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Eanes ISD

Mission & Goals

Unite. Empower. Inspire...Every Person, Every Day.

We unite our community through respectful relationships, creating a sense of belonging for all. 
We empower students, providing an exemplary education that develops curiosity, creativity, and individual talents. 
We inspire each other to lead purposeful lives of empathy, gratitude, and compassion.

2022-23 Board Priorities

  1. A Culture of Guaranteed Viable Curricula (GVC)
  2. Diversity, Equity and Inclusion (DEI)
  3. Student Support
  4. Staff and Community Engagement
  5. Operations and Long-Range Planning

2022-23 Board Priorities and Administrative Goals


A Culture of Guaranteed Viable Curricula (GVC)

  • Implement evidence-based practices that support instructional access for all students through Universal Design for Learning
    • Align campus instructional systems and support to ensure instructional access for all students
    • Provide meaningful and ongoing professional learning for all staff
  • Create and align systems and processes to implement key elements of GVC
    • Utilize the district curriculum, which includes the scope and sequence, units of study, learning targets and common assessments
    • Use a variety of student performance data and other relevant information to plan for instruction to ensure growth of each student
    • Provide meaningful and authentic learning activities to further student achievement and engagement in the arts and humanities through reading, writing, literacy, speaking, listening and critical thinking, as well as in STEM through math and science
  • Explore alternative learning opportunities at every level (e.g. blended learning, Career Technical Education and The Westlake High School Learning Center)

Diversity, Equity & Inclusion (DEI)

  • Create a shared understanding of DEI through leadership training to build capacity and support sustainability
  • Assess, monitor and work to modify the climate to ensure inclusivity for all staff and students
  • Develop a system of equity-focused restorative practices in support of all learners
  • Engage the broader community in a shared responsibility for DEI
  • Provide a framework for curriculum and instructional resources that are representative, inclusive of and accessible to ALL students
  • Increase personal growth and learning of students, staff, administrators and trustees to support DEI
  • Align DEI goals and their integration with Board policies, administrative procedures and the Eanes ISD Graduate/Staff Profile (WHEEL)

Student Support

  • Expand Counseling Services
    • Apply evidence-based approaches to support the mental health, social well-being, resilience and academic growth of all students
    • Utilize the comprehensive school counseling program, curricular resources and community partnerships to increase awareness of student safety, including suicide prevention and access to supports and services
    • Expand opportunities for families in the areas of academic and mental health support
  • Enhance multi-tiered systems of support
    • Streamline processes to increase consistency throughout the district in student support programs (SST, RTI, Dyslexia, §504, ESL) to promote early intervention
    • Incorporate data analysis into new screening and identification measures to better align instruction and services
    • Provide additional training for staff in supporting students with dyslexia, served through ESL and identified as twice exceptional
  • Uphold the value of Special Education
    • Analyze and allocate resources, staff and instructional delivery models to promote efficiency within the special education program to ensure growth of students with disabilities
    • Expand curricular resources, research-based instructional strategies and assessment tools to enhance learning opportunities to ensure growth of students with disabilities
    • Address recommendations in the Special Education Department Action Plan
    • Provide opportunities in all extra and co-curricular activities for students with disabilities

Staff and Community Engagement

  • Attract, invest in and retain top talent in all staffing areas; develop leadership strengths to support these efforts
  • Create opportunities and benefits for staff to access wellness programs and social-emotional resources for themselves
  • Increase means for conversation with, listening to and soliciting feedback from staff, students and community members
  • Connect with key constituencies
    • Ensure transparency, clarity, frequency and proactivity of all messages and reports
    • Continue engagement efforts to promote the 150-year legacy of quality public education in Eanes
    • Create purposeful connections to build a sense of community
    • Enhance communications to promote opportunities for students, staff, alumni and stakeholders (e.g. student programs, community education, teacher recruitment, business partnerships)
  • Offer wellness opportunities for families and the community through education and resources

Operations and Long-Range Planning

  • Maintain a long-range plan for operational processes
    • Study potential budgeting and policy priorities
    • Analyze demographic, enrollment and transfer data to optimize resources, facilities and staffing
  • Implement additional school safety and cyber-tech strategies to safeguard students, staff and resources
  • Examine and re-evaluate budget priorities in preparation for or in response to evolving circumstances
    • Continue a multi-year strategic budgeting approach
    • Manage capital projects and plan for possible future bonds with community input
    • Explore collaborative or alternative fundraising and revenue generation strategies