Board of Trustees



Traditional Board Meeting Dates 2018-19

Twice Monthly (2nd & 4th Monday of each month) EXCEPT November, December, March, June, July). Sometimes June and July have called meetings or workshops because of the budget. Board Meetings starts promptly at 6:30 p.m. Pledge students must arrive before 6:15pm.  

 July 23 Pledge By Board
 August 13 Pledge by Board
 August  27 West MS
 September  10 DHS JROTC
 September  24 AEP/WINGS
 October  8 Eagle Advantage
 October  22 Cockrell Hill ES
 November  12 Northside ES
 December  10 Amber Terrace Discovery & Design Early Childhood Academy 
 January  7 McCowan MS
 January 22  Katherine Johnson ES (Tuesday) due to MLK day
 February  11 McCowan MS JSS Unit 
 February  25 Ruby Young ES
 March  25 East MS
 April  8 East MS JCC Unit 
 April  22 The Meadows ES
 May  13 West MS JCC Unit
 May  28 Frank Moates ES (Tuesday) due to Memorial Day
 June  10 DeSoto High School
 July  22 Woodridge ES - video only, Pledge by Board

When your campus is listed for the Board Meeting as the Highlighted School and Pledge Students, please provide the following in the timeframe below:

  1. Highlight Video – about 2 minutes (No more than 3!) sent to Mrs. Blackmon-Jones by 4 p.m. Thursday before the meeting (Check with your Asst. Supt. if they also want a copy).
    • The video should focus on high expectation and academics, as well as school/community engagement.
    • The format can be a link or actual video on flash or disk. You can use Animoto, video editing software, student-created productions, etc.
    • Please review for content before submitting.
  2. TWO pledge student bios must be submitted to Myra Rand by 4 p.m. Thursday before the meeting so that certificates can be prepared for your students.

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