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HISD kicks off hiring season with job fair and reimagined employee offerings

The Houston Independent School District (HISD) kicked off the hiring and recruiting season with a first-of-its-kind job fair on Saturday, February 24, at Sharpstown High School. More than 450 candidates attended the event to learn about working in the District’s New Education System (NES) and non-NES schools.

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HISD hosting bus driver hiring event Wednesday, Feb. 28

Houston Independent School District is hiring bus drivers and micro bus drivers for the 2023-2024 school year. In collaboration with Human Resources, the Transportation Services Department will host a Transportation Job Fair on Wednesday, Feb. 28, from 9 a.m. – 12 p.m. at the Northwest Motor Pool complex (6351 Pinemont Drive, 77092).

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HISD to kick off hiring season with special event

The HISD Teacher Recruitment and Selection Team will host the Campus Hiring Kickoff on Saturday, February 24, from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. at Sharpstown High School (7504 Bissonnet Street, 77074).

K-12 educators are invited to learn about Team HISD and the life-changing, student-centered work underway in the District. Attendees will have the opportunity to hear directly from school and District leaders and see the New Education System (NES) instructional model in action.

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HISD student-athletes and families celebrate National Signing Day

HISD’s top student-athletes signed letters of intent at the District’s annual National Signing Day ceremony on Wednesday, Feb. 7.

Friends, families, educators, and coaches packed Delmar Fieldhouse to support their athletes and celebrate their commitment to compete at the collegiate level and continue their education.

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HISD Board of Managers approves 2024-2025 school calendar

The Houston Independent School District (HISD) Board of Managers approved the 2024-2025 academic calendar. It provides more learning time than HISD students have had in the past – an increase from 172 instructional days to 180. Research indicates that students benefit from more time in school.

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Carnegie Vanguard earns top spot in Children at Risk’s annual rankings

The research and advocacy nonprofit Children at Risk released its annual school rankings with several Houston ISD campuses earning top spots. For the 2022-2023 school year, HISD’s Carnegie Vanguard High School was ranked the number one public high school in the Greater Houston area.

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HISD announces the creation of Cullen Military Academy

The Houston Independent School District (HISD) announced that it will open Cullen Military Academy at Cullen Middle School in the 2024-2025 school year. The academy will support students aspiring to serve in the United States military after high school graduation. They will receive high-quality instruction and develop skills to become civic-minded, disciplined leaders committed to excellence and service. 

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Important Notice for Private Non-Profit Schools 

Houston ISD is announcing the “Participation Process” for the 2024-2025 school year. For all Private-Nonprofit (PNP) administrators interested in participating in the ESSA federal grant programs listed below, contact the District. Contact information is listed below for questions. The “Intent to Participate Form” must be completed and submitted by the deadline date of Friday, Feb. 16, 2024. The links for all forms are listed below.

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