I hope that you’ve got had a superb April and early Might and are gearing up for an important finish of the college 12 months. Might is at all times a busy time for our campuses, and there was no scarcity of reports and happenings within the district.
Dallas ISD District 7 Month-to-month Updates
- Dallas ISD Gives Jobs to Over 100 Future Homegrown Educators: Dallas ISD’s P-TECH packages are guaranteeing that college students throughout our district earn their affiliate diploma whereas nonetheless in highschool. This 12 months’s senior class consists of properly over 100 college students who’re incomes their affiliate diploma in training. As such, Dallas ISD has made these college students a assured job supply to show within the district as soon as they earn their bachelor’s diploma and instructor certification.
- Winnetka Elementary Robotics Continues to Shine: Robotics has change into a lifestyle at Winnetka Elementary Faculty, the place the youngsters and coaches shine year-in and year-out. Study extra in regards to the highly effective and constructive impression that robotics has had on the college!
April Board Assembly Debrief: On this month’s common Dallas ISD board briefing and assembly, crucial spotlight was the continued superintendent search course of, which is shifting forward in keeping with the adopted schedule.
Superintendent Search Course of: Final month, the board took motion to finalize the job description, timeline, group engagement plan and group survey. Over the month of April, the search agency hosted dozens of conferences with numerous stakeholders, together with staff, college students, households and group members. Right here in District 7, I’m grateful to the roughly 30 group members who confirmed as much as share their ideas on the superintendent search course of and the numerous others who’ve made their voices heard via the survey and by reaching out.
As of Monday, April 25th, the applying has closed and all of the suggestions that has been collected is at the moment being compiled by the search agency into an in depth candidate profile that can be shared publicly as soon as out there.
As at all times, when you have questions, ideas or just need to sit down and have a deeper dialog about something Dallas ISD-related, I’m at all times prepared to seize a espresso and chat or arrange a Zoom. Simply attain out to me at BenMackey@dallasisd.org.
Dallas ISD Trustee
Ben Mackey, District 7