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  • Notable Notes - January (PISD network login required)

    Discover news about your colleagues' weddings, births of children and grandchildren and expressions of sympathy to those who have lost loved ones. To protect staff privacy, this information is now located on the staff pages of the website. Click the read more link and please log in to the website with your network ID and password when prompted.

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  • COVID-19 Updates for Staff

    Stay Connected. All COVID-19 staff updates are archived on the website

  • Texas Success Initiative Assessment

    Students have the opportunity to take the Texas Success Initiative Assessment (TSIA). This test is designed as a way to show Texas colleges and universities that students are college ready. Additionally, students who meet designated scores are considered “TSI Met” by universities, colleges and community-colleges and will not be required to take intervention courses when enrolling their first year. Read more.

  • 2021-2022 Textbooks Available for Review by the Public

    All textbooks up for adoption, for implementation beginning in the 2021-22 school year, are available for review by the public. The subject areas and courses up for adoption are Pre-Kindergarten, AP Biology, AP World History, African American Studies and Mexican American Studies.  Read more for textbook adoption information, including how to review the materials and provide input. The window for public review and comment, for any of the resources being considered in this adoption, is open until January 31, 2021.   

  • Apr. 16: Deadline for Annual Required 15 Trade Hours

    2020-21 Professional Learning Trade Hours

     

    The deadline for campus staff to meet the annual requirement for 15 trade hours is April 16, 2021. The district will no longer require campus-based staff to differentiate between personal or campus hours. All qualifying hours will contribute to an employee's 15-hour requirement. Trade hours must be earned outside of the regular workday. Principals have final approval of their staff's trade hours. Teachers seeking professional learning opportunities are encouraged to visit the PISD Professional Learning website and consider weekly offerings from Elementary and Secondary Academic Services. To check your current trade hour earnings, log into PowerSchool Develop and view your transcript (get video instructions). Please direct questions to Michelle Ribeiro or Ivan Cantu.

  • School Board Election Is May 1, Filing Period Opens January 13

    In May of 2021, Places 1, 2, 3 and 6 will be on the ballot. Candidate packets containing filing information for a place on the Plano ISD ballot are available. The filing period is January 13, 2021 – February 12, 2021 (5:00 p.m. deadline). More information.

  • Free GED and ESL classes for Adults

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    In collaboration with Plano ISD, Collin Adult Education & Literacy located at 2000 N. Central Expressway, Suite 115, is offering free GED and English as a second language (ESL) classes for eligible adults in the Plano community. Virtual classes are available. The virtual class times are as follows until further notice:

    GED

    • Monday–Thursday: 10:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m., or 6:00 to 8:00 p.m.

    ESL

    • Monday–Thursday: 10:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.
    • Tuesdays & Thursdays: 9:00 to 11:30 a.m.
    • To register for these free classes, call 972-349-4550 or send an email to collinael@grayson.edu. For more information, visit their website at www.collinael.com.

  • Opt in to Receive Text Messages from the District

    Plano ISD has implementied a text messaging option to provide our community (including employees) with more ways to receive school and district information. Opt in today by texting “Y” to 67587.

    If you don’t opt in manually, and the district has a cell phone number for you, you will receive a text message from Plano ISD inviting you to opt in. The message will read:

    “Plano Independent School District messages. Reply Y to confirm, HELP 4 info. Msg&data rates may apply. Msg freq varies. schoolmessenger.com/tm”

    You must reply to this text message with “Y” to opt in to continue receiving text messages from the district.  For more information, please visit the "Text Opt in" webpage.

  • Employment Opportunities

    Employment opportunities are available for bus drivers, cafeteria workers and more. Apply on line. Your employment related questions may be emailed to pisdjobs@pisd.eduPlano ISD is an equal opportunity employer.

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  • New! PreguntaPISD@pisd.edu

    PreguntaPISD is our new e-mailbox for Spanish-speaking families who need assistance or additional information. Please encourage families to email questions to preguntaPISD@pisd.edu to receive answers in Spanish. 

  • How to Join PTA

    How to Join PTA

    Be part of every child’s success story! Please join parents, students, fellow educators and community members to make students’ dreams come true! You do not need to have a student in Plano ISD to join. Complete the Community PTA Membership form to Join PTA.

  • Download the Mobile App

    Download the Mobile App

    Get connected; stay connected. Download the Mobile App and login for student data and alerts. Link to download instructions.