The Eanes ISD board of trustees met virtually March 31 for the district’s first regular board meeting since closing school facilities.
All EISD campuses are closed in an effort to mitigate the spread of COVID-19; however, trustees and staff are routinely working to continue to serve district students, who began remote learning March 26.
During the meeting, the board reviewed updated renderings of the district’s co-curricular and extracurricular projects, which were included in the $11 million 2019 bond program. Projects include the construction of a new aquatics center, a wrestling space and an expanded robotics center. Read the full story here.
Following recommendations by Gov. Greg Abbott, EISD voted to postpone the May 2 trustee election in which Place 1, Place 2 and Place 3 were set to appear on the ballot. Read the full story here.
Trustees approved job order contracts for a number of renovations funded by the 2019 bond program. Turfing installing and roofing repairs are set for various EISD campuses. Read the full story here.
Cedar Creek Elementary Principal Susan Fambrough was named as EISD's new chief learning officer, a position also referred to by EISD as the assistant superintendent for curriculum, instruction and assessment. She will replace Todd Washburn, who became the Dripping Springs ISD superintendent in November. Read the full story here.
Molly May, EISD executive director of special education, presented details regarding the department’s remote learning plan in conjunction with the district’s overall remote learning system. Special education students continue to receive therapy, speech therapy, counseling and more through an online platform. Read the full story here.