Student Services

March 2, 2020

Conflict is a Leadership Opportunity

Sometimes the best way to fix a conflict is to apologize. If you did something wrong, own up to it. If you didn't do something wrong, consider apologizing anyway (yes, it hurts your pride, but is that so bad?). It can help create peace, restore relationships, and add closure so you can move on.


From https://www.causely.com/blog/quotes-on-resolving-conflict-at-work

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Updates and Information



  • March 18th and 19th Assistant Principal Meetings - No C & I meetings in the afternoon


  • Transfer Delay - The transfer window will be delayed a week due to some upgrades in the system. The link to apply for transfers will be posted on March 17th - May 3rd.


  • Vaping Forums:

March 17th - Keller Middle - 6:30-8:00

March 24th - Hillwood Middle - 6:30-8:00

March 31st - Timberview Middle - 6:30-8:00


  • Kinder and First-grade round-up will be held the week of April 13th - 17th.

It's Time To Sweep

The KISD Sweeper Team will be visiting campuses March 5th and 6th throughout the district. Are you curious about which day you are scheduled for? Please click the schedule and use the tabs at the bottom to view: https://docs.google.com/spreadsheets/d/1kJwzgWPdBypw6X_xLcbIzXxfaRnbGzGOLQLT7F2LsuA/edit?usp=sharing Don't forget that the sweeper team will need a room to verify the samples in and a point of contact to help with the secure materials.

If you are scheduled to bring your TELPAS samples on March 17th, please keep in mind that we are at the Annex that day. Thank you for all of your hard work with the TELPAS this year! We look forward to reading all of the wonderful writing samples soon! If you have any questions about TELPAS or the Sweeper process, please contact Kila Bach x1295 or Kay Meseck. x1216

Aeries Training - Seondary AP's and Principals

See below for the upcoming abbreviated sessions for Aeries training. Keep in mind that it is a "hands-on" class. Sessions are listed in Strive for you to sign up.
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More Professional Development for You!

Do I confer with colleagues and other educational leaders regarding my own professional growth and development as an instructional leader? Successful school leadership requires ongoing professional development as well as consulting with peers in your school and district. There are sure to be some dynamite educators nearby who can help further your practice. No successful leader can operate in isolation, and there are many other school leaders in your community who are facing the same challenges as you and addressing them effectively. Mr Kafele encourages all school administrators to forge relationships with their colleagues. Pick their brains. Learn from them. Shadow them when you can and have them shadow you when you can. You don’t have to wait for a conference or find time to read a professional literature—there are leaders in your district who can assist you now.

Contact Us

Dustin Blank - Assistant Superintendent of Student Services X1061

Joe Baker - Area Director of Student Services X1083

Stephanie Cantu - Student Services Assistant X 1115

Laura Lockhart - Area Director of Student Services X 1105