districts in 46 states as "Best Communities for Music Education." For 16 consecutive years, the Foundation has recognized Plano ISD for outstanding efforts by teachers, administrators, parents, students and community leaders who have made music education part of the core curriculum. Read about the recognition on the NAMM Foundation website.
Monday, April 6, and Friday, May 22, are the designated inclement weather make-up days for this school year. Originally slated to be student holidays, school will now be in session on those dates. Make-up plans for the school closure on Thursday, March 5, are to be determined. Any additional calendar changes will be communicated district-wide and will appear on our online calendar.
Registration for the 2015-16 school year for new kindergarten students will be held on Friday, March 27, at each elementary school. New kindergarten students should register at their assigned schools between 9:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m. and 1:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m. No appointment is necessary. Read about registration requirements on our kindergarten student registration page.
The Plano ISD Alumni Association, presenting sponsor Baylor Regional Medical Center at Plano and platinum sponsor InTouch Credit Union announce the 2nd Annual Alumni Golf Tournament to be held on Monday, March 30, at Gleneagles Country Club. Proceeds will benefit the Plano ISD Education Foundation. View the 2014 photo album, read the 2015 tournament brochure and register on the alumni website.
Plano ISD's 72 Teacher of the Year nominees will be honored by the school district and community at a gala celebration to be held at 6:30 p.m. on Thursday, May 14 at Plano Centre. Nominees were selected by the peers at their school campuses. They will each be honored at the gala event, which will culminate with the announcement of the top 10 "Excellence in Teaching" award winners, including Plano ISD's 2015 Elementary and Secondary Teachers of the Year.
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