Board of Trustees

NOTICE OF DEADLINE TO FILE APPLICATIONS FOR A PLACE ON THE DESOTO ISD SCHOOL BOARD ELECTION BALLOT

Filing Dates and Times:
Start Date: January 16, 2019
End Date: February 15, 2019 5:00pm
Office Hours: 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
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Traditional Board Meeting Dates 2018-19

Board Workshops will be held on the second Monday of each month. Regular Scheduled Meetings will be held the fourth Monday of each Month.

December, January, March, and July will feature one regularly scheduled meeting of the Board.

June and July are subject to called meetings or extra workshops due to budget planning and preparation.

Board Meetings and Workshops start promptly at 6:30 p.m. Pledge students must arrive at the Instructional Support Center Boardroom located at 200 E. Belt Line Road before 6:15 pm. 

2018
July 23 Pledge by Board
August 13 Pledge by Board
27 West MS
September 10 DHS JROTC
24 AEP/WINGS
October 8 Eagle Advantage
22 Cockrell Hill ES
November 12 Amber Terrace DDECA
December 10 Northside Elementary
2019
January 14 McCowan JCC Unit 
(Pledge), KJTMA (Video)
February 11 Workshop
25 East MS JCC Unit (Pledge) - RYE (Video) 
March   25 Meadows (Pledge) – Moates (Video)
April  8 Workshop
22 West MS JCC Unit (Pledge) - Woodridge (Video)
May 13 Workshop
28 (Tuesday) due to Memorial Day on Monday -DHS Pledge and Video
June 10 Workshop
24 Pledge by the Board
July 22 Pledge by the Board


When your campus is listed for the Board Meeting, please provide the following in the timeframe below:
  1. Highlight Video –send your video to Mrs. Blackmon-Jones by 4 p.m. the Thursday before the meeting. The video should focus on high expectation and academics, as well as school/community engagement. The video should be less than two minutes and can be sent via a link, flash or disk.

 2. Pledge Student Bios: Send a brief bio for two students who will recite the pledges to Myra Rand by 4 p.m. the 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 
mrand@desotoisd.org