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Posted July 23, 2014
Preparing for the New Year
BISD Superintendet Dr. Carl A. Montoya has announced the administrative reassignments and area assistant superintendent cluster assignments for the 2014-2015 school Year. View the reassignments/AA clusters.

Posted July 16, 2014
Elementary Math & Science Professional Development Opportunities!
The newly adopted math and science textbooks will be arriving on campuses in the near future. The Curriculum and Instruction Department will be offering teacher trainings from July 28 through July 30, 2014. Please view this link for dates and times. For more information, call 548-8121.

Elementary Math & Science Policy EIE (Local) Suspended for 2014-2015 School Year
In 2012, the State Board of Education reviewed and revised the Texas Essential Knowledge and Skills (TEKS) for mathematics in kindergarten through grade 8 as well as for high school mathematics courses. The 2014-2015 school year will be the first year of implementation for the newly revised mathematics TEKS for kindergarten through grade 8. TEA has indicated that due to the extensive nature of the changes in mathematics, TEKS for kindergarten through grade 8 and the STAAR testing program for students in grades 3-8 will be significantly affected. The spring 2015 STAAR mathematics assessment for students in grades 3-8 will involve a unique administration based on curriculum frameworks created with the revised TEKS. During the 2014-2015 school year, the Student Success Initiative (SSI) retest opportunities for grades 5 and 8 mathematics will be offered in May and June 2015. Please note that the SSI will still be in effect for reading for grades 5 and 8. View the BISD Board Resolution.

New BISD Employee Dress Code and Grooming Guidelines
At the Rescheduled Regular Board Meeting held on July 15, 2014, Trustees approved the District Employee Dress Code and Grooming Guidelines for the 2014-2015 school year. The guidelines were developed by a committee composed of district and campus administrators, teachers, and paraprofessionals. View the new guidelines.

 

Posted July 14, 2014
Substitute Teacher Information
The application will be open online until Monday, July 21, 2014.

Please call the Human Resource Department at 548-8051 to verify that your application and documentation (i.e., reference forms and transcripts) have been submitted for processing.

Deadline to submit documentation is Monday, July, 28, 2014.

Requirements:
•Complete Substitute Teacher Application (Visit www.bisd.us).
•Submit high school diploma or GED equivalent in English that is recognized by the Texas Education Agency or a regional accrediting agency (Title I and NCLB-No Child Left Behind Act Requirement).
•Submit proof of associate degree.
•Submit proof of associate degree or higher; or minimum of forty-eight (48) semester college credit hours. (Remedial, vocational, technical and repeated courses will not be accepted.)
•Complete references (3 supervisors).
•Complete mandatory online training program which will be available July 29 through August 22, 2014.

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