Twitter Smugmug BlogIcon February 22, 2013

Birdville ISD's Trustees
Study Bond Proposal


In September 2012, Birdville ISD's Board of Trustees and administration formed a diverse citizens' bond committee of more than 50 parents and community leaders to study current and future facility needs for the district. With 12 of our campuses being built prior to 1960, and another five between 1960 and 1969, the Committee faced challenges in determining the best direction for the district to take. Student and staff safety, student achievement, efficiency of current facilities, and equity across the district were of major importance, yet there was a need of maintaining a reasonable tax rate and finding ways to save money districtwide.



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February 18: District Professional Learning Survey
Please provide feedback about your experiences during the February professional learning day. All information collected by this survey will be provided to the Professional Learning Council in an effort to continuously improve your professional learning experience in BISD.

Managing your Workshop Portfolio
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Visit this webpage to learn about the variety of options for documenting your professional learning in Workshop. Did you forget to register or sign in for a course in BISD? We have a backup plan! Did you attend training outside of the district? You can request credit for this! Learn how to turn Workshop into your electronic filing system for all professional learning.

Curriculum Feedback Form
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The Curriculum and Instruction team wants your specific feedback about the curriculum for any course offered in BISD. The new Curriculum Feedback Form will allow for an open exchange, as each question or comment will receive a prompt response from C&I and will be posted so that all BISD staff can stay informed. All feedback will be provided to curriculum writing teams as they work on revisions during the summer. If you submit feedback, all identifying information will be removed before it is posted.
In This Issue
Birdville ISD's Trustees Study Bond Proposal
District Professional Learning Information
Birdville Education Foundation Tribute Event
NRH2O Discount Tickets

Dates to Remember
Texas Public
Schools Week
March 4-8

Diagnosticians Week
March 4-8

Spring Break
March 11-15

Quick Links

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NRH2O Discount Benefiting the Birdville Education Foundation

The Communications Department publishes the employee newsletter "e-nlightened" each week so staff can keep in touch with what is going on across the district. E-mail your pictures and a brief description to Communications and we will include them as space permits.