• District Actions

    • April 17, 2018 (tentative) - Board votes to approve partial list of potential partners for Transformation & Call for Quality Schools 5:30 pm San Jacinto Junior High
    • April 17, 2018 - Transformation & Call for Quality Schools "Meet and Greet" 4:00 - 5:15 pm San Jacinto Library
    • April 12, 2018 - MISD Key Communicators Kick-off Meeting, Central Office 9:00 - 11:00 am
    • April 11, 2018 (tentative) - Call for Quality Schools Partners notified
    • April 5, 2018 - Celebrate Midland ISD Educators - Stonegate
    • April 4, 2018 - Mr. Riddick presented Midland on the Move Transformation information to the Senate Education Commission
    • April 4, 2018 - Informational meeting for Houston College Prep Model enrollment 7:30 am
    • April 3, 2018 - Informational meeting for Houston College Prep Model enrollment 6:00 pm
    • March 20 - April 6, 2018 - Parent, Student and Campus Staff Surveys open for School Quality Survey
    • March 20, 2018 - Site Visit to Cedar Hill Collegiate Prep, Cedar Hill Waterford Oaks (Code to the Future implementation) and Irma Rangel Young Women's Leadership School by a team of 15
    • March 19 - April 6, 2018 - Application process for Houston Elementary College Prep Model available
    • March 9, 2018 - Teaching & Learning participates in Transformation Retreat, Midland Centennial Library 1:30 - 5:00
    • March 8-9, 2018 - Site Visit by Legacy Traditional Schools, Arizona
    • March 8, 2018 - Community Meeting for secondary boundary discussions - Alamo JH 5:30 - 6:30 pm
    • March 8, 2018 - SPF Subcommittee Meeting, Central Office 10:30 - 12:00
    • March 8, 2018 - Transformation Team Meeting, Central Office 8:30 - 10:00
    • March 7, 2018 - Submitted applications for the TEA "Grow Your Own" and "Principal Preparation" grants
    • March 7, 2018 - Mr. Riddick presented Midland on the Move and Finance information to the Texas Commission on Public School Finance
    • March 7, 2018 - Community Meeting for secondary boundary discussions - Abell JH 5:30 - 6:30 pm
    • February 28 - March 2 - MISD Leadership attends Center for Reinventing Public Education (CRPE) Portfolio Network Meeting
    • February 28, 2018 - MISD Board Community Meeting - Lone Star Governance - Alamo JH 5:30 pm
    • February 27, 2018 - MISD Board Community Meeting - Lone Star Governance - San Jacinto JH 5:30 pm
    • February 24, 2018 - MISD Leadership participates in Transformation Retreat - 8:30 - 11:45
    • February 23, 2018 - Board workshop on Improvement Required (IR) schools and Board approves 2018-2019 School Calendar
    • February 22, 2018 - "Teach in Midland ISD" event 6:00 - 8:00 pm at Central Office in conjunction with Texas Teachers
    • February 19-20, 2018 - Leadership team site visit to Legacy Traditional Schools, Arizona
    • February 16, 2018 - MISD participates in Celebration of Public Education "Coffee and Conversation" at First Presbyterian Church conducted by Pastors for Texas Children Education
    • February 13, 2018 - 2018-2019 Calendar options presented to DEIC (dependent on board approval of DOI)
    • February 13, 2018 - DOI plan is sent to the Commissioner of Education
    • February 12, 2018 - District of Innovation Plan goes to the Board for approval
    • February 6, 2018 - Transformation Team meeting for Spring planning
    • February 6, 2018 - Presentation of School Performance Framework (SPF) to A-Team
    • February 6 - 8, 2018 - Skyward Consults on site for Finance Information Systems conversion
    • February 2, 2018 - Call for Quality Schools MOU negotiations begin (prior to board vote)
    • January 30 - Feb 1 - Skyward Consults on site for Student Information Systems conversion
    • January 29-31, 2018 - Leadership team participates in Texas Association of School Administrators Mid-Winter Conference
    • January 24, 2018 - Midland on the Move Presentation for Midland Ministers at First United Methodist Church
    • January 20, 2018 - Board workshop on former Crockett student update and District Transformation
    • January 17 - 19, 2018 - Call for Quality Schools Interviews and shared due diligence continue with MISD
    • January 16, 2018 - Board meeting for presentation and possible approval of Houston Turnaround Plan
    • January 11, 2018 - Houston Elementary Turnaround Plan Parent & Community Meeting
    • January 10-12, 2018 - Posting of the DOI plan and notification to the Commissioner of Education
    • January 9, 2018 - Formal presentation of the DOI plan to the public
    • December 20, 2017 - Board workshop about District of Innovation and Houston Turnaround Plan
    • December 20, 2017 - Listen & Learn Press Conference
    • December 19, 2017 - DOI Subcommittee presentations and Vote by General DOI Committee
    • December 14, 2017 - Call for Quality Schools applicants notified of selection
    • December 14, 2017 - Notification received MISD selected for Local Accountability System Pilot
    • December 13, 2017 - Notification received MISD has been awarded Transformation Zone Planning Grant
    • December 12, 2017 - DOI Subcommittee Report Out and Feedback Received
    • December 5, 2017 - DOI Subcommittee Work
    • December 1, 2017 - Listen & Learn session conducted for high school students
    • November 30, 2017 - Transformation Zone Planning Grant due
    • November 28, 2017 - Initial DOI Committee Meeting
    • November 27 - December 1, 2017 - Initial review of Call for Quality Schools Applications conducted
    • November 17, 2017 - Call for Quality Schools applications due
    • November 14, 2017 - Listen & Learn session conducted for the DEIC
    • November 13, 2017 - Board Public Hearing for DOI and appointment of DOI Committee
    • November 13, 2017 – TNTP begins work with Human Resources on website/branding
    • November 11-12, 2017 - Superintendent attends Lone Star Governance training in San Antonio
    • November 7, 2017 - Call for Quality Schools In-District Open Office Hours
    • November 7, 2017 - Provided overview of Midland on the Move at General A-Team and provided video for principals to share with campus staff
    • November 6, 2017 - Provided brief overview of Midland on the Move to Midland Council of PTA's
    • November 6-17, 2017 – TNTP conducts Principal Surveys for Human Resource Services
    • November 6-10, 2017 – TNTP conducts Teacher Focus Groups at 6 schools for Human Resource Services
    • November 2, 2017 - Conducted a Listen & Learn session for Midland College ESL Adult classes at Cogdell Learning Center (65 in attendance)
    • November 1-10, 2017 – TNTP conducts the Instructional Insight Culture Survey with teaching staff at 12 campuses
    • November 1, 2017 – TNTP work commences with Human Resource Department
    • October 31, 2017 - Superintendent Riddick shares Midland on the Move at the Hispanic Chamber of Commerce Annual Banquet
    • October 27, 2017 - Call for Quality Schools Webinar and Q&A for Call for Quality Schools application
    • October 26, 2017 - Listen & Learn Tour at Martinez Bakery (130 in attendance)
    • October 26, 2017 - Call for Quality Schools In-District Open Office Hours
    • October 23, 2017 - Board workshop concerning Lone Star Governance, TASB conference and re-resolution for DOI
    • October 19, 2017 - Listen & Learn Tour at True Lite Fellowship (65 in attendance)
    • October 18, 2017 - Presented information about System of Great Schools and Midland on the Move to San Jacinto JH PTA
    • October 16, 2017 - Call for Quality Schools application goes live
    • October 17, 2017 - Human Resources begins work with TNTP
    • October 12, 2017 - Listen & Learn Tour at Casa de Amigos (30 in attendance)
    • October 9, 2017 - Board approves Resolution to pursue a District of Innovation status
    • October 9, 2017 - Request to board for Transformation Subcommittee for the School Board
    • October 6-8, 2017 - School Board and Senior Leadership attended TASA/TASB Convention
    • September 28, 2017 - Partner's Meeting at Petroleum Museum
    • September 21, 2017 - Listen & Learn Tour at Brew St. Bakery (35 in attendance)
    • September 19 - 20, 2017 - Learning Tour to San Antonio to visit IDEA South Flores, BASIS Primary Medical Center, and Great Hearts Northern Oaks
    • September 14 and 21, 2017 - Listen & Learn Tour at Crestview (79 in attendance)
    • September 11, 2017 - Board adopts updated board goals
    • August - October 2017 - Define "great" schools work via Innovation Team and Listen & Learn results
    • August 30, 2017 - Board workshop on Lone Star Governance updates to board goals
    • August 15, 2017 - The TEA announces that 8 schools in MISD have earned 22 Distinction Designations in the State Accountability System
    • August 15 - 17, 2017 - TNTP begins work with Lamar and Travis Elementaries
    • August 11 - "Open Office Hours" for non-campus based staff to learn about "Midland on the Move"
    • August 10 - Kickoff Meeting for the Midland ISD Innovation Team
    • August 7, 2017 - Board approves partnership with The New Teachers' Project (TNTP)
    • August 1 - 7 - "Midland on the Move" presented to District Leadership, Principals, and School Board
    • July 17-20, 2017 - School Board and Cabinet attended Texas Institute for School Boards Conference
    • July 1, 2017 - Start date for new Superintendent, Orlando Riddick
    • June 28 - 29, 2017 - Midland ISD Representatives, School Board President and Community Member participated in the SGS Summit in Austin, Texas
    • June 2017 -- SGS Executive Advisor assigned to Midland ISD Superintendent
    • May 23 - June 8, 2017 - District Readiness Assessment for SGS conducted by the TEA and Mass Insight Education
    • May - June 2017 - Participated in a District Readiness Assessment inclusive of students, teachers, parents, community members, school board representatives, principals, superintendent and district executive staff
    • April 20, 2017 - Accepted as a member of Cohort 1 of the SGS Technical Network
    • March 2017 - Submitted Application for System of Great Schools Technical Network
    • March 21, 2017 - TEA presentation to Board on System of Great Schools
    • March 20, 2017 - Board Approval of District Goals and Progress Measures
    • February 13, 2017 - Board Presentation to Campus Leadership Teams
    • February 21, 23, 27, and 28, 2017 - Board Town Hall Meetings on Proposed Goals
    • January 14 - 15, 2017 - Lone Star Governance Board Goals Development
    • November 28-29, 2016 - Lone Star Governance Initial Board Training