• February 24, 2020 Meeting
    Board Briefs Heading

    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:

    • Pinkerton Elementary featured on NBC's "Brag About Your School";
    • February 14 Social and Emotional Learning Professional Development Day;
    • CHS students exhibit at the Dallas Museum of Art;
    • Cottonwood Creek, Lakeside, and CMS East students appear in local media and national TV; and
    • CISD 60th Anniversary Pop Up Parties Update.

    During the Awards portion of the meeting, Trustees recognized:

    • State Lions Club Peace Poster Winner CMS West Student Sana Abusaad;

    Lions Club Peace Poster Winner

    • All State Choir for 2020; and

    All State Choir

    • State Representative Julie Johnson Resolution.

    Superintendent Discussion and Report Items 

    Hearing for Public Discussion of the Texas Academic Performance Report

    Director of Research, Accountability and  Assessment Debbie Youngs shared the district’s Hearing for Public Discussion of the Texas Academic Performance Report.


    2019 December STARR Retest Results 

    Susie Williams, Coordinator of Assessment, shared a report on the 2019 December STARR Retest Results.

    Strategic Design Update 

    Assistant Superintendent for Administrative Services Kristen Streeter and Executive Director of Teaching and Learning Dr. Deana Dynis gave a Strategic Design update.

    Long Range Facilities Planning Committee and 2016 Bond Program Update 

    Associate Superintendent of Business and Support ServicesSid Grant shared a Long Range Facilities Planning Committee and 2016 Bond Program update.

    Board of Trustees Discussion and Report Items 

    Trustee Tracy Fisher shared a Legislative update and reports on the TEA Commissioner's GT Advisory Committee, NSBA Network Advocacy and Social Emotional Wellness Advisory Committee.  Trustee Leigh Walker gave an update on the Coppell Education Foundation. Board Vice President David Caviness shared an update on the District Education Improvement Council (DEIC) and Community Based Accountability System (CBAS) Board Training. Trustee Anthony Hill gave an update on the North Texas Area Association of School Boards.  Board Secretary Nichole Bentley shared a Safety and Security Committee update.

    2019 - 2020 Board of Trustees

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

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