Several dates in October and November will affect Keller ISD student and staff schedules. The dates include student holidays, staff flex time and holidays for both students and staff.

The details

According to a Keller ISD website, October dates in question are as follows:
  • Oct. 9-13: district holiday (fall break)
  • Oct. 16: beginning of the second grading period
Dates in November include time off for Thanksgiving and time for teacher professional development. According to a Keller ISD website, these dates include:
  • Nov. 20-24: student and staff holiday
  • Nov. 20-21: teacher EQ days
A closer look

EQ is equivalency time for those district employees on a 187-day contract, according to the Keller ISD website. They are required to earn EQ time in exchange for the EQ days on the instructional calendar.

According to a Keller ISD website, several professional development courses can be credited toward EQ time, including:
  • Any district professional learning that occurs outside of contract time
  • Safe schools compliance videos completed outside of contract time
  • Time spent doing school or district work