Falcon Focus

April 11, 2016

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Hudson Foundation Grants

Apply for KISD-Hudson Projects Today through April 17

The M.R. and Evelyn Hudson Foundation is once again partnering with Keller ISD to provide funding for transformative projects that are innovative and unique to our District. All KISD employees are invited to apply, regardless of their role in the District.


To Do's and Calendar Updates

  • Week of April 11th: Progress Monitoring (K-4)

  • Week of April 11th: T-TESS Domain IV Self-Evaluation and Goal Setting process will be sent out.

  • April 12th: Shelter in Place Drill 8:20

  • April 12th: McDonald's Night for the School - Co-Curr Fundraiser

  • April 14th: CEIC Meeting - Library

  • April 19th: Matilda Jane Clothing Trunk Show in Conference Room

  • April 19th: Fire Drill 2:00

SAVE THE DATE: Keller University July 18th-21st!!!

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Professional Development and Learning - Faculty Meetings, PLC's, and Kelly Leach Visits

  • April 14th and 21st: Second round of guided reading walkthroughs and coaching sessions K-4.

  • April 12th: PLC Meetings - Analysis of CFA's and STAAR Benchmarks - Meet in the Think Tank

  • April 13th: New Teacher Support Meeting - Think Tank

  • April 15th: Early Release - 12:30 Luncheon, Mini Lesson, Sixth Six Weeks Assessment Planning

  • April 19th: Faculty Meeting

Below Are Some Highlights From My Twitter Feed This Past Week. Enjoy!!!

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Electronic Contracts - New Process From KISD HR Department

Recommendations for Instructional Professional Contract Renewals for 2016-2017 will be approved at the April 14, 2016 Board Meeting. This year you will receive, sign and submit your contract electronically! We are so excited about this paperless process that has been a joint venture between HR and Technology.

On Monday, April 18th, you will receive an e-mail from DO_NOT_REPLY@kellerisd.net. This e-mail will have instructions to walk you through the process of signing and submitting your contract electronically. To preview the instructions please visit the Announcement section of Workforce K-Connect site.

Please note the Expiration of Offer at the end of the contract which states that the offer of employment contract shall expire unless the Employee signs and returns this Contract to the Superintendent or designee on or before May 2, 2016.

If you have any questions, please e-mail Sam Tran (sam.tran@kellerisd.net) in Human Resources or call extension 1064.

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