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Vacant Pleasant Grove ISD; Search by: Arrow Educational Services, IncINFO
Vacant Carthage ISD; Search by: Arrow Educational Services, Inc.INFO
Vacant West Sabine ISD; Search by: West Sabine ISD School Board adINFO
Vacant Bryson ISD; Search by: Region 9 ESCINFO
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Vacant Whitewright ISD; Search by: TASB Executive Search Services adINFO
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Lone Finalist Mabank ISD - Lee Joffre , Superintendent ,Italy ISD; Search by: Jim Dunlap - Click Here for Application InstructionsINFO
Lone Finalist Cisco ISD; Dr. Ryan Stelle, Assistant Superintendent of Brookshire Royal ISD; Search by: Region 14 ESC InfoINFO
Lone Finalist Mt. Vernon ISD - Jason McCullough , Deputy Executive Director ​,Region 8 ESC; Search by: Education Solutions and Services infoINFO
Lone Finalist Wolfe City ISD - Anthony Figueroa , Principal ,Blue Ridge High School; Search By: Education Solutions and Services InfoINFO
Lone Finalist Santa Maria ISD - Mr. Martin Cuellar , Superintendent ,Progreso ISD; Search by: O'Hanlon, Demerath & Castillo InfoINFO
Lone Finalist Ben Bolt-Palito Blanco ISD - Dr. Mike A. Barrera , Asst. Supt. for Operations ,McAllen ISD; Search by: O'Hanlon, Demerath & Castillo infoINFO
Lone Finalist Dickinson ISD - Carla Voelkel , Deputy Superintendent of Educational Services ​,Dickinson ISD; Search by: Dickinson ISD Board of Trustees InfoINFO
Lone Finalist Roby CISD - Keith Cook , High School Principal ,Bangs ISD; Search by: Roby CISD Board of TrusteesINFO
Lone Finalist South San Antonio ISD - Dr. Alexandro M. Flores , Superintendent ,Palacios ISD; Search by: JG Consulting adINFO
Lone Finalist Balmorhea ISD - John Massey , Former Superintendent ,Dalhart ISD; Search by: TASB Executive Search Services adINFO
Lone Finalist South Texas ISD - Dr. Marco Antonio Lara Jr. , Deputy Director ,Educational Service Center Region 1; Search by: Walsh, Gallegos, Treviño, Russo, Kyle P.C. and Mr. Gary Patterson INFO
Lone Finalist Clifton ISD - Andy Ball , Middle School Principal ​,Clifton ISD; Search by: Clifton ISD School Board of Trustees adINFO
Lone Finalist Kingsville ISD - Elida Bera , Deputy Superintendent ,Judson ISD; Search by: TASB Executive Search Services adINFO
Lone Finalist Liberty Hill ISD - Steve Snell , Superintendent ,Spring Hill ISD; Search by: TASB Executive Search Services adINFO
Lone Finalist Carrizo Springs CISD - Alberto Gonzales , Interim Superintendent ,Carrizo Springs CISD; Search by: J. Cruz & Associates adINFO
Lone Finalist Hull-Daisetta ISD - Tim Bartram , Superintendent ,​Aspermont ISD; Search by: TASB Executive Search Services adINFO
New Super Kemp ISD; Dr. Lisa A. Gonzales, Superintendent of Odem-Edroy ISD, Search by: Arrow Educational Services, Inc.INFO
New Super Rocksprings ISD; Daron Worrell; Middle School Principal of Sonora ISD; Search by: Region 15 ESC InfoINFO
New Super Friona ISD - Jimmy Burns , Superintendent,Hawley ISD; Search By: Region 16 and Robin Fulce InfoINFO
New Super Fort Sam Houston ISD; Gary Bates, Superintendent of Goodrich ISD, Search by: Walsh Gallegos Trevińo Russo & Kyle P.C. & Educational Consultant Dr. Ann DixonINFO
New Super Pecos-Barstow-Toyah ISD  - Jose Cervantes , Superintendent ,La Villa ISD; Search by: TASB Executive Search Services infoINFO
New Super Desoto ISD - D'Andre Weaver , Community Superintendent,Spring Branch ISD; Search by: JG Consulting adINFO
New Super Odem-Edroy ISD - Yolanda L. Carr;  Search by: Walsh Gallegos, Trevino, Russo, Kyle and Dr. Ann DixonINFO
New Super Flatonia ISD - Andy Reddock , Superintendent ,Pewitt CISD; Search by: TASB Executive Search Services adINFO
New Super New Boston ISD; Brian Bobbitt; Superintendent of Malta ISD; Search by: New Boston ISD Board of Trustees InfoINFO
New Super Goodrich ISD - Dr. Bryan Taulton , High School Principal ,Hardin ISD; Search by: Goodrich ISD School Board adINFO
New Super Kennedale ISD - Chad Gee , Superintendent ​,Yorktown ISD; Search by: TASB Executive Search Services adINFO

Greenwood ISD in process of starting police department for campuses

November 2008:25 AM
 

Greenwood Independent School District is seeking approval from the state to form its own police department, and outfit its campuses with a police officer. Greenwood ISD Superintendent Ariel Elliott said the administrators and school board members have pursued the creation of the department for around a year. view article  arw

Campbell, Biedermann begin to prepare for the new year

November 2008:25 AM
 

District 25 State Sen. Donna Campbell and District 73 Rep. Kyle Biedermann are already looking ahead to the Texas Legislature’s 86th session, and lawmakers on Monday began pre-filing bills ahead of the first gavel on Jan. 8, 2019. Campbell, R-New Braunfels, is co-sponsoring an anti-hazing bill with Sen. Judith Zaffirini, D-Laredo, with plans to file additional bills in the upcoming weeks. On Thursday she filed Senate Bill 196, which would provide property tax exemptions to spouses of service members killed in the line of duty. Campbell plans to file the first of four bills addressing expansions of quarries and concrete plants in Hill Country areas. The first would extend setback requirements for quarry facilities from existing residences, schools and churches and increasing buffer (zones) from 440 yards to a half-mile. view article  arw

Range, Thompson teachers join Mesquite ISD’s Apple Corps distinction

November 2008:25 AM
 

Two Mesquite ISD elementary teachers were recently named November’s Apple Corps teachers during the Nov. 12 Board of Trustees’ meeting. This is the district’s highest recognition. Mesquite ISD’s Apple Corps program rewards excellence in teaching by honoring outstanding MISD teachers. Created in January 1990, this honorary program inducts two new teachers each month at the regular meeting of the district's Board of Trustees. These excellent educators are nominated by their peers and approved by administration. The elite group enjoys many forms of public recognition and appreciation each year. view article  arw

Amarillo ISD School Bond 2017: Construction to Begin

November 2008:25 AM
 

Construction is currently underway at Fannin Middle School as ceilings are being raised and rooms are being expanded. Fannin Middle School is one of the many AISD schools getting a new look. Bond Construction Director, Cindy Ray said, "We're  doing a complete renovation of the school which includes renovating all of the classrooms, expanding the cafeteria, all new finishes, throughout the classrooms, upgraded it, new exterior windows and it will look like a brand new school when you walk in." view article  arw

EduClips: As We Prepare for Thanksgiving, Let’s Look at Some of the November Education Headlines You Might Have Missed From America’s 15 Biggest School Districts

November 2008:25 AM
 

November Elections Could Signal Retreat on Charter Commitment: After a decade when the charter school movement gained a significant foothold in New York, the midterm elections could spell a retreat. Democrats at the forefront of the party’s successful effort to take over the state Senate have repeatedly expressed hostility to the movement. John Liu, a newly elected state senator from Queens, has said New York City should “get rid of” large charter school networks. Robert Jackson, who will represent a Manhattan district, promised during his campaign to support charter schools only if they have unionized teachers. While New York City, the nation’s largest school system, has many excellent charter schools, it seems highly likely that a state legislature entirely under Democratic control will restrict the number of new charter schools that can open and tighten regulations on existing ones. (Read at The New York Times) view article  arw

East Texas school districts hand out incentives for experience, performance

November 2008:25 AM
 

While some Longview-area school districts again are dishing out extra pay to reward staff members’ experience and performance, at least one is awarding payouts for the first time. view article  arw

Allen Masons help first-graders brush up on proper dental care

November 2008:25 AM
 

Story Elementary first-grade students brushed up on their dental hygiene Thursday thanks to a visit by the Masons from Allen Lodge 1435, including Mayor Stephen Terrell and AISD Deputy Superintendent Robin Bullock.  For the past eight years, the Masons have made annual visits to first-graders in several schools in the district to talk to students about dental health and to provide them with the tools they need for proper care through the Fantastic Teeth Fan Club program. view article  arw

Spring ISD approves security upgrades for Wells Middle School

November 2008:25 AM
 

The Spring ISD board of trustees approved funds on Tuesday that will be used toward improving safety and security at Wells Middle School as one of the projects on the list of the $330 million bond approved by voters in 2016. Wells will be the first campus to upgrade its doors, security cameras and control access to the building. view article  arw

Property Tax Reform Seen as Real Possibility in 2019 Legislature

November 2008:25 AM
 

For the first time in a long time, the Texas Legislature is given a good shot in the coming session of increasing funding for public education, which could lead to an end in the upward spiral of residential property taxes, News Radio 1200 WOAI reports. In the last three sessions, the Republican-dominated Legislature, trying to stress its conservative credentials, has cut state aid to education funding.  That achieves two GOP goals...to enable Republicans to claim to be 'holding the line' on higher education spending, and to enable more funding to be diverted to charter and private schools. But the result, according to Northside ISD Superintendent Brian Woods, has been to push that spending responsibility down to local property owners. view article  arw

Austin School Board, Communities Clash Over New Names For Schools Linked To Confederacy

November 2008:25 AM
 

The Austin Independent School District’s Board of Trustees will vote next Monday on what to re-name four schools currently named after members of the Confederacy. The board will decide between honoring the schools’ wishes, which in some cases means no name change, or choosing entirely new names. The board voted in February to change the names of five facilities in Austin named after men who served the Confederacy: Allan Center, Fulmore Middle School, Lanier and Reagan High Schools, and Eastside Memorial High School at the Johnston Campus. view article  arw

Beaumont:  Clock ticking on BISD’s effort to avoid 3 campus closures

November 2008:25 AM
 

Nearly 30 organizations have applied to run some of Beaumont ISD’s struggling campuses, a final effort to save three schools at risk of closing next year for repeatedly failing to meet state standards.  Fehl-Price Elementary, Jones-Clark Elementary and Smith Middle School have been “chronically” flagged as improvement required by the Texas Education Agency for at least four years, Superintendent John Frossard said at Thursday’s school board meeting.  If the schools don’t come out of improvement-required status by the end of the 2018-2019 school year, they will be closed by the state for one year, he said. view article  arw

Terrell ISD receives “superior” financial accountability rating

November 2008:15 AM
 

The Terrell Independent School District received a status of “P” for “Passed” with a “Superior” rating under Texas’ School 2018 FIRST financial accountability rating system.The announcement was made during Terrell ISD’s school board meeting on Monday evening. The rating is the state’s highest and its based on the 2017 staff data. This is the 16th straight year that Terrell ISD has received a “Superior” rating. view article  arw

Round Rock ISD approves election results

November 2008:15 AM
 

Round Rock ISD has officially declared the outcome of the Nov. 6 election. Superintendent Steve Flores joined trustees Charles Chadwell and Nikki Gonzales for a quorum of the board Nov. 19 to canvas the results. Chadwell and Gonzales represented the two trustees necessary for a quorum. view article  arw

Twelve students injured in dog attack at Oklahoma City elementary school

November 2008:15 AM
 

Oklahoma City school officials are reviewing security protocols following a dog attack that left 12 children injured Monday afternoon. About 12:40 p.m. Monday, a pit bull terrier ran into the school's playground during 3rd and 4th grade recess, school officials said Monday afternoon. It attacked students on the playground, then tried to go into the school building, where a teacher tackled the dog. Special education teacher Lee Hughes wrestled the dog to the floor and held it there until Oklahoma City police officers arrived and took it to a patrol car. view article  arw

As a deadline nears, struggle between George P. Bush and State Board of Education isn’t letting up

November 2008:15 AM
 

A simmering school-finance battle came back to life Wednesday in separate hearings that brought up Texas' educational endowment, the largest in the country.  While lawmakers in the Capitol recommended making significant changes to the fund, members of the State Board of Education lamented in their own meeting that the School Land Board has so far stood by a funding decision they announced in August that immediately spurred controversy.   "They need to reconsider now," state Sen. Paul Bettencourt, R-Houston, said Wednesday night. view article  arw

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Legal Issues for Cheerleaders and Drill Team

February 2019

Don’t miss out on this information-packed session about legal aspects of cheerleading and drill teams! This year there will be increased focus on social media policies. 

 

Participants will be provided practical advice for handling situations often encountered by administrators and coaches.

 

Topics We'll Cover

  • Social media and cyberbullying
  • Rights associated with extracurricular activities
  • UIL and coaching requirements
  • Options for selecting team members
  • District and staff liability & immunity
  • Transportation and other travel issues
  • Access to education records, score cards
  • Title IX gender issues, LGBT
  • Relevant federal and state court cases
  • Extracurricular codes of conduct
  • Discipline and removal from team
  • Cheerleader constitutions
  • Student and parent complaints

 

Who Should Attend

Campus Administrators, Directors of Student Services, Directors of Fine Arts, Athletic Directors, Cheer Coaches, Drill Team/Dance Teachers

 

Registration Fee

$195.00 per person
materials are included with your registration

 

Check www.edlaw.com for dates and locations.

 

REGISTER NOW!

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Midlothian ISD trustees approve agreement with Methodist Healthcare for affordable clinic

November 2007:45 AM
 

All Midlothian ISD staff members will have simple, affordable access to healthcare by next year. The Midlothian ISD Board of Trustees unanimously approved a resolution during their meeting on Monday that states the board plans to enter into a contract with the Methodist Health System, which will be signed by MISD Superintendent Dr. Lane Ledbetter upon agreement from both parties. The contract approves the creation of a Methodist healthcare clinic for Midlothian ISD employees and their dependents. view article  arw

Hart School board discusses future bond election

November 2007:45 AM
 

The Hart Independent School District's school board is weighing the possibility of a bond election in the spring of 2019. At a meeting last week, board members suggested the top priorities for the money would be to pay for roof repairs on both the secondary and elementary school buildings. view article  arw

Harlingen teens educated in driving safety

November 2007:45 AM
 

The Harlingen School of Health Professions was the fourth high school in the Harlingen Consolidated Independent School District to receive training on how drugs, alcohol, and distracted driving can lead to serious consequences. It’s all part of a program called Teens in the Driver Seat, an initiative under the Texas A&M Transportation Institute’s Youth Transportation Safety Program. As part of this initiative, high school students participate in activities meant to teach them about traffic safety, as well as other risks such as distracted driving, speeding and alcohol and drug use. view article  arw

State Board of Education adopts new Long-Range Plan for Public Education

November 2007:45 AM
 

The State Board of Education today adopted a new Long-Range Plan for Public Education that establishes goals through the year 2030. The plan establishes an overall goal of access and equity so that all children receive what they need to learn, thrive, and grow. This reflects a desire to have equitable access to funding, advanced courses and modern technology. Developed after assessing the strengths, opportunities, and challenges across Texas, the plan also focuses on student engagement and empowerment; family engagement and empowerment; and educator preparation, recruitment and retention as key areas that are vital to educational progress. view article  arw

Anti-vaccine community behind North Carolina chickenpox outbreak

November 2005:29 AM
 

A North Carolina school with a large anti-vaccine community is at the heart of the state's largest chickenpox outbreak in decades, officials say.  On Friday 36 students at Asheville Waldorf School were diagnosed with the disease, the Asheville Citizen-Times newspaper reported.The school has one of the state's highest rates of religious exemption, allowing students to skip vaccination.  US health officials say vaccinating is far safer than getting chickenpox. view article  arw

Dallas ISD to Serve Meals Thanksgiving Week

November 1908:42 AM
 

Just because Dallas ISD is closed for Thanksgiving this week, doesn't mean it won't continue to help its students. The district will still offer students meals during part of its week-long break. The district will serve a "morning snack" from 8-9 a.m. and lunch from 11 a.m. to 12 p.m. Monday through Wednesday, before closing Thursday and Friday. view article  arw

Anti-vaxxers want to expand vaccine exemptions to Texas day cares. We can’t let that happen

November 1908:42 AM
 

Baby-boomers and Generation X no doubt recall the days when they had to stay home from school and away from friends when they contracted chicken pox, measles or mumps.  For many people, the vaccines for these diseases came as a relief. Now, anti-vaxxer organizations such as Texans For Vaccine Choice are not only taking advantage of Texas law to push conscientious exemptions for kids in Texas public schools, they are also arguing state-regulated day care centers should be subject to the same exemptions. view article  arw

After complaints, education board OKs new Texas curriculum

November 1908:41 AM
 

AUSTIN, Texas — Responding to concerns that Texas public school students would no longer learn about Hillary Clinton, Eleanor Roosevelt, Helen Keller and defenders of the Alamo, the State Board of Education took a final vote Friday to reject recommendations from board-created working groups to remove the figures from social studies curriculum.  The board on Friday unanimously approved the curriculum, cementing dozens of changes the panel made earlier this week. The new learning requirements will go into effect for middle and high school in the 2019-20 school year and the following year for elementary schools. view article  arw

SBOE:  Long-Range Plan for Public Education

November 1908:41 AM
 

The State Board of Education approved amendments to a proposed Long-Range Plan for Public Education during its Sept. 11-14 meeting. Final adoption of the plan is expected to occur at the board's Nov. 13-16 meeting.  Four years in the making, this plan creates recommendations to be achieved by the year 2030 in four broad categories.  The goals of access and equity serve as the overarching vision of the proposed plan. These goals refer to funding, as well as access to advanced courses and modern technology.  view article  arw

Stoneman Douglas staff could be disciplined next week in shooting

November 1908:41 AM
 

Broward Schools Superintendent Robert Runcie says he will discipline staff members at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School “as early as next week” after a state investigation determined some administrators missed warning signs about the massacre. Runcie, testifying before the Marjory Stoneman Douglas Public Safety Commission on Thursday, did not say who would be disciplined or what the discipline would be. He said he would first inform the families of the 17 people who died. Those families have been among the loudest voices urging him for months to hold school officials accountable. view article  arw

Moody ISD hosts 13th annual Thanksgiving luncheon

November 1908:40 AM
 

Smiling faces and full stomachs were abundant at Moody Elementary Sunday, as Moody ISD held their annual thanksgiving luncheon for area residents. “It’s our way of saying thank you to the community, the tax payers, and the parents,” said Moody Superintendent, Gary Martel. Martel says the district has been hosting this luncheon for 13 years as a way of giving back. Last year the luncheon fed over 750 people in the Moody community including 300 home bound residents. view article  arw

Former Beaumont ISD administrator who admitted to embezzling transferred to halfway house

November 1908:40 AM
 

A former Beaumont ISD administrator convicted after she admitted to embezzling from the school district has been transferred to a halfway house. Patricia Lambert, 64, is now at a residential reentry management facility in San Antonio, also known as a halfway house, according to the Federal Bureau of P view article  arw

Abilene ISD releases statement on death of AHS freshman student

November 1908:40 AM
 

The Abilene Independent School District has released a statement regarding the death of a 15-year-old a male Abilene High School freshman. The student was found dead in his Grapevine hotel room Friday morning on a school trip. According to the statement, the Grapevine Police Department indicated that there is no evidence of foul play, nor evidence of the student intending self-harm. The GPD received the phone call regarding the death at 7:30 a.m. Friday, according to GPD Public information Officer, Amanda McNew. McNew said via telephone that there is no further information available at this time. view article  arw

Katy ISD names current deputy as acting superintendent

November 1908:40 AM
 

Deputy superintendent Ken Gregorski has been filling the superintendent’s seat at Katy Independent School District board meetings since July and now he will have the position in own right. At least for the time being. During their Nov. 12 meeting, Katy ISD trustees identified Gregorski as their new acting superintendent, taking over for the embattled Lance Hindt who announced his resignation in May after he was named in decades-old bullying allegations. Gregorski’s first day as acting superintendent is set for Dec. 1 while Hindt wraps up his Katy ISD career on Jan. 1. view article  arw

School Finance Commission hears state of education funding, expenditure recommendations

November 1908:40 AM
 

The Texas Commission on Public School Finance’s Revenues Working Group met Tuesday to hear the current state of public education funding in Texas and review recommendations from the Commission’s Expenditures Working Group–a group of commission members tasked with recommendations for changes on how public education money is spent. On the funding front, Education Commissioner Mike Morath outlined that education spending in total was $60 billion for the 2016-17 school year (including federal funds), that state and local spending has increased about $1 billion a year. While this sounds like a significant increase, remember that per-pupil funding–adjusted for inflation–has actually decreased since 2008. Commissioners also heard from Morath that TEA’s budget request for the next biennium is actually $3.5 billion less than the previous budget, because of rising local property values. view article  arw

TORRES: Thankful community believes in value of education

November 1908:40 AM
 

As I reflect on this season of thanksgiving, I feel very thankful to live in a community that values education and sees the need for investing in the future of our students. As evident by the passing of the bond election in May, we have a community that wants what’s best for its future citizens. Now it’s time for the real work to begin, so that we can build something that the community will be proud of for another 60 years. view article  arw

Sam Houston High School to House New Cybersecurity School in 2019

November 1908:40 AM
 

Come Fall 2019, Sam Houston High School in San Antonio Independent School District will operate a new school-within-a-school focused on cybersecurity education.  Cyber P-TECH (Pathways in Technology Early College High School) at Sam Houston High School will be the city's first P-TECH campus and aims to open with a class of 150 freshmen.  The P-TECH program is a national, industry-specific educational model the State Legislature approved for use in Texas schools in 2017. The model allows students to earn a high school diploma, associate degree, certifications, and obtain work-based training in specific career fields over a span of four to six years. view article  arw

HART RECOGNIZED FOR SERVICE TO LIBERTY HILL ATHLETICS

November 1908:40 AM
 

Liberty Hill ISD Superintendent Dr. Rob Hart (center), whose retirement becomes official on Dec. 31, was presented with a signed football in recognition of his efforts to improve not only the Panther football facilities, but athletics as a whole at Liberty Hill.  view article  arw

Hondo ISD Closes All Campuses Except HS for Gas Leak

November 1908:40 AM
 

Due to a gas leak in the general vicinity of Meyer Elementary School, N.E. Woolls Intermediate School, and McDownell Middle School, Hondo ISD closed all campuses except for Hondo High School. view article  arw

UPDATE: All-clear given at Clear Lake Intermediate, nearby schools

November 1908:40 AM
 

Reports of a suspicious person near Clear Lake Intermediate caused some tense moments for students, staff and parents Friday morning. But after a search by Houston police, Precinct 8 and Galveston County deputies, the all-clear was given by the Clear Creek Independent School District. view article  arw