Board of Trustees

2018 DeSoto ISD Board Election 

As of 5 pm., Fri., Feb. 16, the following individuals have completed and submitted the required board candidate filings to run for the following seats on the DeSoto ISD Board of Trustees in advance of the May 5 Board of Trustees Election:

Place 6 - Click Here for Application Information

  • Don Gant (Incumbent)
  • DeAndrea Fleming

Place 7 - Click Here for Application Information

  • Shaunte Allen
  • A'Londa Barber
  • Amanda Sargent

DeSoto ISD School Board elections are scheduled for Sat., May 5, 2018.

Early Voting will take place Mon., April 23, 2018, through Tues., May 1, 2018, at Disciple Central Community Church in DeSoto, TX.

Election Day: Sat., May 5, 2018.


Traditional Board Meeting Dates 2017-18

Twice Monthly (2nd & 4th of each month) Monday Except January (Midwinter), March, June, July, November, December). Sometimes June and July have called meetings or workshops because of the budget. Board Meetings start at 6:30 p.m.

 July 24 Pledge By Board
 August 14 Ruby Young ES - video only, Pledge by Board
 August  28 West MS
 September  11 DHS JROTC
 September  25 AEP/WINGS
 October  9 Eagle Advantage
 October  23 Cockrell Hill ES
 November  13 Northside ES
 December  11 Amber Terrace Discovery & Design Early Childhood Academy 
 January  22 DeSoto High School
 February  12 MS JSS Unit 
 February  26 Ruby Young ES
 March  26 East MS
 April  9 MS JCC Unit 
 April  23 The Meadows ES
 May  14 MS JCC Unit
 May  29 Frank Moates ES (Tuesday) due to Memorial Day
 June  11 McCowan MS 
 July  23 Woodridge ES - video only, Pledge by Board

Board Agendas

Board Agendas are posted and filed in compliance with the Open Meetings Law. The subjects to be discussed at each Board Meeting are listed on the agenda that is made part of the posting. Meetings will take place at the DeSoto Independent School District Board Room, 200 E. Belt Line Road, DeSoto, Texas. Agendas are available from the Board of Trustees Secretary, 972-274-8212 or online.

Myra Rand  -  Senior Executive Assistant to the Board of Trustees
200 E. Belt Line Rd., DeSoto, Texas 75115 
Phone (972) 223-6666 Ext. 8492 
Fax (972) 274-8209