February 2, 2021- BoardBits
This e-newsletter highlights important news from the Feb. 2 board meeting of the STISD Board of Directors.
Students and campus principals recognized the STISD Board of Directors in honor of School Board Recognition Month.
In honor of school board recognition month, each campus presented the STISD Board of Directors with a small token of appreciation, as well as a few words of gratitude during the virtual meeting.
Board approves new internal committees
The board approved an update to Policy BDB (LOCAL) to change and add to the internal standing committees of the board to better align with restructuring of district departments according to responsibilities. The committees listed below will replace the current internal board committees of Buildings and Grounds, Finance, and Policy, and will take effect for the upcoming board meeting to be held on Feb. 23.
- Finance and Operations - The Finance and Operations committee will review, report, and recommend to the Board issues that are financial in nature, as well as items that impact district operations. This will include items such as accounts payable, financial statements, budget, annual audit report, insurance, donations, as well as items related to facilities, construction, grounds, transportation, food service, and safety.
- Policy, Planning, Projects and Partnerships- The Policy, Planning, Projects and Partnerships committee will review, report, and recommend to the Board policies, strategic planning, innovative projects, and academic partnerships of the district and make reports and recommendations to the Board regarding changes, additions, and deletions, as necessary.
- Curriculum, Instruction and Assessment- The Curriculum, Instruction and Assessment committee will review, report, and recommend to the Board items concerning the district’s curriculum, instruction and assessment.
- Community & Governmental Relations- The Community & Governmental Relations committee will review, report and recommend to the Board those items that aid in the marketing of the district, as well as opportunities for the Board members to act as ambassadors in promoting community awareness and partnerships.
New assistant principals named at Health Professions, Science Academy and World Scholars
The district held a YouTube Premiere on Saturday, Jan. 30, to unveil the STISD Virtual Tour.