was called at 4:30 p.m. with introductions of district staff and community
Largent, Superintendent, welcomed the members gave an update on the Granbury
ISD Bond Election and opened up questions to the committee members.
District Improvement Plan
Carol Howard, Assistant Superintendent,
outlined the State Accountably for 2013-14. All GISD campuses met standards,
some with distinctions.
Specific items to be addressed at the
district level are:
– 8th grades
3rd – 7th grades
for 4th, 7th, and ELA EOC
exams. There are 31 students who still need to pass English 1 or II to
Ms. Howard requested feedback from the
Student and Community Engagement Questionnaire.
Survey and Comprehensive Needs Assessment
Williams, Director of Curriculum, reviewed the Professional Development Survey
from 2013-14. Last year, the professional development team viewed data from the
survey. After reviewing the same,
vocabulary was an overall concern that was pushed at this year’s Summer
Conference. There was also software that was purchased, PD360. Another survey will be sent out at the end of
this month to review data and more Professional Development in the future.
Sharon Williams, Director of Curriculum, outlined
the District Improvement Plan and the Comprehensive Needs Assessment which is
scheduled to be presented to the board on October 20, 2014. This plan mirrors
GISD’s Strategic Plan. Included in this
plan are the safeguards that were outlined by Mrs. Howard. In addition all staff will be trained and
implementing PBL by August 2015. Ms.
Williams asked for additional needs that the committee would recommend. All members agreed that the plan was good as