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.
School Board Adopts Legislative Priorities for 85th Legislative Session
At the January 24, 2017 regular board meeting the Plano ISD Board of Trustees adopted the Legislative Priorities for the 85th legislative session that began on January 10, 2017. In June 2016, a subcommittee of three Board Members was formed to consider legislative priorities for the 85th Legislative Session.
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.
New - Report Card Distribution Date Change for Elementary and Secondary
The dates of report card distribution have been changed district wide for both elementary and secondary due to the STAAR testing schedule. The new report card date for elementary students is March 30 and the new date for secondary is March 31.
New - School Board Meeting Date and Time Changes for April and May
The April 18 board work session has been changed to Monday, April 17 at 6:30 p.m. The May 16 board meeting will begin at 5:30 p.m.
Test-Taking Day Preparation Tips
In the coming weeks, students in several grades will take state-mandated STAAR tests. 2016-17 Testing Calendar. Counselors offer the following tips.
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.