Category Archives: Teachers

HISD hosts community outreach breakfast event for faith-based leaders

Faith-based leaders in the Houston area gathered at Hattie Mae White Educational Center to discuss the future of HISD and strategies for community outreach.

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HISD is helping those who want to change careers and become certified teachers

Changing careers and becoming a teacher is getting easier at Houston Independent School District.

Candidates can apply now to become a teacher for HISD through the Alternative Certification Program. It is a one-year program dedicated to recruiting individuals from diverse educational and career backgrounds who are passionate about students, teaching, and learning.

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Make a bigger difference; HISD now hiring all positions for the 2022-2023 school year

In Houston Independent School District, children dream BIG. Teachers have heart and passion like no one else. Every campus has a specialist who can help with food, clothing, housing support, and so much more. And there is a learning option as unique as each child.

Achieving that level of student success takes an entire campus; it takes YOU! HISD is now hiring teachers, counselors, nurses, librarians, assistant principals, support staff, and all other roles for the 2022-2023 school year.

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HISD Trustees unanimously approve $2.2 billion budget and highly competitive teacher pay raises

The Houston Independent School District Board of Trustees unanimously approved adopting a $2.2 billion budget for the 2022-2023 school year that includes an average raise of 11% for teachers. That will bump the starting salary to $61,500.

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HISD to become one of the most competitive districts in the region under Superintendent House’s new compensation plan

Raising teacher and staff salaries in HISD is a top commitment within the district’s five-year strategic plan. In order to meet that commitment, Superintendent Millard House II announced an update to the compensation plan that will make all HISD salaries among the most competitive in the region.

During a news conference on Thursday, May 26, House revealed current teachers on average will receive an 11% raise this summer.

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HISD finalizes components of the T-TESS design

HISD is releasing more information on the design of T-TESS in preparation for the initial roll out for School Year 2022-2023. The decisions outlined below aim to place teacher growth at the center of the evaluation process, and they have been made in close collaboration with teachers, principals, and staff across Houston, with insight from an HISD staff survey, three focus groups, and numerous design committees. 

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HISD partners with Prairie View A&M for M.Ed. opportunity for teachers

In order to permanently improve every D- and F-rated campus, HISD is transforming how it serves those students by launching the RISE transformation cohort beginning in School Year 2022-2023.

HISD and Prairie View A&M University are collaborating to offer teachers who are aspiring leaders the Master of Educational Leadership. Join Whitlowe R. Green College of Education to learn more about the M.Ed. degree in Educational Administration with Principal Certification.

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