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Principals exchange best practices at inaugural L3 Academy

While school was out for the summer, Garland ISD campus staff continued holding classes to prepare for 2015-16. The district hosted its inaugural Leader Led Learning Academy in late July. This daylong conference—designed by principals, for principals—covered best practices for running a campus, managing staff, inspiring innovation and ensuring student engagement. “The L3 Academy was an exciting opportunity for ...Full Article

PSAT free in GISD

Wanting to ensure its students are prepared for college, Garland ISD has offered all sophomores and juniors a chance to take the PSAT for free the past two years. ...Full Article

GISD board to discuss morale problem

Garland ISD Board of Trustees Member Charles Axe noted that he had requested that an item regarding an employee morale problem be placed on a future meeting agenda two ...Full Article

National Merit Scholarship Program semifinalists announced

Today officials of National Merit Scholarship Corporation (NMSC) announced the names of approximately 16,000 semifinalists in the National Merit Scholarship Program. These academically talented high school seniors have an ...Full Article

Middle school students start school with fresh STEM knowledge

When school doors opened, several middle school students walked into their new classrooms with a strengthened set of science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) skills. These sixth, seventh and ...Full Article

GISD educators invited to Perot Museum-based STEM training

Enhancing their science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) instruction, two Garland ISD teachers were selected to attend the Perot Museum of Nature and Science’s Kosmos Energy STEM Teacher Institute ...Full Article

Montessori coming to GISD

The area’s newest Montessori is just around the corner. Garland ISD strives to provide all students with a well-rounded education that includes school choice. Currently, the district boasts 10 ...Full Article

GISD’s tech-focused DLU enlightens elementary students

Ninety students from Beaver and Watson Technology Centers for Math and Science enhanced their 21st-century skills during the district’s Digital Leadership University (DLU) July 28-30 at North Garland High ...Full Article

GISD staff kicks off 2015-16

Approximately 7,500 Garland ISD employees celebrated the start of 2015-16 with cheers, pride and spirit gear during the district’s Convocation event Aug. 20 at the Curtis Culwell Center. Garland High School ...Full Article

GISD sees high-energy 2015-16 welcome

High-fives, hugs and smiles were buzzing across Garland ISD as 71 campuses welcomed students to the first day of school Aug. 24. “With innovative teacher trainings, exciting staff development ...Full Article
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