• 2021-23 Academic Calendars Listening Sessions Report

    Overview Leander ISD hosted four virtual listening sessions with parents, guardians, teachers, and staff on Dec. 8 and 9. The objective was to learn more about early release days and days off to create teacher planning and professional development time while discussing solutions for working families.  We broke attendees into…

  • ES 28 and ES 29 Scenario A Thoughtexchange Report

    This report covers the Thoughtexchange survey on the school attendance zone ES 28 and 29 scenario A. Overall, most people agree that the scenarios aligned with our Board-approved charter at a rate of 57%.

  • 2021-23 Academic Calendar Thoughtexchange Report

    The Thoughtexchange identified a few areas for high agreement and brought to the forefront issues impacting working parents, including early release days, changes to the academic calendar during the year, and placement of the early release and professional development days.

  • 2021-22, 2022-23 Academic Calendar Planning

    Leander ISD is building our school year calendars for the next school years during a multi-month process for collecting community feedback and submitting a recommendation to the Board of Trustees.

  • Future Attendance Zoning: Tarvin Elementary and ES 29

    Leander ISD is working to rezone elementary schools for the opening of Tarvin Elementary School in August 2021 (currently under construction near the Palmera Ridge subdivision off Ronald Reagan Blvd. in Leander) and Elementary School 29 in August 2022 (planned for the Bryson subdivision near 183A and south of TX-29 in Leander). ES 29 is expected for the 2022-23 school year but has not been approved for construction as we monitor enrollment growth and state public school funding during the COVID-19 pandemic.

  • October 2020 Staff Listening Sessions Report

    After conducting a Thoughtexchange survey from Sept. 18 – Oct. 2, we identified areas for focus in supporting staff during the COVID-19 pandemic; however, the feedback in that format lacked specific action steps or suggestions for making meaningful changes. In order to generate action steps and collect feedback on in-progress work to support staff, we hosted eight listening sessions from Oct. 14 – Oct. 19.

  • Compensation and Benefits Plan for 2020-21 School Year

    Teachers and school staff are not properly compensated for the tremendous efforts, societal impact, and critical roles we play in the lives of students and families, especially during this global pandemic. It is incumbent upon us to continue to keep people and empathy at the forefront of every decision we…

  • Leander ISD Communication Channels

    Overview Goal 7 – Communicate effectively with our community to build relationships. The following list is a compilation of the communication channels Leander ISD maintains for communicating with our community, families, staff, and students. The list is maintained by the Chief Communications Officer. By Audience Channels and Descriptions

  • Phase-in Reopening Plan for 2020-21 School Year

    The Board of Trustees approved a waiver from the Texas Education Agency (TEA) to extend virtual learning until Oct. 5, allowing the district to phase-in students starting Sept. 8. Under TEA guidelines, districts can start the year virtually for four weeks, plus an additional four weeks with Board approval. These…

  • Launch to Learning: 2020-21 School Year

    Leander ISD is preparing plans to open the 2020-21 school year focused on: Health and Safety; Voice and Choice; Taking Care of People; and High Quality. Teams of administrators and instructional staff are working to collect data through surveys, focus groups, and our Board of Trustees meetings to shape the best path to open the 2020-21 school year while the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) global pandemic continues to spread across the nation, state, and region.