• District Actions

    August 8-9, 2018 - Midland on the Move and Call for Quality Schools

    August 8-9, 2018 - Midland ISD 1st Annual Academic Summit - 8:00am - 4:30pm - Lee HS and Rusk Elementary. Midland on the Move Presentation - "What is All This Transformation About?". Call for Quality Schools Presentation - "2018-2019 Call for Quality Schools Process for District Staff"

    August 3, 2018 - District Leadership is notified of Midland County Commissioner's awarding Midland ISD $5 million dollars over multiple years for grounds keeping and security

    August 3, 2018 - District Leadership conducts a planning session with National and Local Foundations and Business Partners

    August 2, 2018 - District Leadership participates in a Listen & Learn at the Negro Business and Professional Women's Association - 6:00 - 8:00pm, The White House

    August 2, 2018 - District Leadership participates in a Comms and Engagement Planning session with Kitamba - 8:00 am - 1:30 pm, Crestview Baptist Church

    July 31, 2018 - District leadership participates in collaborative planning session with MAYA Consulting, Midland College Leadership to begin planning for expansion opportunities of PreK 3's and 4's at Midland College based on planning support from 2018-2019 School Transformation Fund Planning Grant

    July 31, 2018 - District notified of being awarded the 2018-2019 School Transformation Fund Planning Grant

    July 30, 2018 - Special Midland ISD School Board Meeting - 11:30 am - 1:00 pm

    July 16, 2018 - Midland ISD School Board Meeting

    June 25-27, 2018 - Five secondary campus leaders and Jeff Horner attended the College and Career Readiness Conference to become empowered toward planning and preparation of high school redesign for P-Tech academies

    June 22, 2018 - Midland ISD Leadership participates in discussion with Permian Strategic Partnership Management Committee

    June 22, 2018 - Final Transformation Zone Implementation Grant documents submitted to the Texas Education Agency

    June 18, 2018 - Midland ISD School Board Meeting

    June 17, 2018 - System of Great Schools Summit (Year 2) - Austin, TX

    June 14, 2018 - Midland Young Leaders Challenge Banquet (courtesy of General Tommy Franks Institute) - 7:00pm - 9:00pm Midland College

    June 14, 2018 - Midland ISD leadership attended Chevron community reception to meet new Vice President, Jeff Gustavson

    June 12-14, 2018 - Ten high school teachers and campus leadership attended the Grow Your Own Teachers Institute to become empowered about education preparation for our students as future teachers

    June 12, 2018 - Midland on the Move presentation and discussion with Schlumberger leadership

    June 11, 2018 - Midland ISD School Board trained on Senate Bill 1566 by Larry Lee from Region 18 Education Service Center

    June 7, 2018 - Key Communicators heard Athletics Facilities presentation and toured Midland HS Campus

    June 6, 2018 - Dr. Elise Kail, Melissa Ware & Leah Robertson presented Midland on the Move to the Midland County Commissioner's Court - 1:30 pm

    June 4, 2018 - "Interested Board of Trustees" Training Session - 5:30 pm - 7:00 pm, Midland ISD

    June 4, 2018 - Chevron Listen & Learn - 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm, Chevron Headquarters

    June 2, 2018 - Midland High School and Lee High School Graduation Ceremonies

    June 1, 2018 - Coleman High School Graduation Ceremony

    June 1, 2018 - Midland ISD notified of being awarded the Grow Your Own Grant to support teacher retention and training of future educators

    May 31, 2018 - Meeting with IDEA Public Schools Leadership, Midland ISD Leadership and Foundations

    May 30, 2018 - Talent Convening Session continued with Foundation Leaders (campus site visits also conducted at Carver Center and South Elementary) - 1:30 pm - 4:30 pm

    May 30, 2018 - Talent Convening Session with Regional and National Partners about Midland ISD Transformation - 8:30 am - 12:00 pm - Pioneer Natural Resources Building

    May 29, 2018 - Parent and Community Meeting for Travis Elementary - 6:00 pm at Travis Cafeteria

    May 25, 2018 - Early College HS Graduation Ceremony, Chap Center

    May 23, 2018 - Faculty meeting with Travis Elementary staff to discuss Transformation

    May 21, 2018 - Community leaders representing Travis Elementary attendance area met with District Leadership

    May 21, 2018 - Campus staff from Sam Houston Collegiate Preparatory Elementary conducted a site visit to Cedar Hill Collegiate Preparatory Academy

    May 17, 2018 - District leadership presented Listen & Learn to Anadarko Petroleum

    May 15, 2018 - Dr. Elise Kail presented Midland on the Move and transformation efforts to the Master Facility Planning Committee

    May 15, 2018 - Jeff Horner and Elise Kail presented to Permian Basin Petroleum Association Membership

    May 10-11, 2018 - District leadership conducted a site visit to Legacy Traditional Schools

    May 8, 2018 - Site visit to Midland ISD by Mike Herschenfeld to assess implementation and process for System of Great Schools work

    May 1-3, 2018 - District leadership conducted a site visit to Denver Public Schools and visited Luminary Learning Network schools

    May 3, 2018 - District 1 Community Meeting led by Mr. James Fuller

    May 3, 2018 - Midland ISD Key Communicators toured Goddard JH and Sam Houston Elementary and heard a presentation on Bilingual and ESL Education in Midland ISD

    April 18, 2018 - Mr. Riddick presents to the Midland Chamber of Commerce State of Education

    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