Board of Trustees Candidate Forum Tuesday, April 22

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Congratulations to Council Officers!

Congratulations to the LISD Council of PTAs officers for the school year 2014-2015.

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President – Naseem Razvi
1st VP of Programs – Katherine Sells
2nd VP of Membership – Shauna McNatt
3rd VP of Budget and Finance – Melanie Leaumont
4th VP of Leadership Development – Chonnie Richey
Treasurer – Monika Brink
Secretary – Erica Willson

2014 Candidate Forum

We had a great 2014 Candidate Forum. Thanks to the candidates who came and let us know who they are and their positions. A big thanks to our moderator, Mayor Sue Tejml, Town of Copper Canyon. And a special thanks to the citizens who submitted questions and attended!

Early voting begins Monday, April 28th and election day is Saturday, May 10th, 2014.

Video: Ernie Magnotti via vimeo

Slate of Candidates Announced

The Nominating Committee submits the following nominees for 2014-2015 LISD Council of PTAs for your consideration:

President – Naseem Razvi
1st VP of Programs – Katherine Sells
2nd VP of Membership – Shauna McNatt
3rd VP of Budget and Finance – Melanie Leaumont
4th VP of Leadership Development – Chonnie Richey
Treasurer – Monika Brink
Secretary – Erica Willson

2014 Candidate Forum

 

2014 Candidate Forum

Council is Seeking Nominations

 

The LISD Council of PTA’s Nominating Committee is currently searching for interested candidates to be on the Council board for the following positions  during the 2014-15 school year:

  • President
  • 1 VP Programs
  • 2 VP Membership
  • 3 VP Budget and Finance
  • 4  VP Leadership Development
  • Secretary
  • Treasurer

Please send any interested names or suggestions to Shaunna McNatt, Nominating Committee chair, at mcnattsm@verizon.net by Wednesday, Feb. 19th!!!!

 

 

Founder’s Day is Almost Here

The annual Founders Day banquet is Thursday, February 27th, at the PrintMarriott DFW Airport North.

The event is from 7.00 – 9.30pm with check in starting at 6:30pm.

Deadlines

Jan 29th – honoree’s names due via email to FoundersDay@lisdpta.org

Feb 7th -  RSVP and money due

Please remember that tickets to this evening will not be sold at the door, nor will tickets be mailed so it’s important that your PTA meets the deadlines.

Founders Day Chair contact details:

Laurie B. Williams, FoundersDay@lisdpta.org, (817) 528-0088

4908 Bosque Court

Flower Mound, TX  75028

Thanks for your help in making this another great evening for all!

Under the Dome – January 2014

NEW HS Graduation Requirements Proposed Rule Released

The State Board of Education (SBOE) released a proposed rule for the new high school graduation requirements authorized in HB 5 this past Texas legislative session.

Texas PTA has been actively involved in the process of developing the new graduation requirements, seeking a rule that offers students the greatest amount of flexibility in selecting courses that will better prepare students for work or college.

Please click here to view the proposed rules.

Texas PTA will submit feedback on the proposed rules and you are encouraged to submit comments to rules@tea.state.tx.us. Comments must be received before January 27th.

Family and Student Engagement Evaluations to Begin this Spring

This past session the Texas Legislature passed a landmark piece of legislation, House Bill 5 (HB 5). HB 5 reduced the number of high school state tests, reformed graduation requirements, and created a process by which schools and school districts can evaluate themselves on community and student engagement.

Texas PTA applauds this development because we believe strongly that student success is tied directly to parent engagement.

Texas PTA has created a toolkit, a step-by-step process to assist school districts in developing their local committee, identifying criteria for evaluating themselves in each area, collecting and analyzing data, setting goals to increase engagement, and reporting to the community and to the state.

Read more

Family Engagement Conference

Sign up for Family Engagement Conference in San Antonio February 7-9.

Learn about the new family and student engagement evaluation for schools, get new strategies to help families adopt a more healthy lifestyle, and hear from Texas Education Agency about the new graduation requirements.

Bowling for Scholars Deadline Extended!

The deadline for Bowling for Scholars has been extended!  There are still spots available but space is limited!  Get your team info together, email the registration form to bowling4scholars@lisdpta.org and you can pay at the event.  Be sure to choose a preferred time to bowl and a second choice.

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Great New Environmental Program!

Visit the Environmental Awareness page and check out the new LISD Council of PTAs Environmental program!

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