News from around the district
The Waco ISD Education Foundation and its SurPRIZE Patrol visited 16 Waco ISD campuses Tuesday to surprise 26 teachers with the news that their grant applications were approved for funding for the 2019-2020 school year. This year, the foundation is awarding $113,682 back to the district, bringing the total funded to more than $1.7 million over the past decade and a half.
Individuals interested in being considered for an appointment to either the at-large seat representing the entire school district or to the position representing Trustee District 3 should submit a letter expressing their interest no later than May 31.
After 17 years, Perez is the longest-serving Hispanic school board member in the district’s history.
During his tenure, Atkins led efforts to address state budget cuts, pass a tax ratification election and launch a first-of-its-kind in-district charter partnership.
Working with the Texas Association of School Boards (TASB) Executive Search Services, the Waco ISD school board is seeking input from the community to develop a profile of the leadership qualities desired in the district's next superintendent.
Academies of Study:
● Precision Metal Manufacturing
● Electronics & Robotics
● Hands-On Learning
● Summer Internships
● Job Connections
● Employability Skills
● High-Tech Jobs