Board of Trustees


Traditional Board Meeting Dates 2018-19

Board Workshops will be held 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 regular 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 6:15pm.  

 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 Amber Terrace DDECA
 December  10 Northside Elementary
 January  14 McCowan JCC Unit (Pledge) - KJTMA (Video)
 February  11 Workshop
 February  25 East MS JCC Unit (Pledge) - RYE (Video)
 March  25 Meadows (Pledge) - Moates (Video)
 April  8 Workshop
 April  22 West MS JCC Unit (Pledge) - Woodridge (Video)
 May  13 Workshop
 May  28 (Tuesday) due to Memorial Day on Monday - DHS Pledge and Video
 June  10 Workshop
 June 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