Results from Chinese drug trials for coronavirus due in weeks: expert | News, Resilient performance with positive returns, Mobility as a Service Market Size Worth USD 523.61 Billion by 2027, NIO Inc. As we continue working together to slow the spread of the virus, we ask that you continue to utilize the LPISD Self-Assessment Protocol, which is posted on the LPISD website, each day and not report to school or work if you are exhibiting symptoms. AUSTIN (KXAN/AP) — It was a special night at Vandegrift for senior Tommy Hartman. “We need someone who knows the Gulf Coast and someone who is focused on safety,” Green said. Details and updates will appear on our search page as things progress. 40-43  (TSPRA | Oct. 15, 2020), Inspiring Leader Spotlight: Walter Jackson (TASA | Feb. 6, 2020), Finalists Named for 2019 Superintendent of the Year (TASB | Aug. 26, 2019), A Tweet Mightier Than the Sword (AASA | April 2019), Bragging Rights: pp. La Porte ISD. His post-graduate studies have taken him to the Harvard Graduate School of Education on four different occasions, where he earned the university’s esteemed Professional Leadership Certificate. The district will notify applicants of the decision by December 11. The dashboard includes current and historical COVID-19 information and is updated weekly, or as new confirmed cases might arise. Salaries posted anonymously by La Porte Independent School District employees. Green said she was encouraged by the energy the focus groups brought to their role. Green praised Graham’s understanding how poverty can affect a student’s academic performance. We aim to develop critical thinkers, futuristic innovators, bold and imaginative lifelong learners who will, in turn, impact the world in positive and meaningful ways. Dr. Jackson and his wife Tanya have been married for 24 years, and are the proud parents of daughter Bailey, a sophomore at La Porte High School, and son Braelin, a junior at Texas College in Tyler. By law, the board must wait 21 days, until June 3 rd, before voting to hire him as the new superintendent. La PORTE, TX – If grades were given for mitigation efforts, the La Porte Independent School District would receive an A+ on the mitigation report card. If symptoms appear, immediately self-isolate and contact your health provider. As part of his resignation agreement, Graham, who announced in November that he would be leaving, will stay on for a while after his replacement is found to ensure a smooth transition. School board president Kathy Green said trustees are working with a search team to fill the spot, either internally or from outside the district. Adam J. Holland Director, Communications and Community Relations 281-604-7003. Dr. Walter Jackson has served in public education for 27 years; he has served as a teacher, assistant principal, middle and high school principal, area superintendent, and currently superintendent of schools in La Porte ISD. Executive Director of Support Services. A board employs and evaluates the superintendent; 2. He is the first African American superintendent in the 100-plus year history of La Porte ISD. FORT BEND, Texas (KTRK) -- After seven years as Fort Bend ISD's superintendent, Dr. Charles Dupre has announced his plans to resign by December of 2021. We want every La Porte ISD student to return to school on January 6. ", "Today is a great day to be a Bulldog! Graham came to La Porte ISD after serving as superintendent in the Greenville school district about 45 miles northeast of Dallas. Superintendent or designee, the Board President, or local law en-forcement. An articulate and gifted public speaker, he has served as lecturer and presenter on key education topics at both state and national conferences. Maintenance and Transportation Secretary. Announces Pricing of Offering of 68,000,000 American Depositary Shares NYSE:NIO. School districts the size of La Porte ISD are not legally required to record their Board meetings, see Tex. La Porte ISD will continue to communicate as necessary via School Messenger (all-calls), Twitter, and at lpisd.org. Misty Mikulin. 388 Richardson Rd. Completed applications must be received by La Porte ISD by 4:30 p.m. December 4. Important: Though such information may be helpful in evaluation and program planning, you are not required to consent to release medical records (p. 5 of the packet). 40-43  (TSPRA | Oct. 15, 2020)Inspiring Leader Spotlight: Walter Jackson (TASA | Feb. 6, 2020)Finalists Named for 2019 Superintendent of the Year (TASB | Aug. 26, 2019) A Tweet Mightier Than the Sword (AASA | April 2019)Bragging Rights: pp. Make no doubt about it, whether it’s virtual or face-to-face instruction this fall, our teachers, principals and support staff will make it happen with sincere resolve and unequivocal excellence!”, "The sun never sets on a La Porte  Bulldog. Jackson held the same distinction for five years in his previous superintendent role in Brenham — the oldest school district in Texas. He is the first African American superintendent in the 100-plus year history of La Porte ISD. A few moments with Dr. Jackson. According to Green, focus group members hope the district hires a superintendent who will improve discipline, be more visible in the schools and is committed to continuing to increase the rigor of La Porte ISD’s curriculum for its nearly 7,200 students. La Porte ISD is aware that the Center for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) finalized the Options to Reduce Quarantine for Close Contacts on Wednesday, December 2, 2020. Superintendent Dr. Walter Jackson was named the lone finalist to be the superintendent of La Porte ISD, after a special meeting of the La Porte ISD Board of Trustees today (Tuesday). Introducing our COVID-19 Dashboard, a graphic tool intended to keep stakeholders updated on the number of confirmed COVID-19 cases in the district. “Their job was to tell us what we can do better.”. Week 12: Texas high school football scores. De acuerdo con el CDC, estas opciones están disponibles para las personas expuestas a un caso positivo de COVID-19: Una vez finalizado el período de cuarentena, las personas deben: Nuestros mapas de procesos y las guías de cuarentena se actualizarán y estarán disponibles en nuestro sitio en linea esta semana para reflejar estas nuevas opciones, de acuerdo con la nueva guía del CDC. School closures. David Janda - President; Dee Anne Thomson - Vice President; Kathy Green - Secretary; Chris Murdock - Trustee; Russell Schoppe - Trustee; Lee Wallace - Trustee; Charlcya Wheeler - Trustee; History The African proverb “It takes a village to raise a child” serves as a framework for the work that we do for our students in La Porte ISD. Candace Pohl and Camilla Whitlock have been selected as La Porte ISD’s Secondary and Elementary Principal of the Year, respectively. Superintendent Dr. Walter Jackson was named the lone finalist to be the superintendent of La Porte ISD, after a special meeting of the La Porte ISD Board of Trustees today (Tuesday). The COVID-19 Virtual Learning Medical Evaluation Application and a list of frequently asked questions are available above. ", La Porte ISD Academy of Viola DeWalt High School, Board Qualifications & Elections Information, Bond Referendum(s) - Agreed Upon Procedures, Nutrition Employee Schedules and Training, Superintendent's 100 Day Report - Sept. 13, 2020, Back-to-School (Graphic Presentation) - Sept. 8, 2020, Leading a School System through a Pandemic: pp. He strongly believes that a child’s destiny is not determined by zip code, and that there’s nothing impossible to the people that believe in the transformative powers of a Great God and a good education. In 2019, he was named as the Region 6 Superintendent of the Year and was a finalist for TASB’s State Superintendent of the Year. We are actively working with the Harris County Public Health Department and the Texas Education Agency (TEA) to implement best practices for LPISD. LA PORTE ISD JOBS. In fact, these national, state and district accolades are so vast, it would take me several more pages to identify each of them. Green added that she wants the next superintendent to be able to identify talent when hiring for staff positions and who understands and appreciates the district’s diversity. Secretary to Deputy Superintendent Wadleigh. Dr. Jackson is an alumnus of Education Class III of the American Leadership Forum Houston-Galveston Chapter. La Porte ISD tiene conocimiento de que el Centro para el Control y la Prevención de Enfermedades (CDC) finalizó las Opciones para Reducir la Cuarentena para Contactos cercanos el miércoles, 2 de diciembre del 2020. The dashboard includes current and historical COVID-19 information and is updated weekly, or as new confirmed cases might arise. Therefore, I invite you to partner with our district to help inspire and equip our students to pursue futures beyond what they can imagine. ", Superintendent's 100 Day Report - Sept. 13, 2020Back-to-School (Graphic Presentation) - Sept. 8, 2020New Teacher Presentation - Aug. 3, 2020, Leading a School System through a Pandemic: pp. TERESA WEST. Here in La Porte ISD the secret to our success has always been based on a strong belief in meaningful work and meaningful relationships with all stakeholders. Join to Connect. Director of Maintenance and Transportation. I invite you to peruse our website and learn about the many opportunities our district provides for the nearly 7,300 students. Employee complaints shall be filed in accordance with this policy, Dr. Jackson has taught master’s and doctoral courses for the University of Houston, University of Houston-Clear Lake, and has served as a field advisor and executive leadership coach for Rice University graduate students. This Fellowship was halted by the COVID-19 pandemic. A tentative date for a new top executive to start is July 1. A tentative date for a new top executive to start is July 1. Dr. Jackson is a Rotarian Paul Harris Fellow, with plans to join the La Porte Rotary Club, La Porte-Bayshore Chamber of Commerce and La Porte Education Foundation. “This is not political,” she said. “Health and safety are major concerns for all of us right now because of COVID-19,” said Dr. Walter Jackson, La Porte ISD superintendent of schools. Required fields are marked *. Get in Contact. Nosotros estamos trabajando activamente con el Departamento de Salud Pública del Condado de Harris y la Agencia de Educación de Texas (TEA) para implementar las mejores prácticas para LPISD. Watch for symptoms until 14 days after exposure. Dr. Jackson holds a bachelor’s degree from Texas Southern University, a Master of Education in Administration from Prairie View A&M University, and a Doctor of Education from Baylor University. Financial Controls and Oversight Fraud Prevention Reports . Adam Holland, the district’s communications director, agreed. posted on December 18 - 08:29 AM By Josh - TexasISD.com La Porte ISD Board of Trustees voted to hire Thompson & Horton LLP to conduct a search for a new superintendent. Today is a great day to be a Bulldog! “(Graham) believes that poverty affects education more than anything else, and everything he brings to the table is to make sure those kids are covered educationally,” Green said. The team leader and manager scored the first touchdown of his high school career on senior night with the support of his teammates, coaches and the Hutto football program. Si aparecen síntomas, aíslese inmediatamente y comuníquese con su proveedor de salud. Brenham ISD Superintendent Walter Jackson has been named the lone finalist to be La Porte ISD’s next superintendent. Superintendent of Schools at La Porte ISD Brenham, Texas 500+ connections. Dr. Walter Jackson has served in public education for 27 years; he has served as a teacher, assistant principal, middle and high school principal, area superintendent, and currently superintendent of schools in La Porte ISD. Dr. Jackson believes it is the role of professional educators to make this the most positive and impactful experience  for all students. A passionate lifelong learner, Dr. Jackson’s love of learning and leading has supported his travels to learn and research international school systems such as: China, Saudi Arabia, Bahrain, Kuwait, Austria, Belgium, Germany and the Netherlands. Integrity and honesty are as important as anything else.”. Dr. Jackson has an impressive history of exemplary public school leadership, In 2009, he was named the Region 4 High School Principal of the Year. La Porte ISD uses the Anonymous Alerts system, which empowers students, parents, and community members to submit critical concerns related to incidents such as bullying, cyberbullying, drugs/alcohol, fighting, weapons on campus and other important or time-sensitive concerns directly to school administrators. With longtime La Porte ISD Superintendent Lloyd Graham retiring, district trustees are looking to fill his spot by April. Dr. Jackson enjoys attending local churches, community, sporting and social events, and visiting schools to meet students and teachers on a regular schedule. Every student's success is our number one priority. A few moments with Dr. Jackson. Our Mission is simple: Every student’s success is our number one priority! On behalf of our Board of Trustees and more than 1,200 employees, I want to welcome you to La Porte ISD. –30– Link to online press release . The current superintendent of La Porte ISD is Dr. Walter Jackson. Prior to leading Brenham ISD, Dr. Jackson worked in Alief ISD for 21 years as a teacher, principal, and area superintendent. "Bulldog Nation is the home of champions. ", "La Porte is the best-kept secret in the  Bay Area. Thank you for your support of our district! Students who graduate from La Porte ISD have a unique opportunity to receive a world-class education from state and nationally recognized teachers in state-of-the-art facilities, nurtured by a highly supportive and engaged community. La Porte ISD 101916 FISCAL MANAGEMENT GOALS AND OBJECTIVES CAA FINANCIAL ETHICS (LOCAL) DATE ISSUED: 7/2/2018 ADOPTED: 3 of 3 UPDATE 111 CAA(LOCAL)-A Reports of suspected fraud or financial impropriety shall be treated as confidential to … La Porte ISD aspires to make a significant and transformative impact on the lives of our students. The National School Public Relations Association in 2017 named him one of 20 superintendents to watch in the nation. LA PORTE ISD SUPERINTENDENT MESSAGE https://youtu.be/LueGuvysaf0 She said this diversity has long been a characteristic of La Porte ISD and something to take pride in. ", “If you want your child to be successful support our teachers. La Porte ISD providing free meals to all students USDA extends funding for program through as late as December 31 Corey Marlar. As for her own wish list, Green said integrity and honesty are her top priorities. La Porte ISD Earns A+ for Mitigation Techniques. 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