• August 27, 2018 Meeting

    Coppell ISD Board Briefs are highlights of select items from the CISD Board of Trustees meetings.  Click here for a complete list of agenda items, presentations, meeting minutes and a video of the meeting.

    Board Action and Consent Items Highlights 

    District Highlights & Awards 

    Several recent CISD achievements were highlighted at the meeting, including:

    • Back-to-School Highlights;
    • CMS East 6th Grader Isabella "Issi" Neufeld is competing on Food Network's "Kids Baking Championship;"
    • Child Nutrition received a  $50,000 Texas Department of Agriculture Grant;
    • CISD Community Tailgate - September 14th;
    • CISD received an "A" and "100" from School Financial Integrity Rating System of Texas (FIRST); and
    • Coppell Middle School North was designated a "Model Professional Learning Community School."

    During the Awards portion of the meeting:

    • The Coppell High School Coppell Solar Team was recognized for placing 2nd in "Electric Solar" Division of the National Solar Car Challenge;

    Coppell Solar

    • Coppell Middle School West was honored for receiving the Texas Association of School Resource Officers (TASRO) Administrator Team of the Year Award; and  

    West award

    • Trustee Thom Hulme (Place 4) was recognized for his completion of the Leadership TASB (Texas Association of School Boards) Program and earning his Master Trustee Designation.

    Master Trustee Thom Hulme

    Superintendent Discussion and Report Items 

    Children's Internet Protection Act (CIPA) and Cyberbullying Awareness

    Executive Director of Technology Stephen McGilvray shared a Board Report  on the Children Internet Protection Act and Cyberbullying Awareness.

    Purchasing Cooperative Fees paid by Coppell ISD

    Director of Purchasing Justin Hill presented an Informational Report on Purchasing Cooperative Fees Paid by Coppell ISD.  

    Bond Projects Update

    Executive Director of Facilities and Special Projects Louis Macias presented an update [link to presentation] on ongoing bond construction projects, including CISD’s 11th elementary campus that will be located in Valley Ranch, CMS East Athletic Field lighting  and CMS East building renovations. CMS West Principal Dr. Emily Froese and CHS9 Principal Cody Koontz each spoke about the opening of their respective campuses and the official opening celebrations, which will be September 19, 2018, for CMS West and October 3, 2018,  for CHS9.

    Board of Trustees Discussion and Report Items

    Trustees also shared a Legislative Update, information on the City of Coppell's Vision 2040 process and gave updates on the CISD July Safety Security Meeting and North Texas Area Association of School Boards meeting.

    2018 - 2019 Board of Trustees

      Fisher     Caviness     Walker     Sethi     Hill     Hulme     Bentley   

                  Tracy Fisher   David Caviness   Leigh Walker    Manish Sethi     Anthony Hill     Thom Hulme   Nichole Bentley