• March 2016 Consider Adopting Resolution

    • On March 24, 2016 the Board of Trustees approved a resolution to explore the opportunity for WISD to become a District of Innovation
      April 2016 Introduction to QDAC
    • On April 4, 2016 the QDAC received and discussed the District of Innovation opportunity and process
      April 2016 Public Hearing
    • On April 21, 2016 the Board of Trustees held a public hearing for public input on the District of Innovation opportunity
      April 2016 Appoint District of Innovation Planning Committee by WISD Board of Trustees
    • On April 21, 2016 the Board of Trustees approved the eight member District of Innovation Planning Committee

     

    May to September 2016 - Develop a District of Innovation Plan by Committee

    • The committee will seek input from the community, parents, district staff, QDAC, Board of Trustees, and administration during the planning process

     

    October 2016 to January 2017 Provide Plan for Review and QDAC Input

    February 2017 Public meeting and proposed vote by QDAC on the District of Innovation Plan

    February 2017 Proposed plan sent to the Commissioner of Education

    February 2017 Proposed plan to be posted on the WISD web for 30 days for public comment

    March 2017 Consider plan for adoption by the WISD Board of Trustees

    • Waco ISD Administration is requesting the Board conduct a public hearing on the District of Innovation plan no earlier than 7 p.m. at its scheduled Special Meeting March 16, 2017.
    • Administration will request formal approval of the DOI plan by the Board of Trustees after that hearing.
    • The Plan requires approval by 2/3rds majority of the Board of Trustees

     

    April 2017 Plan implementation will begin if approved by the Board of Trustees

    • Implementation timeline will be developed and presented to the Board of Trustees, QDAC, and District of Innovation Committee for their input and information