Board Notes

Sept. 9 Board Notes

The Northwest Independent School District Board of Trustees met Monday, Sept. 9, during a regularly scheduled meeting. This is a recap of the major actions and reports from the meeting. To see every item that was discussed or voted on, click here.


District Improvement Plan approved
Following discussion and review at their previous board meeting, trustees approved the District Improvement Plan to ensure programs and services continue to meet the needs of students, families and staff.

Texas Education Code requires every school district to develop annually a District Improvement Plan, with trustees providing input and approving the document. Northwest ISD’s District Improvement Plan consists of multiple performance objectives as well as the ways the district will meet these goals. To see the entire plan, click here.

Professional service firms approved
Trustees voted to approve a variety of firms for professional services related to construction at current or future Northwest ISD facilities.

Northwest ISD annually accepts submissions for review from potential firms, grading each based on a framework of areas such as performance ability, project/client references, similar project portfolios and experience with schools, among other areas.

To see a list of approved firms, click here.

In other action, the board

  • Recognized Elementary Writers of the Month from the 2019-20 school year, chosen at each campus for their writing ability or improvement.
  • Reviewed the Board of Trustees Standards of Professional Practice. This document ensures ethical and legal compliance, along with similar matters. Trustees will vote on updates to the document, largely done to keep pace with changing laws, at their Sept. 23 meeting.
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