Student Services

Weekly Newsletter - October 7, 2019

The Power of Grit!

If you haven't viewed this Ted Talk in a while or never have seen it, it is worth the five minutes. Click on the above picture to watch the talk. View it not only for our students but for yourself.


Your Student Service Team

Positive and Connected Cultures

We have space available in the PBIS Academy Academy. Click below to send teams to this four day coaching series for PBIS implementation. It is designed for new members of Student Culture Teams and school teams that have just completed the two-day initial training and are looking for additional resources, networking opportunities, professional development, and planning time.

October 15

December 3

January 28

April 14

We have about 15 spots left for the CHAMPS 2 day training. This is classroom management training and strategies for teachers on campuses that have implemented PBIS successfully. The cost is $50.00 for the book and the cost of the sub. Student Services is handling the rest of the expenses. The consultant will be from our Region XI Service Center. Click on dates to have teachers (or yourself) register:

Day 1 October 29th

Day 2 November 12th

Updates and Information

Important Links:

  • Here is the link to the PSA and Attestation for threats. This is required for grades 7-12 and for K-6, please view the video and highlight key and age-appropriate reminders to your students.

  • Oct. 1st the Transfer Window opened for the Spring of 2020. Please review and have your principal and secretary review the timeline and process on the Student Services Google Site here Transfer Process. Here is the link to the transfer page on our Keller ISD website: Student Transfers.

  • Benefit Open Enrollment for the 2020 Benefit Year will begin Monday, October 7, 2019, and end 11 p.m. Sunday, October 20, 2019

  • FYI - Stephanie Cantu will be out for a couple of months. We will have subs in her absence who will be answering the calls and helping us out. Just wanted you all to be aware.

  • Please review the silent agenda from the AP meeting as soon as you can. AP Agenda

  • All the required ROCK Training PowerPoint have been posted to the Student Services Site under ROCK and training. All teacher, student, and staff training must be completed by Oct. 25, 2019. Click here to access all the pieces of training and the attestation form

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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