Dallas ISD seeks input in search for new superintendent …Magnet School Application for 2012-2013 are now available
As part of the search for a new superintendent for the Dallas Independent School District, the Dallas ISD Board of Trustees and PROACT Search are actively seeking stakeholder input and engagement through an online survey, personal interviews, focus groups with both internal & external stakeholders, and community meetings.
The online survey may be accessed at http://DallasISDSurvey.com. Five community meetings open to the public are scheduled for:
Date Time Location
January 9, 2012 6:30-8 pm W.T. White High School Auditorium
4505 Ridgeside Drive
January 9, 2012 6:30-8 pm South Oak Cliff High School Auditorium
3601 S. Marsalis Avenue
January 10, 2012 6:30-8 pm Moises Molina High School Auditorium
2355 Duncanville Road
January 10, 2012 6:30-8 pm Woodrow Wilson High School Auditorium
100 S. Glasgow
January 11, 2012 6:30-8 pm Dallas ISD Administration Building Board Room
3700 Ross Avenue
Based on stakeholder input, PROACT will develop a Superintendent profile which will be presented to the Board of Trustees.
“We want the Dallas community’s opinions to be heard and considered,” said Dallas ISD Board President Dr. Lew Blackburn. “This search is a vital decision which will impact the future of our children, schools and the community for many years, and with honest feedback from the Dallas community, we will be better suited to select a superintendent who meets the needs of our city and region.”
“PROACT Search is enthusiastic about this important work in Dallas and the opportunity that exists for the city to find itself a best fit leader for the city’s schools,” says PROACT Search CEO Gary Solomon. “In engaging not just the Dallas educational community, but all stakeholders and community members, PROACT Search will be able to accurately recruit the best candidates from across the country.”
Magnet School Application for 2012-2013 are now available
During the application period, applications will be available at any Dallas ISD school, Student Transfers Department and the School Leadership and Administrative Services Department at 3700 Ross Avenue, or online.
Based on interests, talents, and aptitude, select up to two programs, one per school.
Download and print magnet application from the Dallas ISD Web site or obtain an application from any Dallas ISD school, Student Transfers Department or the School Leadership and Administrative Services Division at 3700 Ross Ave. Applications for the vanguards and academies may be picked up at any elementary or middle school. Applications for magnet high schools may be picked up at any middle school or high school.
Complete one magnet program application.
Submit application to the first-choice school (see application timeline)
Include a first semester report card and last years test scores (i.e. Iowa Test of Basic Skills, Stanford 9, TAKS).
Include an Individualized Education Plan or 504 Plan, if there is one, so that appropriate accommodations can be made during the magnet assessment.
Proof of parent/guardian residence (current lease, utility bill, etc.) must be submitted with the application.
Note: The parent or legal guardian is responsible for submitting the application.
Key dates, times of events, and descriptions of the magnet assessment will be provided when the magnet application, report card, norm reference test scores, and proof of residence are submitted.
Prepare for the magnet assessment and meet all deadlines. Follow all directions. Magnet assessment days are held February through March