"The business of schools is to design, create, and invent high-quality, intellectually demanding schoolwork that students find engaging."
- Dr. Phillip C. Schlechty
Georgetown ISD Vision and Mission
Home of the most inspired students served by the most empowered leaders.
Inspiring and empowering every learner to lead, grow, and serve.
• Meet the diverse needs of all students by addressing their individual needs and learning styles in an inviting and inclusive atmosphere
• Utilize formative and summative data to drive instruction to monitor the learning of all students and guide relevant and embedded professional development
• Partner with parents and families keeping them informed of student progress and providing resources to assist their students
• Involve parents and families in collaborative communication
• Our core mission is to design engaging work for students and to lead students to succeed in that work.
• Students are volunteers of their time, effort and attention.
• All students can learn at higher levels than they are currently achieving
• Coordination, collaboration and connections are essential to a successful learning community.
• All members of the learning community contribute to a nurturing and engaging learning environment.
Core Business Statement:
The core business of Tippit Middle School is to promote, implement and support research-based practices for instructional leadership and teaching designed to provide meaningful and engaged student learning.
1. All staff members will be actively engaged in the WOW beliefs and framework.
2. All professional learning and development opportunities are high quality and reflective of the District mission and vision.
3. High quality extended learning opportunities are available for all students. (Instruction Designed for All Students’ Success)
4. All campus leaders are instructional leaders. (Strong Instructional Leadership)
5. Rigorous and relevant instruction is evident in all instruction. (Rigorous Standards and Instruction)
6. Our School is viewed as the centerpiece of the community life. (Parent and Community Involvement and A Positive School Culture)
7. Students will develop 21st century skills in a technology–rich environment.
The groundbreaking ceremony for the New Purl Elementary School will take place on August 29 at 6:30 p.m.
The Georgetown Independent School District is seeking membership for the District Performance Council. Parents, community members, and business members are needed. Click the headline above for details on how to nominate yourself or someone else.
The July 2016 meeting of the Board of Trustees has been moved to July 25, the fourth Monday of the month. Click the headline above for more details on GISD Board of Trustees meetings.
The Georgetown ISD Education Foundation invites local businesses and non-profit organizations to participate in Georgetown ISD's annual Community Showcase, which will be held on Wednesday, August 10. Click the headline above for more details.
The Georgetown ISD Board of Trustees named Wes Vanicek as the new principal for Georgetown High School at its regular meeting on Monday, June 20. Click the headline above to read more about Mr. Vanicek as well as another change in GHS administration.
The Georgetown ISD Board of Trustees named the new principal for Ford Elementary and the new principal for Middle School #4 at its meeting on May 16. Click the headline above to learn about the new campus leaders coming to our district.
Summer is here and it’s time to think about keeping children healthy while school is out. Georgetown ISD provides free meals to children through the national Summer Food Service Program. Click the headline above for more information, including locations that will be serving summer meals.
6:00 PM Board of Trustees Meeting